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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Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon

Flying High The Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon fuses a stunning grand feu enamel dial with the captivating spectacle of a flying tourbillon, all beautifully formed in one harmonious horological package. Observing a seabird in flight, one seldom sees the thermals supporting it from below, while above there is simply nothing. The same could be said…

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Cuervo y Sobrinos Robusto Day-Date Churchill Limited Edition

A Man of Discerning Taste The Cuervo y Sobrinos Robusto Day-Date Churchill Limited Edition doffs its hat to the former British Prime Minister. This timepiece features a day-date display and is imbued with some delightful aesthetic touches. Over the years, I have travelled around the world and stayed at some very luxurious hotels. It is…

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Breitling Avenger Hurricane 12H

The New Avengers The new Breitling Avenger Hurricane 12H features a chronograph, chronometer certification along with a new lightweight case material, Breitlight. Angus Davies discusses this latest addition to the Avenger collection. Breitling Avenger Hurricane 12H with Volcano Black dial. Breitling has been very prolific in 2017, releasing an array of new models including some new…

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AkriviA: brand profile

Carl Eady provides an informative overview of AkriviA and its founder Rexhep Rexhepi. In this feature, Carl looks at an array of AkriviA timepieces. Teenage Dreams The world of horology has many esteemed maisons which have enjoyed over 100 years perfecting of fine watchmaking. Moreover, some watch brands have even been in existence for over…

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Romain Gauthier Insight Micro-Rotor

Best Things Come in Small Packages Despite the Romain Gauthier Insight Micro-Rotor measuring a mere 39.5mm in diameter, it contains twin barrels which deliver a prodigious power reserve of 80 hours. Angus Davies gets hands-on with this impressive exemplar of haute horlogerie. A friend of mine is incredibly petite, but despite her lack of inches…

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