Exclusive Timepieces 7 –⁠ 8 December 2019 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide selection of very fine vintage timepieces, property of various prominent collectors will be presented in this sale. Including a fine selection of Longines Chronograph coming from one of the most important collections worldwide.

7 Cartier Fascinating Tank Francaise Rectangular-Shape Chronograph Wristwatch in White Gold, With Silver Roman Numbers Dial and Date

Estimate: € 3,000 –⁠ 6,000

Sold € 3,250

Lot Description

Model: Tank Française
Material: White Gold
Reference N°: 2567
Year: 2000s
Case N°: 865II CE
Movement type: Quartz
Bracelet: Leather Strap
Dimensions: 30mmx26mm
Signed: Dial, case and movement

Cartier has designed a series of amazing Tank watches in all its history. These Tanks are adored by collectors and are often seen as the ultimate Tank watch to have. One of the most appreciated for its bigger and massive size is the Tank Française of which we have a special example in white gold. The present lot not only fascinate for its conservation and its immortal design but mainly for 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. On its side the 12 hour registration counter and at 12 the date window. Other peculiarity the secret signature Cartier in the roman numerals X, usually located at VII.