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    Cartier Gentleman's Stainless Steel Roadster Automatic Watch
    Case: 43 x 38 mm, polished stainless tonneau-shaped case, back secured with eight screws, front secured with four screws, water resistant to 330 ft/100 m, reference 2510, marked Cartier, 386159CD, ref. 2510
    Dial: two-part, black outer rim with concentric rings and radial Arabic numerals, silver inner minute track with alternating luminous dash markers, luminous hour and minute hands, steel sweep seconds hand, sunken date aperture with magnifier at 3 o'clock, sapphire crystal
    Movement: automatic
    Bracelet: alternating brushed and polished stainless steel links, completed by a concealed deployant clasp; 8-1/2 inches
    Signed: case, dial, movement and clasp signed Cartier
    Gross weight 152.20 grams
    Note: watch is currently in working order


    Condition Report*: Designer: Cartier
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Watch dial superb, minor scratches on the side.
    Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. The company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style helped create a jewelry empire with worldwide locations. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

    Condition Rankings:

    Pristine - shows little to no indication of handling.
    Excellent - shows very minor evidence of handling.
    Very Good - shows evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
    Good - shows moderate wear and is fully functional.
    Fair - shows moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.

    References to gold or silver hardware, unless otherwise specified, describes the color and is not meant to infer the type of metal.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    7th Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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