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Cartier Tonneau Cintree White Gold Diamond Bezel
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A striking men's Cartier Tonneau wristwatch crafted in white gold. Featuring a silver guilloche
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21st Century and Contemporary French Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Cartier Tonneau Duel Time Ladies Wristwatch, 18Kt, Vintage
By Cartier
Located in Stamford, CT
Vintage Cartier Tonneau Duel Time Ladies Wristwatch, 18Kt, 1989 A finely crafted timepiece with
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21st Century and Contemporary Collectible Jewelry

Materials

Gold

Cartier Tonneau W1528551 Women's Watch in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Tonneau W1528551 Women's Watch in 18kt Yellow Gold SKU: 130620 PRIMARY DETAILS Brand
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

Vintage Cartier Tonneau Dual-Time 18k Yellow Gold Large Size
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Cartier Tonneau Dual-Time 18k Yellow Gold Large Size On Cartier Black Alligator Strap and
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Late 20th Century French Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Tonneau PT950 Platinum 2435B Large Size Manual Wind Watch 1990
By Cartier
Located in Central & Western District, HK
Brand: Cartier Model: Tonneau 2435B Year: 1990’s Serial number: 01xxAF Reference: C03124 This model
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1990s French Wrist Watches

Materials

Platinum

Cartier 18K Yellow Gold Faberge Tonneau Watch
By Cartier
Located in Dallas, TX
Cartier 18K Yellow Gold Faberge Tonneau Watch - Manual Movement. 18K Yellow gold ( 20mm x 27mm
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20th Century Swiss Wrist Watches

Cartier Lady's Platinum, Gold and Diamond Art Deco Tonneau Wristwatch
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier platinum, diamond and 18K yellow gold Art Deco Tortue wristwatch, circa 1925. An extremely
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Early 20th Century Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Platinum, 18k Gold

1990 Cartier Tortue 18K Rose Gold Tonneau Ladies Watch W/ Original Box
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Pre-owned Cartier Tortue ladies wrist-watch in 18kt rose gold. Chic and slim 8.6mm thick case with
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1990s Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Rose Gold

Cartier Roadster 18k Yellow Gold Quartz WE500160 2676
By Cartier
Located in Dallas, TX
Cartier Roadster 18k Yellow Gold Quartz WE500160 2676 - Quartz. 18k yellow gold tonneau style case
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Cartier Roadster stainless steel Automatic Wristwatch Ref W62032X6
By Cartier
Located in Surfside, FL
Deployant buckle. This Cartier watch has a 40 x 38 mm case with a Tonneau caseback and White Roman Numeral
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Cartier Paris “Tortue” Diamond and Grosgrain Wristwatch
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Representing a watchmaking milestone, this circa 1913 ladies’ “Tortue” wristwatch by Cartier Paris
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Early 20th Century French Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Platinum

Cartier Roadster WE500260 Women's Watch in White Gold
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Roadster WE500260 Women's Watch in White Gold SKU: 123509 PRIMARY DETAILS Brand: Cartier
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold

Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Ladies Watch Custom Diamond Case W62016V3
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Ladies Watch W62016V3 - Quartz. Stainless steel tonneau style case
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2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster GMT XL 42mm - Vintage Men's Automatic Watch
By Cartier
Located in Antwerp, BE
For sale is a very recognisable and stunningly eccentric timepiece: a Cartier Roadster GMT XL with
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Early 2000s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster Ladies Stainless Steel W62016V3 Diamond Case & Middle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Ladies Watch Diamond Case and Middle Bracelet W62016V3 Pink-tone
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2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster Ladies Stainless Steel Diamond Case & Side Bracelet W62016V3
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Ladies Watch Diamond Case and Middle Bracelet Silver Dial W62016V3
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2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Diamond Case and Middle Bracelet W62016V3
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Ladies Watch Diamond Case and Middle Bracelet Silver Dial W62016V3
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2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Pink Dial Ladies Quartz Watch W62017V3
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Pre-owned Cartier Roadster 31mm Stainless Steel Pink Dial Quartz Ladies Watch W62017V3. The Watch
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2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster Chronograph Black Dial Automatic Steel Men's Watch W62007X6
By Cartier
Located in Aventura, FL
Cartier Roadster Chronograph Black Dial Steel Mens Watch W62007X6. Automatic self-winding movement
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modernist Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Diamond Case and Side Bracelet Watch W62016V3
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Ladies Watch Diamond Case and Side Bracelet W62016V3 Pink-tone
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2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Cartier Ladies Yellow Gold Lanieres Quartz Watch with Original Box and Strap
By Cartier
Located in Long Beach, CA
house. By the way, the tonneau shaped watch was first created by Louis Cartier in France around 1914
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2010s Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Illinois Art Deco Tonneau Shape with Original Dial
By Illinois Watch Company
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Illinois Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL
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Vintage 1940s American Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold, Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Ladies Watch W62016V3 Mother of Pearl Dial Diam
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Ladies Watch W62016V3 Mother of Pearl Dial Custom Diamond Bezel
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2010s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Waltham Chromium Tonneau Shaped Three Register Chronograph Manual Watch
By Waltham Watch Company
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Waltham Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Chronograph / Tonneau Shaped METAL
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Waltham Gold Filled Art Deco Tonneau Shaped Watch with original Dial
By Waltham
Located in Long Beach, CA
months on the movement LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT This classic Tonneau Shaped Waltham was produced in
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Dueber Hampden Yellow Gold Filled Art Deco Tonneau Shaped Watch circa, 1919
Located in Long Beach, CA
of their classic designs done as a tonneau shape. The tonneau, or barrel shaped watch was first
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Vintage 1910s American Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Longines 14 Karat Gold Art Deco Tonneau Shaped Manual Watch, circa 1920s
By Longines
Located in Long Beach, CA
Marceau France., hence the name "tonneau" which is barrel in French. The Tonneau is still in the Cartier
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Vintage 1920s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold, 14k Gold

