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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Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Chronometre

Hands-On: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the gorgeous Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Chronomètre, a glorious timepiece featuring a COSC certified movement. By taking a reflective look at the past, you sometimes discover forgotten gems. The first watch designed by Michel Parmigiani, the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Chronomètre, was unveiled in 1996. Its purpose was clear, to impart…

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Vacheron Constantin Malte small seconds

“Consider the lily…” Angus Davies reviews the Vacheron Constantin Malte small seconds, a tonneau-shaped watch recently launched at SIHH 2012.     Over-embellishment is transient. Ostentation a distraction. With haute couture it is the cut, the line, the drape, that sets a standard that is timeless, epitomised in the little black dress. The well cut…

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Panerai Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days – 47mm (PAM 422)

Another lesson from Panerai Angus Davies reviews the Luminor Marina 3 Days – 47mm (PAM 422), a modern interpretation of the diving watches worn by the Royal Italian Navy back in the 1950’s.   Over the years of collecting watches, it is Panerai who has taught me two valuable lessons.   Lesson one – “buy…

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Breguet La Tradition Ref 7057BB/11/9W6

Traditionally Innovative Angus Davies reviews the Breguet La Tradition Ref 7057BB/11/9W6, a watch which can trace its lineage back to Abraham Louis Breguet  and the business he established in 1775.   “Traditionally innovative” may sound like a paradox, however, in terms of Breguet it is true. Abraham Louis Breguet established his business in Paris in…

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore

Angus Davies reviews the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore, a chronograph harking back to 1993 and an evolution of Gérald Genta’s highly original and, now iconic, Royal Oak watch. In 2012 we enter the 40th year since the Royal Oak was launched to unanimous acclaim. Gérald Genta penned this design icon in 1972.   I…

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Glashütte Original Senator Navigator Pilot watches

A Pilot’s dilemma Angus Davies reviews the Glashütte Original Senator Navigator Pilot watches. In his article he shares his love for classic Pilot’s watches.     I have always had a love of the classic Pilot’s watch, an instrument born out of absolute necessity, to aid the navigation of a plane.   Historic pilot watches…

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