Exclusive Timepieces 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

9 Cartier Special and Refined, Art Deco Pocket Watch, in Gold, With Saphire Cabochons

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 23,400

Lot Description

Model: Gouvernail Pocket Watch
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1920s
Movement: Manual
Case N°: 8801
Dimensions: 45 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

In lovely original condition, the yellow-gold case pocket watch with a large bezel and very thin thickness represent perfectly the Art Deco style of the period were pocket watches were the sole wearable object to tell time until the advent of the wristwatch. The present lot with its uncommon shape reflects perfectly the mission of the Cartier Maison, classy watches with unique designs, in fact, there are no less than 6 cabochons set in the case, unlike the only one present on the classic Cartier models, also in this case 1 of which is used as a winding crown for setting the watch on time. The white mat dial is well preserved, completed by the Roman numbers, the outer seconds and minutes track with Roman numbers and steel hands in blue.