CARTIER, TANK A VIS, CARTIER PARIS COLLECTION PRIVEE (CPCP)
ICONEEK price: 7'500.- CHF
ICONEEK is proud to introduce here a fine and unusual, rectangular curved, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch by Cartier: the Tank à vis.
The Tank à Vis was introduced in 2001, belonging to the prestigious CPCP (Cartier Paris Collection Privée) collection, in four variations: a time-only model, such as the present watch, with mechanical caliber that could be admire through the transparent case back, a skeleton model in white gold, a two-time zone watch with two full displays, and a regulator type dial with wondering hour and date. When Cartier launched this Tank à vis model, It was based on the water-resistant Tank watch created in 1931, which at the time was the first water-resistant rectangular watch on the market, according to the company.
The model has a three-body construction: an 18K yellow gold polished and brushed rectangular tank-shaped case, bezel adorned with four screws, straight lugs with screwed gold bars, gold hexagonal cabochon-set winding crown, transparent gold case back secured by 8 gold screws, sapphire crystals. The model comes with a silvery cream guilloche dial, with Cartier secret signature at 7, blued steel Spade hands, inner minute track, painted black radial Roman numerals. The model is powered by a caliber 437MC, mechanical, hand wound, rhodium-plated, Cartier decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, shock absorbers, monometallic 3-arm balance, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement are signed. The present watch comes a leather strap (used) and an 18K yellow gold Cartier deployant clasp.
Condition : 8.5/10, full-set, first owner, leather strap needs to be change
Model: Tank à vis
Year: circa 2007
Material: 18K yellow gold
Movement no: -
Case no.: 0577MG
Dial: cream color, guilloche, Cartier secret signature, blued steel Epée hands
Movement: cal. 437MC, 18 jewels, shock absorbers, mechanical, hand wound
Bracelet: leather strap, 18K yellow gold Cartier deployant clasp
Water-resistant: yes, tested
Dimensions: 38.50 x 26.50 mm. (including lugs), thickness 7.50 mm.
Accessories: fitted presentation box and outer packaging, user manual, blank certificate
Ref. ICO: 99-19-016C