Santos-Dumont WatchWSSA0023Santos de Cartier
Small – Quartz
1904, Louis Cartier granted the wish of the famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos Dumont: to be able to tell time while flying.
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Detailed features & specifications
1904, Louis Cartier granted the wish of the famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos Dumont: to be able to tell 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, the seamless curve of the horns, and the exposed screws made for an iconic watch that would inspire countless reinterpretations.
Size – 38 mm x 27.5 mm
Movement – High autonomy quartz movement
Case – Stainless Steel
Crown – Beaded crown set with a blue synthetic cabochon-shaped spinel
Dial – Silvered satin-brushed dial with sunray effect
Hands – Blued-steel sword-shaped hands
Crystal – Sapphire crystal
Bracelet – Navy blue alligator-skin strap, steel ardillon buckle
Thickness – 7.3 mm
Water resistance – 3 bar (approx. 30 metres).