Santos-Dumont Watch

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Created by Louis Cartier in 1904 for aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, the Santos de Cartier watch was the first modern wristwatch. Its signature design, with visible screws and a daring square silhouette, has adapted effortlessly to the times since its creation – while staying true to the watch’s boundary-breaking inspiration.

Large model, Quartz movement, Rose gold, Steel, Leather


AUD / Including GST

Detailed features & specifications

Louis Cartier granted the wish of the famous aviator, Alberto Santos- Dumont, to tell the time while in flight. All of his projects were guided by the desire for progress and 3 main principles: simplicity, practicality, innovation. Louis Cartier revolutionised watchmaking by creating the first modern watch for Santos-Dumont, intended to be worn on the wrist.

Santos-Dumont watch, large model, high autonomy quartz movement (~ 6 years).

Case : Steel case, rose gold 750/1000 bezel, steel beaded crown set with a blue synthetic cabochon-shaped spinel.

Dial : Satin-brushed silver dial with sunray effect, Roman numerals, blued-steel sword-shaped hands, sapphire crystal.

Strap : Black alligator leather, with steel ardillon buckle.

Case dimensions: 43.5 mm x 31.4 mm, thickness: 7.3 mm.

Water-resistant : 3 bar (approx. 30 meters/100 feet).

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