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Cartier

A Silver, Enamel and Diamond-Set Calendar Desk Timepiece, circa 1920

Cartier

Cartier

A Silver, Enamel and Diamond-Set Calendar Desk Timepiece, circa 1920

A Silver, Enamel and Diamond-Set Calendar Desk Timepiece, circa 1920

Cartier

A Silver, Enamel and Diamond-Set Calendar Desk Timepiece, circa 1920



gilded full plate movement numbered 66213, lever escapement with cut compensation balance, silvered guilloché dial signed Cartier, with Roman numerals and outer five minute divisions, apertures for date, days of the week, month and phases of the moon, paste set hands, square gilt case with translucent lilac enamel within white enamel borders secured by four decorative flower pins, the gilt snap case back numbered 3520 and 1773 by the winding crown, the surrounding ivory case back held by seven screws and signed Cartier; together with a Cartier box 

height 10.1cm

Case: The ivory case back is cracked down the centre and by the screw in the top right hand corner. The enamel is in good order with some nicks around the decorative screws at the front, and a scratch at 10. the metal is a little tarnished with age.

Dial: glass and dial a little dirty and dusty with age. Movement: currently ticking at the time of cataloguing but the winder may need some attention to ensure it is working correctly.


Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band. Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."


**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Please note that the Cartier box with this lot is not the original box for this timepiece. | This lot contains ivory. Due to recent changes in the laws of many countries (e.g. US, France) Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with CITES licence applications where a buyer elects to either collect or arrange their own shipping, nor will Sotheby's assist with the international movement of ivory by air, either as freight or through hand carry. Sotheby's shipping will only assist in shipping the lot to either domestic UK or EU destinations, where delivery is made by road transport. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.