Cartier suede notebook with silver mounts circa 1920. The notebook of petit form silver mounted with a brown suede base delicately made complete Cartier logo to the inside bottom left. The interior fitted with pockets to the left and right and a pencil loop to the edge holding the original silver propelling pencil stamped with the makers initials. The notebook is fitted with the original paper interior which slides into the right side of the notebook and comes with the original fitted box. Accompanying the notebook a letter stating that the notebook was given as a present to a family member in 1929 after its owner passed away.
Notes | Cartier is a French luxury brand that designs and supplies extremely high quality jewellery, objects, leather goods, and watches. Initially founded by Louis-François Cartier (1819–1904) in Paris 1847, the company remained under family control until 1964. Cartiers headquartered are found in Paris and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swiss Richemont Group who also own companies such as Jaeger-LeCoultre, Chloe and Dunhill. Cartier operates more than 200 stores in 125 countries, with three Historical Maisons in London, New York, and Paris.
Cartier has a long history of sales to royalty. King Edward VII referred to Cartier as “the jeweller of kings and the king of jewellers.”For his coronation in 1902, Edward VII ordered 27 tiaras and issued a royal warrant to Cartier in 1904. Similar warrants soon followed from the courts of Spain, Portugal, Serbia, Russia and the House of Orléans.
Measurements | 10cm High x 7cm Wide ( 3.94 x 2.76 Inches )
Condition | Very Good, minor wear consistent with age.