18th Sep, 2019 10:00

Fine Pictures, Silver & Jewellery Auction

Lot 378

Cartier London Tank Normale

Manufacturer: Cartier London

Model Name: Tank "Normale"
Year: Circa 1969
Case No: N/A
Case Material: 18ct Yellow Gold as tested
Movement: Jaeger-LeCoultre for Cartier Manual Wind Movememt.
Bracelet/Strap: Non-original black Must De Cartier lizard grain leather strap with original deployant clasp with London hallmark indicating manufacture by J.C (Jacques Cartier) in 1969 using 18ct gold.
Dimensions: approximately 25mm x 32mm (incl. crown)
Extras: N/A

Sold for £11,000

Condition Report

Please see updated photographs.

This Cartier Tank Normale is in excellent overall condition, showing slight signs of wear throughout, commensurate with occasional use since new. There are some incredibly fine hairline cracks within the top layer of lacquer on the enamel dial, however all of the numerals and the minute track within remain sharp.


The 18ct gold case remains sharp and shows very little signs of polishing, however it does show hairline scratches, and one marginally deeper scratch on the left side of the case.


The Jaeger-LeCoultre movement is currently functioning as per manufacture specifications, and keeping excellent time, however Halls do not guarantee any movements of their wristwatches for sale.


The synthetic sapphire cabochon on the crown shows signs of scratches, however remains in its original form.


The deployment clasp is currently functioning as per original manufacturers specification, and holds the Cartier leather strap securely.

Bidding indicates acceptance of the condition of the lot.  All lots are sold subject to general wear and tear commensurate with age and handling over time and only obvious faults will be mentioned after a visual inspection. If you have particular specialist questions on any lot, please state these before bidding since we cannot and will not provide a forensic examination of any lot but only a general condition report as a guide only. All condition reports given by Halls Holdings Ltd's representatives or agents are statements of opinion and not fact. If you require any further information about any lots in this auction or about bidding please do not hesitate to contact us again.


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