The history of Cartier Santos-Dumont

Watches Cartier Santos-Dumont

The Santos by Cartier is a watch that was first devised as an original design to reward the winners of sporting and society events.

This watch was created by Louis Cartier in the middle of the Belle Époque, in honour of his friendship with the Brazilian aviator and tycoon, Alberto Santos-Dumont, hence its name. Santos was famous at that time for his wealth and his lifestyle.

The Cartier Santos Dumont watch is distinguished from other member of the Santos family by its sleek casing, unlike other Santos which are adorned by screws.

Available in different materials such as yellow gold and white gold The Cartier Santos Dumont watch is now sought after by collectors worldwide.

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