For many, fake Cartier Tank is an ideal choice for Platonic dress watches. I also have a passion for this iconic model – I fell in love with the quadrilateral design of the watch when I was young, which has led to my obsession with the watch to this day. While the historic square design has never really changed, its display has come up many times. Here are three more atypical Cartier tanks that have all had their wrists in the past century.
If you look at last year’s phillips winning icon auction, which included Paul Newman’s record-setting rolex daytona, you may have noticed some curiosity about number 31. The Cartier Tank aGuichet was eventually sold for $131,250 in 1931, but the unorthodox backstory design dates back three years to 1928, when the watch was created using jump time in response to growing interest in watches with digital displays. Unlike modern jumping and stopwatch – think a. lange&sohnezeitwerk-tankaguichet doesn’t even have A visible dial. Instead, it has a large sheet of metal with two small Windows showing hours and minutes (guichets). Cheap Cartier replcia watches has released several models of watches, which usually have different window and crown layouts. Sometimes the crown is at 12 o ‘clock or 3 o ‘clock, and the minute opening is at 12 o ‘clock or 6 o ‘clock. These watches are so rare that one day I will love to see this surprisingly masculine modern interpretation of the tank.
While best fake Cartier watches with this degree of tilt are common in car and air chronometers, it is extremely rare to see a dress watch with this feature. The idea behind the tilting dial is that the watch will become clearer if your hand is on the wheels of a car or airplane. I’m not sure what the value of turning the watch to this level at a cocktail party or dinner party is, but there may have been a specific purpose when it was launched in 1936. Whatever its function, it’s a handsome chronometer that reverses the idea of a tank. The rotation of the dial ended up at 6pm and 12pm in the corner, while Asymetrique’s overall sobriety was different from the obviously edgy TankaGuichet.
You may recall that the Swiss Cartier replica watch industry was still in the throes of a quartz crisis in the late 1970s. The Les Must DE Cartier collection comes at a time when popular opinion is highly critical of luxury. Cartier – one of the world’s largest luxury maison – took the opportunity to launch its first quartz watch series. They were an instant success, and were recognized globally for having no Numbers on their painted faces. Must DE Cartier helped to revitalise the brand and bring it to a larger, more ambitious customer base.