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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 138

Yellow Gold Dress Cartier, European Watch Co., Paris, case No. 24389, Ref. 04477. Made in the 1930s. Fine and rare, very thin, 18K yellow gold dress watch.

C. Three-body, ?bassine?, polished, rounded bezels, triangular bow, case back with initials: E.F.E. D. Guilloché silver, sunburst pattern with printed black Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 16???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel flat balance spring. Dial signed, numbered on the case, movement signed: European Watch and Clock Co. inc. Diam. 45 mm. Thickness 4 mm.

USD 2,200 - 3,200

EUR 1,700 - 2,400 / CHF 2,500 - 3,600

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original