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Speake-Marin  - At the GPHG 2013

Speake-Marin At the GPHG 2013

The Spirit Mark II watch is taking part in the competition in the Petite Aiguille category.

Speak Marin have submitted two watches to the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) 2013: the Triad, in the Innovatin category, and Spirit Mark 2 (or Spirit Mk2) in the Petite Aiguille category (watches with a retail price of under CHF 7,500.)
The Spirit Mk 2 have been pre-selected by the jury and will take part in the competition to win the prize in its category. The prizes will be awarded during an official ceremony in Geneva on November 15, 2013.

Net surfers can take part in the Prix du Public by voting for their favourite watches. To vote for Speake-Marin, click here.

Speake-Marin Spirit Mark 2
The Spirit Mark 2 sees Peter Speake-Marin revisit the popular Spirit Pioneer and redesign it from the ground up. The Mark 2 retains the distinctive identity of the Pioneer, but has a new movement, dial and case.

The 42mm case is made of stainless steel. The three-dimensional, one-piece enamel dial features Roman numerals and hour markers in white Super-LumiNova.

The watch houses the new unidirectional, automatic-winding movement TT738 offering a power reserve of 120 hours.

On the case-back, the centrally engraved Speake-Marin ‘topping tool' motif catches the eye. However, it is the engraved inspirational rallying cry – “Fight, Love & Persevere” – that steals the attention and upholds the Spirit's name. Peter Speake-Marin says: “The themes of determination, tenacity and love were close to my heart when I created the Spirit series. Having travelled around all four corners of the globe, I have seen that these themes resonate with many different people in many different cultures. Spirit seems to express a universal sentiment and so it was important for me to carry this, the essence of the Spirit, over from the Spirit Pioneer and into the Spirit Mark 2.
I have therefore retained the ‘Fight, Love & Persevere' motto from the Spirit Pioneer, but have engraved it even larger on the Mark 2 case-back to reinforce the powerful message.”

Early this year, the Spirit Mk2 have been awarded Watch of the Year 2012 by Passion Horlogère.

Speake-Marin Spirit Mark 2

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