The Basics

With its round case and straight lugs, the Rotonde de Cartier is one of the brand’s more traditional designs – while retaining many Cartier signature elements. This collection consists primarily of watches with added complications. The Cartier Rotonde Astromystérieux was introduced at SIHH 2016. In a next-level interpretation of the classic ‘mystérieuse’ watches not only the hands, but also a large part of the movement, seemingly float in space. The case measures 43.5mm across and is made of platinum, with its bezel and lugs set with 84 baguette-cut diamonds totaling 2.97 carats, the beaded platinum crown set with a brilliant-cut diamond of 0.14 carats, and the platinum dial set with 120 baguette-cut diamonds totaling 3.64 carats. Last but not least, the platinum bracelet is set with 455 baguette-cut diamonds totaling 24.68 carats..

Brand: Cartier
Family: Rotonde de Cartier
Reference: HPI01072
Name: Rotonde de Cartier Astromystérieux Platinum / Baguette / Bracelet
Produced: 2016
Limited: Yes, 5 units

Below is a detailed look at Cartier’s model HPI01072 from Rotonde de Cartier watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier HPI01072

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The Details

Cartier’s Rotonde de Cartier Astromystérieux Platinum / Baguette / Bracelet (HPI01072) was originally released in 2016. This watch features a hand-wound movement beating at a frequency of 21600 bph ( 3 Hz) to provide a 50-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The palladium case measures 43.5mm in diameter and roughly 12mm thick. The round case is paired with a diamond color dial with breguet-shaped hands, and a none hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Cartier’s Rotonde de Cartier model HPI01072 is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Palladium
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 43.5mm
Height: 12mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 30

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Rotonde de Cartier HPI01072 movement is a powered by caliber 9462 MC made by Cartier. The 25-jewel hand-wound movement is 39mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour or 3 Hz. This movement offers a 50-hour power reserve.

Type: Hand-Wound
Brand: Cartier
Caliber: 9462 MC
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 39mm
Jewels: 25
Reserve: 50 hours
Frequency: 21600 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes
Additionals: Tourbillon Escapement

The Price

How much does the Cartier’s Rotonde de Cartier HPI01072 cost? This watch was introduced in 2016 and has been in Cartier’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 5 pieces released. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: $1,000,000

For more information, visit Cartier online.


  • Brand: Cartier
  • Model: Rotonde de Cartier Astromystérieux Platinum / Baguette / Bracelet
  • Reference Number: HPI01072
  • Limited: Yes, 5 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Palladium
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 43.5
  • Thickness: 12
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Diamond
  • Indexes: None and Breguet-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 30 meters


  • Winding: Hand-Wound
  • Brand: Cartier
  • Caliber: 9462 MC
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 39mm
  • Jewels: 25
  • Power Reserve: 50 hours
  • Frequency: 21600 bph
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes

About Cartier

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Cartier was founded in Paris in 1847 by master jeweler Louis Francois Cartier. His son Alfred took over in 1874, but it would be the grandsons Louis, Pierre and Jacques lay the foundation for to building the brand into what it is today. The company would remain in hands of the family until 1972. While primarily a jewelry brand, Cartier has a rich and deep history when it comes to watches. It … introduced its ladies wristwatch well before the end of the 19th century, while the first men’s watch was designed in 1904 at the request of famous aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont. The latter would serve as the inspiration for the 1911 Santos wristwatch, one of many icons of the Parisian brand. Cartier is part of the Richemont group.

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