Accompanied by a Cartier certificate of authenticity dating the bracelet to 1923.
Signed Cartier Paris, numbered HSA2045 and 0545, stamped with French assay marks for 18 carat gold and platinum, indistinct maker's mark on tongue. Total diamond weight stated to be 5.72 carats. Clasp secure, with safety catch. Onyx with some very light surface wear commensurate with age, one segment with glue residues to reverse, but overall in good condition. Width (of annular links) approximately15mm, reverse of one link with two areas of solder. Gross weight approximately 34.4 grams. Fitted case stamped Cartier. Overall condition good.
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