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Cartier Midsize W51011Q3 Tank Francaise Stainless Steel Watch
- Watch in brushed stainless steel featuring square dial with Roman numeral markers, blue sword-shape hands, and date window
- 25 mm stainless steel case with scratch-resistant-sapphire dial window
- Swiss quartz movement with analog display
- Stainless steel link bracelet with deployment clasp
- Water resistant to 30 m (99 ft): In general, withstands splashes or brief immersion in water, but not suitable for swimming
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Renowned worldwide for its high-quality French timepieces, Cartier proves once again it knows how to craft genius with its midsize Tank Francaise watch. The sophisticated timepiece is designed with a square stainless steel bezel, a stationary stainless steel bezel, and a flexible stainless steel link bracelet with a secure deployment clasp. A scratch-resistant sapphire window protects the square silvered white-grained dial face, which features black Roman numeral hour indexes and matching black minute indexes. Sword-shaped hands and the Cartier logo beneath the 12 o'clock position complete the elegant look. This watch is powered by a Cartier's own Calibre 175A Swiss-quartz movement and is water resistant to 99 feet.
- Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
- ASIN: B000FLT8UM
- Item model number: W51011Q3
- Date first available at Amazon.com: December 23, 2005
- Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Cartier|
|Dial window material type||Scratch resistant sapphire|
|Case material||Stainless steel|
|Case diameter||25 millimeters|
|Band Material||Stainless steel|
|Band width||20 millimeters|
|Bezel material||Stainless steel|
|Special features||Roman numeral markers|
|Item weight||2 Pounds|
|Water resistant depth||99 Feet|
Top Customer Reviews
If you are thinking of purchasing a watch on Amazon, go directly to the manufacturer. Trust me, it will save you a lot of time, frustration and effort.
It cost over $4,000 when new, and I had no problems with it for 8 years, when it unexpectedly died. I assumed it needed a new battery. I brought it to Cartier in Manhasset, NY, for a new battery and the problems began. Not only did they charge me $50 for the new battery, but I had to pay a total of almost $450 (before tax) for "maintenance" that I was told the watch needed. This included cleaning, polishing, and other repairs which I was never given specific information on. I was told it included "whatever the watch needed", which could range from a new battery all the way to a new movement if required, plus a 12 month warranty on the work. I stupidly assumed that after paying this, I would not have any more trouble with the watch for another 8 years.
Two years after that, the watch died again. I stupidly brought it back to Cartier. (I assumed that no one but Cartier should touch the watch.) I AGAIN had to pay $450 for another "maintenance." When I told them that I had recently had this done (2 years before), they said "That sounds about right" and that I should expect to do this every 2-3 years. How ridiculous is this? To spend $4,000 on a watch, and then find out you have to spend another $500 on it every 2-3 years? If I knew this originally, I would NOT HAVE BOUGHT THIS WATCH. I think that they assume people will pay this because of the Cartier name, but personally I think it's pretty bad manufacturing to make something that dies every 2-3 years. I could have bought a Longines for LESS money and had no problems at all with it.
Then, after 6 months, the watch died again!Read more ›
In my opinion, the warranty thing (Amazon warranty replaces manufacturer's warranty) might become a problem, but you're buying a Cartier. I just can't imagine if you got a defective product that Cartier wouldn't back it up. That's part of what you're getting with a well established brand like this.
Mine arrived as scheduled. The outer paper Cartier box looked like it had been opened several times- was pretty creased on the outside. But everything was perfect on the inside, including the actual "jewelry" box. Having bought a Cartier new from an actual jeweler before, it included all the same things. It even comes with some sort of Cartier CD- not sure what's on it.
Also, for anyone who stressed over what size face to get for a woman like I did, there are 2 ladies' sizes- a petite and a midsize. The petite is very small. I have a petite Santos, and it is perfect for me, but I have tiny wrists- like 4.5". My mom is about 5'6, average bone structure, and the midsize tank francaise was the perfect size for her. The petite would have just looked awkward on an average size wrist in my opinion. All of this really comes down to preference, but generally watch faces should be proportional to the wrist/hand size. I was thrilled that I got this one for her.
I hope it continues to work as well as my Cartier watch.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I bought it as a birthday gift for my wife. We both love it. It is really beautiful!Published 15 months ago by Jackywang
This watch is absolutely beautiful and exactly new as advertised. I was recently in Paris and this same piece was $3k more at their flagship store. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Nicole
Love the watch - but do NOT buy from Amazon. Bought this watch as a wedding gift for my wife and stopped working after ~8 months. Read morePublished on November 26, 2013 by pjbeans
Do not buy this product. It stopped working after 2 years with no reason and it costs 1,000 to send for repair.Published on January 24, 2013 by Cenk Kamis
I've been shopping around for a Cartier watch for some time, and I've read the reviews above regarding buyer's experiences with buying a high end Cartier watch on line. Read morePublished on January 11, 2013 by Roik Hockenberger
My only complaint is tht I found the same product on JOMASHOP at $3,695 dlls. beside that I am satisfied with the productPublished on November 22, 2012 by Roberto
Bought this for my wife over 13 years ago and it has been serviced at Cartier twice since then. Services are costly ($250 - $400), but each time it comes back it looks like a new... Read morePublished on July 26, 2012 by Nutner
I'm writing this review just to hope my husband would read it before my birthday. *Wicked* He shall know what to do. Read morePublished on March 3, 2011 by J Clearwater
It was a big mistake to buy a Cartier watch through Amazon.com. The watch stopped working less than a month after I received it. Read morePublished on February 20, 2010 by D. LEE