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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Carl F. Bucherer Manero Tourbillon Reference 00.10918.03.33.01

Defying The Laws Of Gravity The Carl F. Bucherer Manero Tourbillon features a hand-wound movement and an exquisite dial adorned with a sunray motif. Angus Davies enjoys a week of ‘hands-on’ association with this timepiece equipped with the whirlwind complication invented by Abraham-Louis Breguet in the latter part of the 18th century. I still recall studying A-level…

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Chopard L.U.C GMT One

Stress-Free Travel The Chopard L.U.C GMT One, as its name implies, pairs L.U.C exalted quality with the convenience of a GMT function. With its simple to read dial and user-friendly crown, positioned at 4 o’clock, this watch provides a stress-free means of displaying the time at home. I hate flying. In the next few days…

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Urban Jürgensen 1745 Collection Reference 1140 PT Blue

The epitome of luxury The Urban Jürgensen 1745 Collection Reference 1140 PT Blue is made of the noblest of precious metals, platinum. Angus Davies looks closely at the latest model from this prestigious maison based in Biel / Bienne. Every year it is estimated that 1500 tonnes of gold is mined, whereas only 160 tonnes…

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VIK Millahue Valley, Chile

Philip Day discusses the VIK brand and its capacity to change wine-drinkers’ perceptions of Chilean wine forever. In the main, Chile is known for its affordable and generally acceptable wines but not for many particularly interesting wines. The VIK brand has set out to change wine-drinkers’ perceptions of Chilean wine forever. This unusual winery has set itself…

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Oris Altimeter Rega Limited Edition

High Flyer The Oris Altimeter Rega Limited Edition is equipped with a barometric altimeter and a barometer movement, displaying air pressure and altitude. This particular version is limited to 1414 pieces and celebrates the partnership between Oris and Rega, the Swiss air rescue service. A few years ago, I reviewed the Oris Big Crown ProPilot…

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Mühle-Glashütte S.A.R Rescue Timer

A Tough Cookie The Mühle-Glashütte S.A.R Rescue Timer proffers a simple to read display, impressive water resistance and a high quotient of toughness. There are occasions when a person stands out from the crowd purely because they exhibit a resilient character. Indeed, an individual who displays this trait can sometimes be labelled a ‘Tough Cookie’….

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