Watch Reviews, watch blogs & watch news by Angus Davies

Escapement MagazineAbout Escapement Magazine

ESCAPEMENT is an online magazine aimed at individuals with a passion for watch collecting, who appreciate “the finer things in life”. It is owned and operated by Angus Davies and his wife, Heidi Davies. Angus regularly writes reviews on timepieces which pique his interest, whilst Heidi edits all of his work. In addition, guest writers often contribute to ESCAPEMENT, providing an alternative view of the world of luxury.

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Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze Ref. 79230BM

A bronze torso Tudor, building upon the success of its Heritage Black Bay models has introduced various specification changes for 2016, including some new models such as the new Heritage Black Bay Bronze.     This summer thousands of British citizens will travel to various Mediterranean beach resorts, eager to escape the rainy skies of…

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Suertes del Marqués Wines, Valle de la Orotava, Tenerife

Philip Day looks to the popular holiday hotspot of Tenerife for an inspired source of fine wine and selects Suertes del Marqués Wines. Some friends recently set me a challenge, when we met up in Manchester for dinner. At the end of the month they were off to Tenerife in the Canary Islands for an early winter…

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Garrick Portsmouth

A Patriot’s Watch The Garrick Portsmouth is a high-end watch featuring an exclusive hand-wound movement and, specifically, a prominent balance bridge. Angus Davies enjoys a period of ‘hands-on’ association and discusses his feelings about this latest British watch. When David Brailsford burst onto the watchmaking scene with his brand, Garrick, a couple of years ago…

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MeisterSinger Circularis Automatic Ref CC911

A Fine Bordeaux The MeisterSinger Circularis Automatic Ref CC911 displays the hours and minutes with a single hand and includes a date display. The watch features an enchantingly coloured dial in ‘Sunburst Bordeaux’ and offers the convenience of an impressive self-winding movement. Selecting a fine wine necessitates the appraisal of many attributes. The aroma, the…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Tourbillon Ref PFH279-1201400-HA1441

Happy Birthday At the time the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Tourbillon was launched it was reputed to be ‘the world’s thinnest automatic flying tourbillon with a micro-rotor’ and equipped with the ‘world’s lightest tourbillon cage’. This incredible timepiece remains a technical tour de force and a fitting tribute to the man whose name adorns the…

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TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 Ref. CAR2A8A.BF0707

Wrist Friendly The TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 Ref. CAR2A8A.BF0707 features an open-worked dial and is delivered with a titanium case and bracelet. Owing to the use of titanium, this timepiece is both light and hypoallergenic. Titanium is a material which is increasingly being used in the aerospace, motorsport and medical industries owing to its low…

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