Cartier Panthere Tank Ref.1300 c.1990s.

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The Watch

In 1917, Louis Cartier, the founder of the brand, released the Iconic Tank model, which was based on a French WW1 Tank, the Renault FT-17. By the early 1920’s the Tank’s popularity was rising and boasted serious celebrity following. 
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 The Tanks have always been associated with quality, elegance and the design's ability to look at home on either sexes wrist. The Ref 1300 was referred to as the "jumbo" with its 29mm x 40mm case, it wears beautifully and radiates class.
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The Watch is in good condition and comes on a lovely NOS Vintage 16.5mm Pigskin Strap.
View this Tank in a video: here
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The Specs

Age: c.1990s.
Reference: 1300.
Movement: Quartz with Hacking Seconds and Quickset Date.
Timekeeping: Keeping Excellent time.
Service History: Unknown, New Battery July 2023.
Dial: All Original Cartier Dial.
Case: All Stainless Steel
Case Size: 29mm. 40mm End of Lug to Lug.
Bezel: Solid.
Water Resistant?: No
Hands: Original Blued-Steel Sword-Shaped Handset.
Crystal: Original Sapphire Crystal.
Crown: Original Crown Set with a Synthetic Cabochon-Shaped Spinel.
Strap/Bracelet: On a NOS Pigskin Strap, which compliments the Watch Beautifully.
Lug Width: 16.5mm
Box and Papers: No.
Getting Acquainted

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Bits that stand out:
- Large for a 90s Cartier.
- Superb Quality.
-Hacking Centre Seconds.
-  Cabochon Crown.
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Nitty Gritty:
- Evidence of Polishing to the Case.

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Overall the Tank is in very good pre-owned condition.
The Case has been polished.
The crown is original and in full working order.
Crystal is in very good shape.
The Dial is in fantastic condition.
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Photographed on a 7in Wrist.