Conceived five years before the iconic Tank, the Exact Cartier de Santos Replica has, over the decades, been a defining watch icon for the Parisian jeweller. The 2019 Santos-Dumont is an understated, pared-down, authentic interpretation fitted to an alligator leather strap. The basic geometry, while greatly refined, remains unchanged.
The new Cartier Replica Santos-Dumont takes the signature design codes like Roman numerals, visible screws on bezel, beaded winding crown sans crown guards and blue cabochon, and continues the legacy of the early watchmaking classic. It is cased in pink gold, pink gold and steel, or steel, in two sizes of 27.5 x 38 mm or 31.4 x 43.5 mm.
With the heretofore-unseen six-year run-time, the high-autonomy quartz calibre is able to operate twice as long as traditional quartz Replica Watches China. This is achieved with a reworked and resized movement with reduced energy consumption and a new high-performance battery – surely an undisputed counter-argument for quartz.