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Santos de Cartier Burgundy Dial, LM size, ref 2960 in steel, box & papers

Santos de Cartier Burgundy Dial, LM size, ref 2960 in steel, box & papers

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Maker: Cartier
Model: Santos de Cartier
Reference: 2960
Dial Color: Burgundy
Size: LM
Year: 1980's
Case & Bezel Material: all stainless steel
Case Dimensions: 29mm diameter (excluding crown guard), 41mm lug to lug
Movement: Cartier Automatic movement caliber 2671
Service history: serviced November 2023, running at +22.3 seconds/day
Bracelet/Strap: original Cartier integrated bracelet in steel
Lug width: 17.5mm
Box/Papers: Cartier inner and outer box, certificate of guarantee (unsigned), and user manual.

This watch needs no introduction. Memorialized in the 1987 movie Wall Street, the all yellow gold version was worn by Gordon Gekko played by Michael Douglas. The Santos was born in 1978 as a a result of Cartier’s decision to try to appeal to a younger crowd who leaned towards sportier watches. The Santos now is an icon and arguably the most famous Cartier timepiece in history. The reference 2960 is the full stainless steel version of the Santos de Cartier, also referred to as the Carree amongst Cartier enthusiasts. This is the LM size which is the men's size of the Santos de Cartier. This 2960 comes with a rare red burgundy dial which is highly coveted amongst watch collectors.

Overall, this piece is in fantastic vintage condition. Although the case, case bezel, and bracelet has many scratches, one can tell that this Santos was worn frequently by the previous owner with lots of love. The case and bracelet is still sharp and retains its original bevels. The original burgundy dial has a red lacquer finish. These early Santos lacquer dials often develop cracking and this one has some small cracking on the dial as we. The original burgundy dial is very rare, especially in its original lacquer dial configuration as these often got replaced when sent in for servicing at Cartier. The dial on this example is free of any blemishes or discoloration and is clean overall. The steel hands as well as the crown guards is in excellent shape. The very special ruby cabochon is in great condition. The automatic movement was last serviced in November 2023 and is currently running at +22.3 sec/day. The watch comes with its outer/inner box, Cartier guarantee (unsigned) and instruction manual.

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