Important Watches & Jewelry

New York, Dec 08, 2016

LOT 233

CARTIER REF. 2524 ROADSTER "EMERSON FITTIPALDI" YELLOW GOLD Cartier, "Roadster, Automatic," Ref. 2524. Made circa 2006. Fine, tonneau-shaped, curved, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant to 100 m, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and a "quick change" leather strap with an 18K yellow gold Cartier deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box, Cartier leather pouch and two spare straps.

USD 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 31,000 - 47,000 / CHF 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: USD 5,500

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, quick change strap mechanism, case back with 8 screws engraved with the signature of Emerson Fittipaldi, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Bicolor textured anthracite and red with painted radial luminous Arabic numerals and concentric luminous indexes. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. Cal. Cartier 3110, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator, hack mechanism.

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Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 37 x 44 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm. EMERSON FITTIPALDI, Brazilian automobile racing driver, won both the Formula One World Championship and the Indianapolis 500 twice each and the Cart championship once.