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Cartier For Women Watches - Good Investments?

Updated on October 28, 2012

Vintage Cartier Watches For Women

If you are looking for a stunning watch for a lady you really cannot go wrong with a Cartier. When it comes to style and class Cartier watches beat the rest.

Their iconic watches have stood the test of time. They are as popular today as they ever were, particularly with women. Their classy, yet elegant design works as well with a business suit as it does with a little black dress.

The company produces a huge range of watches for women from the relatively plain and understated Santos models, one of which is pictured here, to their jewel encrusted numbers. Cartier Ballon Bleu watches for women are beautiful, ornate pieces of jewellery in their own right.

Cartier Panthere watch ladies
Cartier Panthere watch ladies

Ladies Cartier Panthere watch

... a great example of Cartier style

Cartier never forget that women appreciate jewellery that is functional as well as beautiful. Many of there models, including the Panthere, have a calendar built into the face.

Most of the Cartier Panthere watches that are currently available are made from yellow gold. It is a style of watch Cartier still make, but the original Panthère de Cartier watches from the mid 1980s are still the most popular. There is a thriving second hand market for them.

The watch shown, is the W25014B9, which is quite a rare model and style. However, it is a popular one because the bevel has a double row of stones rather than a single row, which is more typical of Cartier dress watches for women.

Ladies Cartier Watches For Sale - Latest Cartier watches for women

Who knew you could buy Cartier watches on Amazon!

They stock the very latest models as well as many of the classic models and they regularly offer them at discounted prices.

It is also a good place to find Cartier watches that have recently been discontinued.

Amazon is also a great place to buy second hand Cartier watches. The second hand ones are listed as used and in many cases are significantly cheaper than new Cartiers are.

Cartier Panthere X-Large 18k Yellow Gold Watch W25014B9
Cartier Panthere X-Large 18k Yellow Gold Watch W25014B9

Beautiful and relatively rare dress watch, which also works well for day wear.

 
Cartier Women's W5200020 Tank Solo Python Leather strap Watch
Cartier Women's W5200020 Tank Solo Python Leather strap Watch

A great example of Cartier's newer range of women's luxury watches.

 
Cartier Miss Pasha Yellow Gold & Diamonds Ladies Watch WJ124014
Cartier Miss Pasha Yellow Gold & Diamonds Ladies Watch WJ124014

More traditional styling, which with its 80s retro styling is especially popular at the moment.

 
Baignoire Cartier Watch
Baignoire Cartier Watch

Cheapest Cartier Watch

Is there really such a thing as a cheap Cartier watch?

Sadly, there is no such thing as a cheap Cartier watch, unless of course you are lucky enough to be given one as a gift or as an inheritance.

There are plenty of cheap Cartier watches for sale, however, they normal turn out to be fakes. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to these watches. However, that does not mean that you cannot afford one.

For new Cartier ladies' watches prices start at $2,270 for a basic analog Cartier de pasha watch and go all the way up to $26,995 for a beautiful Baignoire Cartier watch. Occasionally, you will see one on special offer.

When it comes to second hand Cartier watches prices for good examples start at about $500.

Your Own Cartier Watch Collection - ..start with pre owned ladies Cartier watches

Cartier watches keep their value well, are relatively easy to sell on and most porn shops will lend good money against them.

However, it is important to know what you are buying is genuine. This video shows you what you need to check for, using a Baignoire Cartier as an example.

Cartier tank watch women s
Cartier tank watch women s

Investing in Cartier Women's Watches

...as if you need an excuse to buy such beautiful watches

Buying second hand watches as an investment is growing in popularity.

Used Cartier watches for women present a particularly good investment opportunities, because starting prices are so low. However, you need to know which ones hold their value and which ones go in and out of fashion.

Cartier Tank watch prices are extremely stable. You can pick up a Cartier steel watch for around $500, but if you want to buy a Tank watch made from gold and diamonds you may have to invest as much as $25,000.

For investment purposes he best vintage Cartier watches are in fact all men's models...sorry ladies. They are Cartier Roadsters, which start at $3,500 for a basic model and go up to $27,000 for gold models.

Moving forward the Astrotourbillon and the Cadran Love Tourbillon look set to become collector's items for the future. Some of the watches in the The Ballon Bleu collection also look set to be good long-term investments. The fact you can buy unisex versions makes them particularly interesting, from an investment point of view, because there is a potentially bigger second hand market for them.

Investing in watches is by no means a dead cert. You never really know for sure what the market will do. Therefore, it makes sense to build a collection of watches you really like and will enjoy wearing yourself.

Buy Cartier Ballon Bleu Watches For Women

Amazon do not yet stock the very expensive Astrotourbillon and the Cadran Love Tourbillon models. However, they are a good place to go to buy a Ballon Cartier watch.

It is also possible, to occasionally, buy pre owned Cartier Ballon Bleu watches at great prices on Amazon.

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      Julia1000 4 years ago

      @LannaW: Cool glad it was useful to you and thanks for the feedback

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      LannaW 4 years ago

      I like your lens here so much. It really provides informative info about Cartier brand.

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      Julia1000 4 years ago

      @anonymous: I like the way you think and agree can be a great investment.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I think a precious watch is a good investment, and Cartier is an awesome watch to invest in.

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      SquidooPower 4 years ago

      Investing in your ladies happiness is always a good investment.

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      davenjilli lm 4 years ago

      they are beautiful

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      John Uwen 4 years ago

      cartier is a fantastic brand. thanks for pointing out some great christmas gift ideas!