Ever since its introduction in 2008, the Fine Watchmaking Collection has been Cartier‘s calling card when it comes to complicated pieces. Many of them unique and never done before. For the SIHH 2017 Cartier is expanding the collection with new models, as well as some varieties of existing models. It is not a surprise that many of them are focussed on the brand’s unique, mysterious movement, that has become one of the pillars of the Fine Watchmaking Collection.
The Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Hour watch now joins the Fine Watchmaking Collection as a skeleton. Fitted in a Palladium case it now reveals part of the mystery behind that watch, being the movement that is normally hidden behind the dial on the right side of the watch. They do this in true Cartier style, with skeleton bridges designed as Roman numerals. Although behind it, you can see part of the movement, how the hour and minute hand move remains a secret and rightfully so! Read the entire article on Haute Time