Important Watches & Jewelry

New York, Dec 08, 2016

LOT 91

CARTIER MINIATURE DESK / TRAVEL CLOCK YELLOW GOLD Cartier, movement by Geneva Clock Co. Made circa 1950. Very fine and very rare, 14K yellow gold, 8-day going, miniature desk / travel clock. Accompanied by an original key.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,500 - 39,000 / CHF 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: USD 4,750

Rectangular, the case entirely engine turned in a sun-ray pattern, polished bezel, the hinged and sprung catch operated by a fold-down and flush fitting semi-circular flange, stepped base. Matte silver with polished gold baton and square hour indexes. Yellow gold sword hands. 34 x 23 mm., rhodium plated, further matte brass plate fixed to the back plate by two screws, 15 jewels, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Dial and case signed Cartier, movement signed Geneva Clock Co. DIM. 52 x 41.5 x 32 mm.