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Featured Reviews

Calibre de Cartier Diver - an in-depth watch review by ESCAPEMENT

Angus Davies get hands-on with the Calibre de Cartier Diver in pink gold, featuring the self-winding Manufacture movement 1904 MC. This in-depth review looks at each element of this luxurious diver's watch.

Breva Génie 01 & Breva Génie 02 - watch reviews by ESCAPEMENT

Following the launch Génie 01 last year, Angus Davies reviews the latest model from Breva, the Génie 02. This new watch is available in two variants, both sharing a fascinating complication, a mechanical altimeter. 

Audemars Piguet and the artistic expression of time - including a look at some AP historical references

Owner and long-time admirer of Audemars Piguet, the haute horologerie brand from Le Brassus, Angus Davies explains why he perceives much artistic virtue in the products made by the watch company based in the Vallée de Joux.

Chopard LUC Quattro - an in-depth watch review by ESCAPEMENT

Angus Davies provides an in-depth review of the Chopard L.U.C Quattro, a very handsome watch, presented in 18-carat white gold and featuring four barrels.

Panerai Luminor 1950 Regatta 3 Days Chrono Flyback Titanio (PAM00526) - a hands-on review by ESCAPEMENT

Angus Davies provides a "hands-on" review of the Panerai Luminor 1950 Regatta 3 Days Chrono Flyback Titanio (PAM00526), a watch featuring an interesting flyback chronograph perfectly suited to regatta racing.

Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées - watch review by ESCAPEMENT

Angus Davies reviews the Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées, an open-worked watch, featuring a Grand Feu enamelled ring and housing a skeletonised version of the Caliber 4400.

Grand Seiko SBGA011 - in-depth watch review by ESCAPEMENT

Angus Davies provides a "hands-on" in-depth review of the Grand Seiko SBGA011, a watch with an unusual dial reminiscent of freshly fallen snow. Moreover, this timepiece features the brand's ingenious Spring Drive movement.

Baselworld 2014 new model - Cuervo y Sobrinos Espléndidos Misterio

Angus Davies discusses the Cuervo y Sobrinos Espléndidos Misterio, a watch with an unusual hour and minutes indication, embracing both Swiss watchmaking know-how and latin inspired design language.

 

Bovet Récital 15 - in-depth watch review by ESCAPEMENT

Angus Davies provides an in-depth review of the Bovet Récital 15, a watch recently launched by the Fleurier-based haute horlogerie brand founded in 1822 by Edouard Bovet.

Breitling Navitimer Caliber 01 Limited - in-depth watch review by ESCAPEMENT

Angus Davies provides an in-depth review of the Breitling Navitimer Caliber 01 Limited, a watch containing a Manufacture self-winding column-wheel chronograph. This model is limited to 2000 pieces only and unusually for a Navitimer features a sapphire caseback.