Wittnauer Yellow Gold Filled Art Deco Tonneau Shaped Watch, circa 1950's
By Wittnauer
Located in Long Beach, CA
COMMITMENT This classic watch by the renowned house of Wittnauer is done as a tonneau shape. The design was
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Vintage 1950s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Rolex Silver Tonneau Shape with Rare Original Breguet Engine Turned Dial 1920's
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
. By the way, the tonneau shaped watch was first created by Louis Cartier in France around 1914. He
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Vintage 1920s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Birks Yellow Gold Filled Art Deco Tonneau Shaped Watch with Original Dial 1944
By Birks
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Birks Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Challenger / Tonneau METAL / MATERIAL
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Vintage 1940s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Ferdinand Verger Freres Platinum Tonneau Art Deco Art Nouveau Watch with Diamond
By Verger Frères
Located in Neuilly-sur-Seine, IDF
the first time, brought together Parisian jewelers such as Verger Frères, Cartier, Mauboussin or
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Elgin Yellow Gold Filled 1940's Art deco Tonneau Shaped Watch with Original Dial
By Elgin
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Elgin Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL
Category

Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Waltham Gold Filled Art Deco Tonneau Watch with Flawless Original Dial From 1934
By Waltham
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Waltham Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art deco / Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Vacheron Constantin 18K Yellow Gold watch
By Vacheron Constantin
Located in New York, NY
A true jewel of a watch, this Vacheron Constantin ref. 661407. The elegantly tonneau-shaped and
Category

1990s Unknown Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Vacheron Constantin 18K Yellow Gold watch
Vacheron Constantin 18K Yellow Gold watch
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Lonville Yellow Gold Filled Swiss Made, Circa 1940's
Located in Long Beach, CA
tonneau shape was invented by Louis Cartier in the early teens. He was inspired by barrels he saw on the
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Vintage 1940s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Thomas Yellow Gold Filled Art Deco Bracelet Style Wristwatch from 1940's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Thomas Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL
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Vintage 1940s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Hamilton Yellow Gold Filled with Original Sterling Silver Dial and Gold Numbers
By Hamilton
Located in Long Beach, CA
. This shape, the Tonneau or the Barrel was inspired by a design of Louis Cartier. He saw barrels on the
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Vintage 1950s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Lancet Sterling Silver Early Military Style with Kiln Fired Enamel Print 1915
Located in Long Beach, CA
first tonneau, or barrel shaped watches were designed by Louis Cartier based on some barrels he saw on
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Vintage 1920s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Rolex, White Gold & Diamond Art Deco Wristwatch, Dated 1927
By Rolex
Located in London, GB
Rolex was made in the height of the Art Deco period. 18 carat white gold tonneau shaped case with
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Vintage 1920s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

White Diamond, Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

Rima Gold Filled Art Deco Wrist Watch with a Rich Patinated Dial Circa 1940's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rima Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL
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Vintage 1940s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Cartier Yellow Gold Tonneau Wristwatch
By Cartier
Located in Munich, Bavaria
RareTonneau Made in Paris CASE yellow-gold MOVEMENT manual wind BRACELET kroko-leather strap, buckle very nice condition 1985
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Vintage 1980s Swiss Wrist Watches

