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.
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273
66 Cartier Fine and Elegant, Tank Americaine, Rectangular-shape Wristwatch, in White-gold, With Grey Anthracite Engine Turned Arabic Numbers Dial, Reference 1713
Estimate: € 4,000 – 8,000
Sold € 5,850
Model: Tank Americaine
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather strap
Case N°: SM19145
Dimensions: 34 × 18 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Among the many models Cartier produced of the Tank such as the Cintrée, the Chinoise or Louis Cartier Tank, that are all simply amazing, probably the most appreciated remains the Tank Americaine, created in 1989. The present lot is a specimen realized in 18k white gold equipped with its big carved cabochon is perfect in its conservation such as the nice dial. This uncommon variant comes with the unusual gray anthracite dial with a finely engraved triangular pattern and large white painted Arabic numbers in fancy Art Deco style. The Cartier signature stands out sightly above the hands and inside the hour markers and the watch is powered with a quartz movement from the 2000s.