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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Graham Chronofighter Vintage Aircraft Ltd

Wonderfully Aged The Graham Chronofighter Vintage Aircraft Ltd looks to the past with its aged steel case, vintage colour scheme and depiction of a Halifax bomber on its case-back. Life generally favours the young. Growing old is not something many individuals relish. Body parts tend not to work as well and limbs become a little…

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Laurent Ferrier Galet Traveller Globe – Night Blue ‘William & Son’ Edition

‘Finished To Perfection’ Justin Hast visits the retailer, William & Son, and falls in love with an exclusive Laurent Ferrier timepiece created for the prestigious, Mayfair-based retailer.   Creating an instantly recognisable round watch is one of the great challenges any watchmaker faces. Laurent Ferrier has been taking on this challenge, with great success, since…

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Nomos Glashutte Club Automat Datum Signal Blue

A Brave Blue World The Nomos Glashütte Club Automat Datum Signal Blue features a bold, fun dial, yet harnesses serious watchmaking craftsmanship while representing incredible value for money. When large organisations unveil new products they have invariably already been exhaustively appraised by ‘focus groups’. The focus groups consist of a collection of individuals who are representative of the…

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MeisterSinger Circularis Power Reserve

The Power to Seduce The MeisterSinger Circularis Power Reserve has an impressive power reserve of 120 hours, usefully shown on the dial display, providing a helpful aide memoire for the wearer. Power is a seductive force known to entice men to press the throttle of a performance car just a little harder than they should….

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HYT and the Panis-Barthez Competition Team

A Day at the Races Angus Davies spends a day with unique watchmaker HYT and the Panis-Barthez Competition team at the Silverstone Circuit to learn more about the eponymous owners of the LMP2 team and discover more about its relationship with HYT. Watches and motorsport are happy bedfellows. An appraisal of the Formula One grid…

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Ulysse Nardin Classic Perpetual Ludwig

Ludwig’s Masterpiece The Ulysse Nardin Classic Perpetual Ludwig rewrites the rules for perpetual calendars, allowing adjustment of all indications merely with a twist of the crown. In life we often needlessly complicate the simple. However, Ludwig Oechslin, Master Watchmaker, was adept at simplifying the complicated. He was responsible for creating Ulysse Nardin’s first perpetual calendar…

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