Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
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Cartier Santos Octagon 2965 + Box & Service papers

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Cartier Santos Octagon 2965
The Cartier Santos was designed by Louis Cartier in the year 1904. He created this for his good friend Alberto Santos Dumont, a Brazilian aviation pioneer. Before that time, many watches and pocket watches were round in shape. But the Cartier Santos was given a more outspoken design, which was a square case with screws in the bezel. About 70 years later, these two designs would be introduced together by Gerald Genta in the Royal Oak.

Those who are interested in watches will surely have come across the name Gerald Genta. He was a jeweller who had art as a personal hobby, a true legend in the Swiss watch industry from the 20th century! His name is in line with the most successful watches of all time: the Audemars Piquet Royal Oak and the Patek Philippe Nautilus. The most recognisable aspects are the octagonal bezel combined with its screws.

In the 1990s, Cartier revised the Santos model. They did this by replacing it with an octagonal case and matching bezel with screws. This was probably a wink to the Royal Oak. The Cartier Santos Octagon came in two variants: all-steel and, like this stunning example, steel/gold.

This Cartier Santos Octagon 2965 is a true classic with its white dial, Roman hour markers and blue hands. The slim 29mm case shape makes this watch perfect for both women and men. The integrated Cartier bracelet with logo on the clasp makes this watch wear like a great piece of jewellery. This vintage Cartier Santos Octagon is in very good condition and comes with box, service papers and a 1-year mechanical warranty.

What you need to know: 
- Classic white dial, roman hour markers and blue hands
- Blue cabochon crown
- Integrated steel bracelet with Cartier logo on the clasp 
- 29mm case, perfect for both women and men
- Comes with box and Cartier service papers
- Movement fully serviced
- 1 year mechanical warranty
- Free insured shipping

General

Brand

Cartier

Model

Santos Octagon

Reference

2965

Year

90's (Approximately)

Documentation

Yes (Cartier service papers)

Box

Yes

Movement

Caliber

ETA 2892-A2 (quick-set)

Windin

Automatic

Case

Diameter

29 x 41

Case material

Steel

Bezel material

Steel

Dial

White (Roman)

Glass

Sapphire crystal

Bracelet

Clasp

Folding clasp

Material clasp

Steel

Material bracelet

Steel

Colour bracelet

Steel