Dr Edwina Davies

Dr Edwina Davies is a historian and retired academic who has published many articles.

A Cumbrian by birth, she lives in a country idyll in South Lakes and been known to make the odd purchase at her local Jeweller; George Banks, Bowness.

In particular she has a strong interest in European History and will be contributing further articles in the future for Escapement.uk.com.

Content Posted by Dr Edwina Davies

Chopard LUC 1937 Classic

Dr. Edwina Davies discusses the various attributes of the Chopard LUC 1937 Classic in rose gold.

Independent's day - The Robina by Robert Loomes & Co

Dr. Edwina Davies waxes lyrical about the Robina by independent watchmaker, Robert Loomes & Co. 

Maurice Lacroix Pontos Chronographe

Made by the independent Swiss manufacturer, Maurice Lacroix, the Pontos Chronographe is available in contemporary form or “retro execution”. 

Chronoswiss Regulateur 30

The Chronoswiss Regulateur is a limited edition, two limited editions in fact, 130 pieces in 18 carat red gold and 300 in stainless steel and Dr. Edwina Davies is beguiled by both.

Carl F. Bucherer Patravi EvoTec PowerReserve

Dr. Edwina Davies reviews the Carl F. Bucherer Patravi EvoTec PowerReserve, a stylish timepiece which clearly appeals to her tastes.

Giuliano Mazzuoli Manometro

Guiliano Mazzuoli launched his first Manometro in 2004. Dr. Edwina Davies reviews this recent version of the watch which resembles a tyre pressure gauge.

Panerai Radiomir 8 Days GMT Oro Rosso 45 mm Special Edition (PAM 395)

Panerai Radiomir 8 Days GMT Oro Rosso 45 mm Special Edition (PAM 395) is not bold, not brash, but quite beautiful, a vision to savour. It is luxurious in its red gold case but references the maritime watches of a bygone era. Dr. Edwina Davies reviews this stylish high-end watch.


Fifity years since the very first OMEGA Speedmaster was worn in space, a numbered edition chronograph has been launched by the famous Swiss watch brand to commemorate the event.

Salon QP

It is Salon QP’s fourth year. The venue is the prestigious Saatchi Gallery at the old Duke of York Barracks on the King’s Road, London. It is an event which will showcase the finest examples of haute horology from internationally renowned brands.

Chopard L.U.C XPS

The Chopard L.U.C XP was launched in 2006 and has become a classic.  This latest version, the Chopard L.U.C XPS, has the same timeless appeal. It is available in several versions. The 18 Carat rose gold with a white face has a traditional appeal and warmth which is endearing but the white gold with black dial is particularly striking.