Cartier Basculante Mécanique Stainless Steel Wristwatch, engine-turned roman numeral dial with blued-steel hands, winding crown located at the top of the swing-out and pivoted frame, reference 2390 manual-wind movement, on a Cartier signed leather strap, 37 x 25 mm.
Note: In 1932 the Tank Basculante was released by Cartier, a year after the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso. The case designs are similar, but the Cartier example adds an additional pivot on the frame.
currently winding setting and ticking, overall very clean example with little wear to case. Update 10-23 Interior case back engraved "John mi vida Sally 2003"
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