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About the object
An extremely rare and well preserved vintage wristwatch by Cartier from Circa 1912.
Pioneering designer Louis Cartier created a tortoise-inspired watch, the Tortue, in 1912. At a time when all watches were round, the innovative shape went on to earn the status of a design classic for Cartier.
Platinum Tortue (Tortoise) shaped case set with diamonds.
Silvered dial with black Roman numerals. Black minute chapter. Blued steel breguet hands.
19-Jewel (Rubies) Chronometer movement, adjusted to 8 positions, signed European Watch and Clock Company Inc and Swiss made.
With Cartier Box.
Case, movement and dial signed.