Santos 100 Large
In 1904, Louis Cartier granted Brazillian aviator Alberto Santos Dumont's wish of being able to tell the time while fly...
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Cosmetic inspections are conducted for the first three grading categories: Case & Bracelet, Dial & Hands, and Movement.
Our Wristcheck Professional Services specialists examine our watches from all angles under a microscope. They have been trained to evaluate, repair and authenticate watches with over 20 years of combined experience.
Timing results are measured with a Witschi Chronoscope X-1 timing machine in 5 positions as per industry standards.
Established in 1847 by the eponymous Louis-François Cartier, few brands in the 21st century are as synonymous with artful watchmaking as Cartier. At first, a business confined to Paris, Louis-François’s sons - Louis, Pierre, and Jacques - transformed their patriarch’s humble workshop into a global byword for luxury.
Whereas Louis was renowned for his work on iconic horological designs like the Santos (Cartier’s original wristwatch), his brothers Pierre and Jacques managed the brand’s New York and London flagships, respectively - securing the brand’s sweeping influence abroad.
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