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excellent (EX Vintage 18k Gold Plate over Sterling Silver Tank Ladies Manual Watch

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No watches better embody the best attributes of a Cartier than the renowned Tank model. Designed personally by Louis Cartier in 1917 and patterned after an army tank, it symbolized speed and achievement, and today, these watches are easily recognized across as room as a Cartier. Before cost-cutting measures brought about the widespread use of cheaper quartz movements for certain wristwatches, Cartier utilized Swiss-crafted mechanical movements. Using centuries old watchmaking practices, craftsmen poured individual attention into each wristwatch. As a result, Cartier wristwatches with mechanical movements are often considered more desirable than their quartz counterparts. This offering showcases a classic ladies Cartier tank watch. The iconic tank case is 18K gold plated over sterling silver. The Cartier movement is mechanical. Don't miss the opportunity to own this classic mechanical Cartier Tank.

Finer Points

Model: Lady Tank (Mechanical)
No:3,079,555
Functions: Hours and Minutes
Dial: Black, signed Cartier and Swiss, original
Hands: Original, gold, 'epees'
Movement type: Original, signed Cartier, mechanical, manually wound, Caliber 78-1, 17 Jewels, shock resistant
Bracelet: Crocodile, remborde. Fitted with Cartier buckle
Crystal type: Mineral glass