The Basics

With its round case with straight lugs, the Rotonde de Cartier is one of Cartier’s more traditional designs. This collection consists primarily of watches with added complications. The Rotonde Earth and Moon reference W1556222 was introduced in late 2013 as a limited edition of 50 pieces. The case is platinum and paired to a dial in lapis lazuli with a white gold Roman grid. It was also available in baguette diamond-set case – this version was limited to 15 pieces.

Brand: Cartier
Family: Rotonde de Cartier
Reference: W1556222
Name: Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon Platinum
Produced: 2013 – 2016
Limited: Yes, 50 units

Below is a detailed look at Cartier’s model W1556222 from Rotonde de Cartier watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier W1556222

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The Details

Cartier’s Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon Platinum (W1556222) was originally released in 2013 – 2016. This watch features a hand-wound movement beating at a frequency of 21600 bph ( 3 Hz) to provide a 72-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The platinum case measures 47mm in diameter and roughly 16.65mm thick. The round case is paired with a blue color dial with breguet-shaped hands, and a roman numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Cartier’s Rotonde de Cartier model W1556222 is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Platinum
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 47mm
Height: 16.65mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 30

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Rotonde de Cartier W1556222 movement is a powered by caliber 9440 MC made by Cartier. The 40-jewel hand-wound movement is 40mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour or 3 Hz. This movement offers a 72-hour power reserve.

Type: Hand-Wound
Brand: Cartier
Caliber: 9440 MC
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 40mm
Jewels: 40
Reserve: 72 hours
Frequency: 21600 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes, Additional 24 Hour Hand (adjustable)
Additionals: Tourbillon Escapement

The Price

How much does the Cartier’s Rotonde de Cartier W1556222 cost? This watch was introduced in 2013 and has been in Cartier’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 50 pieces released. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: Not Available

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  • Brand: Cartier
  • Model: Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon Platinum
  • Reference Number: W1556222
  • Limited: Yes, 50 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Platinum
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 47
  • Thickness: 16.65
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Blue
  • Indexes: Roman Numerals and Breguet-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 30 meters


  • Winding: Hand-Wound
  • Brand: Cartier
  • Caliber: 9440 MC
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 40mm
  • Jewels: 40
  • Power Reserve: 72 hours
  • Frequency: 21600 bph
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Additional 24 Hour Hand (adjustable)

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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