This specific Cartier Tank Must De Cartier 'Blue Motif' Ref. 2414 is in excellent condition. The width measures 25mm by 33mm which is a larger size for the Cartier Tank Must De. We've placed the approximate year of production in the year 2000.Condition Report:Instead of vermeil this Cartier Tank Ref. 2414 is casted in full .925 sterling silver, this allows for a subtle finish across the case rather than polished steel - the case is in excellent condition with only minimal hairline scratches. There is also a caseback sticker applied for protection when wearing the watch. It's easy to fall in love with the unique watermark motif at the centre of the dial and the bold blue staggered Roman numeral hour markers. Classic sword blue hour hands are present along with a stick ticking seconds hand. The dial has minimal signs of blemishes or wear. Located at 3 o'clock is the date window which also features a quickset function via the crown. The sapphire crown winds well and sits subtly at 3 o'clock. It comes on its original dark blue Cartier leather strap with its original Cartier deployant buckle.Cartier Tank History:
One of the most recognisable and well sought after watches. Throughout history there have been many famous Cartier Tank owners from Muhammed Ali, Andy Warhol, Princess Diana and Jacquie Kennedy. Today the Cartier Tank is one of the must have dress watches in someone's collection be it male or female.
Louis Cartier invented the Cartier Tank in 1917. Known today as the brands most iconic watch. The name and design derived from the Renault FT-17, a French tank that was used in combat throughout World War One. Using rectangular and square lines as the shape of the watch it keeps a relatively slim profile. If you would like to learn more about the Cartier Tank, read our article here:
The Guided History Lesson of the Cartier Tank.