Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch, 39 mm. Manufacture mechanical movement with manual winding calibre 9452 MC. Case in 18K pink gold, fluted crown in 18K pink gold set with a blue sapphire cabochon, slate-coloured galvanised guilloché dial, sword-shaped hands in blued steel. Strap in brown alligator skin, double adjustable folding buckle in 18K pink gold. Flying tourbillon complication with seconds indicated by the C-shaped tourbillon carriage, watch certified “Poinçon de Genève”. Individually numbered movement containing 142 parts including 19 jewels. Total diameter of movement: 24.9 mm, thickness of the movement: 4.5 mm (5.45 mm with tourbillon), balance: 21,600 vibrations/hour, power reserve approx. 50 hours, sapphire crystal and case back. Case thickness: 11.4 mm. Water-resistant to 3 bar (30 metres).
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.