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

97 Cartier Iconic and Very Attractive, Limited Edition, Crash, Wristwatch in White-gold With Diamond Set Case, Reference 3619, Full Set

Estimate: € 80,000 –⁠ 160,000

Sold € 117,000

Lot Description

Model: Crash
Reference: 3619
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: White Gold
Year: 2013
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 8970 MC
Case N°: N°82/267 47373TX
Dimensions: 22 × 37 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Box, Papers and Service

Whether inspired by a watch damaged in a car crash, as the legend says, or the result of the incredible creativity and craft of Cartier London, it is indisputable the Crash is nowadays considered one of the most sought-after models on the market. The Cartier Crash was first introduced in late 1967, available only in yellow gold and sold exclusively at the Cartier Boutique London. At the time, Cartier Paris, Cartier London and Cartier New York were operated separately as they were in the hands of different owners. The present model is a more lavish reinterpretation of the crash and was reintroduced to the market at SIHH 2013 and the present watch is numbered 26 of a limited edition of 267 examples only. It has been manufactured in fully white gold, both case and bracelet with a gorgeous gran de riz mesh and preserved is remarkable conditions. With Cartier Certificat dated 12 November 2014, Certificat d’Origine confirming the present watch is set with 150 diamonds weighing approximately 2.15 karats and pouch.