Cartier W20098D6

Collection: Santos de Cartier Gender: Men
A handsome modern classic, this gent’s Cartier W20098D6 watch from the Santos de Cartier Galbbée XL collection is built for those who appreciate both aesthetic and reliability. Presented in a meticulously sculpted, fine brushed stainless steel case with polished bezel on fine brushed link bracelet, the timepiece is watertight to 30 meters for practical sake, and inside, it is fitted with the reliable Cartier Calibre 049 Swiss automatic movement.

Cartier W20098D6 32mm Santos de Cartier Galbée XL Automatic for men

As one of the Galbée series, you can be sure that this beauty is more than just a luxury fashion watch. Exactly like its predecessor were since their first interception in 1904, this timepiece is built to lasts for years to come. Its solid case and bracelet is made of a fine grade stainless steel that is not only sturdy and highly corrosion resistant, but also allergic free for sensitive skin. Its face is shielded with a scratch resistant sapphire to makes it even more durable, and as it was once mentioned before, its whole construction boasts a capacity of 30 m water resistance so that it wont be easily damaged by slight wetness.

Cartier W20098D6 is a large size, with a sturdy rectangle case that measures 34.87mm × 45.54mm (including the lugs) and 8.67 mm thick, paired with an eye-catching 20 mm wide fine brushed steel link bracelet that comes equipped with a hidden deployment clasp for convenient fitting. The case is nicely finished in fine brushed, while the stationary bezel has a mirror finish, which couples with the Silver-grained White dial fitted within, makes it easy to goes with anything, literally. Its Blue sapphire decorated crown at the case’s right hand side is also gorgeous as well. It feels solid with just a perfect weight, and thanks to the ergonomic design, the timepiece is also such a pleasure to wear.

Similar to the most of Cartier Santos Galbee watches, this timepiece’s face is simple yet simply charming. On its bright minimalist dial, there are sword shaped blued-steel hands and a thinner seconds hand that point to the painted Black Roman numeral hour markers, accompanied by painted black minute markers around the inner rim, and a legible date display at the 4:30. In addition to be highly scratch resistant, the sapphire that shields this dial is also has an anti-reflective coating as well.

And speaking of the performance, you can rest assured that Cartier Calibre 049 is a good Swiss automatic movement that is both accurate and reliable. This self-winding mechanical 21 jewels movement is personalized by the watchmaker based on the finely tuned ETA 2892-A2 that smoothly beating a the harmonic frequency of 28.000 alterations per hour, and it provides arounf 42 hours of power reserve.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this men’s steel on steel Santos de Cartier Galbée XL W20098D6 watch is reasonably priced with an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $6,200.00. And just saying, this luxury wrist accessory’s model is also offered in 18K Yellow Gold accented version as well.

Watch Specification

Brand: Cartier
Collection: Santos de Cartier
Series: Santos Galbée, XL
Model number: W20098D6
Watch style: Gents, Casual Dress, Modern
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Cartier Calibre 049. Personalized by Cartier based on caliber ETA 2892-A2. Swiss made, mechanical self-winding automatic movement.

Specs
Function: Three hands, automatic date. Size: 11½‴ lignes (Ø 25.6 mm), 3.57 mm thick. 21 jewels. beats at 28,800 vph (4 Hz). provides ± 42 hours of power reserve. bi-directional winding w/ ball bearing rotor. fine adjustment via eccentric, Incabloc shock absorption.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Seconds, Date
Dial: Silver-grained White

Sword-shaped blued-steel hands. Black Roman numeral hour markers. Black printed markers around the inner rim. Date display at 4:30.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant, with anti-glare coating.

Case: Stainless steel

Rectangle, Ø 34.87 mm × 45.54 mm, ± 8.67 mm thick. Excluding the lugs and crown, it would be a square case at 32 mm × 32 mm. fine brushed and polished.

Bezel: Stainless steel

stationary bexel, decorated with 8 screws. polished.

Caseback: Solid

stainless steel. engraved.

Crown: Pull and push crown

Stainless steel. octagonal shaped, set with a Blue synthetic crystal.

Bracelet: Stainless steel

Silver tone, fine brushed, decorated with silver-tone screws. ± 20 mm wide. men standard length.

Clasp: Hidden deployment clasp
Notable Features: Calendar
Santos signature design
Water resistant: 30 m (3 ATM / 100 feet)

daily wear, not suitable for prolonged contact with water.

Additional info: -

MSRP

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Rate: 1

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or Recommended Retail Price listed here may or may not reflecting the actual selling price of this Cartier Santos de Cartier watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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The Cartier 32mm Santos de Cartier Galbée XL Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Wednesday, August 14, 2013. The post is tagged as $5000 up to $10000, 30m, 32mm, analog, automatic, cartier, date, men, mid end, on steel, rectangle, square, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, watch.

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