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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Yes, it glows in the dark, too!
Day of the week hand and instantaneous change mechanism
24 hour hand
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.
One final view.