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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 13, 2012

LOT 2

CARTIER PARIS REF. 091-91 CRASH YELLOW GOLD Cartier, Paris, Crash 1991, No. A 108387, Ref. 091-91. Made in a limited edition of 400 pieces in 1991. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, asymmetrical wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Cartier Crash deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

C. Two-body, solid, asymmetric, polished and brushed, cabochon sapphire-set winding crown, Vendôme type hooded lugs, the back secured with four screws in the band. D. Ivory-color with painted radial exaggerated Roman numerals, secret Cartier signature at 7. Blued steel épée hands. M. Cal. 5 3/4''', oval, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating fl at balance spring. Dial and case signed. Dim. 22 x 39 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

USD 10,000 - 15,000

CHF 9,500 - 14,000 / EUR 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: USD 23,750


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

The ?Crash? launched in late 1967, with a limited edition of 400 examples released in 1991. The modern versions are marked "Paris" on the dial and case back.