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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A. Lange & Soehne Grand Lange 1

The best is the enemy of the good Angus Davies reviews the newly updated A. Lange & Soehne Grand Lange 1, a watch which features a subtle enhancement to the dial for 2012.     I sat in the presentation at Salon International de Haute Horology, SIHH, in January this year. I listened to the…

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F.P. Journe Chronometre Souverain

The Sovereign reigned with a regal face Angus Davies reviews the F.P. Journe Chronometre Souverain, a watch with a glorious guilloché dial featuring a clous de Paris pattern. François-Paul Journe has an astute ability to design stunningly sublime timepieces which bear his own unique design language. The Chronomètre Souverain is no exception with gorgeous guilloché…

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Rotonde de Cartier Annual Calendar watch calibre 9908 MC

Swiss Horology with Parisian savoir faire Angus Davies reviews the Rotonde de Cartier Annual Calendar watch calibre 9908 MC, a new annual calendar launched at SIHH 2012.     Cartier jewellery is synonymous with France. Originating in Paris back in 1847, the Maison famed for it’s red and gold coloured jewellery boxes has epitomised Gaelic…

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Piaget Gouverneur Automatic Calendar

Firmitas, utilitas, venustas Angus Davies reviews the Piaget Gouverneur Automatic Calendar, a watch presented in pink gold with a harmonious dial displaying hours, minutes, central seconds and date. Vitruvius is famous for his study of architecture. In his book De architectura, now referrred to as The Ten Books on Architecture, he stated all structures must…

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De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk

An affectionate embrace Angus Davies reviews the De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk, a watch which has unusual floating lugs which accord an exceptionally comfortable fit.     De Bethune are a relatively new company in watchmaking compared with some of the brands I have written about.   This year it celebrates its tenth anniversary. However,…

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