3.5 inches to the top of the repeat button, case is 4 inches high.
The 18 carat gold rectangular case has a circular engine turned decoration on all five sides and sits on a shaped agate plinth base. A cylindrical repeat button is displayed on the top of the case.
The white enamel decorated bezel features Arabic numerals and intricate minute and hour hands.
The movement of this timepiece is by Nocturne, 6070, repeating the hours and includes its original gilt key.
Private English collector.
Carriage clocks: their history and development by Allix and Bonnert.
Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.
Lever platform escapement.
Good condition, travelling box rubbed in places.
18 carat gold travelling timepiece by Cartier Circa Early 20th century
A fine and rare 18 carat gold minute repeating travelling timepiece with the original key and satin lined travelling case by Cartier, Paris, number 430.