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How Gruber dresses is a visual contrast to Willis’ blood-smeared singlet and lack of shoes. He is an immaculately manicured villain in a charcoal double-breasted suit. But that look was entirely his own making. Die Hard may have been Rickman’s first movie role, but his theatre background made him confident about voicing opinions about the script.
Originally, Gruber was meant to be clad in full terrorist gear but he left a note for producer Joel Silver suggesting it would be more interesting for his character to wear a suit and pretend to be a hostage in one scene. Rickman told The Guardian: “I got Joel saying, ‘Get the hell out of here, you’ll wear what you’re told.’ But when I came back, I was handed a new script. It showed that it pays to have a little bit of theatre training.”
Gruber’s attire is important, too, because it contributes to his European sensibility as a world-weary aesthete. He has a discerning eye and notices clothes, commenting on the fact that he owns the same suit that Takagi is wearing (“John Phillips, London. Rumour has it Arafat buys his there too”). Given this distinguished look, Gruber required a suitable timepiece to slip under the cuff of his business shirt. Gold luxury Cartier Tank replica watches on a black leather strap is an unimpeachable choice.
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Thankfully the plot ended up changing due to continuity issues and so Gruber managed to upgrade. His eventual choice is again a nice counterpoint to that of Willis’ John McClane who wears TAG Heuer Professional 3000 Quartz replica watches for sale, a pragmatic chronograph that suits his rugged approach (yippee-ki-yay). Gruber, however, is cut from a different cloth – a pointedly luxurious one, too, no doubt sourced from Dormeuil. With its air of quiet panache, the perfect fake Cartier Tank is watches far more befitting Gruber’s unique brand of debonair nihilism.
There’s a long history of watches being gifted to the winners of motorsport races and rallies. Rolex is likely the most famous practitioner, awarding a special Daytona to each of the winners of the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans and 24 Hours of Daytona endurance races. The high quality Cartier replica watches used as the prizes for these events are typically variants of an existing production model, featuring a special engraving, material, or colorway; they aren’t unique pieces specially conceived for the occasion.
There is always an exception to the rule, and in this case, the outlier comes from 1980s Cartier, when Alain Dominique Perrin, the jeweler’s then-CEO, and Thierry Sabine, the founder of the legendary Paris-Dakar Rally, came up with the Cartier Challenge. The Paris-Dakar Rally started in 1979 as an off-road endurance competition where drivers start in Paris and race 6,200 miles across the Sahara Desert over approximately three weeks before crossing the finish line in the Senegalese capital. It’s considered one of the most difficult races in the world, but the grueling competition wasn’t enough for Perrin and Sabine. In order to win the Cartier Challenge, an individual racer had to finish first in the Paris-Dakar Rally in consecutive years. The back-to-back champion would then be awarded a brand-new watch, the AAA UK Cartier Cheich fake watches.
Designed by Jacques Diltoer, Cartier’s Creative Director at the time, the Cheich is another example of Cartier’s incredibly creative and unique approach to “form” case designs. The unique case construction was inspired by the traditional tagelmust cotton headscarf – also known as a cheich – that’s worn by the Tuareg men, a Berber ethnic group that’s native to the Sahara Desert, for sun protection. The uniquely layered case is actually crafted from three different types of gold – white, yellow, and rose gold – that are woven together. The best replica Cartier watches was produced in two different sizes and with or without diamond setting. The smaller watch with diamonds would be awarded to any potential female winners of the race, while the larger example was intended for the male winners.
I assume Perrin and Sabine felt fairly confident that the Cartier Challenge would be close to impossible. They were wrong. Gaston Rahier, from Belgium, racing on a BMW motorcycle, ended up winning the first two contests held after the Cartier Challenge was first announced in 1984, becoming the first – and, for now, only – individual owner of Swiss made copy Cartier Cheich watches. The Cartier Challenge was not long for the world. Sabine was tragically killed in a helicopter crash in 1986, and although the Paris-Dakar Rally continued to exist, Perrin withdrew the challenge and award.
In its short existence, it’s believed that only four luxury replica Cartier Cheich watches were produced in total. Cartier built a pair of male and female examples in 1984 when the Challenge was announced. After Rahier was awarded his watch, they built an additional example of the larger size for a potential future winner, before the Cartier Challenge concluded. A fourth Cheich is believed to have been gifted to Sabine from Perrin. Rahier’s watch is slightly different from the rest as it features Cartier’s traditional railroad-style minute track on the dial. Two of the Cheich examples were never awarded and exist in the Cartier archive and will never be sold, while the cheap fake Cartier watches owned by Perrin is understood to have been lost for good. Rahier’s watch is the only Cheich that fulfilled the model’s original purpose as a trophy, and the only Cheich in private hands.
