In 1912, Cartier introduced the oval Baignoire

In 1912, Cartier introduced the oval Baignoire and tortoise-shell formed Tortue models, followed in 1917 by Cartier's most well-known early wristwatch , the Tank, which was reportedly impressed from the style of Renault tanks utilized throughout Globe War I. Rudolph Valentino wore a Tank within the 1921 silent classic The Sheik.

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Officially, Richemont will probably be run in his absence by 3 wise males: Bernard Fornas, previous Cartier chief who will probably be in cost from the brand names; Richard Lepeu, who will handle back-office matters and logistics; and Gary Saage, who will oversee monetary matters.