Cartier introduced the 1904-CH MC in 2013, the movement in the Rotonde de Cartier replica watches for sale near me. Unlike El Primero, it has a stop-seconds feature. While it doesn’t have a running seconds hand, its dial looks balanced thanks to the elapsed time counters at the 3 and 9 o’clock positions.
The 1904-CH MC was manufactured so that the chronograph’s center-passing seconds hand can also be used as a running seconds hand. The two barrels maintain a constant level of drive torque, independent of the state of the mainspring winding, ensuring rate stability and precision.
Our rate measurements show that good rates continue when the chronograph is running. The results remained more or less the same after the watches for sale cheap was run for 24 hours without additional winding. If a Rotonde de Cartier chronograph is worn regularly, it will usually have a fully wound mainspring.
The rotor, which turns smoothly in solid ceramic ball bearings, winds the movement in both directions of rotation. Bi-directional winding is achieved using an alternator with an innovative pawl system that speeds up winding.
The stopwatch function is controlled via a column wheel with a vertical coupling. You can observe the column wheel through the sapphire window on the caseback, and then take a closer look at the movement through the window on the upper bridge. The Cheapest Cartier Replica Watches functions of the chronograph are triggered by two elongated pushers. Their large size makes the stopwatch easy to operate, while the column wheel ensures that all switching sequences run smoothly.
When the chronograph is running, the zero return function is blocked. Cartier achieved this by installing a linear heart-shaped lever inside the movement. The lever ensures that all the hands of the elapsed time return to their zero positions at the same time, regardless of the pressure applied to the pusher. The vertical coupling ensures that the chronograph starts and stops precisely.
In addition to Côtes de Genève and satin finishes, circular graining can even embellish the hidden faces of various components. The Cartier Watches Discount Forum fine-tuning system of the balance wheel is equally striking: the C-shaped adjuster with eccentric screw not only facilitates ultra-precise setting; it also underlines the brand’s identity.
The Roman numerals on the dial and the signature type “Cartier” above the two sub-dials also underline the brand’s identity. A sunburst pattern decorates the main dial, while concentric circles adorn the sub-dial. Minutes are counted along railway-style circles using Arabic numerals at five-minute intervals; hours are shown by Roman numerals and index strokes.
These details contrast with the satin-finished flanges around the perimeter of the dial, where the elapsed seconds are marked according to the movement’s 4 Hz rhythm. The Cartier Watches Lowest Prices seconds hand is displayed by a slender needle-like hand that complements the two Breguet hour and minute hands.
The blued steel hands match the blue spinel cabochon on top of the winding crown, another characteristic of Cartier watches. The crown is easy to grip thanks to its shape and beading around the edges. Both of these features enhance the sporty elegance of the case.
The large buttons and screw-fastening strap lugs look sporty, Cartier Mens Watches For Sale while the elegance is reflected in the tapered lines in the middle of the case, tapering towards the back, and the sapphire window is secured by screws. The case is water resistant, but unfortunately only to 30 meters.
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