Santos de Cartier Galbée watch Small model, steel

Ref: W20056D6
£4,000
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Santos de Cartier Galbée watch, small model, quartz movement. Steel case, faceted steel crown set with a faceted synthetic spinel, matt silvered dial, Roman numerals, sword-shaped hands in blued steel, sapphire crystal, steel bracelet. Case dimensions: 34.8 mm x 26.2 mm, 6 mm thick. Water-resistant to 30 metres/100 feet. Cartier always seeks to perfect the harmony of each one of its creations. Because of this, the carat weight and the number of precious stones can vary slightly from piece to piece. Please do not hesitate to contact our sales team should you require any further information regarding our creations.

1904. Louis Cartier granted the wish of the famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos Dumont: to be able to tell the time while flying. The birth of one of the first ever wristwatches sealed the bonds of friendship between these two pioneers. The rounded angles of the dial, seamless curve of the horns, and the exposed screws made for an iconic watch that would inspire countless reinterpretations.