Baselworld 2012: Speake-Marin Piccadilly Serpent Calendar

Ian Ellery Speake-Marin, Watches 0 Comments

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.

Baselworld 2012: Press Day – An Insider’s View

Ian Ellery Special Features 2 Comments

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.

Christophe Claret X-TREM-1

Tom Mulraney Watch Reviews 2 Comments

Last week we showed you a sneak preview of Christophe Claret’s breath-taking new timepiece, the X-TREM-1. Absolutely mesmerizing to behold, the reaction to the teaser video was understandably a mix of excitement and impatience. Well today we can finally give you the full low-down on this radical new invention, sure to be one of the stand-outs at this year’s Baselworld.