VINTAGE 1925 9KT GOLD GENTLEMENS ART-DECO CARTIER TANK INSPIRED RECTANGULAR WATCH

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VINTAGE 1925 9KT GOLD GENTLEMENS ART-DECO CARTIER TANK INSPIRED RECTANGULAR WATCH

Vintage 1925 9kt Gold gentlemen‘s Art-Deco ‘Cartier Tank’ inspired rectangular watch.

This fabulous gentlemen’s wristwatch was manufactured in 1925 and was clearly inspired by Cartier’s Art-Deco ‘Tank ’ watches of the same era. Measuring 33.5mm tip-to-tip and 21mm across – not including the crown.

The rectangular case is in first-class condition, with no dings or scratches of any kind and retains the original polished finish. The case back opens on a hinge which is still in good condition, opening and snapping closed firmly as it should.

The watch is fully hallmarked with London 1925 9kt gold marks on the inside of the case back. There are also tiny 9kt hallmark on the back of both strap lugs. The strap lugs are fixed wire type, both perfectly sturdy and in excellent condition still.

The silvered dial is in the typical art-deco style of the period. With large Arabic figures radiating outward and un-cluttered by a seconds hand. The original blued steel ‘moon’ hands complimenting the dial perfectly.

The 15 jewel movement is of very nice quality, running quite well, winding and setting as it should. The crown is the original ‘Cartier’ style with blue cabochon to the centre.

The watch came to us fitted with a genuine vintage crocodile-skin strap which is still in beautiful condition. We will however include a new, quality croco-grain strap for the buyer should they wish to change it.

The watch is beautiful and an absolute pleasure to wear, looking wonderful on the wrist. Amazing to think that this watch is ninety-nine years old. Very, very rare to find one of these in this fine condition.