Introducing the Renaissance tourbillon repeater from Speake-Marin

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Gentleman watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin just officially unveiled the Renaissance Tourbillon Minute Repeater, a few months after the entry level Spirit Pioneer. I was fortunate enough to see the Renaissance last year and it has similar proportions to the Thalassa with the SM2 calibre. That is to say it is fairly wide but slim, measuring 44 mm by 11 mm, unlikely his earlier Piccadilly cases that were quite thick.

The movement was developed by Les Fabrique du Temps, the outfit recently bought by LVMH responsible for the Laurent Ferrier Galet Tourbillon. It features elaborately hand-engraved bridges and on the front the dial is skeletonised.

– SJX

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