18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
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  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970

18ct white gold and diamond set Gondole wristwatch. Circa 1970

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  • Brand: Cartier
  • Circa: 1970
  • Model: Gondole
  • Reference: N/A
  • Calibre: 978 ETA
  • Movement: Manual
  • Material: 18ct white gold
  • Features/complicatons: Diamond set case and integrated bracelet
  • Dial: White dial featuring black printed Roman numeral hour markers with blued steel sword shaped hands
  • Case dimensions: 24 mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Integrated 18ct white gold bracelet | Length 165mm
  • Accessories: N/A
  • Web reference: 2034

Essay:  The Louis Cartier collection was launched in 1972 to commemorate Cartier's move from France to Switzerland. Twelve new models were launched among them the Cartier Gondole. 

The Cartier Gondole were initially made with large case designs in a vertical orientation or horizontal orientation which became known as the TV-shaped case by collectors. The case featured a double step bezel. and were made in either 18ct white or yellow gold. Later due to their popularity the Gondole was made smaller for ladies.