Cartier Tank Cintrée Watch 100 years

SPECIAL EDITION: TO CELEBRATE ITS 100TH BIRTHDAY, CARTIER REINTERPRETS THE TANK CINTRÉE WITH A LIMITED EDITION VERSION

Cartier Tank Cintrée Watch 100 years
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For the occasion of the Tank Cintrée’s 100th birthday, Cartier presents a limited edition of 150 numbered pieces, all sold before the launch, illustrating the success of the new editions of Cartier watchmaking’s signature designs. A very faithful tribute to the original model that marks its entry into the 21st century.

Cartier Tank Cintrée Watch 100 years

Its simple and curved design, the scope of its vertical case and the elegance of its “eggshell” dial made it destined for aesthetes from the outset. For this new watch, the Cartier Tank was elongated and is characterised by the curvature of its case. Comfort and ergonomics, its name comes from  ts curved shape which allows the watch to mould itself naturally to the wrist.

Cartier Tank Cintrée Watch 100 years
Cartier Tank Cintrée 1924 Ref. WCL34A24

While the thickness of its case measures 6.40 mm today, all of its signature aesthetics remain: the “rail track”, Roman numerals, apple-shaped hands, beaded winding crown set with a sapphire cabochon and ardillon buckle bracelet. An aesthetic signature that remains unchanged since its creation in 1921, it is a watchmaking classic that is now equipped with a Manufacture movement with manual winding, the Cartier calibre 9780 MC.

Cartier Tank Cintrée Watch 100 years

Cartier Tank Cintrée Watch 100 years Technical Specifications

Movement

  • Calibre 9780 MC
  • Manufacture mechanical movement
  • manual winding
  • Casing-up diameter: 9 1/4 lines
  • Total dimensions: 20.8 mm
  • Thickness: 1.85 mm
  • Number of jewels: 19
  • Frequency: 21,600 vibrations/hour
  • Power reserve: 33 hours

Case

  • 46.30 mm x 23 mm, thickness: 6.40 mm
  • 18K yellow gold
  • Beaded crown set with a sapphire cabochon
  • Beige “eggshell” dial
  • Bracelet in light brown calfskin
  • Numbered limited edition of 150 pieces

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