Santos de Cartier watch
Santos de Cartier watch, large model, Manufacture mechanical movement with automatic winding, calibre 1847 MC. Bezel and case in steel and ADLC, steel crown set with a faceted black synthetic spinel, black dial, black steel sword-shaped hands with luminescent material, sapphire crystal. First strap in rubber, second strap in black alligator skin, interchangeable steel folding buckle. Both bracelets are fitted with the "QuickSwitch" interchangeable system. Case width: 39.8 mm, thickness: 9.38 mm. Water-resistant to 10 bar (approx. 100 metres).
ABOUT THE COLLECTION
1904. Louis Cartier granted the wish of the famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos Dumont: to be able to tell the time while flying. The birth of one of the first ever wristwatches sealed the bonds of friendship between these two pioneers. The rounded angles of the dial, seamless curve of the horns, and the exposed screws made for an iconic watch that would inspire countless reinterpretations.