Cartier Unisex Ballon Bleu Stainless Steel Watch

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Product Details

Cartier Unisex Ballon Bleu Stainless Steel Watch
Case: 45 mm, stainless steel, solid back secured with eight screws, sapphire crystal, enclosed rounded crown with sapphire cabochon
Dial: silver engine turned dial, radial black Roman numerals, blued steel baton hands, date aperture at three, inner minute track
Movement: automatic
Band: stainless steel bracelet with a double deployant clasp; 6-3/4 inches
Signed: Cartier on the dial, case, and clasp

Note: watch is currently in working order

Stainless Steel

Overall Condition: Very Good

Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and set with glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. Parlaying the company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style, he established a fabulous jewelry empire. The grandsons were responsible for operating salons in Paris, London and New York, respectively. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele. Savvy business move in the 1970s developing a boutique product line named ""Les Must"" appealing to the public at large.