February 8, 2023

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Watches and Wonders’ on-line showcase of its 2020 novelties has kicked off, with some like Cartier unveiling thrilling new designs on a devoted web site titled Cartier Watchmaking Encounters, and one of many new timepieces to look out for is the brand-new Santos de Cartier ADLC, coming in two beautiful variations which are constructed with the modern-day gentleman in thoughts.

Eagle-eyed followers will discover that the black rubber strap and ADLC case seems to be unusually acquainted. Effectively, you’ll be able to consider it as the proper amalgamation of two references launched in 2019, this time coming in a glossy new format and at a pretty worth level in addition. The QuickSwitch rubber strap (full with fancy steel screws) was beforehand noticed on the Santos de Cartier Chronograph, whereas the black ADLC case was discovered on the unique Santos de Cartier Skeleton.

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Mix them and also you’re trying on the full black Santos de Cartier, a phenomenal piece full with a jet black dial, a brand new color discovered on the fashions outfitted with Cartier’s in-house 1847MC computerized calibre. This Santos de Cartier comes with an extra QuickSwitch leather-based strap, so you’ll be able to simply change it up (all within the consolation of your personal residence) in case you choose a extra formal look in black calfskin leather-based.

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The second reference comes with a brushed gray dial, together with ADLC parts discovered on the bezel itself, moderately than the whole case as seen on the primary Santos de Cartier. As a substitute of an additional black leather-based strap, this Santos de Cartier will include the SmartLink chrome steel bracelet, which you’ll swap round with the accompanying rubber strap as nicely.

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Each fashions shall be launched within the LM dimension (which stands for Massive Mannequin), measuring 47.5 mm by 39.8 mm, with a thickness of 9.38 mm. Costs hover barely above the 5-digit mark, with the gray dial coming in at SGD10,300, whereas the complete black ADLC is priced barely increased at SGD10,600. Phrase has it that each designs will launch regionally in Might 2020, however keep tuned for extra data on the official date, in addition to its availability on Cartier Singapore’s on-line retailer.

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