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Cartier Sterling silver St. Christopher, 1933
Jacques Cartier, London: of motoring interest, a highly unusual Sterling silver St. Christopher, intended to be mounted on a car dashboard by means of a removable mounting plate, the surround with classic Art Deco detailing including black cylindrical bosses to the top and bottom and a vertical reeded design.
The circular St. Christopher is set on a pivoting panel, possibly to allow for papers or a map to be held in place beneath, and features two polished coral cabochons, above and below. Stamped Cartier to one side, and bears an English hallmark for 1933 to the other, along with the mark of Jacques-Théodule Cartier (1885–1942). In its original red Cartier presentation case.
Size: 2¾ inches (7 cm) high, by 2¼ inches (6 cm) wide.