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Cartier Tank Louis Cartier Ref. 78087, 18k Gold Circa 1980

Cartier Tank Louis Cartier Ref. 78087, 18k Gold Circa 1980

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Regular price £4,295.00
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This beautiful example of the highly desired Cartier Tank Louis Cartier, reference 78087 from 1980, is in excellent condition throughout. Cased in 18k gold and sporting the timeless Cartier Tank dial design, this is a watch for the lady that appreciates elegant, understated style.

First produced in 1922, the Tank Louis Cartier  – which has become the ‘default’ Tank, was named after the founder of the company, Louis-François Cartier. The watch is famous for its beautifully proportioned rectangular case and rounded angles. The Cartier Tank is considered by some to be the holy grail of watch design; it flawlessly combines form and function, and beautifully communicates an aesthetic that has not only survived for many generations but will always look as modern as it did the day it was designed.

Technical & Condition

Condition: Given its age the watch remains in exceptional condition throughout. The dial has been professionally refinished in the past and remains in excellent condition, the case remains free from major damage and the movement also remains in exceptional condition. The watch is fitted with a black leather strap.

Case size (exc. crown): 20.5mm

Case material: 18k gold

Movement: 17J, manual wind, signed Cartier

Strap/bracelet: Leather strap with 18k gold Cartier buckle

Box and papers: Our own

The Cartier perfect for any lady

This 18k gold cased Cartier is perfect for any lady seeking a timeless gold watch for herself or as a gift. It would also make a superb choice for gents seeking a timepiece to gift that’s sure to delight and impress a lucky recipient.

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Key Information

Cartier Tank Louis Cartier Ref. 78087, 18k Gold Circa 1980

Technical Information

Key Information:

  • Brand: Cartier
  • Model: Tank Louis
  • Ref.: Ref. 78087
  • Year: 1980
  • SKU: 1697


  • Movement Calibre: 17J, manual wind, signed Cartier
  • Movement Type: Manual
  • Case Size: 20.5mm

Box and Papers:

  • Our Own

Condition Report

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Delivery within the UK is Free. Delivery within Europe is £60. Delivery for the Rest of the World is £80.


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