Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 177

“Tank Obus”, integrated bracelet; 18K yellow gold

EUR 10,000 - 15,000

USD 11,900 - 17,900 / HKD 93,000 - 140,000

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with case-back screwed by four screws, square bezel, cabochon sapphireset crown, silver colour dial with suspended applied 18K yellow gold Arabic numerals and indexes.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8**


Slightly scratched

Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Cartier, Paris

Model “Tank Obus”

Year circa 1950

Movement No. 375 118

Case No. No. 373 409 (by Adea Fontan, Geneva)

Bracelet integrated 18K yellow gold Cartier bracelet with 18K pink gold deployant clasp (No. 10 398 by Edmond Jaeger, Paris, with French marks)

Caliber 168, 8’’’ (by European Watch and Clock Co., Inc.), adjusted to temperatures and two positions

Dimensions 27.2 x 21 mm. / Length 160 mm. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for
termination of temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU