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Cartier Rare Cartier Tank w/  BANANA  LUGS
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Cartier Rare Cartier Tank w/ BANANA LUGS
AU$ 7,475
Free shipping
Seller
Ye Olde Timekeepers, Inc.
14
US
Cartier Tank Anglaise
Cartier Tank Anglaise
AU$ 6,166
Seller
Private Seller
AU
Cartier Tank Mechanical Louis Cartier Grain De Riz Mesh 18K Gold
TOP
Cartier Tank Mechanical Louis Cartier Grain De Riz Mesh 18K Gold
AU$ 7,347
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Pawndeluxe
115
NL
Cartier Tank Française
Cartier Tank Française
AU$ 3,577
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Private Seller
AU
Cartier Tank Anglaise
Cartier Tank Anglaise
AU$ 7,799
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Private Seller
AU
Cartier Tank Française
Cartier Tank Française
AU$ 3,468
Seller
Private Seller
 
AU
Cartier Tank Francaise WE1001R8
Cartier Tank Francaise WE1001R8
AU$ 15,881
Seller
Helmut Seidl GmbH
9
DE
Cartier Tank Solo
Cartier Tank Solo
AU$ 2,567
Seller
COMPRA-VENTA JAVIER CALVO
ES
Cartier Ladies Cartier Tank Francaise 18K Two Tone Gold Steel...
Cartier Ladies Cartier Tank Francaise 18K Two Tone Gold Steel...
AU$ 3,174
Seller
Collectors Coins of Lynbrook LLC
 
US
Cartier Watch Tank Solo WSTA0028
Cartier Watch Tank Solo WSTA0028
AU$ 3,584
Seller
Watchfinder.co.uk Ltd
UK
Cartier Large Cartier Tank Française #W51005Q4
Cartier Large Cartier Tank Française #W51005Q4
AU$ 4,845
Seller
Ramerica Fine Jewelry & Watches
 
US
Cartier Tank Louis Gelbgold 750 Leder Lady
Cartier Tank Louis Gelbgold 750 Leder Lady
AU$ 4,475
Seller
Juwelier Rieger
258
DE
Cartier Tank Française
Cartier Tank Française
AU$ 15,873
Free shipping
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Rent a Box Schmuck und Uhren AG
9
CH
Cartier Tank Anglaise Watches
Cartier Tank Anglaise Watches
Price on request
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Luxury Souq Dubai
 
AE
Cartier Tank Solo W5200025
Cartier Tank Solo W5200025
AU$ 6,256
Seller
Mall of the Watch
700
MC
Cartier Tank Basculante, Ref 2386, S Steel, Black Dial
Cartier Tank Basculante, Ref 2386, S Steel, Black Dial
AU$ 2,665
Free shipping
Seller
Estates Consignments
50
US
Cartier Tank Francaise
Cartier Tank Francaise
AU$ 2,246
Seller
COMPRA-VENTA JAVIER CALVO
ES
Cartier Tank Vermeil
Cartier Tank Vermeil
AU$ 802
Seller
ORO CHAMBERI S.L
 
ES
Cartier Watch Tank Basculante W1526251
Cartier Watch Tank Basculante W1526251
AU$ 11,452
Seller
Watchfinder.co.uk Ltd
UK
Cartier Pre-owned Midsize Cartier Tank Francaise Watch
Cartier Pre-owned Midsize Cartier Tank Francaise Watch
AU$ 3,876
Seller
Ramerica Fine Jewelry & Watches
 
US
Cartier Tank Américaine
Cartier Tank Américaine
AU$ 14,421
Seller
Hulpiau A
 
BE
Cartier Tank Américaine
Cartier Tank Américaine
AU$ 36,438
Free shipping
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Rent a Box Schmuck und Uhren AG
9
CH
Cartier Tank Americaine Medium Gelbgold 750 Automatik
Cartier Tank Americaine Medium Gelbgold 750 Automatik
AU$ 7,523
Seller
Juwelier Rieger
258
DE
Cartier Tank Francaise Wsta0005
Cartier Tank Francaise Wsta0005
AU$ 4,251
Seller
Mall of the Watch
700
MC
Cartier TANK AMERICAINE Ref. 248072C1
Cartier TANK AMERICAINE Ref. 248072C1
AU$ 9,304
Seller
Mercanti D'Oro srl
5
IT
Cartier Tank Francaise
Cartier Tank Francaise
AU$ 2,406
Seller
COMPRA-VENTA JAVIER CALVO
ES
Cartier カルティエ タンクソロ SM W5200013
Cartier カルティエ タンクソロ SM W5200013
AU$ 2,617
Seller
IPPUUKISHI inc
 
