Lot 4266. Pocket watch: extremely rare pocket watch movement in a Cartier "Eclipse-Double-Dial" Frackuhr CA. 1920, only 1 copy is known to us!

Starting price:€ 5 000
Auction date:16.03.2019   16:30
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Lot 4266Pocket watch: extremely rare pocket watch movement in a Cartier "Eclipse-Double-Dial" Frackuhr CA. 1920, only 1 copy is known to us!
Approx. Ø38,5mm, No. 4041/4841, flat, high, fine precision movement with Geneva stripes and a special fine adjustment, fell Cartier watch, 18 jewels, adjusted in 8 positions, lever escapement, Board, show, signed, numbered on the further numbering to the Lever mechanism of the Eclipse mechanism, 2 superimposed guilloché dials, upper dial with a "Venetian blind", Roman numerals 1-12, including the 2. Dial with the numerals 13 to 24, blued steel hands, fully functional and in good condition. By means of a lever mechanism, triggered by the push button in the Pendant, opens the 1. The dial and the 2. Dial appears. This variant of the famous Cartier Eclipse is extremely rare. There is only one other copy is known to us. In the case of the "normal" version of the Eclipse, a shutter opens and the view to the dial. Overall, less than 10 of these clocks are, according to our research, and the only one with 2 dials, as here in this copy. The numbering is very similar specimen in platinum was auctioned at Christie's: Cartier 4016/4813, sold in 2007 for 78,000 Swiss francs! (Source: https://www.cortrie.de/go/r2a). A Video for this lot, please visit our Website.

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