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SPEAKE-MARIN - a limited edition gentleman's 'Rum' wrist watch. 1 out of 49. Titanium Piccadilly case with exhibition case back, engraved with Stand Fast The Holy Ghost. Numbered SMTIV0182. Automatic hybrid Vaucher calibre 3002 with single hand time indication. White dial with Roman numeral hour markers, 1780 Harewood Rum capsule placed exactly at eleven o'clock. Fitted to a signed blue-grey alligator strap with titanium double folding clasp. 42mm. Box and papers.The Speake-Marin limited edition gentleman's titanium 'Rum' watch contains a capsule on the 11 hour mark containing 1780 Harewood Rum, certified by the Guinness Book of Records as the world's oldest rum. In 2011, bottles of the prestigious rum were found in an old cellar in the Harewood Estate near Leeds - which had been left untouched for hundreds of years. Wealth Solutions then acquired the rum, before beginning the Rum Watch project with innovative watchmaking brand Speake-Marin. They decided to design only 49 timepieces containing the Barbados distilled rum, making this watch incredibly rare and desirable.

Condition

  • Movement is currently functioning.
  • Movement appears to be in a generally good condition with little sign of previous intervention when viewed under a 4x loupe.
  • Dial appears to be in a generally good condition with no marks visible when viewed under a 4x loupe.
  • Hands appear to be in a generally good condition.
  • Glass appears free of significant scratches or marks when viewed under a 4x loupe.
  • Case appears to be in good condition with minor scratches and marks.
  • Crown has light scratches when viewed under a 4x loupe.
  • Strap shows marks and creasing.
  • Buckle shows marks and scratches when viewed under a 4x loupe.

    This lot comes with a box with light general wear and blank papers.

    Fellows do not guarantee the working order or accuracy of any lots sold.

    We recommend this watch is tested by an authorised technician to ensure any stated water resistance is retained.

    Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers in our catalogue and online for any additional considerations that may affect this lot.

    If you should have further queries regarding this lot, please do not hesitate to contact the Watch Department on 0121 212 5506 or at watches@fellows.co.uk

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    £5,000.00

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    • 28%

    SPEAKE-MARIN - a limited edition gentleman's 'Rum'

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    Auction Curated By:
    Laura Bishop
    Watches & Watch Parts
    Augusta House
    19 Augusta Street
    Birmingham, B18 6JA
    United Kingdom
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