Calibre 104, when first launched in 1925, was the smallest mechanical watch movement in the world and was only surpassed by the legendary Calibre 101 which was developed, also by Jaeger-LeCoultre, in 1929 and was 1mm smaller. Incredibly the 101 has continued to hold that record and is still manufactured today.As a result the 104 is a rarer model and this early example c. Signed to the face and case Cartier and clasp with serial numbers - movement signed for Jaeger-LeCoultre - The watch comes in an original 1920's Cartier presentation box - The case (not including the hinged ribbed band covers) measures an incredible 16.7mm long x 6.5mm wide x 4.5mm deep - current wearable length for the band is 145mm - total weight 15.9grms - c. Excellent condition with very light wear from normal use - has been recently serviced by Cartier - original leather band and deployment clasp, both with light wear, minimal damage to enamel on deployment clasp as shown and some wear to leather band - if the new owner intends to wear a new leather band would be recommended for safety. Original presentation box in good condition with some scratches to the outside. Please refer to the photos as they form an integral part of the description.
All items are vintage or antique and will have age appropriate wear. Where there are any faults, flaws, damage or restoration we have done our best to accurately describe and show these in our photographs. Lease refer to the photographs as they form an integral part of the description. The item "Rare Art Deco 18k gold Vintage Cartier 104 Duoplan Bagette small watch bracelet" is in sale since Saturday, June 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches".
The seller is "antiques-art-design*" and is located in Sydney, New South Wales. This item can be shipped worldwide.