31 Jul '16, 11pm

Interview: Watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin: We sit down with Peter Speake-Marin as he shares with us his though...

Interview: Watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin: We sit down with Peter Speake-Marin as he shares with us his though...

It isn’t everyday that you get to sit down with a master watchmaker such as Peter Speake-Marin, to learn more about what makes him tick (no pun intended). So when we were given the opportunity to meet the man behind the Speake-Marin, there was little hesitation in saying yes. From his accidental foray into the world of watchmaking to his thoughts on the era of independent watchmakers, we bring you our conversation with the man himself, Peter Speake-Marin. Tell us about how you started out in watchmaking and what is it you love about watches. I started out in watchmaking by accident in 1985, a long long time ago. It was unintentional, unplanned. I was 17 years old and looking for direction. I had an average education, and a very kindly careers teacher dug up a prospectus from Hackney Technical College, and it clicked. It was the very first time that I had excelled at anythi...

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