The Piccadilly range has been a mainstream stay of the Speake-Marin brand since the company was founded in 2000. The original Piccadilly used a heavily modified ETA movement, replacing a range of parts to improve performance, longevity and look. This combined with the rear mounted rotor meant that they were quite thick, but managed to retain a balanced aesthetic.
As always Ian Ellery is The Watch Lounge’s ‘man on the ground’ at the Baselworld Watch Fair and will be sharing his thoughts on some of this year’s hottest new releases over the coming days.
As I have said before the life of a freelance journalist is rarely a stroll in the park. I’m not sure who those guys are that get invited to endless reception parties, but they don’t appear to be me.
Speake-Marin have just announced that they will unveil the all new Speake-Marin Serpent Calendar at this year’s Baselworld. The official press release has not yet been issued however the brand did let slip this beautiful teaser image giving fans of the man and the brand some idea of what to expect.
Bremont is a brand that has really started to hit its stride in the last few years, producing some top quality timepieces and establishing somewhat of a cult following in the process. Those who own a Bremont swear by their quality, reliability and of course legibility and it seems now that these die-hard fans may just have another winner to add to their growing collections; the all new Bremont World Timer ALT1-WT.
Few words can describe just how cool the new X-TREM-1 timepiece is from Christophe Claret. The time display itself is actually quite simple – revolutionary simple in fact – but the overall concept is simply breathtaking. Words can’t do it justice, so for now, we invite you to just enjoy this really cool video instead!