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Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 137

Very Thin Minute-Repeater Cartier, case No. 3115. Made circa 1920. Very fine, very thin and elegant, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold and enamel keyless dress watch. Accompanied by a Cartier box.

CHF 11,000 - 15,000

USD 11,000 - 15,000 / EUR 7,500 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 12,000

C. Three-body, ?bassine pincée?, polished, the back cover with a central blue champleve enamel monogram ?JL? within a circle. D. Matte silver with large champleve Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 18???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 31 jewels, straightline lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial signed Cartier, case numbered 3115. Diam. 49 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original