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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 19, 2016

LOT 19

CARTIER/EUROPEAN WATCH & CLOCK CO. TORTUE ENAMEL AND PLATINUM Cartier, Tortue, No. 11316/18946, the movement by European Watch & Clock Co., Inc., made circa 1920. Very fine and rare, Art Deco, platinum and enamel lady's wristwatch with the original yellow gold Cartier deployant clasp.

Two-body, solid, polished, tonneau shaped, 4 screws on the band to attach the case back (1 missing), wide bezel with blue enamel, concave lugs, cabochon sapphire-set winding crown. Matte silver with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal. 8''', rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to 8 positions, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator.

HKD 77,000 - 120,000

USD 10,000 - 15,500 / CHF 10,000 - 15,500

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8-75


Slightly scratched

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Slightly restored soft enamel

Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-50-01

Very good


HANDS Original


Dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co., Inc. DIM. 20 x 27 mm. THICKNESS 6 mm.