Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon Second Time Zone watch, 46 mm, Manufacture mechanical movement with manual winding 9456 MC certified "Poinçon de Genève". Case in 18K white gold, fluted crown set with a sapphire cabochon, open-work dial, silvered open-work satin-brushed grid with sunray effect and black transferred Roman and Arabic numerals, sword-shaped hands in blued steel. Strap in black alligator skin with double adjustable folding buckle in 18K white gold. Flying tourbillon complication with seconds indicated by the C-shaped tourbillon carriage, regulator-type display, two jumping-hours time zones. Individually numbered movement comprised of 304 parts including 44 jewels. Movement diameter: 30 mm, movement thickness: 6.75 mm, balance: 21,600 vibrations/hour, power reserve approx. 50 hours. Sapphire case back. Case thickness: 13.8 mm. Water-resistant to 3 bar (30 meters/100 feet).
Floating like a balloon and as blue as the cabochon safely nestled in its side, the Ballon Bleu watch by Cartier adds a dash of elegance to male and female wrists alike. Roman numerals are guided on their path by a deep blue winding mechanism. The convex curves of the case, guilloché dial, sword-shaped hands, and polished or satin-finish links of the bracelet ensure that the Ballon Bleu watch by Cartier floats within the world of Cartier watchmaking.