Knowledgeable Cartier collectors and enthusiasts have long known about Rahier’s Cheich, with many considering it to be one of the rarest and most desirable perfect Cartier replica watches ever created. And now, after close to 40 years, Rahier’s watch is set to come to market for the very first time, when Sotheby’s opens up its “Fine Watches” online auction in Paris this Friday.
The Cartier Cheich won by Rahier has never been sold. It remained in his possession until his 2005 death, and it has since remained with his family in Belgium.
“It comes directly from Gaston’s family,” says Benoît Colson, a Paris-based International Specialist for Sotheby’s who worked with the descendants. “It has never been shown or exhibited prior to this sale. It was a most precious thing for Gaston, so he only ever wore it once, when he appeared on television after winning the Paris-Dakar Rally; that was it.”
I haven’t had the opportunity to inspect or handle the Cartier super clone watches wholesale in person, but looking over the images our photographer shot, the 40-year-old watch does appear to be in immaculate condition, with only a slight spot visible near six o’clock. Interestingly, the Cheich features no additional engraving indicating its purpose as a trophy. It’s only on the watch’s original bespoke case, a triangular box in classic Cartier red that is included in the sale, that a small gilt label appears reading Trophée Paris Alger Dakar under the Cartier signature.
Rahier’s Cartier Cheich carries an estimate of between €200,000 and 400,000, but some of the Cartier experts and collectors I’ve spoken with recently have even higher expectations. Headlines have been dominated by the high prices achieved by exclusive and rare Cartier form watches that have appeared at auction over the past two years. Phillips sold a remarkable 1972 Cartier Pebble for €362,000 at its Geneva auction in spring 2021. And who can forget the jaw-dropping $1.65 million price achieved by a 1967 Cartier London Crash on the online auction platform Loupe This back in May of this year. It’s possible that the high quality Cartier Cheich replica watches surpasses both of those results.
“There are so many different collector profiles that could be interested in this watch,” says Colson. “You obviously have the top Cartier collectors that have been waiting for this watch for many, many years. I think car collectors will also be very interested given the Paris-Dakar connection. And you also have high-profile, high net-worth individuals who will want to have the watch that no one has and no one will ever get.”
Colson raises a fair point. The Cheich is a wholly unique 2022 Cartier fake watches. The two examples owned by Cartier will never be sold, and the fourth example is lost for good. The Cartier Crash pieces that have performed so well recently, for instance, are extremely rare but not one-of-a-kind in the same way as the Cheich.
It will be absolutely fascinating to see where the Cheich lands after bidding closes on the online sale on September 30, 2022. Although I’d love to see replica Cartier watches shop online like the Cheich sold via a live, in-person auction, Sotheby’s has admittedly had tremendous success with their online auctions, most recently setting a world record for a Rolex Day-Date during a London-based online sale earlier this year.
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BACK AND FORTH IN TIME
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The original and chronograph variants of the China Pasha de Cartier replica watches, meanwhile, are now offered with an anthracite dial. This new aesthetic certainly enhances the strong design codes of the former and reinforces the play on contrasts that defines the visual flair of the latter. And finally, there’s this year’s pièce de résistance: The Pasha de Cartier Grille…
ON THE GRID
The lineage of the 2022 fake Pasha de Cartier Grille watches goes beyond the aforementioned “square-inside-a- circle,” chained crown and numerals, as it is a nod to yet another part of the Pasha saga that precedes its 1985 debut. To be exact, in Maison Cartier’s archives, there is a watertight watch design dating back to 1943 that notably features a protective grid placed over the dial. Today, the grid makes a triumphant return once again in 2022’s Pasha de Cartier Grille. As the name implies, the design features a removable grille that encases the dial. While the concept sounds simple, the visual effect is actually quite sublime, as the grid reinforces the watch’s strong graphic signature. But when the mood calls for a cleaner look, the grid can be detached—and later reattached— with ease thanks to a new system supported by four tiny clasps with a very complex spring to scale. Of course, there’s definitely a strong argument to leave the grille on. The yellow gold 41mm version certainly gives off a strong classical vibe—on top of the aforementioned highlighting of the Pasha’s signature aesthetic— while the two jewelry versions in 30mm and 35mm with diamonds on both the bezel and the grid make for the perfect statement pieces.
THE SAGA CONTINUES
Maison Cartier has released an intriguing array of novelties across various collections this year, and in what has become a rather expected outcome, the luxury replica Pasha de Cartier watches continues to make a strong showing for itself with its daring designs as well as its blend of heritage and modernity. From the polished classics to models with marvelous complications and the ones bearing the revamped grid, the Pasha de Cartier once again shines as one of the most exciting expressions of haute horlogerie in 2022.
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Princess Diana of Wales
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No pain, no gain
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On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the Institut Joaillerie Cartier unveils itself. On September 17 and 18, like the visits organized by Boucheron, visitors will indeed be able to familiarize themselves with this unique place dedicated to the preservation and development of the jewelry arts and AAA wholesale Cartier fake watches.
