Cartier Santos

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Cartier Santos
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The Santos is a wristwatch by Cartier.

This famous rectangular wristwatch model was developed 1906 by Louis Cartier for his friend, the Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont and came on the market in 1911 with movements by Jaeger. The Santos is considered the first pilot's watch. In addition it made the wristwatch, which was previously reserved mostly for women, also socially acceptable for men.

The Santos lineup was refreshed in 2018, with a new Cartier Santos Chronograph launched in 2019 at SIHH.