JP
Cartier Watch Tank Francaise W51002Q3
Cartier Watch Tank Francaise W51002Q3
AU$ 4,042
Seller
Watchfinder.co.uk Ltd
UK
Cartier Large 18k Yellow Gold and Stainless Steel Tank Française
Cartier Large 18k Yellow Gold and Stainless Steel Tank Française
AU$ 5,260
Seller
Ramerica Fine Jewelry & Watches
 
US
Cartier Uhr Tank Vermeil 925 Silber vergoldet Lady Quarz Revision
Cartier Uhr Tank Vermeil 925 Silber vergoldet Lady Quarz Revision
AU$ 2,246
Seller
Luxusuhren Köln
97
DE
Cartier Tank Americaine
Cartier Tank Americaine
AU$ 13,250
Free shipping
Seller
Rent a Box Schmuck und Uhren AG
9
CH
Cartier Tank Francaise Gelbgold 750
Cartier Tank Francaise Gelbgold 750
AU$ 9,127
Seller
Juwelier Rieger
258
DE
Cartier Tank Francaise Small Model W51008q3
Cartier Tank Francaise Small Model W51008q3
AU$ 4,812
Seller
Mall of the Watch
700
MC
Cartier Tank Divan
Cartier Tank Divan
AU$ 2,887
Seller
Mercanti D'Oro srl
5
IT
Cartier Tank Divan
Cartier Tank Divan
AU$ 3,529
Seller
COMPRA-VENTA JAVIER CALVO
ES
Cartier カルティエ タンクアメリカン LM W2609156
Cartier カルティエ タンクアメリカン LM W2609156
AU$ 10,974
Seller
IPPUUKISHI inc
 
JP
Cartier Watch Tank Solo W1018355
Cartier Watch Tank Solo W1018355
AU$ 3,575
Seller
Watchfinder.co.uk Ltd
UK
Cartier Tank Francaise Steel & Gold Mid Size. Mint.
Cartier Tank Francaise Steel & Gold Mid Size. Mint.
AU$ 4,009
Seller
La Casa del Oro
17
ES
Cartier Tank Solo, édition Plaza Athénée
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Cartier Tank Solo, édition Plaza Athénée
AU$ 4,010
Seller
Private Seller
 
FR
Cartier Tank 925 Silber vergoldet Lady Handaufzug Revision
Cartier Tank 925 Silber vergoldet Lady Handaufzug Revision
AU$ 2,286
Seller
Luxusuhren Köln
97
DE
Cartier Tank Americaine Weissgold 750 Leder
Cartier Tank Americaine Weissgold 750 Leder
AU$ 6,400
Seller
Juwelier Rieger
258
DE
Cartier Tank Solo
Cartier Tank Solo
AU$ 2,968
Seller
Guardian Of Time
657
UK
Cartier Tank Louis Gold W1529756
Cartier Tank Louis Gold W1529756
AU$ 6,197
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
184
UK
Cartier Tank Francaise
Cartier Tank Francaise
AU$ 3,208
Seller
COMPRA-VENTA JAVIER CALVO
ES
Cartier カルティエ タンクフランセーズ SM W51008Q3
Cartier カルティエ タンクフランセーズ SM W51008Q3
AU$ 2,182
Seller
IPPUUKISHI inc
 
JP
Cartier Watch Tank Divan W6301455
Cartier Watch Tank Divan W6301455
AU$ 3,575
Seller
Watchfinder.co.uk Ltd
UK
Cartier Tank Vermeil Must de Cartier
Cartier Tank Vermeil Must de Cartier
AU$ 1,516
Seller
Buy from me
55
PT
Cartier Tank Française must
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Cartier Tank Française must
AU$ 1,765
Seller
Private Seller
 
