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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 121

CARTIER - TANK AMERICAINE Cartier, "Tank Americaine," case No. 44415. Made in the 1950's. Fine and rare, rectangular curved, thin, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Cartier deployant clasp. To be sold without reserve

C. Two-body, solid, polished, case back with 4 screws in the band, cabochon sapphire-set octagonal winding crown. D. Satine silver with painted radial Roman numerals, concentric minute track. Blued steel épée hands. M. Cal. 168, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 3 positions, fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 19 x 34 mm. Thickness 6 mm.

USD 2,000 - 3,000

CHF 1,500 - 2,300 / EUR 1,400 - 2,100

Sold: USD 3,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9

Good

Scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-53-01

Good

Reprinted

HANDS Original