Cartier W5200027

Collection: Tank de Cartier Gender: Men, Women
This Cartier Calibre 049 powered Tank Solo XL W5200027 is one that gonna surely fits the bill if what you’re looking for is a quality timepiece that would remains stylish and reliable through ages. The elegant combination of its straight forward lined steel case and luxurious Black bracelet gives you an appreciable versatility, while its 30 m water resistance makes it even more practical as a daily wear.

Cartier W5200027 31mm Tank Solo XL Automatic for men and women

Just by a glance, you’ll know by heart that it does indeed a wrist flattering timepiece. And being Cartier, you can be sure that there is nothing cheap within this beauty as everyone knows that the renown Paris based watchmakers only use the finest, and only letting one that is flawless to goes out from their workshop.

Despite of having an "XL" within its series’ name, this Cartier W5200027 is actually not as large as you may think it is. Based on its measurement, this automatic watch would be a medium sized for gents, or a large size for ladies’ average wrist. Its meticulously crafted rectangle case that is made of premium grade stainless steel and refined in fine brushed and polished finish measures 31mm × 40.85mm and slim enough with less than 8mm thickness. Meanwhile, its supple yet supportive luxurious Black bracelet that is made of genuine alligator-skin and comes equipped with a steel made adjustable deployant clasp is around 20.5mm wide.

Side Angle. The watch’s robust case is topped with an anti-reflective coated sapphire crystal to makes its construction even more durable while also providing an enjoyable continual clarity. Its brushed steel caseback that is held in place by eight screws and engraved with some general information regarding the timepiece is slightly tapered so that it would fits nicely as well for those who particularly have a skinny wrist. And, at the right hand side of the case, lays one of Cartier’s signature design elements, a Blue spinel cabochon decorated circular grained steel crown.

The Dial: Zoom. Upfront, just exactly like its steel on steel variant, this unisex’s Cartier W5200027 luxury sports a minimalist styled Silver grained White dial that has a nice degree of read-ability due to its well balanced layout and decent colors’ contrast. One the dial, there are another Cartier’s signature sword-shaped Blued steel hour and minute hands, a skinny Blue sweep seconds hand, eleven of painted Black Roman numeral hour markers, a legible date window occupying the 6 o’clock position, and squared painted Black minute markers around the inner rim for easy reference. In addition, as the watch is water resistant to 30 m, you can also be sure that it wont fog through time and use.

The self-winding mechanical movement employed by this battery-less timepiece, Calibre 049, is one of the Cartier’s best non-manufacture mechanical "three-hands, date" movement that is both accurate and fairly rugged. Speaking a bit about it, this automatic caliber is personalized by the watchmaker based on the finely tuned ETA 2892-A2. Specs wise, Cartier Calibre 049 is beating at the harmonic rhythm of 28,800 alterations per hour, contains 21 jewels, and has a single barrel that is when fully wound, provides around 42 hours of power reserve.

Honestly speaking, we thought that this Tank Solo XL is one of those timeless classic that every watch connoisseur should have. It is elegant timepiece with such style that would remains stylish for years to come, and it does retain its value an "affordable" luxury wrist accessory. Despite of being considerably a vintage, its the watch works just great even you're pairing it with your latest formal dressing. Not to mention the comfort, practicality, and its reliability as a timekeeper as well.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this unisex’s Stainless steel on Black crocs leather Silvered dial Cartier W5200027 premium mechanical wrist watch is reasonably priced with an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $3,500.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: Cartier
Collection: Tank de Cartier
Series: Tank Solo XL
Model number: W5200027
Watch style: Unisex, Dress, Formal, Classic
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Cartier Caliber 049. Personalized, based on ETA 2892-A2. Swiss made, automatic mechanical self winding three hands movement.

Specs
Function: Three hands, automatic date. Size: 11½‴ lignes (Ø 25.6 mm), 3.57 mm thick. 21 jewels. beats at 28,800 vph. ± 42 hours of power reserve. Bi-directional winding. Fine adjustment via eccentric. Incabloc shock absorption.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Seconds, Date
Dial: Silver Opaline

Silver grained white dial. Sword-shaped Blued steel hands. painted Black Roman hour markers. painted Black minute markers around the inner rim. Date display at 6.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant. with anti reflective coating.

Case: Stainless steel

Rectangle, Ø 31 mm × 40.85 mm, ± 7.65 mm thick. brushed and polished.

Bezel: Stainless steel

stationary bezel. brushed and polished.

Caseback: Solid

stainless steel, beveled. screwed, brushed, engraved.

Crown: Pull and push crown

Stainless steel. circular grained, set with Blue spinel cabochon.

Bracelet: Alligator / Crocodile leather

Black, textured pattern, with tonal stitching. ± 20.5 mm wide. standard length.

Clasp: Deployant buckle clasp
Notable Features: Calendar
Cartier Tank Solo signature design
Slim profile
Water resistant: 30 m (3 ATM / 100 feet)

daily wear, not suitable for prolonged contact with water.

Additional info: -

MSRP

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Rate: 1

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or Recommended Retail Price listed here may or may not reflecting the actual selling price of this Cartier Tank de Cartier watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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About the Content

The Cartier 31mm Tank Solo XL Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Thursday, August 29, 2013. The post is tagged as $2500 up to $5000, 30m, 31mm, analog, automatic, cartier, date, dress, low end, men, on leather, rectangle, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, unisex, watch, women.

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