FR
Cartier Uhr Tank 925 Silber vergoldet Damen Revision Handaufzug
Cartier Uhr Tank 925 Silber vergoldet Damen Revision Handaufzug
AU$ 2,246
Seller
Luxusuhren Köln
97
DE
Cartier Tank Americaine Gelbgold 750 Diamanten Damenuhr Amerika
Cartier Tank Americaine Gelbgold 750 Diamanten Damenuhr Amerika
AU$ 12,817
Seller
Juwelier Rieger
258
DE
Cartier Tank Francaise Lady 18K Gold Stahl Quarz Klassiker...
Cartier Tank Francaise Lady 18K Gold Stahl Quarz Klassiker...
AU$ 3,527
Seller
Uhrenkapital
303
DE
Cartier Must de Cartier - Tank  HW
Cartier Must de Cartier - Tank HW
AU$ 2,238
Seller
Ettema
10
NL
Cartier Tank Americaine Gold W2603556
Cartier Tank Americaine Gold W2603556
AU$ 5,838
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
184
UK
Cartier カルティエ タンク フランセーズ MM CARTIER TANK FRANCAISE   WSTA0005
Cartier カルティエ タンク フランセーズ MM CARTIER TANK FRANCAISE WSTA0005
AU$ 4,222
Seller
IPPUUKISHI inc
 
JP
Cartier Watch Tank Divan W6300255
Cartier Watch Tank Divan W6300255
AU$ 3,323
Seller
Watchfinder.co.uk Ltd
UK
Cartier Tank Americaine 750 Gold 8012905 ø 23x41mm Faltschließe
Cartier Tank Americaine 750 Gold 8012905 ø 23x41mm Faltschließe
AU$ 5,374
Seller
watches24.com
76
DE
Cartier Tank Française brillanti
Cartier Tank Française brillanti
AU$ 7,539
Seller
ANNIBALI&CO
89
IT
Cartier Uhr Tank Francaise Lady Quarz Ref. 2384
Cartier Uhr Tank Francaise Lady Quarz Ref. 2384
AU$ 2,887
Seller
Luxusuhren Köln
97
DE
Cartier Tank Americaine Weissgold 750 Leder Großes Model...
Cartier Tank Americaine Weissgold 750 Leder Großes Model...
AU$ 8,004
Seller
Juwelier Rieger
258
DE
Cartier Tank Francaise Lady 18K Gold Klassik Dresswatch Top...
Cartier Tank Francaise Lady 18K Gold Klassik Dresswatch Top...
AU$ 6,736
Seller
Uhrenkapital
303
DE
Cartier Tank Solo
Cartier Tank Solo
AU$ 3,128
Seller
Guardian Of Time
657
UK
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Cartier Tank: The Rectangular Cult Dress Watch

The Tank is one of the most famous elegant wristwatches for men and women worldwide. Its lugs are reminiscent of tanks, the watch's namesake. Cartier has produced this dress watch since the First World War, and many vintage models are available.

Highlights

  • Rectangular case with a distinctive design
  • Famous dress watch
  • In-house calibers and quartz movements
  • Stainless steel, yellow gold, rose gold, white gold, and palladium cases
  • Wide selection of pre-owned vintage watches

A Harmonious, Linear Design

At first glance, the Tank doesn't look like a military watch. It goes better with a nicely tailored suit than with an army uniform and it's meant for civilian use, unlike many diving and pilot's watches developed for the marines or fighter pilots.

However, the Tank's distinctive shape was inspired by the armored tanks during the First World War, especially the Renault FT-17. Other sources claim it was inspired by the British Mark IV. Both tanks had distinctive tracks, especially when viewed from above. Cartier used the look when designing the four straight and relatively large lugs; the name of the watch also refers to this inspiration. General John Pershing (1860 - 1948) received one of the first Tank watches as a gift in 1918 when he was commanding US troops in Europe. Louis Cartier, a descendant of the company's founder, personally awarded Pershing a watch in advance of its release. Cartier developed the watch in 1917 after he saw the first tanks on the front. During the 1920s, this spectacular new wristwatch significantly contributed to the gradual end of pocket watches.

