Cartier W5200028

Collection: Tank de Cartier Gender: Men, Women
Cartier W5200028 is a classy and simply charming timepiece. Sporting the iconic look of the Tank design, the watch is presented in a robust steel on steel construction that features an alluring brushed and polished finish, which paired with its Silvered dial, makes it easy to goes with anything, literally. And more than just versatility, this beauty also employs the Cartier Calibre 049 automatic movement for precise timekeeping.

Cartier W5200028 31mm Tank Solo XL Automatic for men and women

Despite of being simple, this luxury wrist watch does spare a lots of refinements for either men or women wrists with its classical beauty that would remains stylish for years to come thanks to the used enduring materials and watchmaker’s precision craftsmanship. The timepiece is sizable and slim for an automatic, yet, it feels solid and sturdy as expected from such premium timepiece. While the fact that it is watertight to 30 meters simply makes it even more practical as a daily wear.

This wrist flattering watch belong to the Tank Solo XL series, however, it doesn’t as large as you may think it is. Based on its size, Cartier W5200028 is considerably a large size for ladies’ average wrist, or you may say a medium sized for gents. Its well crafted rectangle case that is made of premium grade stainless steel measures 31mm × 40.85mm and approximately 7.65mm thick, meanwhile, its sturdy yet comfy link bracelet that is made of the same quality material as the case and comes equipped with a hidden folding clasp is around 20.5mm wide.

Side Angle. Its caseback is solid, and it is slightly tapered so that it would fits nicely as well for those who particularly have a skinny wrist. This brushed steel caseback is engraved with some general information regarding the watch including its series number, and it is secured with eight screws. At the other side, its face is protected by a scratch resistant sapphire to ensure that its surface would remains scratches-and-nicks free through time and use, which in addition, also features anti-reflective coating for an improved visibility. And there at the right hand side, lays one of Cartier’s signature design elements, a Blue spinel cabochon decorated circular grained steel crown.

The Dial: Zoom. Typical to the Tank Solo XL timepieces, this unisex’s Cartier W5200028 luxury watch comes with a minimalist styled dial that has a nice degree of read-ability due to its well balanced layout and decent colors’ contrast. Bright in Silver grained White, the dial comes with that famous sword-shaped Blued steel hour and minute hands, a slimmer sweep seconds hand, painted Black italicized Roman numeral hour markers, squared painted Black minute markers around the inner rim, and a legible date window at the 6 o’clock position.

Speaking a bit about its mechanical movement, Calibre 049 is one of the Cartier’s best personalized automatic "three-hands, date" movement. It is personalized by the watchmaker based on the finely tuned ETA 2892-A2, in which, in terms of performance, it does accurate and fairly rugged for an automatic. This self-winding 21 jewels movement beats at 28,800 alterations per hour, and under full wind, it has an approximate power reserve of 42 hours.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this unisex’s Stainless steel on steel Silvered dial Cartier Calibre 049 powered Tank Solo XL automatic mechanical timepiece is reasonably priced with an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $3,750.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: Cartier
Collection: Tank de Cartier
Series: Tank Solo XL
Model number: W5200028
Watch style: Unisex, Casual Dress, Formal
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 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: Stainless steel

Silver tone, fine brushed and polished steel link bracelet. ± 20.5 mm wide. standard length.

Clasp: Hidden folding 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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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 Saturday, November 15, 2014. The post is tagged as $2500 up to $5000, 30m, 31mm, analog, automatic, cartier, date, dress, men, mid end, on steel, rectangle, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, unisex, watch, women.

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