All Cartier timepieces are water-resistant by industry standards, but most are not intended for swimming. The Drive De Cartier WSNM0009 is water-resistant up to 3 bar (30 meters/100 feet). This is the least resistance to water that Cartier watches have. On the other hand, we have Cartier timepieces like the Santos 100 Carbon WSSA0006—that are water-resistant up to 10 bar (100 meters/300 feet). Before any contact with water, ensure your crown is pushed all the way in, and do not use the chronograph or crown under the water.
Cartier watches can be bought online from an independent and reliable watch dealer like Wingate's Quality Watches. Wingate's was founded in 1976, and we've sold countless luxurious timepieces such as Cartier, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, and Patek Philippe at budget-friendly prices. All of this is enhanced by our superb customer service.
Cartier is pronounced in English as “Kah-Tee-Ay”. To break it down further, it is Kah (as in a Car), Tee (as in Tea), and Ay (as in Hay).
On the other hand, follow the information below to pronounce Cartier in French Cartier is divided into two syllables in French. The “Car” and the “tier”. Pronounce the first syllable as “Kah” and pronounce the second syllable as “Tyeh”. So, it becomes Kah-TYEH—with the stress on the second syllable.
Tip: the “YEH” in “TYEH” is pronounced like hay.
The Ballon Bleu De Cartier W6920046 and W69010Z4 (women) are the most popular Cartier watches. They both have the common Ballon Bleu features like a synthetic spinel cabochon, Roman numerals, blued-steel sword-shaped hands, sapphire crystal, and a steel bracelet. Other close contenders are the Cartier Santos and Cartier Tank Française.
There are two series of numbers on the caseback of the Cartier timepiece; the model number and the serial number. The serial number is the one that is made up of eight digits with letters also mixed in.
If your Breitling watch is mechanical and it is also brand new, it should operate within -4/+6 seconds per day. Still, if it's not brand new and started running slow, then the cause might be that the crown isn't manually wound. On the other hand, if your Breitling watch is running fast (about 20+ seconds per day), it might be due to the following:
Wingate's Quality Watches is a trustworthy and independent Cartier timepiece dealer. The company was established in 1976 and we've sold numerous other luxurious timepieces like the Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Bvlgari, Chanel, and Rolex.
Tip: only buy a Cartier timepiece from a dealer with a history of being trustworthy.