Cartier Reveals Innovative Concept ID One Watch

Dec 03, 2009
The famous jewelry and watchmaker Cartier is extremely pleased to unveil its first timepiece, which requires no adjustment.

The Concept ID One watch needs neither regulating the balance wheel screw, nor adjusting the balance spring or modifying its active length. It is also free from regulating the position of the paddles on the anchor.

Due to the advanced materials and cutting edge technologies, employed in manufacturing of this progressive concept model, it can easily do without any adjustment components, which are usually an integral part of a mechanical movement.

The Concept ID One watch from Cartier comes with a unique 46 mm case, rendered in niobium-titanium. Both front and backsides of the innovative Cartier watch are fitted with sapphire crystals.

At the heart of the watch beats the brands proprietary, hand-wound mechanical movement. It contains Spiral Zerodur hairspring, which needs zero regulation.

Set with 17 rubies, the movement is composed of 177 individual parts and features the dimensions of 36,8 mm x 6,12 mm: the diameter and thickness are indicated respectively. This model movement is fitted with a double barrel, offering a 52-hour power reserve.

The anchor and anchor wheel are produced from carbon and glass, with no pallets. The brass Ebauches feature a high-tech ADLC coating. The oscillating weight is manufactured from ADLC-treated tungsten carbide. The balance frequency constitutes 28,800 vibrations per hour.

The Concept ID One watch, reviewed by Watches.InfoNIAC.com, is presented by Cartier on a textile fabric strap. It is finished with a folding clasp, done in 18K white gold.

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