Cartier watches dating
Louis Cartier and Jacques died within six months of each other in 1942. With the death of the three brothers, the Cartier Empire split up.
In 1968, Robert Hocq, the first maker in the world of gas cigarette lighters, created a luxury lighter which he licensed under the brand name of Cartier. Four years later, a group of investors brought together by Joseph Kanoui took control of Cartier Paris and placed Robert Hocq as President.
If you take the piece in to the retailer, they can perform a more thorough examination and get an answer straight away.
Another way to tell would be the circumstance that led to owning the piece.
The Wall Street crash in 1929 marked the beginning of austerity in design.
Due to his success he decided to move to a new establishment in the Rue Neuve-des-Petits-Champs, and then to the Boulevard des Italiens.
Paris was in the whirlwind of festivities and luxury which characterized the Second Empire.
Under the influence of the Orient, she brought gold back to the reigning fashion.
That same year Cartier obtained the patent for the "invisible setting" (called "serti mysterieux").