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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Greubel Forsey – Guardians of Haute Horology

Angus Davies discusses an interesting project by Greubel Forsey, the haute horlogerie brand. Working with celebrated watchmaker Philippe Dufour, they have created “Le Garde Temps”, a fascinating project that preserves incredible watchmaking know-how for future generations.     Traditional craftsmanship is something close to my heart. Whether that craftsmanship takes the form of stone masonry,…

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Postcard from SIHH: Audemars Piguet

“To break the rules you must first master them” Angus Davies provides a post card from the Audemars Piguet stand at SIHH 2012. The focus of this year is the 40th celebration of the iconic Royal Oak. In addition, Angus interviews Gary Mead, CEO of Audemars Piguet UK.      The new strap line for Audemars…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Blue Enamel

Feeling blue with a smile in my heart Angus Davies reviews the Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Blue Enamel, a limited edition of only 50 watches from the famous maison based in the Vallée de Joux, Jaeger-LeCoultre.   There is much symbolism associated with the colour blue. In ancient Egyptian times, deep blue waters personified the female,…

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IWC Chronograph Top Gun Miramar

Took my breath away Angus Davies reviews the IWC Chronograph Top Gun Miramar, a new chronograph recently launched at SIHH 2012.   I sat in my local cinema looking up at the silver screen with my girlfriend sat next to me awaiting the latest epic movie to begin. It was 1986 and the film was…

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Bulgari Daniel Roth Tourbillon 8 Jours

Two faced Angus Davies reviews the Bulgari Daniel Roth Tourbillon 8 Jours , a watch presented in a 18-carat white gold case, featuring a silver coloured guilloché dial and blued hands.    Bulgari Presenting a wide and varied range of timepieces, Bulgari has been an established maker of watches since their founding in 1884. Although the…

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