Conquering the sky, sublimating ideals, gravitation in battlefields … The fearless spirit of the pilot Albert Santos Dumont has been faithfully manifested in the new Santos de Cartier watch series. The new watch is represented by Albert Santos Dumont, which continues the pioneering spirit, extraordinary style and passion of conquering the sky of the pioneers of the aerospace industry.
Simplicity, practicality and innovation are the three principles Albert Santos Dumont follows. In 1904, the flight pioneer ordered the first modern watch from Louis Cartier. This timepiece can be worn on the wrist, making it easy for him to check the time while flying the aircraft. After many years of improvement, the Santos watch is now known.
Cartier’s new Santos de Cartier chronograph is specially created for measurement records. In the 21st century, this tradition of excellence continues to be carried forward. Cartier pays attention to the elegant appearance and ergonomic design of the watch. It has a start / stop button at 9 o’clock, and the reset function is directly operated by the crown. Watch design is more simple and easy to operate.
This watch is equipped with Cartier 1904-CH MC workshop refined movement. Guide column, vertical clutch device and linear return-to-zero hammer constitute a delicate mechanism for controlling and coordinating timing functions.
In 1909, Cartier applied for a patent for the first folding buckle design. This year, Cartier continues to innovate the buckle system, highlighting more comfortable, simple and safe quality features. The push-button switch mechanism is equipped with a lighter sheet, which continues the iconic design and makes the operation of replacing the strap / bracelet easy.
Just like the other Santos de Cartier watch series, its strap / bracelet has the advantage of being easy to use: the stainless steel bracelet, crocodile leather or rubber strap can be easily replaced by the patented QucikSwitch strap quick-change device, Its delicate mechanism is hidden in the case; the exclusive patented SmartLink bracelet adjustment device makes it possible to change the size of the metal bracelet without using tools.
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