Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 175

“Tonneau Curvex”; platinum and 18K yellow gold

EUR 12,000 - 18,000

USD 14,300 - 21,400 / HKD 112,000 - 166,000

Sold: EUR 17,550

Platinum and 18K yellow gold, manual-winding, curvex, vertical tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with case-back screwed by four screws, with “officier”- type screwed lugs, cabochon diamond-set crown, silver colour guilloché (engine-turned) dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Breguet” hands.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8-11


Slightly scratched

Slightly worn

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original

Brand Cartier, Paris

Model “Tonneau Curvex”

Year Circa 1908

Movement No. 14 579

Case No. 4 127 / 5 268 / 4 283

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle 18K white gold Cartier deployant clasp (later)

Caliber 9’’’ (by European Watch and Clock Co., Inc.)

Dimensions 42 x 24 mm

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