Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon 2nd Time Zone watch, 46 mm, Manufacture mechanical movement with manual winding 9456 MC certified "Poinçon de Genève". 18K white gold case, fluted crown set with a sapphire cabochon, openwork dial, silvered openwork satin-brushed grid with sunray effect and black transferred Roman and Arabic numerals, blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Black alligator-skin strap with double adjustable 18K white gold folding buckle. 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. With the convex curves of the case, guilloché dial, sword-shaped hands, and polished or satin-finish links of the bracelet...the Ballon Bleu watch by Cartier floats through the world of Cartier watchmaking.