Pre-SIHH 2018 Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Day & Night

Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Day & Night preview

The Rotonde de Cartier watch lends its generous dial to two historic Cartier complications: the mysterious movement and the Day/Night indicator. These two complications are part of Cartier’s watchmaking heritage. Both dating from
1912, the mysterious movement was created for the Model A mystery clock, while the day/ night movement was part of the Comet clock (also known as the Planet clock).

Cartier now brings these two complications together for the rst time in Fine Watchmaking: the sun, driven from left to right by the mysterious movement, appears to levitate in the top half of the dial, before handing over to the moon. The sun and moon, two stylised heavenly bodies, in turn indicate the hours of the day and night when the retrograde minutes are displayed in the bottom half of the dial. This airborne reading of the time is magnified by the juxtaposition of the radiating guilloché and satin-brushed sunray finish on the dial.

 

Technical Specifications


Case material: 18k pink gold
Dimension: 40mm
Movement: Calibre 9982 MC manufacture movement
Power: 48 Hours from manual winding
Water resistance: 30meter / 3ATM
Dial: Brown radiating guilloché and satin-brushed sunray
Strap: Grey alligator strap with 18K pink gold folding clasp
Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Day & Night price is TBA


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