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Pioneering designer Louis Cartier imagined the Tortue watch, a tortoise-inspired shape, in 1912. At a time when all watches were round, the groundbreaking design went on to become a classic. Cartier offers both ladies' and men's models in a full range of styles, available in gold, at times set or fully paved with diamonds.Details
Tortue Perpetual Calendar watch, XXL, Manufacture mechanical movement with automatic winding 9422 MC. 18K white gold case, beaded crown set with a sapphire cabochon, slate-colored openwork guilloché dial, silvered openwork satin-brushed grid with sunray effect and black transferred Roman numerals, slate-colored satin-brushed flange, snailed counter, blued-steel apple-shaped hour and minute hands. Black alligator-skin strap with double adjustable 18K white gold folding buckle. Perpetual calendar complication with days indicated by a retrograde hand, month and leap year indicated in a counter at 12 o'clock. Individually numbered movement comprised of 293 parts including 33 jewels. Movement diameter: 32 mm, movement thickness: 5.88 mm, balance: 28,800 vibrations/hour, power reserve approx. 52 hours. Sapphire case back. Case thickness: 16.8 mm. Water-resistant to 3 bar (30 meters/100 feet).