Cartier W7100016

Collection: Calibre de Cartier Gender: Men
Cartier W7100016 is an elegant, sporty flavored timepiece that offers more than just a flattering looks. Presented in a robust steel on steel construction with an eye-catching fine brushed and polished finish that is designed to be watertight to 30 meters for practical sake, inside, this masculine 42mm luxury watch is fitted with the mechanical manufacture Cartier Calibre 1904-PS MC automatic movement for precise timekeeping.

Cartier W7100016 42mm Calibre de Cartier Automatic for men

This gent’s premium wrist accessory is a part of the Calibre de Cartier collection, an iconic timepieces line-up that is made for those who are longing for perfection. It is constructed with enduring materials for longevity, has a flawless details that clearly showcase its precision craftsmanship, and consists of nothing but quality components to ensure that it remains running smoothly for years to come. And better yet, its design construction also account the aspects of ergonomic for comfort.

For men’s average wrist, this Cartier W7100016 is considerably a large size. Its hefty round case that is made of stainless steel and finished in fine brushed and polished has a diameter of 42 mm --in which, the widest part of it in the mid-section is actually 45.05 mm wide, and slim enough for an automatic at 9.64 mm thick. Meanwhile, its sturdy yet comfy stainless steel three-rows link bracelet that comes comes equipped with a hidden folding clasp with push button safety measures around 20 mm wide. Overall, it weighs around 175 grams.

Front angle view.
Caseback.
Similar to the other Calibre de Cartier watches, the caseback of this timepiece is transparent, featuring sapphire display that is secured by a steel plate that is held in place by 8 screws, allowing you to take a good look at the Calibre 1904-PS MC housed inside. The steel part of its back is engraved with all the watch’s general information such as materials and the serial number around. At the other side, its face is shielded by a domed anti-glare coated sapphire crystal that offers an appreciable continual clarity, while also ensuring that its surface would remains scratches-and-nicks free through time and use. Of course, by sporting a capacity of 30 m water resistance, you can be sure that it wont be harmed by slight wetness. Furthermore, at the right hand side of the case, there is a polished heptagonal steel crown that is typical to Cartier, sets with Blue faceted sapphire.

The Face. Its face, which is one of the most appreciated part of its collection’s signature design, is simply fabulous. Cartier W7100016 comes with a bold Black dial that is refined with contemporary style, detailed, and has a well balanced layout arrangement that is opted for a good read-ability. On the dial, there are sword shaped Silvered oxidized-steel hour and minute hands with SuperLuminova, an applied Silvered oversized "XII" Roman hour marker with SuperLuminova fill, three of smaller luminous Roman numerals on both of the "XII" sides (I, II, III, IX, X, XI) and applied sticks markers with SuperLuminova on the remaining hours, framed date aperture at 3 o’clock, along with framed subsidiary small seconds counter with Silver tone hands and White markers. And as an added aesthetic, its inner bezel is decorated with a subtle Clous de Paris accent.

Calibre 1904-PS MC. Speaking a bit about the movement, despite of being non-chronometer, the Cartier Calibre 1904-PS MC employed by this masculine timepiece is a good automatic movement that is both accurate and reliable. This watchmaker’s first manufacture self-winding 27 jewels movement beating at 28,800 alterations per hour, and provides around 48 hours of power reserve. It has some sort of similarity with the ETA 2892-A2, but, it is slimmer, and having a small seconds hack instead of central sweep seconds. Precision wise, our rated daily average is around 6.4 seconds fast which is good enough for mechanical timepiece which does tend to gain some time --although it might be a little to fast for some taste. In addition, this satin finished Calibre 1904-PS also features perlage and côtes de Genève decoration.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this men’s Stainless steel on three-rows Steel link bracelet Black dial Cartier Calibre W7100016 luxury wrist watch is offered at a reasonable original manufacturer suggested retail price of $8,050.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: Cartier
Collection: Calibre de Cartier
Series: Automatic
Model number: W7100016
Watch style: Gent, Dress, Elegant, Formal
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Cartier Calibre 1904-PS MC. In-house (manufacture) movement, first released in 2010, designed in collaborative work with Jaeger-LeCoultre. Swiss made, automatic self-winding mechanical movement.

Specs
Functions: Two hands, Small seconds, Date.
Size: 11½‴ lignes (Ø 25.6mm), height 4.00 mm.

27 jewels. beats at 28,800 vph. provides ± 48 hours of power reserve. Features: Bi-directional winding, two mainspring barrel, Glucydur balance, flat Nivarox hairspring, Incabloc shock absorber, Etachron fine regulation. Cartier engraved rotor. Decorated with perlage, côtes de Genève, and satin finishes.

Performance
--rated under certain conditions, actual performance may vary.
Dial up/down: +6.8 / +8.8
Crown up/down/left: +7.0 / +8.2 / +7.8
Greatest deviation: 2.0
Daily average: +6.4

Functions: Hour, Minute, Small seconds, Date
Dial: Black

Black decorated dial. Sword-shaped, Silvered oxidized-steel hour and minute hands with SuperLuminova. Applied oversized "XII" w/ Superluminova, transferred White luminescent Roman numeral (I, II, III, IX, X, XI), stick hour markers with SuperLuminova fill. painted White markers around the outer rim with quarterly luminescent dots and Roman at 5 minute interval. Small seconds at 6, Automatic date at 3.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

domed. scratch resistant, with anti reflective coating.

Case: Stainless Steel

Round, Ø 42 mm (45.05 mm at its widest part), ± 9.64 mm thick. fine brushed. weight: ± 175 grams (including the steel bracelet).

Bezel: Stainless Steel

stationary bezel. fine brushed and polished.

Caseback: See-through

stainless steel with sapphire display, secured with 8 screws. engraved.

Crown: Pull and push crown

Stainless Steel. polished, heptagonal shaped, decorated with Blue faceted sapphire.

Bracelet: Stainless Steel

Silver tone, fine brushed and polished, three-rows link bracelet. ± 20 mm wide. men’s standard length.

Clasp: Hidden deployment folding clasp

with push button safety for extra security measures.

Notable Features: Calendar
Luminous hands and markers
Transparent exhibition caseback
Calibre de Cartier signature design
Water resistant: 30 m (3 ATM / 100 feet)

daily wear, not suitable for prolonged contact with water.

Additional info: -

MSRP

$

Rate: 1

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

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The Cartier 42mm Calibre de Cartier Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Friday, November 14, 2014. The post is tagged as $5000 up to $10000, 30m, 42mm, analog, automatic, cartier, date, dress, men, mid end, on steel, round, small second, stainless steel, swiss automatic, two hands, watch.

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