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18ct yellow gold Baignoire wristwatch. Made 1970's

18ct yellow gold Baignoire wristwatch. Made 1970's

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Information

  • Brand: Cartier
  • Made: 1970's
  • Model: Baignoire
  • Reference: 7809
  • Calibre: Cartier 78-1 (ETA 2512-1)
  • Movement: Manual winding
  • Material: 18ct yellow gold
  • Features/complications: Sapphire cabochon crown
  • Dial: Off white dial featuring black printed Roman  numeral hour indexes and blued steel sword shaped hands 
  • Case dimensions: 22 x 33mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Leather strap and 18ct yellow gold deployant buckle
  • Accessories: N/A
  • SKU: 3118

Essay

The Cartier Baignoire was designed in 1912 and was gifted by Louis Cartier to Russian Grand Duchess Pavlovna. General production began in 1957 under the nickname ‘Baignoire' from the French word for bathtub