Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 176

“Tonneau Curvex”; 18K yellow gold

EUR 12,000 - 18,000

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

Sold: EUR 11,700

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, curvex, vertical tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with case-back screwed by four screws, mobile lugs, cabochon sapphire-set crown, silver colour guilloché (engine-turned) dial with radial Roman numerals.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8-10


Slightly scratched


Movement: 3-8**


Slightly scratched

Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Cartier, Paris

Model “Tonneau Curvex”

Year circa 1925-1930

Movement No. 26 439 / 26 440 (on the main-plate under the dial)

Case No. 17 893

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle 18K yellow gold Cartier deployant clasp (modern)

Caliber 9’’’ (by European Watch and Clock Co., Inc.), 8 adjustments

Dimensions 51.1 x 23.8 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