chronos Watch Magazine

For the next quarter century, Cartier was strictly a jeweler, but in 1874, Louis-François’s son Alfred gained the company’s reins. He in turn brought his sons, Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, into the firm—it was this third generation of Cartiers that would make the Paris jeweler’s name synonymous with luxury wristwatches The first Cartier wristwatches were diamond-studded bracelets for ladies, which were introduced in 1888 and languished until Parisian fashions changed enough in the mid-1890s to encourage the adornment of a bare wrist with a watch. Buy It Now Add to watch list VERY ELEGANT CARTIER 18K WHITE GOLD LANIERES BRACELET SIZE 15 65 CARTIER BOX $3,400.00

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This beautiful watch is a work of art, featuring blued steel hands and signature cartier roman numerals (with Cartier on the X digit). Includes scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Case is rectangular and measures 18.6mm x 34.8mm and is the first line of Cartier to feature a curved case back to mirror the natural curve of the wrist. Famously worn by Princess Diana, Jackie Kennedy, Michelle Obama and others the womens Cartier Tank watch is a bold statement in fashion and design. With it’s romantic numeric dial and sharp steely blue arms it is a monument of simplicity and beauty to contrast any occasion

Its all about the case and the dial for this yellow gold colored stunner. It is not marked for gold content, but is most likely gold fill or rolled gold plate. It has a stainless steel back for long wearing. The case speaks for itself with the lined bezel and scrollwork on the sides of the lugs. The dial appears to be original and is textures with lines in the four diagonal quadrants. The movement is by Empire and is 17 jewels. $215.00 Glossary