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Cartier Tank Must De Cartier Ref. 590005 1980's

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This specific Cartier Tank Must De Cartier Ref. 590005 is in excellent condition. The width measures 23mm which will suit male and female wrists.  It comes on its original Cartier brown leather strap with its original Cartier buckle. The sapphire crown winds well and sits subtly at 3 o'clock. We've placed this watch's approximate year of production within the 1980's.

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.

Details Of This Watch

Maker: Cartier
Model: Tank
Reference: 590005
Year: 1980's-1990's
Dimensions: 23.5mm diameter; 31mm length
Lug Width: 17.5mm
Box/Papers: No
Dial: Original Cartier dial
Hands: Original blue sword hands
Material: Vermeil
Crystal: Plexiglass
Bracelet/Strap: Original Cartier leather strap with Cartier clasp
Performance: Watch is fully functioning and running

Things We Like

- An icon in the watch industry
- Simple, easy to wear and read
- Cartier original parts

Things To Note

- Scratching on the case
- Light wear and tear on the leather strap