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    Cartier Lady's Gold Tank Watch
    Case: 28 mm x 20 mm, rectangular, 18k gold, secured by 4 screws, #780873782 #21580 276
    Dial: tan, black Roman numerals, blued-steel baton hands, sapphire crystal
    Movement: manual wind, 17 jewel
    Bracelet: black lizard strap, completed by an 18k gold deployment clasp; 5-1/2 inches
    Signed: signed Cartier on the case, dial, and clasp
    Gross Weight: 32.10 grams
    Note: watch is currently in working order


    Condition Report*: Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: Moderate signs of wear to the case, scratches on the surface of the sapphire crystal, and on case. The clasp is marked 18k Cartier, with moderate signs of wear. The leather is in very good condition. Cleaning recommended.
    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.

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    29th Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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