Santos-Dumont

Santos-Dumont skeleton watch

Manual, pink gold, diamonds, leather

REF: HPI00587

  1. Louis Cartier granted the wish of his friend, the famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos Dumont: to be able to tell time while flying. Thus, one of the first wristwatches was born. Featuring geometric shapes and exposed screws, the watch quickly became an icon within the House. The Santos rose to the ranks of a classic that would defy the hands of time.
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  • The time of pioneers

  • HISTORY AND STORIES: CARTIER, A PIONEER IN MODERN WATCHMAKING

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Case in 18K pink gold set with brilliant-cut diamonds, 18K pink gold octagonal crown set with a diamond, dial with Roman numerals created by the movement's bridges, bridges in nickel silver, blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Brown alligator-skin strap, double adjustable deployant buckle in 18K pink gold. Water-resistant to 3 bar (30 meters/100 feet), mechanical Manufacture movement with manual winding, caliber 9614 MC, hours and minutes with skeleton bridge in the shape of Roman numerals, diameter of the movement: 28.6 x 28.6 mm, thickness of the movement: 3.97 mm, number of jewels: 20, number of parts: 138, balance: 28'800 vibrations/hour, power of reserve : around 72 hours.
Case dimensions: 46.5 mm x 54.9 mm, 16.5 mm thickness.

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