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!

86 Cartier Fine and Elegant Tank Americaine Rectangular-Shape Chronograph Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Reference 1730, With Silver Roman Numbers Dial, Box, Papers and Tag

Estimate: € 4,000 –⁠ 8,000

Sold € 5,850

Lot Description

Model: Tank Americaine Chronograph
Reference: 1730
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1998
Movement: Quartz
Caliber: 212P T
Case N°: CC 55136
Dimensions: 45 x 26.5 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Box, Papers and Tag

Among the many models Cartier produced of the Tank such as the Cintrée, the Chinoise or Louis Cartier Tank, that are all simply amazing, probably the most appreciated remains the Tank Americaine, created in 1989. The present lot made in the 2000’s is a specimen realized in 18k yellow gold with faceted sapphire-set winding-crown, equipped with the particular feature of the chronograph complication, difficult to find in models like this one. The two rectangular pushers at 2 and 4 o’clock to activate, stop and reset the chrono are recorded by the sub dial located in the unusual position at 5 o’clock. At 12 the date counter, blue steel hands and inside the minutes closed track while: all this configuration is located on a matte silvered dial with painted the Roman indexes. The present lot also comes with the box of the time, its original warranty and tag.