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Cartier Must de Cartier Tank 590005

Cartier Must de Cartier Tank 590005

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Vintage Ladies Must de Cartier Tank: A Touch of Everyday Elegance
Introducing the vintage Must de Cartier Tank, a mid-sized treasure that encapsulates the essence of Cartier's revolution in luxury accessibility. With a 23mm case that excludes the crown, this timepiece offers a delicate and sophisticated wrist presence, perfect for the discerning woman who appreciates the fusion of historic grandeur and contemporary finesse.

A Symbol of Accessible Luxury
The Must de Cartier line, born from the creative minds of Robert Hocq and Alain-Dominique Perrin in 1973, was a stroke of genius that redefined Cartier's reach. With the vision to create products that were not just desirable but essential, "Les Must de Cartier" became a byword for affordable luxury, bringing the Cartier charm to a wider audience.

The Revolutionary Must de Cartier Tank
In 1977, the launch of the Must de Cartier Tank truly set the wheels of change in motion. It was a homage to the storied Tank Louis Cartier but presented in silver gilt and an array of captivating dial colors, making it a sought-after piece for a burgeoning clientele. This watch was a groundbreaking move for Cartier, shattering previous sales records and becoming the emblematic accessory of the chic and fashionable.

An Icon of the Era
The Must de Cartier Tank didn't just capture the market; it captured the zeitgeist. Its widespread appeal was cemented when fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent chose this very model for his personal wear, further establishing the Must de Cartier as the watch of the era.

This Must de Cartier Tank
The piece we present today is a tribute to that innovative spirit. While compact in size, it carries the weight of a storied heritage. It’s a vintage offering that remains as relevant and stylish now as it was upon its release. Accompanied by a Cartier pouch and just returned from a full service, this watch is not only a statement piece but also a reliable companion for daily wear.

The Epitome of Cartier Craftsmanship
For the woman who carries a piece of history with grace, who values elegance in its most authentic form, this Must de Cartier Tank is an invitation to partake in a legacy of style and sophistication. It stands ready to continue its journey from the illustrious past into the heart of its next custodian's story. Don't let this chance slip by to own a slice of Cartier's visionary journey into creating an everyday elegance.

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Key Information

Cartier Must de Cartier Tank 590005

Technical Information

Key Information:

  • Brand: Cartier
  • Model: Must de Cartier Tank
  • Ref.: 590005
  • Year: -
  • SKU: 1954


  • Movement Calibre: -
  • Movement Type: Quartz
  • Case Size: 23*30mm

Box and Papers:

  • Our Own

Condition Report

Condition Report: Presented in good vintage condition. The dial and hands remain in good order as does the case. There is minor loss of plating to the lug ends but this is hardly noticeable when worn. The watch has been fitted with a new battery and strap. The watch also comes with a Cartier service pouch.

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