Vintage Cartier Tank Cintrees are among the most discerned and classy watches out there it’s not a coincidence so many celebrities from the Hollywood gilded era wore one proudly from Fred Astaire to Jerry Lee Lewis the list is star studded.
This wonderful medium size Cintree (slim en Francais) dates to about 1966 and is equipped with it’s original deployant buckle, original correct Cartier inc. movement and a very attractive Paris style dial.
The 18k yellow gold case measuring 20mm x 36.5 mm is in thick original conditions with beautifully curved and elongated brancards, a crisp eagle head hallmark on the side of the case and crisp hand etched serial on case back. The original screws sit flush within the case. The faceted sapphire crown is in good conditions. The original crystal has a small crack at the center.
The original non refinished dial is in overall fine conditions with some minor discoloration at 9 and at the center pinion. The blue steel hand set is in pristine conditions.
The Cartier manual wind movement is in clean working order conditions.
The original deployant buckle has a sharp eagle head hallmark and correct number. The strap is in good conditions and can fit a 7.5′ wrist no issues.
A tasteful choice and a watch with great desirability and potential.
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