The Graceful And Colorful New Cartier Santos-Dumont XL Watches
October 19, 2023
Cartier’s watches have several signature design features, as we know. There are, to name a few, the distinctive shapes and beautiful crowns, but my favorite are the elongated and stylish Roman numerals. The new Cartier Santos-Dumont XL replica watches that debuted during Watches. Each version has a distinct case material, which pairs with a corresponding red, green, or blue mineral for the numerals. These watches already looked very attractive on paper, but in person, they really came to life.
The Santos-Dumont XL
Last year, the designers atCheap Cartier Replica already covered the Santos-Dumont’s case in a beige, red, or black layer of lacquer.For this year, the designers also picked different materials for the cases, but there’s no layer of lacquer on them this time. The yellow gold, rose gold, and platinum versions do have a polished bezel, a mainly brushed case, and polished bevels, as we are used to seeing by now in the Santos collection.
The case of the Cartier Santos-Dumont XL Replica Watches measures 46.6mm from lug to lug and 33.9mm wide. Inside is the hand-wound caliber 430 MC. It’s based on one of Piaget’s movements, and it only measures 2.1mm thick. That’s also why the case of the Santos-Dumont XL is only 7.5mm thick — or rather, thin.
The Replica Watches China movement runs at 21,600vph, and it has a power reserve of about 36 hours. You’ll have to keep it very close to your ear to find out whether it’s running, though, because there is no central seconds hand. Or you could just forget about winding it, like Andy Warhol, and set it to 10:10 for the rest of your life.
A mix of materials and colors
The Santos-Dumont Replica Buy Now in 18K yellow gold is adorned with blue details. That means there’s a sapphire cabochon on the typical Cartier crown, and it comes on a very dark blue alligator strap. But most apparent are, of course, the blue dumortierite Roman numerals. I think this is my favorite version of the three because even when wearing the watch, the marble-like texture of the dumortierite is still visible.
Next up is the version in 18K rose gold with green details. This time, both the cabochon on the crown and the Roman numerals on the dial are made out of jade. There’s less of a noticeable texture or pattern to this stone. However, the Newest Top Quality Cartier Replica numerals are a bit more transparent than the previous blue ones. This model comes on a very dark green alligator strap, one that almost looks black from afar.
And, of course, the platinum case is matched with red details. That seems to be the color combination of choice for most platinum Cartier Replica with 80% Discount. The cabochon is a red ruby, and the Roman numerals are made out of jasper. Again, there’s less of a visible pattern to this stone. Nevertheless, the three-dimensional numerals still look very impressive against the eggshell-colored dial.
A guilloché heart and pomme hands
At the center of all three dials is a guilloché pattern. Rather than engraving the whole dial like this, I think this is the best way to apply this decoration. Otherwise, it would certainly steal attention from the numerals. The designers also chose to go for pomme (apple) hands, which are also sometimes called Breguet hands.
The steel hands have a yellow or rose gold finish to match the corresponding cases, and for the platinum version, the hands simply have a high-polished finish. I’m a big fan of Cartier First Copy Watches blued hands, but I completely understand why the designers opted for a finish that matches the case material for these models.
The Santos-Dumont XL on the wrist
My second choice would be the rose gold and green one. It’s a combination you don’t see very often, but especially with the super dark green strap, it works very well. My least favorite would be the platinum and red one. Then again, maybe that’s also because it’s probably the most expensive, and therefore, the most unreachable one.
And I certainly wouldn’t say no ifCartier Replica Watches For Discountmade a steel version of it with a much more accessible price.But every time I go hands-on with one of the Santos-Dumont watches, it becomes harder and harder to forget about them. I really like the “basic” design on my Santos, but these more extravagant versions of the Santos-Dumont do feel very refined and well made.