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Louis CARTIER Tank Vermeil
This watch was SOLD on June 27, 2009 (Destination: MPLS, MI, U.S.A.).
Dial Width: 17 mm
Dial Height: 20 mm
|Movement: 17 Rubis manual-wind
Case: 20 microns plaque / gold over 925 sterling silver
Case Width: 24 mm without crown
Case Height: 30 mm with lugs
Case Thickness: 6 mm
Serial Numbers on Back: 6 072479
Serial Numbers on Movement: 78-1
Bracelet Length: 6 in (measures up to 7 in)
This is an authentic 100% Swiss-made CARTIER Tank Vermeil Manual-Wind Watch.
- black detail against aged white dial
- FULL Roman numeral hours
- rail-track grid / trim
- vermeil (20 microns gold on 925 silver) case & back
- gold-filled clasp
- blue CABOCHON crown
- new black leather band
- 17 Rubis Swiss-made manual-wind movement
This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!
In 1917, inspired by the newly introduced war machines on the Western Front, Louis Cartier designed the most famous CARTIER watch, the CARTIER Tank watch. This line has survived, with over thirty varieties now being made.
This model, the Louis CARTIER Tank is named thus because it is the original & earliest design, having a 17 Rubis manual-wind movement & a delicate small-scale case. The CARTIER Tank has been a favourite of such people as:
- Frank Sinatra,
- Princess Diana,
- Angelina Jolie,
- Jackie Kennedy Onassis,
- Elton John,
- Pierce Brosnan,
- Naomi Campbell,
- Uma Thurman & many more.
vermeil (20 microns gold on 925 silver) case.
black-coated steel hands.
black FULL Roman numeral hour markers.
matte aged white dial or face.
black CARTIER name logo is at 12 o'clock.
black "SWISS" is at 6 0'clock.
tiny black "CARTIER" is incorporated on 7 0'clock numeral.
has a clearly-marked black rail-track grid / trim.
blue CABOCHON crown.
clear glass crystal.
new black leather band.
CARTIER clasp is gold-filled.
vermeil (20 microns gold on silver) case back is embossed with CARTIER name logo, "PARIS", "925" (silver), "ARGENT", "PLAQUE OR G 20M", "SWISS" & serial numbers.
Swiss-made CARTIER 17 Rubis manual-wind movement
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