Cartier Yellow Gold Tonneau Wristwatch
Cartier Yellow Gold Tonneau Wristwatch
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W 1.05 in L 1.56 in
Cartier Lady's Tonneau "Mecanique" Watch With Diamond Bezel
By Cartier
Located in New York City, NY
Cartier lady's 18k white gold tonneau shaped "Mecanique" wrist watch with diamond bezel and Cartier
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Swiss Wrist Watches

Ladies Cartier Dual Time Zone Tonneau 18 Karat White Gold & Diamonds circa 2000s
By Cartier
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Pristine condition man’s size Cartier 18K white gold Dual Time Tonneau, circa 2000’s with
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Early 2000s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Tortue W1545751, Certified and Warranty
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Cartier Tortue Reference #:W1545751. Gents Cartier Tortue XL Tourbillon Chronograph Monopoussoir in
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Cartier Roadster W62017V3, Case, Certified and Warranty
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Cartier Roadster Reference #:W62017V3. Ladies Cartier Roadster in stainless steel with pink dial
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Certified Authentic Cartier Roadster 4788, Missing Dial
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Steel Hidden buckle. This Cartier watch has a 38 x 34 mm case with a Tonneau caseback and Black Arabic
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Certified Authentic Cartier Tortue 126600, Silver Dial
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Cartier Tortue Reference #:W1545751. Gents Cartier Tortue XL Tourbillon Chronograph Monopoussoir in
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel Quartz Ladies 2675
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Brand: Cartier Band Color: Stainless Steel Gender: Women's Case Size: 28-31.5mm MPN: Does Not
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster W62004V3, Black Dial, Certified and Warranty
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Steel Hidden buckle. This Cartier watch has a 38 x 34 mm case with a Tonneau caseback and Black Arabic
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Cartier Roadster W62004V3, White Dial, Certified and Warranty
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
a Stainless Steel Hidden buckle. This Cartier watch has a 38 x 34 mm case with a Tonneau caseback
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Cartier Tortue W1545751, Silver Dial, Certified and Warranty
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Cartier Tortue Reference #:W1545751. Gents Cartier Tortue XL Tourbillon Chronograph Monopoussoir in
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

CARTIER, Lady's ROADSTER White Gold Diamond Bracelet Wristwatch
By Cartier
Located in New York City, NY
Up for sale is a CARTIER, a lady's 18K white gold and diamond tonneau wristwatch with bracelet
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Swiss Wrist Watches

Cartier Roadster W62017V3, Millimeters Brown Dial, Certified and Warranty
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Cartier Roadster Reference #:W62017V3. Ladies Cartier Roadster in stainless steel with pink dial
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Cartier Ladies Yellow Gold Vendome Manual Wristwatch, circa 1970s
By Cartier
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Cartier 18K YG lady Vendome model, 24mm x 26mm, circa 1970’s. Scarce and great looking tonneau
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Lady Roadster Stainless Steel circa 2000s B & P
By Cartier
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Cartier lady Roadster circa 2000’s. Featuring 31 x 37mm tonneau shaped case with sapphire crystal
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Early 2000s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster W62041V3 Men's Stainless Steel Watch, Ready to Ship
By Cartier
Located in Dallas, TX
Cartier Roadster WristWatch. Model W62041V3. Certified Pre Owned and ready to ship! Black Dial
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2010s Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel XL GMT Ref 2722, circa 2000s
By Cartier
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Cartier Roadster Stainless Steel XL GMT model ref 2722 circa 2000s. Extra large size 41 x 48 mm
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Early 2000s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Cartier Ladies Stainless Steel Roadster Breast Cancer Ltd Ed quartz wristwatch
By Cartier
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Cartier lady Roadster Breast Cancer limited edition circa 2008. Featuring 31 x 37mm tonneau shaped
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Early 2000s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Cartier Yellow Gold Roadster Automatic Wristwatch Ref W62002Y2
By Cartier
Located in Dallas, TX
rectangular tonneau style case (37x44mm). Black alligator strap with 18k Yellow Gold Cartier deployant clasp
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Early 2000s Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Ladies Stainless Steel Roadster Quartz Wristwatch with Diamonds
By Cartier
Located in Dallas, TX
rectangular tonneau style case with Cartier Diamond bezel and Diamond cabachon setting crown (30x35mm). Water
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Early 2000s Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

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Cartier Tonneau For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact cartier tonneau you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Every item for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using Gold, 18k Gold and Yellow Gold. Find an antique version now, or shop for 36 vintage or 12 modern creation for a more contemporary example of these cherished accessories. You’re likely to find the perfect cartier tonneau among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Take a look at a cartier tonneau featuring Diamond from our inventory today to add the perfect touch to your look. Today, if you’re looking for a french cut version of this piece and are unable to find the perfect match, our selection also includes round cut alternatives. Most of our cartier tonneau for sale are for women, but there are 18 pieces available to browse for men.

