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Cartier Tank Louis Platinum RARE Ref. 1601 1

Cartier Tank Louis Platinum RARE (40942)

Cartier Tank Louis Cartier, the Louis tank Cartier was the model worn by Louis Cartier himself and is the standard for all Tank models by Cartier, this example in platinum is an extremely rare variant that was produced in the year 2000, 950 platinum on a strap with an 18k white gold tang buckle, manual wind Cartier caliber movement, sapphire cabochon crown, silve guilloche dial with black printed Roman numerals and blued steel hands, water resistant, size: 23.5mm x 30mm (Including Lugs), thickness: 5.5mm, Excellent condition with EWC warranty. (40942)


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This is a .950 platinum Cartier Tank Louis Cartier 1601 1. It includes a solid 2-body platinum case with an alligator leather strap, an 18k white gold tang buckle, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal. It has the signature Cartier Tank winding crown with a beaded grip and set with a sapphire cabochon and the solid case back is engraved with "CARTIER – PARIS -TANK – MECHANIQUE – PLATINE – SWISS MADE," hallmarks, and a serial number. The 23.5mm by 30mm (Including Lugs) two-body solid case, straight integral screwed lugs, and convex art deco-style bezel, are polished. The dial is silver sunray guilloche with black printed Roman numeral hour markers around a rectangular railway-style minute/hour scale. It has blued Cartier sword hour and minute hands and it's water resistant to 25 meters/80 feet. It has a 42-hour power reserve at full winding and the ultra-thin 5.5mm case, dial, and movement are all signed. This Cartier Tank Louis Cartier 1601 1 has a mechanical manual winding Cartier caliber 21MC (based on the Frederic Piguet caliber 21) movement that's rhodium-plated with fausses cotes embellishment. It's constructed with 17 jewels, a shock absorber device, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic balance, and a self-compensating flat balance spring. The mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 18,600 vph (2.5Hz). The Cartier Tank Louis Cartier 160 1 was released in the 1990's. It's a rare platinum variant produced in 2000. The iconic design originally from 1919 was a personal favorite of Louis Cartier, who owned the company until the 1940's.

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European Watch Company maintains the highest possible standard in the industry when it comes to the quality of our timepieces. Prior to being listed for sale, every one of our watches are five position tested and meticulously inspected by our on-staff watchmakers. Our goal is to make sure that our watches are in exceptional “like new” condition, both mechanically and cosmetically, so they are ready to wear right when they are delivered to you. To provide further peace of mind, we provide a one year limited warranty on all our timepieces. We have worked very hard over the last 30 years to build up our 5-star reputation. We are confident that we can find the perfect watch for you to cherish and enjoy!

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I have been dealing with European Watch Company for over ten years, and have purchased several wrist watches, including IWC, Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Jaeger-LeCoultre. They were not only fairly priced but arrived in like-new condition, fully warranted by European Watch Company. This company has an attentive, knowledgeable staff, a large inventory, and is a genuine pleasure to deal with.

P.V. Pawel

Just completed my 7th transaction with EWC and for the 7th time the transaction was smooth, flawless and quick. Joshua is quick to respond to any e-mails and answer any questions. Ashley knows how to complete the necessary paperwork to avoid any delays at Customs as I am located in Canada and all paperwork needs to be completed perfectly which she is an expert at. You only want to deal with the best and the team at EWC is the best. There is a Yiddish word to describe the people at EWC and that word is mensches which translates to people of integrity and honour.

Jeff B.

Winnipeg, Canada

After a lengthy search I located the Patek Philippe I desired at EWC, but the decision to make a high dollar purchase over the internet was a difficult one. Through numerous emails with Justin and looking at reviews of EWC I made the decision to proceed and I am now ECSTATIC. The watch is exactly as described and pictured. It was perfectly packaged and shipped FedEx overnight. My watch collection now includes the watch I have been seeking for over a year.In summary, you can deal with the EWC staff with confidence. They are professional, honest and you will receive a quality watch which will put a smile on your face.

Chuck J.

Phoenix, AZ

I live in San Francisco but the EWC website is the first place I check once I get an impulse for a particular watch. EWC's website is cozy and feels like home. I enjoy the photos, presentation, description and historical notes of each item and really like their next day delivery, so I stay loyal to them. Sometimes I must wait awhile for a watch to become available but can usually find anything I want. Then there are the watches you never knew you wanted until you see them here.

Scott Blalock

San Francisco

Dear EWC, I have just completed my very first purchase with your company: a mint Lange Datograph. Robert was extremely help throughout the process with the item delivered nicely packed to my Hong Kong address within days. The condition of the watch was absolutely mint as described and has exceeded my expectations, even under a loupe! I will be a return customer in no time. Well done!

James C.

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