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SIHH 2018: Cartier Santos, Tank Cintree, Revelation d’Une Panthere FIRST LOOK

Please Subscribe: Cartier arrived at SIHH 2018 with the most dramatic re-design of the Cartier Santos de Cartier watch line since the 2004 centennial Santos 100 lineup arrived. This year’s Cartier Santos line features three principal features; a re-profiled Santos case and bezel, a new quick-release strap/bracelet system, and a bracelet that can be sized without requiring a tool to remove links. The Santos Large leads the line with 47.5mm x 39.8mm case proportions and a Cartier caliber 1847 automatic within the case. 100-meter water resistance ensures the Cartier Santos de Cartier remains a sports watch. Yellow gold, rose gold, two-tone, and steel models will be available. For the first time, the Cartier Santos de Cartier will feature a skeleton caliber – Cartier MC9611 – in a steel case. In 2018, Cartier’s Tank Cintree returns for the first time since 2006. Created in 1921, the Tank Cintree is a more delicate and elongated interpretation of the 1917 original. The 2018 Cartier Tank Cintree measures 46.3mm in length, 23mm wide, and 7.2mm thick. The watch is powered by a manual-wind Cartier caliber 8971. The Cartier Tank Cintree can be had with yellow gold case and champagne dial, rose gold case and black dial, and platinum case with silver dial. Tank Cintree platinum production will be limited to 50 pieces, and each will receive a special ruby cabochon on its crown; the other two models feature blue sapphire. Finally, Cartier unveiled a series of exceptional pieces, and the Revelation d’Une Panthere eclipsed all of its extraordinary company in this Cartier niche collection. The Cartier Revelation d’Une Panthere is 37mm in white gold or rose gold, and it is powered by a Piaget caliber 430P. Each bears 45 brilliant-cut diamonds on its bezel and 43 more on its folding clasp. Each Revelation features a lacquer dial topped with a viscous oil that slows the movement of 900 gold beads across its surface. As the beads traverse the dial, the image of Cartier’s iconic panther / panthere symbol becomes visible in passing. Instagram: BUY WATCHES HERE: