Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 313

CARTIER HUNTING CASED DRESS WATCH, YELLOW GOLD Cartier, Paris, No. 3483/8840, the movement by Cartier, Paris. Made circa 1930. Very fine and rare, thin, 18K yellow gold hunting-cased, keyless dress watch.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

USD 4,500 - 6,500 / EUR 3,500 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 5,250

C. Three-body, polished, coin-edge band and reeded bow, hinged and sprung front cover, wide polished bezel. D. Engine-turned moiré silver, radial black Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel spade hands. M. 37 mm., signed Cartier, Paris, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, snail cam micrometer regulator. Dial and movement signed Cartier, Paris, case numbered on the edge of the band and inside the back. Diam. 47 mm. Thickness 6 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original