88 Cartier 16 October 2021 | Monaco

Auction Details

An outstanding selection of 88 fabulous Cartier watches! Collected by a true Gentleman who spent his life in researching and cultivating his passion for the famous French brand. Don’t miss the opportunity to own a piece of history of French Design of the last century!

3 Cartier Paris Highly Attractive and Elegant Tortue Wristwatch in Yellow Gold With Box and Papers

Estimate: € 6,000 –⁠ 12,000

Sold € 7,540

Lot Description

Model: Tortue
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1980's
Movement: Manual
Case N°: 960690099
Dimensions: 23 x 31 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Box and Papers

A real iconic Cartier model, the present lot is an elegant lady’s wristwatch based on the first Tortue model made by the French jeweler and watchmaker Cartier, initially launched in the 1910’s. Equipped with a manual mechanism the case is obviously smaller than the contemporary standards with its 23 mm wide: realized in 18k yellow gold the two body case with bombé sapphire crystal has been nicely preserved with sporadic signs of wearing. The yellow-gold bracelet is gorgeous as well and presents a beautiful braided texture. The silvered dial features the classical black Roman numerals typical of Cartier, a closed outer minutes/seconds track and the blue steel hands. Simple and elegant, this wristwatch is the perfect accessory for every woman and is also offered with its precious original box and papers.