Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon watch, 39 mm, Manufacture mechanical movement with manual winding, calibre 9452 MC. Case in 18K white gold, fluted crown in 18K white gold set with a blue sapphire cabochon, guilloché dial covered with blue translucent enamel, satin-brushed cartouche, black minute circle on a sunray base, sword-shaped hands in steel. Strap in dark blue alligator skin, double adjustable folding buckle in 18K white gold.
Flying tourbillon complication with seconds indicated by a C-shaped tourbillon carriage, watch certified "Poinçon de Genève". Individually numbered movement consisting of 142 parts, including 19 jewels. Total diameter of movement: 24.9 mm, movement thickness: 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.