Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016

LOT 26

CARTIER REF. 3107 BALLON BLEU CHRONOGRAPH PINK GOLD Cartier, "Ballon Bleu Chronograph , Automatic." Made circa 2009. Fine, large and heavy, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold and wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, date and an 18K pink gold Cartier link bracelet with double deployant clasp.

HKD 80,000 - 120,000

USD 10,300 - 15,450 / CHF 10,200 - 15,300

Sold: HKD 143,750

Three-body, polished and brushed, transparent case back with 8 screws, cabochon sapphire set winding crown protected within an oval cage, sapphire crystals. Guilloché silver with painted radial Roman numerals on a plain reserve, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute registers, aperture for the date at 9, outer minute/ seconds track, Cartier secret signature on the VII. Blued steel épée hands. Cal. 8101MC, rhodium-plated, straight- line lever escapement, monometallic balance, 33 jewels, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber, hack mechanism.

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Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 44 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.