January 7, 2017
Cartier’s undisputed headliner of the SIHH 2017 lineup, the Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon, is looking very promising. The this impressive new watch is presented here in a titanium case, and includes both the heralded minute repeater and a tourbillon which is further presented in a mystery dial. That is, this watch has on full display a tourbillon whereby which not only rotates 1x/60 seconds as most tourbillons do, but the entire mechanism itself rotates within the mystery dial 1x every five minutes (hence the “double tourbillon” name, though a bit of creative marketing). Features a 45mm x 11.15mm grade 5 titanium case, manual wind Cartier Caliber 9407MC (3Hz, 84 hours power reserve), Poinçon de Genève certified, retails for $449,400 and is limited to 50 pieces (with two platinum variants + with diamonds also to be available).