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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

LOT 90

Yellow Gold Tortue Chronographe Cartier, "Tortue Chronographe", No. 0655 CC, Ref. 2356. Sold on July 25th, 2000. Very fine, tonneau-shaped, water resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with single button chronograph, register and an 18K yellow gold Cartier deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate, and booklet.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, transparent case back with 8 screws, case band with 4 screws, rounded bezel, octagonal sapphire-set winding-crown, sapphire crystals. D. Guilloché silver with painted radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 045 MC, with special Cartier decoration, rhodium-plated, 22 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 34 x 43 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

HKD 80,000 - 130,000

USD 10,000 - 17,000 / EUR 7,200 - 12,000

Sold: HKD 100,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original