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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Breitling event at Harrington & Hallworth

A warm Lancashire welcome for the wonderful Red Arrows. The ambient temperature may have been cold outside the Harrington & Hallworth Boutique in Ashton Under Lyne, but a warm welcome awaited guests as they entered this home to the “finer things in life”.   Peter Harrington and Alf Hallworth invited friends of Harrington & Hallworth…

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The Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Chronographe

A watch with established credentials This watch has no need to present or seek acceptance of its credentials.  They are recognised. This watch has prestige. The Jaeger-LeCoultre name has earned its place in the upper echelons of watch making and has a long and successful history in haute horology. It is a lineage of which…

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra XXL Small Seconds

A Call from Dubai Not all sons would ring their mothers from Dubai when on holiday.  Mine did, to wax lyrical about watches seen!     One such call was after he had visited the Omega boutique in the Dubai Mall where he had seen the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra XXL Small Seconds.  To be…

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The Embraer Legacy 650

Air travel is no longer the pleasure it used to be but in business it is a necessity. Airports are like factories, large and impersonal, processing passengers as quickly as they can so that they can spend as much time shopping in the terminal malls. Why should you be restricted by someone else’s schedule, travelling…

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Vacheron Constantin Traditionelle Chronograph

It was in 1755 that Jean-Marc Vacheron opened his watch making factory in Geneva and  holding fast traditional standards and craftsmanship, watches are still produced which are exemplars of haute horology and which require superlatives to adequately describe them.  Steeped in an ethos which upholds the watchmaker’s art Vacheron Constantin has through the years developed…

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