In the early 2000s, the design was discontinued, making it a classic, but this year, Cartier has brought back the Panthère in all of its glory. Available in two sizes and nine finish types, the watch has an octagonal sapphire crown, Roman numeral hours, a linked bracelet band, and, obviously, those signature screws surrounding the dial.Cartier introduced the covetable timepiece into a bunch born following its infancy with a weekend-long celebration at Indochine at New York City.Think luxury timepiece and the Cartier Panthère watch is guaranteed to come into mind. Now the luxury jeweler has teamed up with Net-a-Porter to launch a contemporary re-edition of the iconic early-’80s watch, and supreme woman crush Georgia Fowler is fronting the campaign.The brand new Panthère collection features 12 watches rendered in yellow gold, rose gold, white gold, or stainless steel–with or without diamond bezels so that you can select your level of glam. Additionally, there are two limited-edition versions inspired by spotted panthers–a fun remix on the traditional style.But do not wait: All these timepieces will be available on net-a-porter. Scroll through to find out more of this Cartier Panthère collection.
The Santos is also an iconic square-cased Cartier Fragrance Panthere Eau Legere Replica watch with Roman numerals and visible screws on the bezel, and also at least one man I spoke to was confused about its similarity to the Cartier Panthère, therefore it’s worth noting that the Santos here for comparison. The differences are subtle. The size of the bezel and screws are a lot smaller over the Cartier Panthère than on the Santos, and the lugs are more tapered, as is your crown. And on the Santos, there is no border on the railroad track index. (Although there was a boundary on the index of the first Santos watch generated in 1904). The Santos was created for aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, a friend of Louis Cartier, to enable him to time his flight legs without needing to take his hands away from the controls to reach for his pocket watch. It was a hit in Parisian society, and Cartier launched it commercially a few decades later. The Santos-Dumont’s square shape was revolutionary for its time, and thus began Cartier’s adventure to the world of shaped watches.Although that the Cartier Panthère volume collection was created in 1983, Cartier was producing jeweled Panther-themed watches since even before it created the Santos watch in 1904 — the only guys who had been wearing wristwatches in the time were soldiers at the South African Boer War, and that was because Africa’s climate was too hot to get a waist jacket, where a man’s pocket watch is properly kept. Cartier continues its tradition of jeweled Panther watches each year. This year, the brand new jewelry inventions included, most importantly, the Royale and the Joueuse. The Cartier Panthère Royale was motivated by a famous panther and sapphire brooch Created by Cartier in 1949 for the Duchess of Windsor. It is designed in concentric circles set with diamonds surrounding a panther also set with diamonds and lacquer.
What other watches are there which may compete with the Panthère de Cartier Panthere Massai Replica in stainless steel? A few. The most obvious being the Cartier Tank Francaise.The Tank Francaise is a similar opinion in the sense it is a square(ish) steel watch with a bracelet out of Cartier. And though the aesthetic might be totally different to the trained eye (brushed finish, thicker necklace, rectangular case, etc.), it is obviously in precisely the same family. However, these watches are being marketed to people mostly on aesthetic grounds, and in that regard, there are plenty of instances for somebody definitively wanting one or another. It is worth noting that the medium-sized steel Tank prices $3,750, while the comparable Panthère costs $4,600. So at the close of the afternoon, this one actually just comes down to personal style (and $850). Another watch on the market that could provide the Panthère a run for its money is the Rolex Oyster Perpetual in 36mm. The Oyster Perpetual is far wider compared to the Panthère and prices more, at $5,400, but it can still easily fill thae part of a steel everyday watch on a bracelet, albeit in a different way. This view also brings into play with an automated motion and also the Rolex name, both of which can obviously be game-changers for specific customers.A better comparison may be the brand new 28mm Lady-Datejust in steel, which was re-introduced this season at Baselworld in three new variants. The metal version with a pink dial and Roman numerals may get closer to the delicate femininity of the Panthère, however, again, this is a far cry from Cartier’s unique aesthetic. Retailing for $6,300, it’s also in a high price bracket.
The case may appear to be your typical square case, but it is not. While square watches often find themselves just appealing to a niche audience, the Panthère finds more universal appeal as a result of sophistication and finesse of the design. Specifically, the curved borders and instantly-recognizable screw-down bezel really put the watch aside. The dial is enclosed in a square steel bezel with rounded corners, and this, as I mentioned, is set with eight screws (this is mirrored on the caseback). Among the interesting points about the case design is the curved lugs and crown guards. Both are fluid in look and might feel insignificant, but they really add to the overall design of this piece. Without them, the watch wouldn’t have exactly the exact same feeling of dynamism in all.The bracelet would be the second most important thing about this watch. When it was initially released, people praised this particular bracelet because of its versatility and sleek appearance. Moreover, the connections are curved, allowing for significantly less weight and more motion, which makes the watch more comfortable on the wrist.For that view, Cartier Panthère Sadek Replica has used its standard quartz movement. This comes as no surprise to me, however, as the company likely wished to keep costs down and to make the collection as available and commercially viable as you can. Remember, this isn’t a niche product we’re referring to. So in this example, it does not bother me one bit that the opinion is quartz — haute horlogerie isn’t what this view is about, and I love that it’s not pretending otherwise.
The differences are subtle. The size of this bezel and screws are much smaller over the Cartier Panthère than on the Santos, and the lugs are more pliable, as is the crown. And on the Santos, there is not any border on the railroad track index. (Though there was a boundary on the index of the original Santos watch generated in 1904). It was a hit in Parisian society, and Cartier found it commercially a couple of decades later. The Santos-Dumont’s square-foot was revolutionary for its time, and consequently began Cartier’s venture to the world of shaped watches.Although that the Cartier Panthère volume collection was created in 1983, Cartier was producing jeweled Panther-themed watches because even before it generated the Santos watch in 1904 — the only guys who were wearing wristwatches in that time were soldiers at the South African Boer War, and that was because Africa’s climate was too hot to get a waist jacket, where a man’s pocket watch is correctly kept. Cartier continues its heritage of jeweled Panther watches each year. This season, the brand new jewelry inventions included, most notably, the Royale and the Joueuse.
|Case material||Yellow gold|
|Bracelet material||Yellow Gold|
|Location||United Kingdom, Wilmslow|
|Price||£6,990 (= $9,810)|
|Case material||Yellow gold|
|Case diameter||20 x 25 mm|
|Material bezel||Yellow gold|
|Dial numerals||Roman numerals|
|Bracelet material||Yellow Gold|
|Clasp material||Yellow gold|
|Blue Steel Hands|
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An excellent condition pre-owned quartz movement yellow gold ladies 20mm case size Cartier Tank Francaise (W50002N2) featuring Cartier’s classic grained silver dial with black Roman numeral hour markers surrounded by a yellow gold tank case. This stunning watch comes on a yellow gold Cartier Tank bracelet and is complete with its original box, service history and all relevant paperwork being originally UK supplied as new on 17th December 1998.
This particular Cartier Tank Francaise has extensive Cartier service history. The watch has been back to Cartier five times during its life. Below is a list of the dates and what was done, we have Cartier paperwork for each of these which will come complete with the watch
– March 2000- water resistance renewal
– June 2002- complete service at Cartier Panthère Sadek Replica Bond St.
– October 2004- maintenance service at Cartier Panthere Gold Sunglasses Replica Sloane St.
– August 2007- Complete service at Cartier Panthere Eyewear Replica Sloane St.
– December 2011- Complete service at Cartier Sloane St.
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