Speake-Marin is an independent watchmaker offering high-end luxury timepieces. The brand is known and respected for its high quality in materials and craftsmanship with a diverse range of choices and price points among its collections and their variants. It's a Swiss brand that is revered among those who demand the very best. For your enjoyment and consideration, here are the 10 best Speake-Marin watches of all time.
10. Speake-Marin Openworked HMS V3
A Blog To Watch highlights the HMS V3 as one of the most notable models produced by Speake-Marin. This timepiece is a reissue of the original in a modern iteration with a few reimaginations from its initial release including a new placement of the sub-seconds dial in the open-worked architecture. Its overall design is deconstructionist with a nontraditional open-worked dial. The unconventional timepiece was one of its best sellers, available in two colorways. It was offered in a choice of two case metals of either grade 5 titanium or 5N red gold. The titanium model features blued steel hands with a heart-shaped case in either a 39mm or a 42 mm. The hands of the golden model are made of gold-plated steel. The Titanium model was offered in a limited edition of 9 pieces with the gold produced in a run of just 10 pieces for a limited edition of only 19 for distribution throughout the world.
9. Speake-Marin Dual Time Mint
The Dual Time Mint is a 2021 release that features a pastel green strap that matches the solid components of the open-worked dial and subdials. The case is made of black DLC coated titanium in a new generation Piccadilly styling. It measures 42 mm in width with an exhibition case back. A flat sapphire crystal offers a view of the inner workings of the movement beneath. The hands are heart-shaped and treated with mint green lacquer. The movement is a mechanical automatic Caliber SMA02 with hours, minutes, seconds, retrograde date, and dual time. The bracelet is made of rubber in mint green with a pin buckle clasp. This watch is water-resistant to 30 meters and is limited to a production run of just 18 pieces.
8. Speake-Marin Art Series Rhinoceros
The Art Series Rhinocerous is a limited edition of just 9 pieces for distribution throughout the world. The design concept came through a collaboration with Save the Rhino International, a London-based charity organization. This lovely watch features a rhinoceros in silver for the dial with a glossy black lacquer plate. The case is the iconic Piccadilly in grade 5 titanium with a width of 42 mm and an exhibition case back. Full view of the mechanical manual movement is observable with hours, minutes, and seconds functions. Both the front and back of the dial are protected with a sapphire crystal lens. The strap is made of Lime tree wood with a natural cork interior for comfort against the wrist. You can find more details about this model by visiting Exquisite Timepieces.
7. Speake-Marin London Chronograph Triple Date
The London Chronograph Triple Data is an iconic watch is offered in a limited edition with just 15 examples ever produced. The timepiece features a white background with a choice of blue or brown colorways. This is a new model for 2021 that is destined to become a prized collectible because of its rarity. The case is Piccadilly style in grade 5 titanium in a 42 mm width. The dial features a white background with the days of the month band placed on the outer ring in blue or brown, depending on the variant. The movement is a chronograph Valjoux 88 caliber manually wound with a column wheel and three counters with hours, minutes, triple date, chronograph, and moon phase. The power reserve is 44 hours. The strap is blue Nubuk leather with a folding buckle in titanium. The watch is water-resistant up to 30 meters.
6. Speake-Marin Dragon Red Dial & Golden Dragon
The Red Dragon and Golden Dial is a part of the brand's Art Series collection. The case is grade 5 titanium in a 42mm width. The dial is the most notable feature with red background and a sculpted dragon on the front in a gold-tone. You muse use your imagination as there are no watch markers for telling the time, but the hands point to the places we're familiar with, so it's easy to deduce the approximate time. The watch is powered with automatic movement and is water-resistant to 30 meters. The strap is alligator leather.
5. Speake-Marin One & Two Open worked tourbillon
This timepiece is a brilliant example of the iconic One & Two Open Worked design in a rare tourbillon edition. The skeletonized dial allows you to see the inner workings of the automatic movement beneath. The solid parts of the dial are black. The case is 18k rose gold. The watch is water-resistant to 30 meters and comes with an alligator strap. We love the heart-shaped hands in 18k rose gold with a filling of white lume in the center. It's a nice touch that enhances legibility within the open-worked design.
4. Speake-Marin Academic Metallic Blue
Exquisite Timepieces highlights the Academic Metallic Blue as one of the more affordable and minimalist designs from the brand. It's a part of the One & Two Academic collections with a new generation Piccadilly case in titanium. The width is 42 mm. It comes with an exhibition case back to offer a view of the movement from the back. The dial features two levels of blue with heart-shaped hands and Roman numerals. The movement is a caliber SMA03 mechanical automatic with hours, minutes, and seconds functions with small seconds at 1:30. It comes with a leather strap and a folding-style clasp. This watch is water-resistant to 30 meters.
3. Speake-Marin Vertical Double Tourbillon Openworked
The Vertical Double Tourbillon Openworked is a unique model featuring a Picadilly case in a large size of 46mm. The case front and back is 18k red gold. A moderate-sized subdial is inside at the 3 o'clock position, by the crown. It features a smaller version of a traditional clock with Arabic numerals, heart-shaped hour, and minute hands. This timepiece is a limited edition of just three pieces, earning rare status from the moment of its completion. The features of the open-worked dial include two floating tourbillons and golden coated indexes. Indications include offset hours and minutes, 70 hours power reserve, and day and night indicators.
2. Speake-Marin Crazy Skulls
Speake-Marin offers a new twist in this limited edition unique piece that features a skeletonized dial with two hand-engraved skulls in aluminum. The hands are heart-shaped in blued steel. The case is a Piccadilly style in platinum. Uniquely the XII figure features disintegration of the skulls and skulls opening with central hours and minutes and double dial animation. The power reserve is 72 hours. The watch is water-resistant to 30 meters. It comes with an alligator strap with a platinum pin buckle closure.
1. Speake-Marin Legerete
The Legerete is the most beautiful timepiece ever crafted by Speake-Marin. The case, bezel, and case back are all made from sapphire crystal. The material allows for a clear view of the inner workings of the movement and the disintegrating animation. It's a limited edition unique piece. The dial features an XII figure disintegration with an open-worked style, engraving on the flange ring, and Big red index at 12. Learn more about this unique special edition and bespoke model availability at Speake-Marin.
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