The Santos watch was originally created by Louis Cartier for his friend the aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont in 1904. It was the first modern wrist watch. The Santos Galbée watch combines technicity and elegance in a form deeply anchored in the brand's history.
Santos de Cartier Galbee Watches
The Santos de Cartier Galbee maintains the sporty and elegant spirit of the original Santos de Cartier watch however the distinctive contrast of gold against metal gives this watch its distinctive aesthetic. The Santos de Cartier Galbee is one of the first Cartier watches to bring together timeless gold accents with the elegance of steel – the result is a truly sophisticated timepiece with a bold and instantly identifiable character.
Synonymous with luxury, Cartier are renowned jewellers and watchmakers. Cartier was established in 1847 during a time when pocket watches were of the highest popularity, however founder Louis-Francois Cartier identified the demand for watches that could be worn on the wrist and created the first Cartier wristwatch in 1904. Cartier watch models today still take inspiration from the classic Cartier designs of the past with their signature Roman numerals and silvered grain dials. A Cartier watch is a true symbol of a lasting investment and a superior quality.