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Flying High using the Cartier Santos

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    Flying High using the Cartier Santos

    Home of Cartier began in 1847 by French jewelry expert Louis-Francois Cartier. Throughout the companyís early history, Cartier produced magnificent jewels - including jeweled pocket watches and opulent brooch watches - for royal families all over the world. In the turn from the twentieth century, modern aviation was beginning to consider flight along with a friend from the Cartier family, Alberto Santos-Dumont, would forever change both aviation watching industry Jaeger-LeCoultre Replica.

    Aviation

    Santos-Dumont would be a pioneer in aviation who designed, built, and travelled numerous heat balloons, dirigibles, and finally aircrafts. He rose to fame in 1901 after he won the Deutsch en Meurthe Prize for his dirigible flight from Parc Saint Cloud in Paris towards the Eiffel Tower and in under half an hour. Santos-Dumont was from South america but resided in Paris also it was here he created a friendship with Louis Cartier - the grand son from the Cartier founder and heir towards the luxury Cartier collection.

    Pilotís Watch

    Santos-Dumont thought it was very cumbersome to keep an eye on flight occasions having a pocket watch because he required to keep his hands-free to influence his aircrafts, so he requested that Cartier lead him to an alternate. In 1904, Cartier clarified the request having a small watch outfitted having a leather band to become connected to the wrist having a buckle - signaling the birth from the first pilotís watch, another watch meant for the military, the Cartier Santos. From that moment on, Santos-Dumont never required another flight without his Cartier watch.

    Cartier Santos

    The Santos watch is really a Cartier classic and stays among the brandís flagship models. Distinguished by its rounded square situation, square bezel with uncovered screws and Roman numerals, there has been numerous types of the Santos through the years for both women and men. This specific Cartier Santos ref. 1564 sports a 29mm situation and it is built entirely of stainless. The discreet size the Cartier Santos ref. 1564 is equipped for people preferring a far more restrained watch. They are popular models for individuals searching to market Cartier watches around the pre-owned market.




 

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