Skeleton watches—where the dial is stripped bare so that the movement appears as if suspended in mid-air amid a structural frame—has long been an emblem of perfect fake Maison de Cartier’s watchmaking repertoire. A major turning point in this story came in 2009 with the introduction of the Santos 100 Skeleton watch, which was driven by the 9611 MC calibre, the first skeleton movement to be entirely designed and produced by the luxury replica Cartier Manufacture.
Fast forward to 2023 and this unique aesthetic is once again at the forefront of best 1:1 replica Cartier’s annual showcase. Leading the way is a new Santos-Dumont watch powered by the latest 9629 MC automatic calibre. There’s also a skeletonized Pasha de Cartier, a diamond-encrusted AAA quality fake Santos de Cartier and a special Rotonde de Cartier Grande Complication Skeleton pocket watch.
The Santos-Dumont Skeleton Watch
At the heart of this new cheap fake Cartier Santos-Dumont is the 9629 MC automatic skeleton calibre, which was specially-designed for this iconic shape. Naturally, the watch follows the elegant lines that has been set for the collection since 1904. A particularly interesting new touch is the inclusion of a miniaturized functional oscillating weight in the shape of a replica of the Demoiselle, a trailblazing plane designed by Alberto Santos-Dumont himself in 1907.
This 2023 edition of the skeletonized Swiss movement copy Cartier Santos-Dumont comes in three variations. The first comes in a yellow gold case with blue lacquer and a blue and dark blue alligator leather strap. Then there’s a version in stainless-steel complemented by a blue and gray alligator leather strap. Finally, there’s a top super clone Cartier in rose gold with a burgundy and brown alligator leather strap.