I know something about quartz.
The stone have an ideal frequency for watches when a power send through the quartz. Result is very accurate.
The downside is, it is electronic. It needs power from a battery.
It can be made very simple, so there is not much to talk about between passionated people.
A print, a battery, a quartz, nothing polished inside. The few gears do not help to make it more interesting.
Everybody can afford it, while for a beautiful mechanical watch the price is that high fearing people who only want a watch for knowing the right time.
Sure a quartz Cartier is something different than a Casio g-shock.
I have one quartz watch, because i like the way Longines worked on it.
4 years development by 200 employers. My super Swatch.
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Cartier Tank Quartz
I have always been a manual or automatic only watch guy, but am considering a quartz Cartier, undecided on which one just yet. I know very little about quartz, I am assuming Cartier uses a good quartz movement and I won't be disappointed. Thoughts???
Here is my 2 cents on the matter.
Will start by mentioning that like many of the community members, Quartz was a taboo, almost. Why? Because a Gshock was acceptable So quartz is (was) for me a taboo on "expensive" watches. Why is that? it was not a "real" watch. . Then my knowledge expand...
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Cartier quartz movement …
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Don't worry about the quartz movements in Cartier watches
I have a Panthere watch from the eighties with a quartz movement and the watch still runs perfectly. This watch has an older movement where the battery lasts about two years. The current models have batteries that only need to be changed every 8 years as ...
I know something about quartz. The stone have an ideal frequency for watches when a power send through the quartz. Result is very accurate. The downside is, it is electronic. It needs power from a battery. It can be made very simple, so there is not much ...