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***Pictorial review*** GF factory 2018 SS Cartier Santos 100 XL

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Hi there peeps!

 

Rolex is the KING for me but WOW... the santos 100 is a must have for every watch collector IMO. The Vintage look is just awesome.

 

Saw on Andrew (trustytime) his site GF launched the 2018 modell recently, I ordered it immediately. The watch arrived within 4 days as usual. Packaged very well and it also came with some goodies. A nice leather strap and a great Cartier branded travel bag. Both great quality. I ordered the XL version and it seemed the right choice. it wears like a classic seadweller regarding size for thos who are curious.

 

What i do like besides the awesome retro look is for example the quick end links change system, it works flawless and saves allot of hassle regarding sizing the bracelet or if you want to swap the SS bracelet with the leather one. Within a view seconds the job's done... easy as that (“QuickSwitch” as Cartier calls it).

 

The overall finishing is mind blowing, the polished parts have a great finish. They put allot of effort in the details, it just looks and feels so GEN. The movement runs perfect and smooth. I serious have no complaints at all about this piece.

 

Some specs:

 

MOVEMENT: Platinum Plated Japanese Miyota 9015 Automatic, 28800bph

CASE DIAMETER: 40mm X 47.5mm

THICKNESS: 9mm

DIAL COLOR: White Dial with Black Roman Numeral Markers

CASE MATERIAL: Solid Stainless Steel 316F (Brushed Steel)

BRACELET: Solid Stainless Steel Thin Profile Bracelet with Deployant Buckle (Smartlinks Bracelet)

FRONT GLASS: Sapphire Crystal with Swiss Grade AR Coating

CASE BACK: Solid case back with detailed engraving

BEZEL: Polished Stainless Steel Bezel

HACK MOVEMENT:

CLASP TYPE: Deployant Clasp

DATE INDICATOR: At 6:00 Position (Adjusted via Crown)

 

OTHER REMARKS:

 

Waterproofed to 30m direct from Factory

 

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