The Calibre de Cartier was introduced in 2010. It was the first mass-production Cartier powered by an in-house movement, something previously only found in a handful of high-end watches by the Parisian brand. The round case is bold and modern, while the traditional sword-shaped hands and Roman numerals add a touch of the iconic Cartier flair. A bracelet option was added to the collection in 2011, while 2012 saw the introduction of the chronograph. A smaller 38mm version was introduced in 2015. The Calibre de Cartier Chronograph reference W7100042 has a stainless steel case with pink gold bezel and a silver dial. It is fitted with a stainless steel / pink gold bracelet.
|Family:||Calibre de Cartier|
|Name:||Calibre de Cartier Chronograph Stainless Steel / Pink Gold / Silver / Bracelet|
Below is a detailed look at Cartier’s model W7100042 from Calibre de Cartier watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
Cartier’s Calibre de Cartier Chronograph Stainless Steel / Pink Gold / Silver / Bracelet (W7100042) was originally released in 2012. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph ( 4 Hz) to provide a 48-hour power reserve when fully wound.
The stainless steel, pink gold case measures 42mm in diameter and roughly 10mm thick. The round case is paired with a silver color dial with sword-shaped hands, and a mixed hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Cartier’s Calibre de Cartier model W7100042 is water resistant up to 100 meters (328 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.
|Material:||Stainless steel, Pink gold|
The Calibre de Cartier W7100042 movement is a powered by caliber 1904-CH MC made by Cartier. The 35-jewel automatic movement is 25.6mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28,800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 48-hour power reserve.
|Base:||Cartier 1904-PS MC|
|Time:||Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds|
|Chronograph:||Chronograph, Column wheel|
How much does the Cartier’s Calibre de Cartier W7100042 cost? This watch was introduced in 2012 and has been in Cartier’s collection for around . This watch is not a limited release. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.
CURRENT PRICE: $15,200
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- Brand: Cartier
- Model: Calibre de Cartier Chronograph Stainless Steel / Pink Gold / Silver / Bracelet
- Reference Number: W7100042
- Limited: No
Case & Dial:
- Material: Stainless steel, Pink gold
- Glass: Sapphire
- Back: Display
- Diameter: 42
- Thickness: 10
- Lug Width: N/A
- Dial Color: Silver
- Indexes: Mixed and Sword-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 100 meters
- Winding: Automatic
- Brand: Cartier
- Caliber: 1904-CH MC
- Display: Analog
- Diameter: 25.6mm
- Jewels: 35
- Power Reserve: 48 hours
- Frequency: 28800 bph
- Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
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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