Cartier Unisex Gold Pasha Automatic Watch, circa 1990

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Cartier Unisex Gold Pasha Automatic Watch, circa 1990
Case: 42 mm, round, 18k gold, two body, water resistant 260 ft, back secured with screws, inclined bezel, sapphire crystal, M 102994, sapphire-set screw down protective crown cap with safety chain, Vendome lugs
Dial: silver, satin and guilloche finish, black Arabic numerals, luminous blued steel ""Lozenge"" hour and minute hands, blued steel ""Baton"" seconds, date aperture
Movement: caliber 8000 MC, automatic, 27 jewels, rhodium finish with fausses cotes decoration, self compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber
Bracelet: 18k yellow gold, double deployant clasp; 6 inches
Signed: Cartier on dial, case, and clasp

Note: watch is currently in working order


Overall Condition: Good

Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and set with glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. Parlaying the company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style, he established a fabulous jewelry empire. The grandsons were responsible for operating salons in Paris, London and New York, respectively. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele. Savvy business move in the 1970s developing a boutique product line named ""Les Must"" appealing to the public at large.