2013 Novelties

Rotonde de Cartier mystery watch

Manual, white gold, leather

REF: W1556224

Cartier honors one of its best known complications: the Mystery, which has been working its magic since 1912. The chief features of this complication have been refined in the 9981 MC movement: the Rotonde de Cartier Mystery watch with hands that appear to be floating free in an empty space.

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Mysterious hour and minute display complication. Case in 18K white gold, circular-grained crown in 18K pink gold, set with a sapphire cabochon. Sapphire crystal, white galvanized guilloché dial, silvered openwork grid with sunray effect, and transferred black Roman numerals. Sword-shaped hands in rhodium-coated steel. Black alligator-skin strap, double adjustable deployant buckle in 18K white gold. Water-resistant to 30 metres (3 bar). Mechanical Manufacture movement with manual winding, caliber 9981 MC, with 158 parts including 27 jewels.
Movement diameter: 31.3 mm, movement thickness: 4.61 mm, balance: 21,800 vibrations/hour, power reserve: approx. 48 hours.
Case dimensions: 42 mm diameter, 11.6 mm thickness.