Lot 27
  • 27


8,000 - 12,000 USD
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  • pink gold
  • length 30 mm, overall length 170 mm
• quartz movement • silvered guilloché dial, Roman numerals, inner minute ring, secret signature at 10 o'clock, blued steel hands • satin-finished case with diamond-set sides, diamond-set crown set within the case, case back secured by four screws • case, dial and movement signed • with an 18k pink gold Cartier bracelet with double folding clasp • approximate total diamond weight 1.00 cts


The movement is running at the time of cataloguing, however it may benefit from a service soon. Dial in good condition. Case and bracelet in very good condition, appears unused.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.

Important Notice regarding importation into the United States of Rolex watches
Sotheby's cannot arrange for the delivery of Rolex watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Rolex watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale."

Catalogue Note

With accompanying fitted leather box and original certificate dated to September 12th, 2012.

The Tank Anglaise is the newest edition of the classic Cartier Tank watch created in 1917.  The Tank Anglaise was released in 2012 and boasts a cleaner, concentrated form and emboldened lines, all while maintaining the standard elegance and function of Cartier's timepieces.