Rotonde de Cartier large date second time-zone watch replica

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Cartier has unveiled at Watches & Wonders exhibition in Hong Kong the Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc.
The new Cartier collection of small complication models for men’s combines a second zone-time, a day/night indication, a large date and small seconds. The new 1904-FU MC self-winding movement has been developed over a period of several years at the Cartier Manufacture in La Chaux-de-Fonds. A first in Cartierwatchmaking, this movement groups together the setting of all its complications in one single push-piece. To change the zone-times when traveling you simply push on the crown like on a single-pusher-chronograph.
The second time zone is marked via a “1” to “12” retrograde scale in the upper left dial; it can be advanced in one hour increments by pressing the crown. There is a day/night aperture near four o’clock. There is also a big date indication and running small seconds at the top and bottom of the dial, respectively.
The watch has a nice set of decorative elements, too. You can see a couple different guilloché patterns. And the Breguet-style hands seem to fit particularly well with this watch. Though I am not really a fan of all the cut-off Roman numerals.

The powerhouse behind all these ‘small complications’ is the brand new, in house, 1904-FU MC movement. The movement has been developed over the last few years and impressively all the complications are adjusted via the single (iconic cabochon sapphire set) crown. Cartier are using their movement design capabilities to champion the everyday, smaller complications. They recognise that not every timepiece needs to be a perpetual calendar or equation of time, and that more common (and more useful) complications, such as a second timezone and highly legible big date, can be implemented in new and elegant ways. Clever work Cartier.
Specifications:

ROTONDE DE CARTIER SECOND TIME-ZONE DAY/NIGHT WATCH
CASE: 18-CARAT PINK GOLD, WHITE GOLD OR STEEL
CROWN: SET WITH A SAPPHIRE CABOCHON, OR SET WITH A SYNTHETIC CABOCHON-SHAPED SPINEL FOR THE STEEL MODEL
DIAMETER: 42MM
CASE THICKNESS: 11.96MM
CASEBACK: SAPPHIRE
BRACELET: ALLIGATOR
CALIBRE 1904-FU MC: SELF-WINDING MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE MOVEMENT,
HOURS, MINUTES, RETROGRADE SECOND TIME-ZONE, DAY/NIGHT INDICATION, LARGE DATE, SMALL SECONDS
CASING-UP DIAMETER: 111⁄2 LINES, OR 25.6 MM
THICKNESS: 5.2 MM
NUMBER OF JEWELS: 27
NUMBER OF PARTS: 230
BALANCE: 28,800
VIBRATIONS HOUR
POWER RESERVE: APPROX. 48 HOURS Buy best replica cartier watches at ftwatches.cn :



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