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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Ebel Classic Hexagon

Progression in a classic form, no retrograde step Ebel has caught my attention with the Ebel Classic Hexagon. This watch has a hexagonal case made of brushed stainless steel with a complementary stainless steel bezel in a highly polished finish. The design is fresh, and despite its similarity in shape to Ebel’s of the 1980s,…

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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Automatic

A new champion of haute horology Angus Davies reviews the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Automatic, a watch that looks stunning when presented in rose gold.     In the world of haute horology antecedents, ancestry, established traditions are revered. Most of the great names have a long and honourable past. ROGER DUBUIS has recency not a…

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Cartier Tank Anglaise

Tanks are coming to Bond Street Angus Davies reviews the Cartier Tank Anglaise, a watch imbued with timeless style.      The heading may at first appear alarmist, however, don’t despair as Cartier is a friend of the English and the feeling has been mutual for generations.   Tank is a name synonymous with Cartier,…

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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Chronographe Flyback Quantième Complet

Deep beneath the ocean, enjoy high horology Angus Davies reviews the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Chronographe Flyback Quantième Complet, a diver’s watch from the haute horlogerie brand from Le Brassus.     My daily exposure to deep waters invariably means running the bath too long. Twice a year I venture into the sea with snorkel and…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon

The anatomy of a masterpiece Angus Davies reviews the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon, a watch with a tourbillon that revolves around two axes, providing three-dimensional rotation of movement.     Often my exuberance for watches leads to the personification of a timepiece. I tend to wax-lyrical about the marvellous nuances of a horological hedonism which…

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