How Much is a Cartier Tonneau?

Prices for a cartier tonneau can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $3,200 and can go as high as $57,500, while this accessory, on average, fetches $8,000.

Cartier for sale on 1stDibs

For its extraordinary range of bracelets, watches, rings and other adornments, French luxury house Cartier is undeniably one of the most well known and internationally revered jewelers in the world among clients both existing and aspirational.

Perhaps 1847 was not the ideal time to open a new watchmaking and jewelry business, as the French Revolution was not kind to the aristocracy who could afford such luxuries. Nevertheless, it was the year Louis-François Cartier (1819–1904) — who was born into poverty — founded his eponymous empire, assuming control of the workshop of watchmaker Adolphe Picard, under whom he had previously been employed as an assistant. Of course, in the beginning, it was a relatively modest affair, but by the late 1850s, Cartier had its first royal client, Princess Mathilde Bonaparte, niece of Napoleon Bonaparte, who commissioned the jeweler to design brooches, earrings and other accessories.

Under the leadership of Louis-François’s son, Alfred, who took over in 1874, business boomed. Royalty around the world wore Cartier pieces, including Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, the Maharaja of Patiala and King Edward VII, who had 27 tiaras made by the jewelry house for his coronation in 1902 and issued Cartier a royal warrant in 1904. (Today, the British royal family still dons Cartier pieces; Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, regularly sports a Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch.)

Cartier’s golden years, however, began when Alfred introduced his three sons, Louis, Pierre and Jacques, to the business. The brothers expanded Cartier globally: Louis reigned in Paris, Pierre in New York and Jacques in London, ensuring their brand’s consistency at their branches across the world. The trio also brought in such talents as Charles Jacqueau and Jeanne Toussaint.

One of Cartier’s earliest major successes was the Santos de Cartier watch — one of the world's first modern wristwatches for men. (Previously, a large number of people were using only pocket watches.) Louis designed the timepiece in 1904 for his friend, popular Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, who wanted to be able to check the time more easily while flying.

Cartier’s other famous timepieces include the Tank watch, which was inspired by the linear form of military tanks during World War I, and the so-called mystery clocks. Invented by watchmaker and magician Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin and later crafted exclusively for Cartier in the house’s workshop by watchmaker Maurice Couët, the mystery clocks were so named because the integration of glass dials on which the clocks’ hands would seemingly float as well as structures that are hidden away within the base give the illusion that they operate without machinery.

On the jewelry side of the business, Cartier’s internationally renowned offerings include the Tutti Frutti collection, which featured colorful carved gemstones inspired by Jacques’s trip to India and grew in popularity during the Art Deco years; the panthère motif, which has been incorporated into everything from brooches to rings; and the Love bracelet, a minimal, modernist locking bangle inspired by medieval chastity belts that transformed fine jewelry.

While the Cartier family sold the business following the death of Pierre in 1964, the brand continues to innovate today, renewing old hits and creating new masterpieces.

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Finding the Right wrist-watches for You

Antique, new and vintage wristwatches have captured the hearts and minds of all manner of watch collectors as well as the watchmakers themselves — it's time you found your own.

Certain vintage watches for men and iconic watch designs for women are sought after not only because of their graceful proportions or innovative materials but also because of the illustrious histories of the houses that created them, histories that they stylishly embody.

Bulgari’s legendary Serpenti watch was on everyone’s list after the collection’s bold bracelet, which technically debuted after the timepiece, graced the wrist of actress Elizabeth Taylor. If anything, elaborately crafted timepieces — the unmistakably boxy silhouette of Cartier Tank watches, the elegant and minimal Calatrava designed by legendary Swiss house Patek Philippe — are even more effective than the shape we associate with traditional wristwatches.

Form watches — the all-encompassing moniker bestowed upon non-round watches — are making headlines and completing contemporary fashionable ensembles the world over. At the same time, both casual fans and careful collectors are drawn to the unbeatable charm of vintage styles, such as the icons designed by Omega that even James Bond can’t resist.