For these 39th European Heritage Days placed under the theme of “sustainable heritage”, the Hotel Pinsot – which has hosted the Cartier workshops since 2002 – will be the scene of a journey in three stages. On the program: two immersive experiences dedicated to the different trades of jewelery and Swiss made replica Cartier watches as well as a section entirely devoted to glyptics, namely the art of engraving and sculpting hard stones and precious materials.
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Here, we will thoroughly explain the historic “tank” name collection. We have also summarized the new works in 2021 and 2022, the features of each collection, and the price range, so please check it out.
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Today’s Wimbledon Men’s Final featured the unexpected. First there was the matchup: Novak Djokovic against the wild and (sometimes) wonderful Nick Kyrgios. Rafael Nadal was forced to retire from the tournament due to an abdominal injury which thrust the unpredictable Kyrgios into the spotlight – and his first Grand Slam Final. After two of the more controversial players in the sport were through with their match, and Djokovic landed his 21st Grand Slam title (and 7th at Wimbledon), it was time to hand out the hardware.
And who better to hand out the trophy than the Duchess of Cambridge herself (she is the Patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, after all)? That’s right, Kate Middleton was on-hand, at center-court, to greet and award both Djokovic (who was wearing his blue Hublot Big Bang) and Kyrgios.
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We’ve probably all experienced it: you had been waiting for years for your favorite brand to reintroduce a certain watch that had not been in the collection for a long time. But, when it finally came out, it wasn’t quite what you were hoping for. Perhaps the date window was disturbing or the hands were not clear. Maybe you preferred blued hands instead of gold ones. Or, perhaps, the watch was only available in pink gold, while you would really like a white gold or platinum timepiece. Well, it’s a little-known fact, but ordering custom AAA UK Cartier replica watches is not such a far-fetched possibility.
For years now, high quality Cartier fake watches has had a solution to this luxury problem. It’s called the Custom Order watch. Especially in the last 10 years, these pieces have really taken off, which is why La Maison has created a separate department to meet the special wishes of its demanding clientele. But how does the application work, and who is eligible to enter this magical world of extreme exclusivity?
The Cartier custom-order process
I’ve been looking into the matter, as it’s the talk of the town lately among the group of serious best replica Cartier watches collectors. So, I will try to explain the steps of the process, and I will also give an answer to the questions that I received via my Instagram. But be prepared; while a custom order is a great chance to get what you like, the process takes a long time. It is not possible to discuss the financial details in this article, but you must understand that there are actually two possibilities that differ greatly in price.
The most common and also most affordable way is to think about a recent model. This could be a timepiece where the dial, the date disc, the case material, and perhaps the hands need to be modified to make it exactly to your liking. But, of course, more is possible, and that’s the other option. For instance, consider a model that has not been produced for many years, such as the Tank Normale. In such a case, assuming that Cartier would be willing to produce it for you, the case and crown must be specially built from scratch. Top Cartier copy watches must also find a movement that fits that case. All this work that is necessary for just this one watch brings the much higher costs that I mentioned previously. This is also a much more time-consuming process — think about two or three years.
Who is eligible for a custom order?
To be eligible, you don’t have to be Brad Pitt or a collector who has already purchased several watches from Cartier’s Privé line. Simply request a custom order at your local Cartier boutique, which will pass it on to the brand’s headquarters in Paris. What does help, however, is a relationship of trust between the customer and the local boutique. When the boutique has sent in the request to the Cartier headquarters, it usually takes two to eight weeks to hear back if the request can be realized or not. The local boutique remains the contact for the client during the process. During the following period, the sketch by the design team at Cartier HQ and the estimate for the watch will be presented. After the client gives his or her approval and a down payment of roughly 50% of the final price has been paid, the team will start working on the replica Cartier watches for sale. This will take usually around 12 months, but it can take up to three years for exceptional orders.
What would be possible
Now, I see you fantasizing already about what the watch of your dreams would look like. Explain and describe your wishes well to your salesperson. Alternatively, if you’re the creative type, make a sketch and work with the design elements of La Maison, ensuring that it retains the typical Cartier style.
Imagine yourself as a designer at Cartier, and think about what the perfect watch should look like. Only then will there be a chance that the request will go through. For example, Swiss movements fake Cartier Tank Chinoise watches from the current collection but with a lacquered dial and Chinese characters in burgundy could be really cool. The team would also probably accept it, but forget about your family crest or your child’s photo on the dial. Keep seeing yourself as one of the designers at Cartier and think within the restraints of their design elements. There are plenty of opportunities to come up with something beautiful that may suit you more than an off-the-rack timepiece.
