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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Bell & Ross BR V2-94 Garde-Cotes

Hands-On: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the Bell & Ross BR V2-94 Garde-Côtes. An in-depth review of the Bell & Ross BR V2-94 Garde-Côtes featuring live pictures, specification and price. Ever since its inception in 1992, Bell & Ross has created watches for professional use. During its history the avant-garde brand has crafted timepieces for…

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Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Large Date Moon-Phases

A fine vintage with a delightful finish Angus Davies reviews the Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Large Date Moon-Phases, a delightful watch presented in pink gold.   The word, “vintage”, often accompanies the finer things in life such as wine, cars and in this instance a magnificent timepiece.   Girard-Perregaux have a long history producing some of…

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Hublot Oceanographic 4000 Titanium

The art of fusion beneath the waves Angus Davies reviews the Hublot Oceanographic 4000 Titanium, a diver’s watch with a maximum water of 4000 metres. He discusses the art of fusion beaneath the waves.   Hublot are synonymous with their strap line, “The art of fusion”. The brand with the charismatic figurehead, Jean Claude-Biver, has…

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Leo Messi Limited Edition

Leo Messi’s finest hat trick? Angus Davies reviews the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Leo Messi Limited Edition. Is this range of three watches, Leo Messi’s finest hat trick?   I was given my first Audemars Piguet in 2005. A pink gold Edward Piguet Chronograph on a brown leather strap. I smiled when I read that…

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De Ville Chronograph OMEGA Co-Axial Calibre 9301

Dr. Edwina Davies reviews the De Ville Chronograph OMEGA Co-Axial Calibre 9301. She is keen to point out that not only has this watch a handsome exterior but a trusty heart within.     “Handsome is as handsome does” is a popular adage. The caveat has always been not just to judge by appearances, not…

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Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Gold

Life in the fast lane Angus Davies reviews the Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Gold. This is a timepiece which evokes thoughts of “life in the fast lane”.     I have always been fascinated by motorsport. The shrill of an engine revved to the absolute limit of its performance envelope, the aroma of fuel and rubber…

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