The Clé de Cartier was introduced at SIHH 2015. The case, available in a number of sizes, has a soft profile somewhere in between ’round’ and ‘cushion’. While at first glance the look is not unlike watches from the late sixties and early seventies, both details and finish are distinctively modern and Cartier. It’s name is a reference to the clever locking system of the crown – the ‘key’. Reference WGCL0005 has a white gold case and a silver dial. It is fitted with an alligator strap.
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|Name:||Clé de Cartier 40 White Gold / Silver|
Below is a detailed look at Cartier’s model WGCL0005 from Clé de Cartier watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
Cartier’s Clé de Cartier 40 White Gold / Silver (WGCL0005) was originally released in 2015. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph ( 4 Hz) to provide a 42-hour power reserve when fully wound.
The white gold case measures 40mm in diameter and roughly 11.76mm thick. The cushion case is paired with a silver color dial with sword-shaped hands, and a roman numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Cartier’s Clé de Cartier model WGCL0005 is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.
The Clé de Cartier WGCL0005 movement is a powered by caliber 1847 MC made by Cartier. The 23-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 42-hour power reserve.
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How much does the Cartier’s Clé de Cartier WGCL0005 cost? This watch was introduced in 2015 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: Not Available
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- Brand: Cartier
- Model: Clé de Cartier 40 White Gold / Silver
- Reference Number: WGCL0005
- Limited: No
Case & Dial:
- Material: White gold
- Glass: Sapphire
- Back: Display
- Diameter: 40
- Thickness: 11.76
- Lug Width: N/A
- Dial Color: Silver
- Indexes: Roman Numerals and Sword-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 30 meters
- Winding: Automatic
- Brand: Cartier
- Caliber: 1847 MC
- Display: Analog
- Diameter: 25.6mm
- Jewels: 23
- Power Reserve: 42 hours
- Frequency: 28800 bph
- Functions: Hours, Minutes, 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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