Cartier Diabolo Limited Edition Louis Cartier 18ct Gold Quartz Ladies Watch 1440. This watch has the following features. Original, Swiss made high precision Cartier signed quartz movement.
Ivory dial with Roman Numeral hour markers, signed' Cartier 1847 L. Solid 18ct Yellow Gold screw-down caseback, fully hallmarked, Cartier insignia, model and serial engravings.Original Cartier Black Crocodile factory strap, affixed to a solid 18ct Yellow Gold Cartier buckle. Solid 18ct Yellow Gold pull-out crown encrusted with blue Cabochon. Solid 18ct Yellow Gold'fancy lugs' each encrusted with a blue Cabochon. Stainless Steel, blued Breguet style hour/minute hands.
Solid 18ct Yellow Gold case (27mm excluding crown). Scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass. Are totally unrivalled in design excellence, and this piece - The Diabolo, is the pinnacle of horological art.
A stunning accessory which speaks for itself, this Cartier is a statement on the wrist and a flagship model within the catalogue. Exclusively manufactured in precious metals, the Diabolo originally released in the early 1900's and still looks unbelievably elegant almost a century on. This example was tailored to be classically feminine with a 27mm case profile, completely handcrafted in solid 18ct Yellow Gold and set with 5 sapphire cabochons. The caseback is engraved with Cartier insignia, model and unique serial numbers.
The dial is a work of art, featuring both Roman Numeral and Arabic hour markers, with the subtle'secret signature' at 10 O'Clock. In the centre is inscribed Cartier 1847 L. C, to denote the fact that this is a limited edition timepiece.
In 1997 Cartier commissioned 150 examples of this watch to commemorate 150 years of Louis Cartier. These very rarely come up for sale. Protecting the dial is a scratch resistant, domed sapphire crystal, it has all the historical design characteristics but with modern materials and engineering. Affixing the watch to the wrist is a genuine Crocodile leather strap fastened in place with a factory original Cartier signed solid 18ct yellow gold Ardillon buckle.
The watch has been fully serviced by Swiss Time Services in 2021 and as such this piece is mechanically running perfectly. As for the condition, it is absolutely excellent. The watch shows signs of wear commensurate with light use as per the photographs, but it is worth remembering HD zoomed in photographs will exaggerate wear that is unnoticeable on the wrist.
When being worn it will bring a smile to your face. All watches are fully checked for authenticity prior to listing, all are genuine articles. Please add me to your favourites to receive stock updates and exclusive discount codes.
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