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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MeisterSinger Salthora Meta X

Hands-On: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the MeisterSinger Salthora Meta X MeisterSinger is a byword for originality. Several of its models use one hand to convey the hours and minutes. Most models exhibit a note of formality with traditional typography employed and restrained colours used. Earlier this year, the watch brand from Munster unveiled a new…

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TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 01 Racing Ayrton Senna Edition

Hands-On: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 01 Racing Ayrton Senna Edition During his life Ayrton Senna was revered by millions. After his untimely passing, Senna was mourned by legions of motorsport fans. The Brazilian’s prowess behind the wheel is the stuff of legend and his single-minded approach to racing differentiated…

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Graham Chronofighter Vintage Pulsometer Limited

Hands-on: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the Graham Chronofighter Vintage Pulsometer Limited. As I grow older, I find myself increasingly irritated by examples of stupidity. For instance, when I attempt to overtake a slow-moving vehicle, I am often exasperated when this vehicle decides to increase its speed just as I begin my manoeuvre. Buying a cup…

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Laco Paderborn Erbstuck

Hands-On: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the Laco Paderborn Erbstuck. The Laco Paderborn Erbstuck is a sympathetic replica of the original “B-Uhr” timepieces issued to Luftwaffe personnel in the 1930s and 1940s. Germany has a rich history crafting pilots’ watches harking back to the 1930s. It was about this time that the German Air Ministry…

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Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur

Hands-On Review: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the new Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur. Euripides once remarked, ‘Man’s best possession is a sympathetic wife’. However, for a mariner in the 19th century, arguably his best possession was a pocket chronometer. It was used as a navigational tool and, as such, was of vital importance. Furthermore, a…

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Grand Seiko Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC221

Hands-on Review: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the Grand Seiko Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC221. The Japanese have a rich history of artisanal crafts dating back hundreds of years. Samurai swords and silk kimonos are just two examples of this nation’s prowess for craftsmanship. The new Grand Seiko Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC221 also harnesses…

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