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Having made minute repeaters, perpetual calendars, tourbillons and other horological sleights of hand, the most British of Swiss watchmakers presents his first chronograph, Spirit Seafire, a name inspired by another first: the Supermarine Seafire which was the British Royal Navy's first carrier-based airplane. Remarkably distinctive, this masterful composition is set in a new Piccadilly case in titanium. Superbly staged against a mat black dial, the three-dimensional indications feature white Super-LumiNova applications which glow green in the dark for excellent legibility. Roman numerals on the hour counter at 6 o'clock are a rarely-seen detail. Small seconds at 9 o'clock take the form of Speake-Marin's signature "topping tool" logo.


Movement
Mechanical automatic, C99001-D calibre, 28,800 vib/hour, 25 jewels, 48-hour power reserve
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph
Case
Polished Grade 5 titanium, 42 mm Screwed lugs "Fight, Love & Persevere" motto engraved on the back Anti-reflective sapphire crystal Water-resistant to 30 metres (3 bar / 100 ft)
Dial
Black, three-dimensional White dial elements in Super-LumiNova, in 3D relief and inset into the dial
Bracelet/strap
Brown leather with titanium buckle


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