Exclusive Timepieces, Sessions I, II, III 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

10 Cartier Very Fine and Attractive, Santos Octagon, Automatic Wristwatch in White-gold, Diamond Set Bezel, Bracelet and Dial

Estimate: € 10,000 –⁠ 20,000

Sold € 13,000

Lot Description

Model: Santos Octagon
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: White Gold and Diamonds
Year: 1990’s
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: AO77
Case N°: 96 502 251
Dimensions: 29 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

The Cartier Santos had its first beginnings in 1904 when Louis Cartier created a watch for his friend, the Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont. The lot here offered is an exponent of the Santos Octagon family, in white gold really unusual and rare and preserved in very nice conditions. Its octagonal bezel is fully realized in white-gold and the bracelet has the same material with alternate links with diamond set. The over-mentioned bezel is, furthermore, important because entirely studded with diamonds exactly like the dial which is a full pave diamond, almost unique in its genre since very few examples have been produced with these characteristics.