Only Watch 2017: Speake-Marin Resilience Love Life

By Jovan Krstevski

With the Only Watch 2017 just around the corner, the line up of amazing one off donated timepieces is starting to get more and more interesting. The charity event is world class and its success is only made possible by the generosity and altruism of its organizers, partners, and of course popular watch brands. The finest brands from the world over are here and they are all united for the sake of the research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Speaking of popular brands, Speake-Marin, specializing in high-end timepieces presents “The Resilience Love Life” watch for the Only Watch 2017. Note that this is their second participation to the event and this time they developed the watch in collaboration with their ambassador, Pierce Brosnan. “Love Life” is inscribed on the dial in the actor’s handwriting style. The famous actor is known to sign his emails with this notable signature indicating his passion for life.

Moving forward, the 38 mm 18K Red gold case exudes elegance and at the perfect size for any dressy occasion. The one off watch belongs to the J-Class collection which clearly reflects the brand’s DNA based on clean and crisp lines. The case design just speaks for itself, it is lovely, delightful, and truly unique. The crown in serrated diamond shape looks fabulous but this gets balanced by the handsome lugs so that the manly appeal is always there. The total finish is fascinating particularly the slim bezel. In addition, the case back also features the actor’s signature and the “Only Watch 2017” inscription.

The impressive watch face of the “The Resilience Love Life” watch is both practical and luxurious. Here we see a white enamel dial featuring black Roman numerals. The combination of light and dark in Speake-Marin’s style is simply elegant boasting of utmost clarity. In addition, the blued hours, minutes, and seconds hands also follow the brand’s unique design philosophy, bold and playful. For the bonus part considering that this is a one off timepiece, Pierce Brosnan’s handwriting inscribed “Love Life” is displayed just above the 6 o’clock. Overall the color tones are neutral, clear and nothing fancy.

Powering the “The Resilience Love Life” watch is a self-winding movement Calibre Speake-Marin personalized Vaucher 3002 with an impressive power reserve of 50 hours. The timepiece also wears on an elegant alligator and calfskin strap featuring a 18K red gold pin buckle.

To wrap things up, this is the the second participation of Speake-Marin to Only Watch and as far as we are considered, they are doing an excellent job on offering their best timepieces for the charity event. Pierce Brosnan is also supporting the fight against Duchenne muscular dystrophy and the inscription “Love Life” signifies the actor’s hope thus reinforcing the unique nature of the “The Resilience Love Life” watch. Well, someone out there will be the lucky gentleman to get this impressive timepiece.

The “The Resilience Love Life” watch is expected to net somewhere between 21,000 USD to 31,000 USD.