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Cartier Presents the Calibre De Cartier Astrotourbillon Calibre

Cartier Watches presents the new Calibre 9451 MC Limited Edition hand-wound Calibre de Cartier Astrotourbillon. The manual-wind movement is installed in the 47mm titanium case. The movement was made entirely in-house and is the result of five years of R&D for the company. It has a sporty look and feel unlike other tourbillion complication watches on the market with the carriage positioned above the movement. It is between two planes of the three dimensional dial, most traditional tourbillion movement usually have the component as a part of the structure.

The carriage hovers above the dial, in doing this is it more susceptible to vibration and shock thereby requiring a sophisticated shock-resistant system to ensure the accuracy of the timepiece. This design allows the tourbillion carriage to rotate around the entire dial in a smooth manner in 60 second precision, it acts as the central hand and the design has an arrow-shaped centered balance bridge to indicate the seconds. When looking at this watch it will mesmerize and excite the senses, it is unlike anything ever seen. It is by far the most exquisite and genius second hand on a wristwatch.

The assembly is quite large and in order to reduce vibrations the titanium tourbillion carriage has a platinum counterweight hidden under the dial in a brilliant bit of engineering. The dial is near identical to the Rotonde de Cartier with the exception of the larger Roman numeral at 12 o'clock that dominates the other numbers on the dial.

Even though the case is large, it is not heavy due to the usage of light metals and the design of the curving horns that wrap around the wrist. The watch has 23 jewels, 192 parts and a power reserve of 48 hours. The hour and minute hands are done in diamond-shaped blue steel which contrast beautifully with the stark white dial and the black numerals that tie into the blue faceted sapphire on the crown. It is water-resistant to 30 meters, comes with a black alligator strap and an 18 carat white gold push button double folding adjustable clasp for security. The crystal is sapphire as well as the exhibition case back to display the delicate movements of the mechanism inside. Cartier Watches are always innovative and this one will captivate the senses with the moving carriage and the bold presence it embodies. This piece has a very refined and wearable look that is bound to become quite a hit once it is released on the market.