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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 30

CARTIER SANTOS RONDE DIAMOND LAPIS LAZULI DIAL POSSIBLY UNIQUE WHITE GOLD Cartier, "Santos Ronde Automatique". Made in the 1990s. Very fine and possibly unique, octagonal, center seconds, self-winding, 18K white gold and diamond wristwatch with a Lapis Lazuli dial and an 18K white gold Santos link bracelet with 4 diamonds in place of screws and deployant clasp.

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, case back and diamond bezel with screws, protected cabochon sapphire-set winding-crown. Lapis Lazuli dial. White gold sword hands. Cal. AO77, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, hack mechanism.

USD 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 62,000 - 93,000 / CHF 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: USD 11,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-70-01

Very good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairline

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 29 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm. Approx. overall length: 170 mm.