Cartier Platinum Unique Cloche Cartier, Paris, "Cloche", No. 1/1, case no A112951. Made by Cartier in 1996 specially for the thematic sale “The Magical Art of Cartier”. Extremely rare, fine, elegant and thin, unique bell-shaped asymmetrical platinum wristwatch with 18K white gold Cartier deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box, booklet and blank certificate. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, gold screwed bars, cabochon sapphire-set winding-crown. Flinqué, matte silver, with painted radial Roman numerals, secret Cartier signature at 7. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal 9P2, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 25 x 33 mm. Thickness 6 mm. Notes This unique piece, numbered and dated on the case back, “No 1/1 – 1996”, was specially made by Cartier for the thematic auction “The Magical Art of Cartier”. The dial of this watch is exclusive to this piece only and will never be reproduced in any similar watch. It is interesting to remark that for this event, two unique platinum cloche were made: • Dial bearing “C.A.R.T.I.E.R.P.A.R.I.S” letter indexes( instead of numerals), and inner minute track • Dial featuring radial Roman numerals and no minute track, the present lot.