Speake-Marin Piccadilly 1in20 limited edition
Independent watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin made a restricted version pre-arrangement of just 20 pieces in totall. These are the primary watches highlighting the new in-house development SM2.
During Baselworld Speake-Marin delivered his own development, type SM2 , and the main non restricted model that will be fueled by this development, the MARIN-1 . To pre-money the development advancement costs, Peter Speake-Marin planned the 1in20 concept, a pre-arrangement assortment of 20 pieces. This special thought gave customers from all around the globe the opportunity to possess one of the initial 20 watches including the SM2. The plan of each watch was resolved with the customers and could be either a period just or an interminable schedule, quantième perpétuel in French.
The Speake-Marin Piccadilly 1in20 QP is made in red and white gold. The above red gold form has a guiloche ‘Clous de Paris’ German silver dial and has wonderful ‘Gianfranca’ styled blued hands. The white gold adaptation I appeared in the post about the merciless theft, has blued hands with blue super luminova in the commonplace Speake-Marin style. Another white gold Piccadilly 1in20 QP has a 4 piece finish dial.
All watches in the 1in20 assortment are housed in the normal Speake-Marin Piccadilly case made in red or white gold or in cleaned titanium of 40.6mm. Also, obviously they all element the new in-house type SM2.
The never-ending schedule complication monitors the quantity of days in each month and adapts to jump years. The Sub-dials show day, date, month and moon phase.
For these 1in20 assortment customers pick their own dial, whether it is a guilloche ‘Clous de Paris’ German silver dial, a polish dial or even a dial with maki-e workmanship. A Russian customer needed the Russian Imperial falcon engraved in the dial and another customer commissioned a period just form with a maki-e dial. Simply investigate the staggering profundity of the maki-e dial.
If you like to find out about this 1in20 task and the advancement of the in-house development SM2 I can completely recommend to peruse the accompanying posts on Horomundi :
– a meeting with Peter Speake-Marin about his new in-house type SM2.
– a post by Ian Skellern clarifying the craft of making maki-e dials highlighted in a few one of a kind watches by Speake-Marin.
– Greg’s tale about his Speake-Marin Piccadilly 1in20 QP.