Dark blue wave has been more than watch industry for many years, and finally attracted today’s most representative of the two men. Cartier Ballon Bleu de Cartier and Replica Cartier Santos 100 Watches now have smooth, all-black ADLC amorphous diamond-like carbon case.
Cartier Santos 100 Carbon’s familiar curved rectangular case with charcoal-like ADLC surface-treated steel with a size of 51.1 mm x 41.3 mm, a thickness of 10.34 mm and a water resistance of about 100 meters. Matte black dial with sword-shaped hour and minute hand, with a light-emitting coating and contrast red central second hand. Its seven-sided crown has a faceted synthetic spinel. The watch comes with Cartier Tank Solo Replica internal automatic Caliber 1847 MC, with 42 hours of power reserve.
Best Cartier Replica is also manufactured by Caliber 1847 MC, with ADLC coating, round 42.1 mm, and water resistant to 30 m. Like Santos, the watch has a black dial, the dial is set with white Roman numerals, sapphire crystal under the sword-shaped, light-coated hand. The center of the dial is enhanced with a radial pattern, and the date appears at the aperture of 3 o’clock. Like all Cheap Replica Watches Ballon Bleu watches, its pattern curls are set with a blue conical spinel and protected by arcuate arches. Black calfskin straps are seamlessly integrated into the lugs of the case and secured with a black ADLC coating with a double adjustable fold.
Not too long ago, we covered the release of the Cartier Santos 100 Carbon and the Ballon Bleu De Cartier Carbon watches. Our interest was piqued by the idea that Cartier wanted to release these staples in ADLC, and now we have had a chance to spend some time with the Santos 100 Carbon. The result? Really, what you would expect. A classy, sleek, yet sportier alternative to the average Cartier Replica Watches that usually comes to mind. All in all, I am happy to see Cartier release pieces like this, so let’s take a moment for a refresher.
Cartier originally released the Santos 100 in a black carbon finish in 2009. This variant was offered for a total of three years before vanishing into relative obscurity. It seemed as though its day had come and gone, relinquishing the blacked-out effort to the more common, stainless steel models. But, just this year, Cartier Replica made the announcement that it would be releasing it again, albeit with an in-house movement and a redesigned bezel.The previous model featured a brushed titanium bezel, while this go-round brings everything together with a stainless steel bezel and the entire case in ADLC (amorphous diamond-like carbon). There are plenty of attributes that ADLC holds over a PVD coating, none of which are so loudly advertised as increased scratch resistance. Either way, this isn’t your average Cartier, and in this case, that is a very good thing.
The Cartier Santos 100 Replica Watches is available in the larger Santos case, so it will measure 51.1mm x 41.3mm. I don’t think it’s a crazy stretch to assume someone looking for the blacked-out version would probably prefer the larger size. All the usual Cartier accoutrements are on board, including the faceted blue synthetic spinel that tops the crown. Underneath the sapphire crystal, however, a black dial has replaced the usually resplendent white and thus the piece continues its darker, nuanced undertones to bring the whole package together. Bold white Roman numerals fill the edges, and in case you were wondering, yes, even the screws on the bezel are ADLC coated as well.As I mentioned, one of the other changes Cartier made to this release was to include an in-house movement, which in this case is the 1847MC. This is a welcome upgrade, as the 2009 model that was driven by an ETA 2892 which Cartier modified and dubbed the Cartier Calibre 049.CheapCartier Santos 100 Replica had been criticized for not integrating their own in-house movements into more collections, so it was a natural progression for the Santos 100 to receive the 1847MC. Beating at 4Hz, the movement offers a 42-hour power reserve and illustrates Cartier’s increased commitment to include their manufacture movement.
So how does it all look? Pretty slick, in my opinion, but it’s obvious that some haters are going to have their gripes. One of the aspects I usually love about Cartier is the clean, white, legible dial. Taking a darker turn here does nothing to offset that legibility, and the Fake Cartier maintains that classic Cartier vibe. While it’s a bit of an easy attempt at targeting a younger audience while playing nice with longtime fans of this style, I’ve got to say it works.
While this isn’t your ordinary Cartier, it does need to be stated that the act of doing a watch in ADLC or a similar material will reach a saturation point, if it already hasn’t. That being said, it does represent a breath of fresh air into the collection that can still come off as swanky and allow you to enjoy that special design of the Cartier Santos 100. This piece could work for either someone who is just getting into the brand or especially for die-hard Cartier fanatics that want something unique for their collections and are open to a little change every now and then.