Designed for lovers of beautiful objects, the exceptionally styled Santos embodies Cartier's classic sophistication. This mens full size Santos features a stainless steel case with elegant silver guilloche Roman dial with blue steel "epee" hands, sapphire topped crown, and high grade mechanical movement.
This is a newer style Santos with heavy bracelet. Unlike the quartz version of the Santos, this more desirable mechanical example possesses an automatic movement that showcases the timeless art of traditional watchmaking.
It presents in gorgeous condition - it presents as about a 9.7 out of 10. On the wrist it presents as almost indistinguishable from new.Our Master Watchmaker has fully serviced the watch which consists of fully disassembling the movement, carefully inspecting each part, replacing any overly worn components, reassembling and lubricating the movement, replacing all of the waterproofing seals with new Cartier gaskets, and extensive timing testing and regulation (a $495 value).
Accompanying it are its original boxes, papers, and booklets - a complete set.
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function and a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity.
Worn by Bill Clinton, Elton John, and Djimon Hounsou, Cartier watches have long been favorites of royalty, Hollywood celebrities, and anyone desiring to wear a timepiece of distinction.
Cartier created the Santos in honor of the famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont. Alberto Santos-Dumont, a true daring aviation pioneer, flew in France and Europe in some of the first prototype airplanes. After hearing complaints from him friend about how difficult it was to access his pocket watch in the cockpit, Cartier rose to the challenge by creating a special watch that could be strapped to the wrist.
Country of origin: Switzerland
Serial no.: 00587
Model: Santos, ref. 166930
Functions: Hours, Minutes
Designed for: Men
Case material: Stainless steel and 18K gold
Case markings (outer): Santos de Cartier, Swiss Made, Cartier registration numbers
Case condition: Presents as mint.
Dimensions: 32mm wide with guards(29mm without guards) x 41mm long
Dial: White, black painted Roman numerals, Cartier signature at X, 'epee' hands, original, mint condition
Movement type: Cartier quartz
Band: Santos bracelet, stainless steel with 18K accents, polished and brushed, designed to fit a wrist up to approx. 6 1/2 inches, presents on the wrist as mint condition with light signs of polishing, very slight wear to the underside and no stretch
Crystal: Mint condition
Serviced: Fully serviced by a Master Watchmaker and new Cartier gaskets installed (a $495 value.)
Warranty: 1-year warranty. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Box/Papers: BOX - Cartier pouch; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity
Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100%
satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way
unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime
within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our
client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially
constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All
watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic
shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail,
and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier.
International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any
required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and
taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be
guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not
recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed
to be waterproof.