Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jun 01, 2024

LOT 233


HKD 60,000 - 100,000

EUR 7,200 - 11,900 / CHF 7,000 - 11,600 / USD 7,700 - 12,800

Sold: HKD 200,000

A very fine, very rare, limited in 50 pieces, ultra-thin, manual wind platinum wristwatch with a special “Santos Dumont” dial.

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand Cartier

Model Santos Dumont

Reference 1575

Year circa 2000

Movement No. Mecanique

Case No. 1575CC29331246

Bracelet Cartier 18K white gold deployant clasp

Diameter 36 x 27 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Cartier fitted box, certificate, instructions booklet


The Cartier Ref. 1575 Santos Dumont, crafted in platinum, is a collector’s gem with only 50 pieces produced in the 2000s, making it highly sought after globally. This model boasts an elegantly slim platinum case paired with a silver dial, adorned with iconic Roman numerals and blued steel hands. Unique to this variant is the «Santos Dumont» name elegantly inscribed at the dial’s center, adding a distinctive touch to this already exceptional timepiece.

This specific piece was consigned from its first owner in Asia, who purchased it in 2000. It has been meticulously stored in a safe for over 20 years and remains in superb, like-new condition. The watch is of fered with its original Cartier box, certificate, and instruction booklet, further enhancing its collectability and appeal.


Property of an Asian collector