Cartier W69009Z3

Collection: Ballon Bleu de Cartier Gender: Men, Women
It is indeed so easy to fall in love with Cartier W69009Z3. Not only that the steel-gold watch is visually stunning and versatile, its one of a kind Ballon Bleu silhouette is backed with a superior Swiss construction for longevity, having a superb design that is watertight to 30 meters for practical sake, and inside, there is the highly appreciate Cartier Caliber 049 automatic movement that offers a long lasting accuracy.

Cartier W69009Z3 42.1mm Ballon Bleu de Cartier Automatic for men and women

As expected from the Paris based jeweler and watchmaker, there is nothing cheap about this luxury timepiece. Its materials are the finest, and skillfully executed with such remarkable precision craftsmanship. Simply said, a flawless, that would lasts for years to come.

Based on its size, this beauty is a large size for gents --or you may say an oversized one it worn by ladies, who knows, some women do have that kind of preference, right?

The watch rounded case, that is crafted of a premium grade stainless steel measures 42.1 mm in diameter and approximately 11.9 mm thick, meanwhile, its alluring link bracelet that is crafted with a thrilling combination of steel and 18K Yellow Gold and comes equipped with hidden folding clasp with push button safety for convenient fitting. measures around 21.5 mm wide. Due to its solid materials, the watch does a tad bit heavy, but still, in a good way, which makes it feels solid and sturdier just like what you’d expect from such premium timepiece.

Side angle. The back of its high polished case is solid --slightly domed, secured with screws, and engraved with markers that includes its serial number. At the other side, its face is shielded with a domed sapphire crystal that features anti-reflective coating at both sides for an improved clarity, while also ensuring that the surface would remains scratches-and-nicks free for years to come. And at the right hand side, there is a steel arc protected sapphire faceted 18K Yellow Gold knob crown which is one distinct signature of the Ballon Bleu itself.

This Cartier W69009Z3 watch’s another attractive part is of course, its Silver guilloche dial that lends both classic and modern appeal for aesthetic, while also offering a nice degree of legibility for your convenience. On the dial, there are Cartier’s signature sword shaped Blued-steel hour and minute hands, a slim sweep seconds hand, painted Black minute markers around the inner rim, and painted Black eleven Roman numeral hour markers --in which, its "three" is occupied by the date window.

Speaking a bit about the mechanical engine inside, Cartier Calibre 049 is an automatic self winding movement that contains 21 jewels, beats at 28,800 alterations per hour, and provides approximately 38 hours of power reserve under full wind. This caliber that is built by Cartier based on ETA 2892-A2 eubache, is both accurate and rugged. It is non-Chronometer, but, its precision does quite a satisfactory for a mechanical movement.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this unisex’s Stainless Steel on Steel-18K Yellow Gold Silver dial Ballon Bleu de Cartier W69009Z3 "three-hands, date" automatic wrist watch is reasonably priced with an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $10,200.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: Cartier
Collection: Ballon Bleu de Cartier
Series: Automatic
Model number: W69009Z3
Watch style: Unisex, Dress, Elegant, Modern Classic
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Cartier Caliber 049. Personalized, based on ETA 2892-A2. Swiss made automatic self-winding mechanical 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. fine adjustment via eccentric, Incabloc shock absorption.

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

Guilloche dial. Sword-shaped Blued steel hands. Black Roman numeral hour markers. Black printed markers around the inner rim. Date display at 3.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant, anti reflective.

Case: Stainless steel

Round, Ø 42.1 mm, ± 11.9 mm thick. high polished.

Bezel: Stainless steel

stationary bezel. high polished.

Caseback: Solid

stainless steel. engraved.

Crown: Pull and push crown

18K Yellow Gold. circular crown with a synthetic crystal, protected with rose gold arc.

Bracelet: Stainless steel and 18K Yellow Gold

Two tone, polished link bracelet with gold central links. ± 21.5 mm wide. standard length.

Clasp: Hidden deployment clasp
Notable Features: Calendar
Ballon Bleu de Cartier signature design
Water resistant: 30 m (3 ATM / 99 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 Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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The Cartier 42.1mm Ballon Bleu de Cartier Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Tuesday, November 04, 2014. The post is tagged as $10000 up to $25000, 30m, 42mm, analog, automatic, cartier, date, dress, gold, men, mid end, on steel, round, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, unisex, watch, women.

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