Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 136

CARTIER US TWENTY DOLLAR GOLD COIN WATCH Cartier. Made circa 1945. Very fine and extremely rare, US 1904 Twenty Dollar coin, fitted with a concealed watch. Accompanied by the original fitted Cartier box.

USD 9,000 - 12,000

HKD 70,000 - 93,000 / CHF 9,000 - 12,000

Sold: USD 10,625

Four-body, US Twenty Dollar coin, Liberty on one side, the blanc reverse engraved: REIMS MAY 7, 1945 .0241 (E.T.Q), hinged cover with catch on the edge engraved inside: LOUIS from BEDELL, inner case with and movement secured with 4 screws on an engine-turned outer ring. Matte silver with radial black Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. 9```, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, flat blued steel balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-19



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01



HANDS Original


Dial and movement signed Cartier. DIAM. 34.5 mm. THICKNESS 4 mm.