Louis-François Cartier founded the company in 1847 in Paris. He began making jewelry and was soon delivering to nobility, such as the French Empress Eugénie. In the 1870s, Cartier's son began to expand the company's offerings. The Santos, first introduced in 1904, is considered the first pilot's watch and first wristwatch with a leather strap.

One special feature of the Tank is a blue sapphire on its crown. The original Tank had chamfered Roman numerals, which are still on most models today. A railway minute track and two blue hands - there was no seconds hand - are other characteristics of the first models which have remained over the years.

In addition, the rectangular watch premiered at a time when such case shapes were uncommon. Its harmonious, linear design contributed to its rapid success. The watch grew in popularity as many well-known figures were fans: General John Pershing, as well as many prominent artists, such as Rudolph Valentino, Duke Ellington, Marlene Dietrich, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Marcello Mastroianni, Juliette Gréco, and Andy Warhol all wore a Tank.

The Tank has undergone many changes over the years. Since it was introduced, the number of different versions has risen to 250. Cartier uses different case materials, dial designs, calibers, and straps while still remaining true to the character and iconic features of the watch. The watch is available in stainless steel or gold and is powered by several different movements, ranging from quartz to in-house calibers.

Buying Advice

Are you looking for a legendary wristwatch with 100 years of history? A dress watch that makes a good impression in the office and at the opera? The Cartier Tank is an iconic luxury watch with a groundbreaking design. When paired with the right clothing and in the right atmosphere, wearing the watch gives off an air of elegance, style, and good taste, without showing off. Thanks to the many different versions of the watch from many different decades, the Tank covers a wide price range.

If you're willing to spend over 2,500 euros, you can purchase a new stainless steel Tank with a mechanical movement. The most expensive models are in a completely different price range. It's not rare to find a yellow, white, or pink gold diamond-set Tank for over 50,000 euros. The quartz watches are the introductory models and are available in good or very good condition for around 1,000 euros. Quartz versions are predominantly found for 2,500 euros or less, but can also cost over 4,000 euros.

An alternative to the Tank is the Reverso from Jaeger-LeCoultre. This competitor also delivered calibers to Cartier, so some Tank and Jaeger-LeCoultre watches are powered by the same movement.

Tank Models

Cartier divided the Tank into different collections. A series that remains close to the original Tank from 1917 and was named after and worn by the creator of the famous watch is the Tank Louis Cartier. The manufacturer offers this timepiece in yellow, white, and pink gold with a leather strap. For around 9,000 euros, you can purchase a 33.7 x 25.5 mm case made of 18-karat yellow gold with mineral glass and a quartz movement. The skeletonized gold version with a manual, in-house movement is significantly more expensive, costing around 40,000 euros.

The most noticeable feature of the Tank Anglaise is its crown, which is integrated into the case. A small bridge protects the upper side from direct contact. The Anglaise is available in a variety of different models, from a stainless steel model costing 4,000 euros to bicolor models costing double that. There are also gold versions set with diamonds available for 150,000 euros.

The Tank Française, which has been available since 1996, fits perfectly on your wrist thanks to its slightly arched case. The stainless steel quartz version costs around 3,500 euros, while the bicolor yellow gold/stainless steel version costs 6,500 euros.

The Tank Américaine is longer than its other Tank siblings. Models without diamonds cost around 14,000 euros and diamond-studded models cost around 26,000 euros. Its arched, pink gold case comes with an alligator leather strap, and it's powered by a mechanical, automatic movement.

The Tank MC is more square-shaped than its rectangular siblings. Furthermore, it has a larger case and is thus primarily marketed as a men's watch. The introductory models are stainless steel timepieces with small seconds and cost around 5,000 euros. The chronograph models cost upwards of 7,000 euros. If you want a pink gold chronograph, then you should be prepared to pay around 18,000 euros. The special skeletonized MC with a palladium case and 82 diamonds costs around 90,000 euros. You can view its manual movement through its sapphire glass case back.

The Tank collection also has its own introductory model, the Tank Solo. You can buy new stainless steel models with a quartz movement for about 2,000 euros. When powered by an automatic movement, the Solo costs around 2,600 euros. A new, quartz-powered pink gold model can cost over 4,000 euros. The pink gold version with an automatic movement is the most expensive Tank Solo, costing around 7,000 euros.