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The Cartier Tortue model is a large model with a ninety-five percent platinum case. The blued steel apple-shaped hands give this watch a touch of class, as does the transparent sapphire crystal back.

This manual winding watch is also water-resistant to 100 feet (30 meters). This model is also available in 18K yellow gold and pink gold, and in a smaller model. This stunning model was created in 1912 by Louis Cartier and serves as the basis for numerous watch-making creations in the early 20th century. It is a very elegant timepiece, originating from 1915. It is now one of Cartier watches most prized models. Today, this watch sits comfortably as a natural addition to the Collection Privée Cartier Paris, constituting one of the collection’s emblematic models.

The chronograph model (Tortue chronograph single push piece model) is ideal for those who are looking for a timepiece that is both attractive and practical.

This timepiece is a feminine looking watch, with am 18K pink gold case. Living up to its name, it has a chronograph single push-piece complication, which is integrated in the octagonal crown set with a faceted sapphire. It has a workshop-crafted mechanical movement with manual winding - calibre 045 MC. Case and movement with matching numerals are water-resistant to 100 feet (30 meters).

For those looking for a limited edition Cartier watch, then the Tortue Minute Repeater(The term repeater is used for a watch equipped with a strike or chime capable of indicating the hour on demand and repeating it as often as desired. The precision of the time indicated depends on the type of repeater.) is ideal. This watch has a small second hand at 6 o’clock and a slide-block push-piece at 9 o’clock. The classic alligator skin strap with an adjustable deployant buckle makes this a very eye-catching watch.

The Tortue Minute Repeater model brings one of the great classics of the Maison in line with the tastes of the day. Other strong watches in this collection include the Tortue Perpetual Calendar Two time Zones and the Tortue Extra-Large Perpetual Calendar Two time Zones.

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