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!

78 Cartier Esteemed and Striking Petit Cylinder Shape Wristwatch in Steel, With Black baton and Arabic Numerals

Estimate: € 3,000 –⁠ 6,000

Sold € 5,200

Lot Description

Model: Petit Cylindre
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1950's
Movement: Manual
Case N°: Jeager Le Coultre N° 43000
Dimensions: 15 x 33 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

For over 100 years, Cartier has been mastering mystery. This watchmaking ideal has led to the creation of clocks and watches that crystallise enchantment. All kind of shapes have been explored by the Parisian brand from rounded, to oval, from square to rectangular-cased, from octagonal to rhomboidal but another mystery creation has been launched to the marked: the here offered Cylindre. The stainless steel case of the present watch present a truly enigmatic creation for Cartier with its cylindrical shape with stirrup lugs to hold on tight a leather strap and a curved solid glass. The white dial sees black, baton and arabic numerals with black steel hands and the only Cartier signature at 12 o’clock. With the Cartier name now a worldwide sensation purveyor of all things precious and in a whirlwind of passion and desire, the present lot is a truly special occasion to add a distinctive timepiece to a collection with a particular Duoplan Jaeger LeCoultre movement.