Tank Louis Cartier extra-flat watch
Manual, pink gold, leather
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 fashionable rectangular form and proud lines.
Case in 18K pink gold, beaded crown set with a sapphire. Mineral crystal, silvered grained dial, Roman numerals, blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Alligator-skin strap.
Mechanical Manufacture movement with manual winding caliber Cartier 430MC, water-resistant to 20 meters.
Case dimensions: 40.40 mm x 34.92 mm, 5.1 mm thick.
TANK, THE HISTORY OF A STYLE