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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 222

Cartier, Paris, No. 4138, circa 1915.Very fine hunting-cased, two-tone, platinum and yellow gold 'montre Couteau savonnette' extra thin keyless dress watch, accompanied by a platinum chain, in original leather fitted box.

CHF 20,000 - 25,000

USD 11,000 - 14,000

Sold: CHF 25,300

C. Two-body, very thin coin-edge (0.8 mm), polished. D. Silver, Roman numerals, outer minute ring, engine-turned in a sunburst pattern, blued-steel Breguet hands under yellow gold, engine-turned bezel. M. 17???, matte gilding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued-steel flat balance spring, jeweled to the center.Signed on the dial, stamped with Edmond Jaeger?s trademark stamp inside back cover.Diam. 50 mm., 4.16 mm. thick.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 4


Movement: 4*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 5 - 01


A similar watch in a knife-edge case was sold by Antiquorum on 19 Nov. 1996, at The Magical Art of Cartier sale, lot No. 101.