Photo Essay: The Speake-Marin Piccadilly QP
I recently enjoyed some lens time with this rather unique piece by Peter Speake-Marin. Out of the box, the aesthetic was a little…unusual, but I admit that towards the end of the session, the design grew on me.
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Master control wheel for perpetual calendar mechanism. Note the incredibly thin jumper spring attached to the pawl center-right, and the square cut gear controlling the date advance at the end of each month.