For aficionados and collectors of luxury fake Cartier, watches that originated from the London ateliers hold an allure that is unparalleled.
The 1:1 replica Cartier Baignoire Allongée, an exquisite iteration of the fabled Baignoire, is an elongated version, earning it the sobriquet of ‘Maxi Oval.’
Meticulously handmade in a very limited edition, it has remained a rarity, with only four appearing at auction over the past 25 years.
Presented by a renowned collector for auction at Christie’s, this particular Baignoire Allongée is a prime example of aaa quality replica Cartier’s most compelling and coveted designs.
The substantial gold casing, bearing the full London hallmarks from 1968, and a matching numbered gold deployant clasp, make it an exquisite find.
The 1960s in London were a time of exhilarating innovation, and Jean-Jacques Swiss movement copy Cartier’s vision for the London workshops was to craft timepieces that mirrored the era’s vivacious character.
The creations from this period, including the ‘Crash’ and this high quality replica Cartier Baignoire Allongée, were not just ahead of their time; they were intentionally striking, standing in stark contrast to the conventional designs of the era.
Estimate: US$ 100,000-200,000