18k Jump Hour R. Cart Art Deco Dress Watch 1930s - Breguet, Vacheron, Etc.
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18k Jump Hour R. Cart Art Deco Dress Watch 1930s - Breguet, Vacheron, Etc.:
Made for F. Luthi, Paris
Digital Dress Watch
Nr 50364. 18K three-piece Empire style. Polished reeded bezel and bow in white gold, “Clous de Paris” guilloche inset band and brushed case back in yellow gold. Diameter 43 mm.
Nr 15267. 16-ligne, rhodium plated, “fausses cotes” decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Circa 1930.
Brushed silver with apertures for jump hours and continuous minutes. Signed “F.Luthi Paris”.
Le Locle watchmaker Robert Cart specialized in “Heures Sautantes” Jump Hour complications for Swiss manufactures including Breguet and Vacheron & Constantin, as well as private jewellers such as Gübelin and Luthi. According to the eminent authority Bernard Humbert, in his 1954 book Modern Calendar Watches, Cart's watches were "of extremely high quality, the calendar mechanism being hand-made. I hope he will accept my congratulations...they have much experience in complicated watch work,"
Recently serviced, all functions working properly. These Art Deco R. Cart timepieces are highly sought after by knowledgeable collectors so don't miss your chance to experience true haute horlogerie at a very reasonable price!
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