Exclusive Timepieces 21 –⁠ 22 October 2023 | Monaco

Auction Details

The timepieces that we are offering at this auction are coming from all over the world and from some of the most prominent collections.
An incredibly impressive selection of truly rare Rolex Daytonas. A stunning and rare Cartier watch. A Patek Philippe in platinum from the 1920s, coming to auction for the first time, the John Goldberger Calatrava, which is one of the most sought-after reference 530s, to name but a few.

Session I: Saturday 21 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 108
Session II: Sunday 22 October, 10:30 AM – lots 109 to 172
Session III: Sunday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 173 to 281

228 Cartier Unique, Number 1 and Very Attractive, Tank Cintrée, Wristwatch in Platinum, With Red Arabic numbers Dial, Reference 2843J

Estimate: € 40,000 –⁠ 80,000

Sold € 78,000

Model: Tank Cintrée
Reference: 2843J
Case Material: Platinum
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 2007
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 9770MC
Case N°: N° 1
Dimensions: 23 × 45 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case

Released in 2004 in a limited edition series of 50 pieces, the Tank Cintrée collection was the only “Collection Privée, Cartier Paris” model to not feature a “Paris” signature on the dial. Its curved case derives from its predecessor for the first time produced in 1921. A model always very appreciated for its discreet elegance, the Tank has maintained a long-lasting success also ending up on the wrist of some important characters of the 20th century such as Andy Warhol, Yves St. Laurent or Elizabeth Taylor. This modern platinum version was only manufactured in 50 pieces, with the common black numerals dial. This means that the present watch, which comes with Breguet-style hands like the original Tank Cintrée watches of the 1920s, it’s a unique piece that shows the uncommon and extremely rare red Arabic numerals dial with white background and engraved N° 1 on the case back. The modern Tank Cintrée maintained the same size of 45 × 23 mm wide as the vintage Cintrée watch in order to feel the same sensations. An elegant and fashionable object which can be we worn every day but, at the same time, a nice piece of collection, the present watch is a unique opportunity for everyone seeking for a truly rare and special creation by Cartier.