Tank MC Watches
Some may say that caliber de Cartier is the ultimate watch but it is the tank mc collection that has stolen the hearts of many. With its roots being in respect to the military in World War 1, Cartier has managed to strike the balance between luxury and novelty. Louis Cartier made the first prototype in 1917 and his legacy still lives on through the Cartier Tank mc.
The tank collection
This collection was first introduced in 2013. Despite being generous in size and a men’s watch, it is not uncommon to see women donning this exquisite pieces. The "mc" means manufacture Cartier to reference the caliber 1904-ps mc movement inside the watch. The tank mc price is a bit high but that is to be expected based on the indisputable quality of the watches.
Distinctive features and model versions of tank collection
The Cartier tank mc collection comes with various features that separate it from the rest of the Cartier watches. Some of its distinctive features are:
All watches in this collection comes with a classic alligator strap.
This features makes the tank watch perfect for various occasions.
The 1904 mc automatic movement give it a power reserve of up to 48 hours.
A tank watch is usually 34.3 mm by 44mm with a thickness of 9.5mm. Despite these dimensions, it is not as large as it seems and wears pretty well on the wrist.
While the rest of the Cartier watches have a more traditional feel to them, the tank mc has managed to add a formal touch to them. The tank Anglaise is a version of the tank mc that comes on a bracelet and has a modern look to it but the 18k rose gold is definitely the highlight of this collection. It is not only sleek but also considerably expensive than the rest.