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Santos-Dumont watches, geometric luxury with excellent craftsmanship

Martha Taylor-Brown |
In 1904, Louis Cartier granted the wish of his friend, the famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos Dumont: to be able to tell time while flying. The rest is history.

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Santos-Dumont watch, large model W2SA0011, features high autonomy quartz movement for approximately 6 years. Steel case, 18K rose gold bezel, steel beaded crown set with a blue synthetic cabochon-shaped spinel make this timepiece a true fashion statement. But that's not all: satin-brushed silver dial with sunray effect, Roman numerals, blued-steel sword-shaped hands, and sapphire crystal are there to completer the picture. Strap in black alligator leather, with steel ardillon buckle, W2SA0011 case's dimensions are 43.5 mm x 31.4 mm, thickness: 7.3 mm. It is water-resistant up to 3 bar (approx. 30 meters/100 feet), so you can wear it anywhere.

Santos-Dumont watch, large model WSSA0022, is another moder suitable for various environments (water-resistant up to 3 bar or approx. 30 meters/100 feet) but with a great, luxurious look. It has high autonomy quartz movement for 6 years more or less in the steel case. It has beaded crown set with a blue synthetic cabochon-shaped spinel, and satin-brushed silver dial with sunray effect. Roman numerals are there for those who love that style, blued-steel sword-shaped hands, and sapphire crystal. Strap in navy blue alligator leather, with steel ardillon buckle, its case is 43.5 mm x 31.4 mm, thickness: 7.3 mm.

Santos-Dumont Le Brésil watch WGSA0034 belongs to the numbered limited edition of 100 pieces which testifies its exclusivity. Manufacture mechanical movement with manual winding, caliber 430 MC, make this watch a truly unique. Again, high end features are there: platinum case, crown set with a cabochon ruby, silver dial, andblack steel sword-shaped hands. Case back was engraved with Le Brésil design, and gray alligator leather strap and platinum ardillon buckle complete that beautiful piece. Case dimensions: 43.5 mm x 31.4 mm, thickness: 7.3 mm. Water-resistant up to 3 bar (approx. 30 meters/100 feet)

For those of you in love with diamonds, Santos-Dumont watch, large model WJSA0016, is what you should get. It featurer 18K rose gold case, bezel set with 52 brilliant-cut diamonds and beaded crown set with one brilliant-cut diamond, totaling 0.66 carat, and silver satin-brushed dial with sunray-effect. Roman numerals fit there perfectly, along with blued-steel sword-shaped hands and sapphire crystal. Bordeaux shiny alligator leather strap is just fantastic. Case dimensions: 43.5 mm x 31.4 mm, thickness: 7.3 mm. Water-resistant up to 3 bar (approx. 30 meters/100 feet). This watch is a perfect piece to complete your look.


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