You can appreciate the Cartier Tank Americaine watch for many a different reason. Take for example its pronounced curves, with elegant rounded case angles and soft angles, or its beautiful rectangular frame to name just a couple! The Cartier Tank Americaine is a sure choice for those ladies or gentlemen looking to bring an element of luxury into their daily lives.
Distinguishable features of Cartier Tank Americaine watches would be their bold Roman numerals dials, their sword shaped blue steeled hands, and an elegant chemin de fer chapter ring. The watches bring sophistication to the wrist and have a more pronounced curve than some of the other Tank variations. The Cartier Tank watch was first launched in the year of 1917 and since then, many variations have been created. The Tank Americaine watch was released much later down the line than other models, such as the Cartier Tank Louis for example, which launched in 1922. In fact, this family of wristwatches came just 7 years before the Cartier Tank Francaise collection, yet differed from these designs in the Tank Francaise was set directly at the centre of the bracelet to mimic perfect lines.
Cartier Tank Americaine watches provide the wearer with a companion that is both reliable and beautiful. The elegant design of this collection welcomes the chance to admire Cartier’s ability to balance proportions on the dial with perfection. Sapphire crystal glass is used to protect a silver flinque dial with Roman numeral hour indexes coated in a striking black lacquered finish. Some variations of the Cartier Tank Americiane collection feature a date aperture seen at 6 o’clock and are powered via a self-winding movement, others are quartz operated and suspended within a solid 18k rose gold case for optimum elegance.
Our favourite design from the Cartier Tank Americaine watches collection, is by far the show stopping 18k rose gold design, fitted with a matching 18k rose gold leaf-effect bracelet which melds effortlessly to the contours of the lady’s wrist. As with all Cartier Tank Americaine watches, the timepiece features an octagonal crown fitted with a sensational blue sapphire stone, which teams with blue steeled central hours, to add a beautiful splash of colour to the wristwatch.
Carter Tank Americaine watches are a wonderful choice for a lady or gentleman’s anniversary gift or a special birthday treat. The versatile design of the watch makes it great for taking away on vacation, or wearing as a daily office companion, whilst adding interest to dull work attire or a plain suit. A legible dial sitting underneath the sapphire glass which has been treated with anti reflective and scratch resistant treatment, will allow the lady or gent to reference the time at any point throughout the day, without any undesirable glare from surrounding light affecting the dial. The breathtaking 18k rose gold bracelet of this particular Cartier Tank Americaine watch, is a rare addition to a Cartier watch. Its beautiful leaf design not only allows it to wrap around the lady’s wrist with ease, but also becomes the focal point for the design.
Whether it be the simplicity of their dials, or the luxury finish found within each variation – Tank Cartier Americaine watches are without a shadow of a doubt, a true slice of quintessential Swiss timekeeping. An example of the meticulous art behind one of the most famous watchmakers in the world.