6 Cartier Unusual and Solid Movado Art Deco Ermeto Watch in Silver, Signed by Cartier With Box

Estimate: €3,000 –⁠ 6,000

Sold (Premium)€5,200

Model: Ermeto
Case Material: Silver
Year: 1940's
Movement: Manual
Case N°: 1196485
Dimensions: 47 x 31 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Box

Utilizing the “Ermeto” design patented and marketed in 1926 by watchmaker Movado, the prestigious Cartier jewelry, requested to customized with their signature some of these particular creations. It represents a real time capsule that has faced the test of time for decades presenting limited signs of age, showing a breathtaking charisma for its delicacy and beauty. Created to be hanged up to the neck, this fascinating Art Decò rectangular case with engraved floral decoration, sliding conceals inside a matte silver dial with radium-coated Arabic numerals. One of the main peculiarity of this watch is its capacity to wind up by simply closing and opening its case – a revolutionary technology at the time that is still impressive today due to its constant functionality. The watch comes with its original box.