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    Default Speake-Marin Renaissance Tourbillon Minute Repeater















    Renaissance incorporates an accumulation of knowledge and experience, and takes the classical Speake-Marin elements to another level: another level of elegance, with its slim design; another level of mechanical complexity, with its tourbillon and minute-repeater; and another level of aesthetic sophistication, with its open-dial architecture featuring harmonious bridge design and superlative finishing.


    What is more, the back of each Renaissance movement is decorated with a different intricate hand-engraved design making each one a unique piece.


    Renaissance means ‘rebirth’ and commonly refers to the era of cultural resurgence in Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries when scholars revisited the intellectual and artistic treasures of Greco-Roman antiquity in an effort to achieve greatness in disciplines such as philosophy, art, architecture and literature.


    With this Renaissance timepiece, Peter Speake-Marin has embarked on his own intellectual journey of rediscovery to harness the classical elements of Speake-Marin and reinterpret them to extraordinary effect.


    In Renaissance, all of the quintessential Speake-Marin qualities are there to behold, qualities that go right back to the Foundation Watch, the very first timepiece to bear the Speake-Marin name.


    Renaissance features the iconic Piccadilly case; characteristic pleated crown; signature Foundation hands; intricate hand-engraving; and, as with the Foundation Watch and many subsequent models, the signature Speake-Marin topping-tool motif, here in the form of the tourbillon cage.


    In addition to retracing all that he has worked on and developed since the inception of the eponymous Speake-Marin brand over a decade ago, Peter Speake-Marin has also drawn on his formative years working in antique timepiece restoration in Piccadilly, London where he worked extensively on minute-repeaters.


    With its stunningly reinterpreted classical elements, Renaissance launches a bold new era for Speake-Marin.
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    Stunning and an absolute work of art.
    I think that is possibly the most beautiful watch Peter has ever made.
    It is one of if the most complicated.
    I am in love

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    Default Amazing!

    Just wait til you see the back - each piece is unique...

    CLICK HERE - it's too big to show in the thread! Caution - contains dragons!

    Sound as though the movement was created by Les Fabrique du Temps - an LMVH-owned outfit that recently create the movement for the LV Tambour Minute Repeater (click for video).

    Interesting (and exciting) times for Speake-Marin!
    Your bleeding-edge Now is always someone else’s past. Someone else’s ’70s bellbottoms. Grasp that and start to attain atemporality.

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    Default Just noticed...

    The back says London - Geneva. Is this new?
    Your bleeding-edge Now is always someone else’s past. Someone else’s ’70s bellbottoms. Grasp that and start to attain atemporality.

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    Yes... I am going over to see Peter in February so will have all the goods then.... pictures of his workshop... and looking at his developments in the future..... looking forward to it....
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