Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc

CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc

This Cartier timepiece is another useful small complication and it is the very first time also offered in a 42 mm steel case for an interesting price. Click on “read more” to get the story…

The Rotonde de Cartier watch launches a collection of men’s small complication models that combines a second zone-time, a day/night indication, a large date and small seconds. The new 1904-FU MC self-winding movement has been developed over a period of several years at the Cartier Manufacture in La Chaux-de-Fonds. A first in Cartier watchmaking, this movement groups together the setting of all its complications in one single push-piece.

To change the zone-times when traveling you simply push on the crown like on a single-pusher-chronograph.

The brain behind such clever developements is Carole Forestier-Kasapi, Head of Fine Watchmaking at Cartier. In Hong Kong it was Carole who personally showed me her latest ticking babies … 🙂

Carole Forestier-Kasapi, Head of Fine Watchmaking at Cartier
Carole Forestier-Kasapi, Head of Fine Watchmaking at Cartier

 

This technical achievement revitalises the world of watch complications, giving the ability to display their multiple functions within 42 mm of typical Cartier aesthetic elegance and cutting-edge technology. With its Roman numerals, its winding crown set with a cabochon, its apple-shaped hands and its “rail-track” minute circle, this watch asserts a formal classicism built around the defining signs of identity of the Cartier watch. This elegance is reinforced yet again by the contrast in its dials between pink or white gold and a silvered flinqué or blue guilloché finish. The steel version will start around 6500 CHF without taxes.

In steel…

CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc

 

In white gold…

CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc
CARTIER Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc

 

 

 

 

>>> Please have also a look at the CARTIER Pasha de Cartier 42mm Skeleton Dragon Motif Watch >>>

 

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  • I don’t think that men watches should go too small because then it will look like a ladies watch . 43 mm is a good size in my opinion for a man’s watch and would be good even on a small wrist. I should know because I have a small wrist and wear a 43 mm watch but I don’t know if I would be able to go any larger though ?

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