In the early days of watchmaking, watches were fragile enough that they necessitated protection from the elements. Now, wristwatches made of gold and steel can withstand the harshest climates — even 100 meters underwater, in the case of Rolex’s Submariner. Designer Gérald Genta, whose range of clients included Rolex, created for Audemars Piguet the first luxury sports timepiece to be made from stainless steel. First introduced in 1972, the Royal Oak was a perfect choice for blending the form and function that are now synonymous with sports watches.

Are you shopping for a wristwatch? It’s good to keep your needs as well as your specific personal style in mind: A smaller, subtle timepiece is a good fit for small wrists. When will you be wearing your new accessory? There’s a versatile model out there for everyday wear, while a rugged, feature-heavy watch is a safe bet if you’re prone to embarking on all-weather activities in the great outdoors.

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Questions About Cartier
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    The price of Cartier bracelets varies based on age, condition, and rarity. The least expensive versions of the Cartier Love bracelet, for example, can still cost around $4,000. On 1stDibs, there is a variety of Cartier bracelets for sale.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    As one of the top luxury jewelry houses in the world, Cartier uses some of the finest quality materials. The company uses 18k gold in their jewelry and real diamonds.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Cartier rose gold doesn't tarnish but over many years of wearing, rose gold generally is said to become darker. Rose gold allegedly becomes slightly yellower in tone, toward a traditional gold.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Today, the Cartier symbol, or logo, is the luxury house's name written in a clean serif font that mimics cursive handwriting. Typically, the logo is either black on white or white on a black background. Its refined and understated appearance references the high standards that have long been associated with this celebrated brand.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Cartier is famous for producing jewelry and watches out of rare and luxury-grade materials and creating innovative designs, often packed with symbolism. Some of the jeweler's most famous pieces include the modern Love and Trinity bracelets and its custom-made antique and vintage jewelry like the Crocodile and Patiala necklaces. Find a range of Cartier jewelry and watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2024
    There are a few reasons why Cartier is so popular. For one thing, the French luxury house is known for its very long history of unparalleled prestige and quality craftsmanship. Cartier has been producing extraordinary jewelry, watches and accessories since 1847. While jewelry lovers have long been enthusiastic about Cartier’s elegant and streamlined designs for bracelets, rings, necklaces and other pieces, the brand is also known for innovation. It pioneered the use of platinum in fine jewelry, and its artisans were so mindful of trends in fashion that the house became the official jewelry supplier to King Edward VII. Later, Cartier’s Art Deco-era pieces would help define the movement with which they are associated. One of the brand’s earliest major successes was the Santos de Cartier watch, one of the world's first modern wristwatches for men. Today’s influencers continue to help popularize the brand, increasing the demand for certain pieces like Cartier buffalo horn sunglasses and the Cartier Love bracelet, an icon of modernist jewelry. Find a wide range of Cartier watches, jewelry and eyewear on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 1, 2024
    Yes, some Cartier watches are automatic but the legendary French luxury house also creates collections that include watches with quartz movements. Cartier’s iconic Tank collection, which includes the Tank Française, the Tank Louis Cartier and other models, features both quartz and automatic options for all kinds of collectors. Each of the watches in the Panthère collection, however, carries a quartz movement.

    While quartz watches are powered by a pre-installed battery and a high-frequency quartz crystal, automatic watches rely on a spring system and are self-winding. An automatic watch does not have a battery and is recharged on the wrist owing to the wearer’s movements during the day.

    It was Louis Cartier, grandson of Cartier founder Louis-François Cartier, who was responsible for bringing watchmaking to the venerable maison when he presented Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont with a wristwatch in 1904. 

    Although the pocket watch was the de rigueur men’s accessory of the day, Santos-Dumont found his own pocket watch hard to consult while keeping his plane aloft. Louis fashioned a timepiece with a flat, square case on a leather strap that could be referred to easily at a glance. Named in honor of Louis’s friend, the Santos was eventually produced for sale in 1911. 

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  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Cartier watches are considered luxury watches. Cartier is a noted jeweler, taking that attention to detail and access to high-quality metals and jewels to their watches—they spare no expense and are highly desirable. On 1stDibs, find a collection of authentic Cartier watches from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Cartier pieces may be cheaper in Paris than they are in the U.S., but that's because of the exchange rate. Cartier doesn't price the pieces depending on the country.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A Cartier engagement ring can cost between $3,000 and $800,000. The price depends on the diamond's carat weight and quality.