Important Collectors’ Watches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 501
Platinum & Diamond “Gouvernail” Cartier, Paris, "Ronde Squelette", No. 36235. Entered in the registers on September 6, 1950. Fine and extremely rare, platinum and diamond-set wristwatch with a platinum bricklink bracelet with concealed yellow gold deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box.
C. Two-body, solid, brushed, circular, pierced, with 12 baguette diamond-set hour indexes, a double index at 12, outer stepped band, polished "Vendôme" type lugs, octagonal winding crown. D. Brushed platinum. Blued steel "Breguet" hands. M. 7 1/2''', signed European Watch & Clock Co., rhodium-plated, “fausses cotes” decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to temperatures and 2 positions, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Cartier, case and movement signed European Watch & Clock Co., Inc. Diam. 32 mm. Thickness 7 mm. Approx. overall length 160 mm. From “The Collection”
Estimate: 200,000 CHF - 250,000 CHF
Estimate: 120,000 EUR - 150,000 EUR
Estimate: 165,000 USD - 210,000 USD
Grading system

C 3 D 3-01 M 3*
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A similar watch is illustrated in “White Cartier” by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Antiquorum Editions, 2006, p. 48.
Important Collectors’ Watches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
14-10-2007
Sold including buyer's premium:
210,000 CHF