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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Bulgari Octo Roma

Hands-On: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the Bulgari Octo Roma This detailed review of Bulgari Octo Roma includes live images, specification and pricing. Recently, the Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic won the Men’s Prize at the GPHG 2017 (Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève). This self-winding watch measures a mere 5.15mm in height, despite proffering the convenience…

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Nomos Glashütte Ludwig Automatic Datum

A brand to watch Angus Davies reviews the Nomos Glashütte Ludwig Automatic Datum, a watch which delivers many notable attributes and provides exceptional value for money.     Many of the watches featured on ESCAPEMENT are chosen because they represent the pinnacle of haute horology irrespective of retail price. However, a brand which has recently…

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The Embraer Phenom 100 and Embraer Phenom 300

Phenomenal Phenom Clive Girven discusses the Embraer Phenom 100, a clean sheet design. It is not merely an updated 40 year old model like much of the competition, but harnesses modern technology and design.   Embraer have been in the highly competitive market of executive jet production for 10 years. In the past they have…

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Patek Philippe 10 Day Tourbillon Ref. 5101G

A love Affair Dr. Edwina Davies reviews the Patek Philippe 10 Day Tourbillon Ref. 5101G, an incredible exemplar of haute horlogerie.   All the watches written about on this site are ones either owned by my son or loved by my son and desired by my son. All are given devoted attention, equally, but for…

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Jaeger-Le Coultre Reverso Grand Date – the sequel!

  Angus Davies sat at a wooden bench within an exhibition area and faced the prospect of working on the JLC Calibre 875, a movement found in the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Grand Date.   When I first launched I waxed-lyrical about my own watch collection and the first article I wrote was about my beloved Jaeger-Le Coultre Reverso…

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A history of Panerai, what next?

Panerai – a history Angus Davies discusses the history of Panerai, the Swiss-Italian manufacturer of premium watches, and asks what’s next for this historical brand?     Whilst, Panerai timepeices have adorned the wrist of stars and celebrities the world over, these watches are not a fad or a transient fashion but have a provenance…

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