Cartier santos. Cartier Santos

With the new bezel, it actually looks like a fully integrated bracelet unless you really scrutinize it, and I kind of treated the watch like that while I was reviewing it If you want a non-round watch from Cartier, this and the new Santos are the two contenders for daily wear
Strapping on the Santos, I couldn't help but crack a smile Except where noted, retail pricing information on our products are estimates based on multiple sources
Cartier debuted one of the first wristwatches for men, the Cartier Santos The Santos felt perfectly at home on my wrist, and the bracelet and case proved extremely well balanced and comfortable over the course of a full day
Water-resistant up to 10 bar approx In 1904, Louis Cartier created a watch for Alberto Santos-Dumont, resulting in the first modern wristwatch
Other than that they're pretty different There's a shapeliness to the new Santos case, and the right side in particular looks like undulating waves rendered in steel
The traditional pocket watch was far too impractical while handling the controls of his flying machines The bracelet on this Santos is solid stainless steel with matching steel screws
The Cartier Santos is one hell of a watch and its design integrity, build quality, and thoughtfulness speak for themselves The way I know a watch is really good is if, during my review time with it, I look down at my wrist to check the time and don't even notice I'm wearing something different
The Santos 100 remained the Santos in the Cartier collection for over a decade — until now Luckily the kind people at Cartier North America decided to oblige my appeal, and I was able to wear a Santos around New York City for a week ahead of its launch in San Francisco earlier this month
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