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The New Speake-Marin Ripples Infinity Date

The original Ripples sports watch with integrated bracelet has expanded to include a new monochromatic version.

| By Denis Peshkov | 2 min read |
Speake Marin Ripples Infinity Date

Speake-Marin‘s response to the ongoing craze for luxury sports watches with integrated bracelets came from the Ripples collection, unveiled in 2022. Its debut garnered a mixed reception, as is customary in today’s critical landscape. However, the watch emerged as refreshingly original, staying true to the brand’s roots while incorporating signature Speake-Marin twists that captivate attention. In conjunction with Watches & Wonders this year, the brand introduces a new silver, tone-on-tone edition with the Speake-Marin Ripples Infinity Date.

Speake Marin Ripples Infinity Date

The Ripples series features a case shape dubbed La City, paying homage to the brand’s London origins. This new reference, crafted in stainless steel, embraces this La City design, boasting dimensions of 40.3mm in diameter and 9.2mm in thickness. The case has robust crown guards and a prominent square bezel with rounded contours, blending polished profiles with satin-finished surfaces. While the case surfaces predominantly exhibit brushed textures, various bevelled edges are adorned with polished finishes. The lovely classic fluted screw-down crown, embellished with the brand’s distinctive logo, is almost entirely shielded by the guards. The 50m water-resistant case has sapphire crystal glass sporting an anti-reflective coating on both the dial and screw-down case back.

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Speake Marin Ripples Infinity Date

The rhodium-plated brass dial of the Ripples Infinity Date displays 12 prominent ridges, about 0.3mm in height. A stamping process forms them; then, a satin finish is applied by hand, and finally, the colour. There are applied baton indices for hours with a double-index at 12 o’clock and the old-fashioned hand shapes in the signature Speake-Marin way – heart-shaped for the hour and double feuille for the minutes. The hands are rhodium-plated, and they feature no luminous treatment. The date window at 6 o’clock with the rhodium-plated and shot-blasted rectangular frame shows white Arabic numerals on a matte black disc.

This new Infinity Date edition presents a monochromatic aesthetic with its metallic silver-white dial. A white-silver minute track, complemented by shiny black dots, adorns the periphery. Echoing this theme, the metallic silver-white small seconds subdial boasts a sunray finish, adorned with black polished markers for the seconds.

Speake Marin Ripples Infinity Date

Power comes from the calibre SMA03-TD, an automatic movement made by Le Cercle des Horlogers, which shares owners with Speake-Marin. The movement is exclusive to Speake-Marin and comprises 162 components, including 31 jewels, and operates at 28,800 vibrations/hour with a valid 52-hour power reserve. The view from the back is pleasing, with thick, 3mm Cote de Geneve striping, perlage, and anglage. The tungsten micro-rotor features intricate engraving decoration, while the mainplate is adorned with a circular graining finish.

Speake Marin Ripples Infinity Date

The seamlessly integrated three-row stainless steel bracelet showcases a polished and brushed finish and is closed with a folding buckle bearing the brand’s logo. The Speake-Marin Ripples Infinity Date price is CHF 23,900, excluding taxes, and will be offered quantities limited by production capacities. For more, visit

6 responses

  1. That’s a whole load of money for an visually incoherent watch on which you can barely read the time…

  2. I miss the OG Speake-Marin deisgn language. The case, lugs, hands all hand a unique take on tradition. This version of the brand is wholly unrelated to the name on the dial. And they used to be $6K-$8K not $23K. Holy smokes.

  3. Absolutely not. Design is amateur.
    And no platinum micro rotor for a 20k+ watch is poor.

  4. The watch industry is getting too bold for their shoes or we consumers are getting dumber. Or is it both?


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