Before cost-cutting measures brought about the widespread use of quartz movements for certain wristwatches, Cartier utilized Swiss-crafted mechanical movements. Using centuries old watchmaking practices, craftsmen poured individual attention into each wristwatch.
Today's offering showcases this beautiful Certified Pre-Owned vintage ladies 18K gold Cartier. It has a precious solid 18K petite round case with timelessly elegant design. Powering the watch is a fine original signed Cartier handwound mechanism that is a miniature model of Swiss precision.
We were fortunate to acquire this classic Cartier watch in such pleasing original condition. The dial is original and untouched, and the case presents as just short of mint.
One of our watchmakers has freshly disassembled the watch down to the last screw and cleaned and oiled it. It continues to run very accurately. Please inquire if you would like photos of the inside.
It comes on its original black cord bracelet that has solid a 14K clasp, a uncommon feature, making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.
Lady Cartier watches:
Worn by Jennifer Aniston, Anna Wintour, and the late Princess Diana, the company's watches have long been favourites of royalty, Hollywood celebrities, and any woman desiring to wear a timepiece of distinction.
Country of origin: Switzerland
Functions: Hours, Minutes
Designed for: Women
Case material: 18K gold
Case markings (outside): 18582 Cartier registration number, 18K gold
Case markings (inside): Cartier, 253, 18K Gold, 00170
Case condition: Just short of mint
Dimensions: 22mm wide (excluding the crown) x 32mm long
Dial: Silver with applique 18K gold baton indices, signed Cartier, original and untouched, very good condition with fairly light aging. Please inquire if you would like it expertly restored.
Hands: Original, gold batons
Movement type: Signed Cartier, caliber 78-1, the same model that is most often found in vintage Cartier Tanks, mechanical, manually wound, 17 jewels, shock resistant
Movement markings: Cartier, Switzerland, Adjusted Two Positions, 17 Jewels
Movement jewels: 17 rubies
Band: Black cord, original, solid 14K gold clasp on both sides, sized to fit a wrist up to approx. 6.5 inches, excellent condition. If you would like a new black cord band, we stock brand new ones that can fit any size wrist
Crystal type: Mineral glass, excellent condition
Serviced: One of our watchmakers has freshly disassembled the watch down to the last screw and cleaned and oiled it. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system.
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100%
satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way
unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime
within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our
client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially
constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All
watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic
shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail,
and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier.
International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any
required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and
taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be
guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not
recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed
to be waterproof.