Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night Replica Watch collection is a diverse omnibus of superbly complex timepieces including perpetual calendar models, mystery dial arrangements and artistic creations – all of which have found a home within the satisfyingly rounded Rotonde watchcase which always manages to keep its handsomely stylish appearance, regardless of its dial-side aesthetics.
In addition to the hours and minutes which are indicated using splendid little apple-shaped hands, three other indications take up position on this beautifully arranged dial. At 6 o’clock there is a small seconds subdial, at 4 o’clock there is a day/night indication and cartier rotonde de cartier replica a generously proportioned date window dominates the upper dial at the 12 o’clock position.
The ability to indicate the time in more than one location is a highly useful function on a wristwatch, and naturally most second time-zone models give this feature prominence on the dial – not so this piece which displays its second time-zone via a subtle retrograde indication which arcs from a 1 to 12 scale on the upper left of the dial.
In order to produce an uncluttered dial, for this model the indications are laid on top of some of the brand’s signature Roman numerals which does dilute their impact somewhat, however enough of their formal character remains to ensure that this piece still has an instantly replica rotonde de cartier second time zone recognisable “Cartier” face. Each dial has been decorated with either flinqué or guilloché techniques depending on the model, and each indication has been recessed adding depth and beauty. At the dial edge a minute circle gives a touch of clarity while beyond this the neat rounded rim of the case provides a perfect frame.