Nobody does crowns like Cartier
I particularly like the light blue sapphire on this one...
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A jewel in itself
but not the easiest to wind! Part of the pleasure for me of watch collecting is winding my watches daily and a smooth crown adds to the ownership pleasure.
The younger cousin...
Only a few years apart in production but a whopping 79 years between them in terms of design, the Pasha might have the claim as Cartier's most distinctive crown design. The sapphire on my model is much darker compared to the Tonneau and it is quite rare t...
I do not know
why i do not like it. Some Breguet models have such a crown. Its a mystery. But there are some who do not like union crowns. I adore union crowns.
Taste is individual...
For me the appreciation of these gem-set crowns is further something that has developed over time.
the taste is hard for me. There are watches which does not tick all the boxes for me. For many the sub dials which cover a numeral is a problem. Or many do not like an escape valve.
Beautiful picture and parring!
Always loved Cartier's octagonal crowns as well! The red cabochons are rare. Would that happen to belong to the Tank a Guichet?