More than the last few years my interest and respect for Cartier has actually grown. Sure, a great deal of their timepieces are mass produced, but they have a penchant for good, lasting design. Excellent style - as I am understanding far more and far more - just isn't effortless. Designing some thing to appear outstanding and actually cool for 5 minutes is actually not that hard. Executing a design that looks great every single time you have a look at it, for years, is not so easy.
Interestingly sufficient, watches with "good" designs do not affect you right away. You might have a look at them a bit ambiguously at 1st. Then, soon after paying attention to them for a even though, the quality of the style grows on you. I have by no means looked at a Cartier watch as soon as and been like, "Winner!" It takes me a while to appreciate them. Positive adequate, though, I have grown to really respect nearly every single timepiece by Cartier from a style perspective.
Now you will find the new super high-end manufacture watches from Cartier. Haute Horology now gets Cartier worthy designs. Although these super high-end pieces are not all keepers, you can find adequate outstanding ones. My preferred from last year was the Cartier Rotonde Astrotourbillon watch. The mechanism placed the escapement on a hand that functioned as the seconds hand. The dial has a special "trench" that gave space for the astrotourbillon complication.
For 2011 Cartier will use the same Astrotourbillon movement and put it in a Calibre case. The Cartier Calibre was released last year as their newest men's watch collection. This year, I suspect the Calibre collection will see new models (for example a Chronograph) and this astrotourbillon version is one of them. This could be the identical Cartier MC 9451 manually wound movement as in the Rotonde version.
The watch case will likely be 47mm wide in titanium, water resistant to 100 meters, and with a sapphire crystal. Note the huge blue sapphire cabochon inside the crown. The style of the dial has been completed in a quite intricate manner as to sustain the appear of the fundamental Calibre dial as well as incorporate the astrotourbillon complication. A stunning piece that, for me, is much more desirable than the original Rotonde Astrotourbillon.Please keep the address reproduced:Buy WristWatch