CARTIER REF. 3088 BALLON BLEU FLYING TOURBILLON WHITE GOLD
Cartier Paris, "Ballon Bleu Flying Tourbillon," movement No. 1517, No. 225, Ref. 3089. Made circa 2012.
Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon
regulator and an 18K white gold Cartier deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box,
instruction booklet and a DVD: Discover The Cartier Watches.
Three-body, solid, polished, transparent case back with 8 screws, stepped wide rounded bezel,
cabochon sapphire set winding crown protected within an oval cage, sapphire crystals.
Silver, partially skeletonized, with large painted radial Roman numerals, porthole at 6, showing
the single grid bridge and the tourbillon cage, outer seconds track. Blued steel epee hands.
Cal. 9452 MC, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes
decoration, 19 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with polished
steel cage, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.