Gavels 'n' Paddles: Cartier Mystery Clock, $504,500, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
A platinum, yellow gold, rock crystal, onyx, mother-of-pearl and diamond-set Mystery Clock made in 1929 for Cartier, designed by Maurice Couet, sold for $504,500 at an Important Watches Auction held Dec. 7 by Sotheby’s in New York City. Also, a massive open-face Patek Philippe grande and petite Sonnerie clock watch breezed to $468,500; and a fine and rare yellow gold Rolex chronograph wristwatch, the ‘Paul Newman’ Daytona (Ref. 6241, No. 2084361) went for $275,000. Prices include the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Cartier Mystery Clock, $504,500, Sotheby’s