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 – Quartz – Rose gold & Steel


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.

Technical Details

Movement: High Autonomy Quartz Movement (Approximately 6 years)

Case: Steel Case with 18K Rose Gold (750/1000) Bezel

Crown: Steel Beaded Crown with Blue Synthetic Cabochon-Shaped Spinel

Dial: Satin-Brushed Silver Dial with Sunray Effect

Numerals: Roman Numerals

Hands: Blued-Steel Sword-Shaped Hands

Crystal: Sapphire Crystal

Strap: Black Alligator Leather Strap

Buckle: Steel Ardillon Buckle

Case Dimensions: 43.5 mm x 31.4 mm

Case Thickness: 7.3 mm

Water Resistance: Up to 3 bar (Approximately 30 meters/100 feet)

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