Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 458

CARTIER, BALLON BLEU, PINK GOLD AND DIAMONDS, AUTOMATIC, 42 MM Cartier, "Ballon Bleu, Automatic," case No. 135818MX, Ref. 2999. Made circa 2010. Fine, large, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold and diamond wristwatch with date and an integrated 18K pink gold Cartier bracelet with double deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 80,000 - 120,000 / USD 10,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 20,000

Three-body, polished and brushed, rounded bezel set with 128 round diamonds, case back with 8 screws, cabochon sapphire set winding crown protected within an oval cage, sapphire crystal. Guilloché silver with painted radial Roman numerals on a plain reserve, Cartier secret signature on the VII, inner minute track, aperture for the date. Blued steel epée hands. Cal. 049, rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber, hack mechanism.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 210 mm.