Cartier Platinum Open - Face Pocket Watch - Lawrence Tibbett

TIBBETT, Lawrence (1896-1960) – A PLATINUM OPEN-FACE POCKET WATCH, BY CARTIER

Designed as a reeded dial enclosed in a Roman numeral chapter ring, to the clear case set with a platinum rim and a skeleton back to the reverse. Numbered 283 with French assay mark with movement by the European Watch and Clock Co. Diameter 1 5/8 inches (41 mm)

Provenance: Lawrence Tibbett (gifted to the Metropolitan Opera Guild by Richard Tibbett, Lawrence Tibbett Jr., Michael Tibbett, and Peter W.G. Burgard; minutes of the Memorabilia Committee for 1961-1962).

 

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