Worn by Louis Cartier himself, the “Tank Louis Cartier” watch sets the standard for all Tank watches. To embody Louis Cartier's contribution to “modern style”, later known as Art Deco, the tops of the lugs were rounded in contrast to the previously fashio
Most brands supply their watches with alligator straps, it has almost become a standard choice. In the early years these small Tanks were often delivered on a lizard strap, but that's not allowed anymore. I find that alligator leather with its large patte
I have the time/date version which was available during a one year period around 2003/2004 ... 36.5 x 30 mm case on an alligator strap and deployant buckle. It's often described as the Tank Française Yearling XXL. Sold out in Tokyo, I first spotted the XX
In my previous post about the Santos Dumont , Ted-Lo was asking about an update on the Tank Louis Cartier . Unfortunately I only have this weak picture, that I shot at the 'New Bondstreet Boutique'. This is the largest of the two sizes that are available.
Launched in 1998 as a part of the Collection Privée Cartier Paris, or CPCP for short, this rare, manual-winding, 18K white gold Cartier Tortue Monopoussoir (Ref. 2396) is part of a series of mechanical watches based on historic Cartier designs The CPCP sh
But there are exceptions, sometimes a limited edition is made for a certain market. So during the CPCP period, there was f.i. a Tank Cintrée with two timezones, one had roman numerals and the other one had Chinese numerals. This watch was only available i