The Cartier Tank Replica is undoubtedly among the most significant watches ever created by the French house.But, year after year, the model expanded to become an entire collection of rectangular-shaped watches, but all different. One of the most recognizable and elegant is the curvy Tank Cintrée, born in 1921. Following a 100th-anniversary Réédition in yellow gold two years ago, this shaped ultra-thin watch returns in platinum.
It was basically a square middle case framed by two brancards to mimic the shape of a tank seen from above. The first-known evolution of the Tank came in 1921, under the name Tank Cintrée Replica Watches Online Sale. Notably, it introduced the elongated, slender rectangular shape to the world of Tanks, a shape that would later become a classic with watches such as the Tank Américaine.
The original Cartier Tank Cintrée was more elegant, elongated and thinner and opted for a shape that would follow the curvature of the wrist. An originality that makes it highly special yet totally relevant. The best of the Roaring ’20s… Over the years, the Luxury Tank Cintrée Replica has appeared in various configurations, but the most significant model is known as the 9 lignes with a staggering 45mm x 23mm case.
The whole concept of this new Tank Cintrée Réédition in platinum is the same as what Cartier did with the yellow gold version, and an identical recipe was used with the successful 2022 Pebble Réédition. It’s all about elegance, simplicity and a strong focus on the shape rather than the mechanics or complications. It’s not particularly imaginative, nor does it show strong creativity, but the recipe is highly efficient, surfing on the beauty of the vintage elegance recreates.
This new 950 platinum version is remarkably close to the original Cartier Replica Watches Online, with almost identical proportions – now 46.30mm in length and still 23mm in width – and identical shape, too. The watch is characterized by its slender, elongated rectangular mid-case with two polished brancards on the sides, a beaded crown with ruby cabochon (a hallmark of platinum Cartier watches), and some brushed surfaces on the top and bottom ends of the case, as well as on the sides. The curved profile, the main design element of the Tank Cintrée, has, of course, been respected and will offer comfort on the wrist despite the long case.
Notably, the Popular Replica Watches case of this platinum version is even thinner than the already thin 2021 yellow gold version, at 6.03mm versus 6.4mm before. It’s topped by a mineral crystal, and despite the solid back, the watch is “not water-resistant” – two drawbacks that were already found in the yellow gold version and that haven’t been corrected. It is worn on a discreet semi-matte black alligator strap closed by a 950 platinum ardillon buckle.
Classic blued steel apple-shaped hands indicate hours and minutes; again, it omits the Swiss-made Replica Watches Ebay mention. Inside the case is the calibre 9780 MC, known to be supplied by Jaeger-LeCoultre – just like vintage examples of the Cintrée. This calibre 849 is a compact hand-wound ultra-thin movement that has enabled JLC to create its thinnest models, such as the Master Ultra Thin Kingsman Knife.