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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Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph

No need for alarm, its totally disarming Angus Davies reviews the Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph. This diver’s watch draws on the styling of a former 1950s model created by the haute horlogerie brand based in the Vallée de Joux.      In the 1950’s diver’s watches were in their infancy. Cousteau was delighting audiences…

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Glashütte Original Panoinverse XL

Ruby Tuesday Angus Davies reviews the Glashütte Original Panoinverse XL, a watch with numerous rubies adorning its dial.     When The Rolling Stones released their song “Ruby Tuesday” in 1967 it was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.   As I admire the beautiful dial of the Glashütte Original Panoinverse XL,…

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Girard-Perregaux 1966 Small Second

Lineage is important Dr. Edwina Davies reviews the Girard-Perregaux 1966 Small Second, a watch from the prestigious maison based in La Chaux-de-Fonds. If there was an Alamanac de Gotha for watch houses then Girard-Perregaux would be in the first rank of Maison Seigneurales. Its lineage is impeccable and its name recalls a marriage. Ancestry has…

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JeanRichard Diverscope LPR

A Talking Point Dr. Edwina Davies reviews the JeanRichard Diverscope, a watch launched at SIHH 2012 and featuring an innovative power-reserve indicator.   It looks familiar but not in this context. It has aroused interest, provided a talking point. It is also functional and practical. The linear power reserve that lends its name to the…

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Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle 38mm

Brief Encounter Angus Davies reviews the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle 38mm, a watch with an elegant dial featuring hours, minutes and small seconds.     I have collected wristwatches all my adult life. A trait I have developed is to surreptitiously glance at the watch of the person with whom I am in conversation.  …

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