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Cartier first came out with its now-iconic tank watch way back in 1917. The design was rumored to be inspired by Renault military trucks, hence the name. Since the watch's debut, Cartier has released an update to the classic style once a decade. The latest version, the Tank Anglaise, was released on June 22nd and to celebrate, the French luxury brand has put the watches front-and-center in the windows of its Rodeo boutique. Click through our gallery for a preview and stop by the store at 370 North Rodeo for the full display. If you're looking to invest in one of the timepieces, expect to shell out anywhere from $22,000 to more than $60,000 for diamond-encrusted versions.
· Cartier [Official Site]