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Date/Report Number …..02252011.LC-UDR5 Item: 1948 (ELECTION) CUERVO Y SOBRINOS HABANA UNICOS IMPORTADORES KAMA SUTRA 
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Description of item: VINTAGE CREME COLOR SIGNED e (ELECTION) CUERVO Y SOBRINOS HABANA UNICOS IMPORTADORES KAMA SUTRA DIAL WATCH.SOFT BLACK COLOR KAMA SUTRA FIGURES WITH DEEP GOLD COLOR HOUR MINUTE AND SUB-SECOND REGISTER HAND. CASE W/O CROWN 38 X 42. SIGNED STAINLESS STEEL BACK ELECTION GRAND PRIX BERNE 1914. ATTACHED IS A AN ITALIAN HAND MADE DOUBLE STITCHED & PADDED BROWN CROCODILE WITH STAINLESS STEEL DEPLOYMENT.MOVEMENT IS SIGNED e SWISS MADE ELECTION 17 JEWELS 3 ADJ ELECTION TRIPLE STARS (MEANS THREE ADJUSTMENTS). CONDITION WATCH: EXCELLENT TO MINT.

Estimated Retail Replacement Value $1180.00


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In 1882, Armando Río y Cuervo operated the Cuervo watch-making workshop in Havana. Over time, Armando would bring his   nephews into the business and change the name to Cuervo y Sobrinos [Cuervo and Nephews].

Cuervo y Sobrinos soon became a reference and a rival for the most prestigious watchmakers of New York, Paris and Rome, while Havana itself became the meeting point for intellectuals, businessmen and artists from all over the world --second only to Paris as the most popular destination in the world.

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Cuervo y Sobrinos produced their own watches while continuing to sell the most famous watch-making names.

ONLY THE VERY BEST OF THE BEST RECEIVED THE RIGHT TO BE
BRANDED CUERVO Y SOBRINOS HABANA UNICOS IMPORTADORES
[IMPORTED EXCLUSIVELY BY CUERVO Y SOBRINOS HAVANA]

Einstein, Caruso, Churchill, Hemingway, Gable and Neruda, Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, Santo Trafficante Jr, Meyer Lansky, Lucky Luciano, Dorothy Dandridge, Joanne Gilbert and Tony Martin were only a few additional stars and well known individuals who became faithful patrons of this illustrious brand.

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The Kama Sutra (Sanskrit: Kamasutra) is an ancient Indian text widely considered to be the standard work on human soxual behavior in Sanskrit literature written by Vatsyayana. A portion of the work consists of practical advice on soxual intercaurse. It is largely in prose, with many inserted anustubh poetry verses. "Kama" means sensual or soxual pleasure, and "sutra" literally means a thread or line that holds things together, and more metaphorically refers to an aphorism (or line, rule, formula), or a collection of such aphorisms in the form of a manual.

The Kama Sutra is the oldest and most notable of a group of texts known generically as Kama ShastraKama Sastra). Traditionally, the first transmission of Kama Shastra or "Discipline of Kama" is attributed to Nandi the sacred bull, Shiva's doorkeeper, who was moved to sacred utterance by overhearing the lo--vemaking of the god and his wife Parvati and later recorded his utterances for the benefit of mankind.

Some Indian philosophies follow the "four main goals of life" known as the purusharthas:

  1. Dharma: Virtuous living.
  2. Artha: Material prosperity.
  3. Kama: Aesthetic and orotic pl-easure.
  4. Moksha: Liberation.