Cartier Tank Française

Ladies' wristwatch Cartier Tank Francaise was developed by Louis Cartier in 1916. With it, he created a watch that masters the interplay with contrasts better than other timepiece models. Even 100 years later, the luxury wristwatch fascinates with its unique charisma. No other watch model is able to build such a bridge between the past and the present as the legendary Cartier Tank Francaise. The prototype of this watch was presented to the then commander-in-chief of the US forces in France in gratitude for the restoration of freedom. Cartier Tank Francaise symbolizes the departure in the whole history of watches.

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Design of the luxury wristwatch Cartier Tank Francaise

The Cartier Tank Francaise is equipped with two vertical side bars, parallel to each other, to ensure a seamless, horizontal attachment to the wrist. This innovation is the result and culmination of years of design development and research at Cartier. One of the first rectangular wristwatches on the market, the Cartier Tank Francaise luxury model combines the clean and simple shapes of its French Art Deco predecessor with the avant-garde style of the Cartier luxury watch brand.

Technical details of the Cartier Tank Francaise

The case and bracelet are made of stainless steel. The case dimensions are 3.0 x 2.5 cm. The ultra-thin case has a height of 6.5 millimeters. The bracelet is securely closed by means of a concealed stainless steel folding clasp. The sword-shaped hands are made of blued steel. The white dial features elongated Roman numerals. It is protected by a sapphire crystal cover and is water resistant to 3 ATM. The heart of the Cartier Tank Francaise is a quartz movement caliber 57.

Information about the watch manufacturer Cartier

Luxury watches from Cartier have a long tradition. The French watch manufacturer Cartier was founded in 1847 in Paris. With the model Santos Cartier presented the first pilot watch, which gradually replaced the pocket watch.