Speake-Marin presents the new Spirit Mark 2
Peter Speake-Marin probably had a bustling summer, as he currently dispatches a third new model this fall. Simply a short time prior Speake-Marin previously amazed us with the Piccadilly HMS , followed by the Resillience only a couple weeks after the fact.
The new Spirit Mark 2 is a recharged variant of the (presently sold out) Spirit Pioneer that has been redesign starting from the earliest stage. The Spirit Mark 2 holds the particular character of the Spirit Pioneer, anyway it has another development, a new dial and another case. Although everything has been overhauled, the Spirit Mark 2 still has the entirely unmistakable Speake-Marin looks!
While the case looks a lot of equivalent to those of any remaining Speake-Marin watches, there is something new that has never been done on some other Speake-Mrin watch. The bezel has been hand gotten done with roundabout graining, while normally the bezel is cleaned. This finishing improves the easygoing, contemporary style for which the Spirit is known.
Furthermore the 42 mm tempered steel case currently has a strong case-back and is a lot slimmer then the instance of the Spirit Pioneer. What stays as before, is the message that Spirit conveys, being the uplifting proverb “Fight, Love & Persevere” engraved working on it back that encompasses the midway engraved Speake‑Marin ‘beating device’ motif.
Hidden behind the engraved case back is a programmed development. The public statement calls it type TT738, which is an alternate name then the Eros-2 development that we definitely know from the Piccadilly HMS and the Resilience. So notwithstanding the diverse name, it has comparative specifications, for instance two heart barrels offering 5-days of force reserve.
The dial of the new Spirit Mark 2 highlights numerals, hour and moment markers, a railroad section ring, the Speake-Marin name, the ‘signature’ besting instrument theme and the Spirit title all in white Super-LumiNova shaped. That contrasts eminently against the light-retaining matte dark. This matches very well with the military style dial and furthermore the earthy colored leather lash consummately underpins this.
All together an extremely decent watch once more, from one of my number one watchmakers, Peter Speake-Marin. The cost is 8,460 CHF without taxes.
I’m looking forward to seeing the new Spirit Mark 2 at SalonQP that begins in the not so distant future and obviously I’ll share some photographs when I come back.
Movement Specifications – Caliber TT738
- Unidirectional programmed winding mechanical movement
- Dimensions: 30.40mm x 4.35mm
- Twin barrels conveying 120 hours power reserve
- Jewels: 35
- Frequency: 28,800vph/4Hz
Case and strap:
- Piccadilly three-piece Stainless steel case
- Dimensions: diameter of 42 mm and height is 12 mm
- Water obstruction: 3 atm/30m/100
- Front sapphire gem treated with multi-layer against intelligent coatings
- Domed compression case back with focal Speake-Marin besting instrument engraving, “Speake-Marin” engraved on case-back above fixing apparatus theme and “Fight, Love & Persevere” maxim engraved working on it back beneath fixing device motif
- Red-earthy colored calf leather tie with differentiating white sewing and treated steel tang buckle
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