Cartier

Ref. 3182

Summary

  • Movement 
    Automatic
  • Lot number 
    20
  • Diameter 
    42mm
  • Location

Description

CARTIER REF. 3182 BALLON BLEU
EAGLE DIAL WHITE GOLD
Cartier Paris "Ballon Bleu," No. 18 / 20, case No. 88785PX, Ref. 3182. Made in a limited edition of only 20 pieces circa 2012.
Very fine and rare, large, center seconds, self-winding, water-
resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with engraved American
Eagle dial and an 18K white gold Cartier deployant clasp.
Two-body, polished and brushed, rounded bezel, case
back with 8 screws, cabochon sapphire set winding crown
protected within an oval cage, sapphire crystal.
Satine silver with painted radial Roman numerals,
Cartier secret signature on the VII, centered by an engraved
American Eagle. Blued steel epée hands.
Cal. 049, rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance
spring, shock absorber, hack mechanism.