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Custom 1:1 Cartier super clone watches can be an attractive idea, allowing a collector to circumvent the will of the greater market. Realistically, when it comes to Cartier’s lineup, commercial appeal is a big factor. When designers start creating a new Tank or Santos, for instance, they have to deal with various “roadblocks”. The watches must appeal to the general public not only in Europe, Cartier’s base of operations, but also in important markets like Asia, the Middle East, and the USA. All these markets look at a watch differently. Additionally, several managers at Cartier are involved in the design process. The more people are allowed to say something about the first sketches, the more difficult it becomes for the designer, and the less remains of the often original ideas. In general, the process takes a long time and requires many OKs before a design will finally be realized.
That’s why we keep seeing new Cartier replica watches online (not only from Cartier) that have “AUTOMATIC” on the dial and a square date window at 3 o’clock, things that many collectors really abhor. But the majority of customers worldwide seem to prefer it, and after all, that’s what counts! During the creation of a custom-order watch, it works differently, and the “lines” are much shorter. The client passes on their wishes, possibly accompanied by a first sketch, to their contact at the local boutique who will pass it on to the team of the Custom Order department in Paris.
Guidelines for custom orders
They assess whether everything can be carried out and whether the ideas fit within the guidelines of Cartier’s design philosophy. There is no need to check whether the watch would be successful internationally or whether it is commercial enough. After all, the timepiece is intended just for one particular customer. The client who placed the order actually “works” with the designers of the Custom Order department to achieve the best possible design. Don’t think, however, that they just turn the client’s ideas into a workable sketch. They often supplement it with a valuable suggestion that the client may not have thought of. All in all, it’s an unbelievably nice process to experience.
A finished product
When the wait is over and the watch is finally finished, you’re the proud owner of a watch that has been created just as you wished and especially for you. But beware that sometimes there are misunderstandings about exclusivity, and you should understand this before entering into the creative process. The creation should not be seen as a guaranteed pièce unique. After all, on the back of the case, there is an engraving saying “No.1” instead of “No.1/1”.
Cartier reserves the right to perhaps remake the watch in the future, although, to my knowledge, that has not happened yet. All intellectual property rights to the model shown in the drawing are the exclusive property of Cartier fake watches wholesale, and La Maison reserves the right to reproduce it identically or with slight changes. This may seem strange, but it makes perfect sense. After all, the elements that were used to realize the design have been included in Cartier’s historic design books for years.
In reality, all that has happened is a shift of the existing design elements to arrive at the desired timepiece. The typical elements that Cartier has selected and has been working with for almost 175 years have once again done their work!
Custom orders past
Now, let’s review some prime examples of custom orders before I finish this endless talk. A platinum Tank Cintrée with Arabic-Indic numerals was ordered in 2006 by a customer from the Middle East. The watch, which was one of the first Tank Cintrée custom orders, received a ruby in the crown in addition to red numbers. This is a cool feature that has now become standard on top replica Cartier platinum watches.
Roni Madhvani (@roni_m_29), a famous collector of vintage Cartier and Patek Philippe watches, a long-time friend of La Maison, and one of the early clients of the Custom Order department, had some outstanding pieces with black dials made. When we look through the catalog of previous years, it’s clear that black dials have been incredibly rare in the Cartier collection.
Jiaxian Su — or SJX, as most people know him — is a respected watch journalist and founder of WatchesBySJX. He chose the most popular Tank among Cartier collectors to create platinum luxury fake Cartier Tank Cintrée watches with Breguet hands, a gray dial, and white numerals. The crown was set with a ruby. You can read more about his experience here.
Other custom highlights
Alvin Chong (@watchrology) is a young collector from Singapore who showed me his beautiful Tank Cintrée and his recently acquired Cloche. Both models, which are available in the Cartier Privé line, are made in platinum and give a strong nod to CPCP. They feature dials with an intense guilloché pattern and a unique rosette in the middle of the dial. The rosette is actually a design detail from the 1920s, and it characterized the Collection Privée, Cartier Paris between 1998 and 2008.
An amazing set of 18 watches was made as a special edition with and for the Singapore Watch Club. All models feature a unique brushed dial, something that Cartier had never done before. Furthermore, the initials of the club were placed on the minute track above 6 o’clock. An extensive report on this fine series can be found here.
Bader Belselah (bader_belselah) was not really thrilled with the platinum Santos-Dumont with green Arabic-Indic numerals that Cartier released for the Middle East. Along with the Custom Order team, he realized a pink gold China replica Cartier Santos-Dumont watches with red and very modern-looking Arabic-Indic numerals. His typography choice made this Santos-Dumont really stand out. The result is arguably one of the most beautiful Santos-Dumont models ever created, in my opinion.
Your ideal Cartier could become a reality
A few nice Swiss made Cartier Crash replica watches have also been created, but I will come back to the Crash in general in a separate article.
I hope this has been a clear explanation of the unique opportunity at Cartier to make your wishes into a dream piece.