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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Longines Avigation Big Eye

Hands-On: Angus Davies gets hands-on with the Longines Avigation Big Eye This detailed review of the Longines Avigation Big Eye includes live images, specification and pricing. Watch brands spend an inordinate amount of money on marketing, endeavouring to gain valuable column-inches for their timepieces. Indeed, public awareness of luxury watch marques and specific watch models is of…

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Breguet Type XXII 10Hz

There it was on the back cover of American Express “Departure” magazine, “Breguet, the innovator”.  I read the details given but this watch merited much closer perusal.  It is stunning! I’m hooked!     Links to the past. I have always been fascinated by Breguet’s history and pedigree.  Did any member of Napoleon’s dynasty and…

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A postcard from Silverstone

I must confess that after my passion for wristwatches, my love of prestigious cars and motorsport ranks very highly too as regular readers of ESCAPEMENT will no doubt know based on some of the content on the site. An invite arrived from Blancpain to be their guest at Silverstone and to watch the final showdown…

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5033P

Tonneau-shaped delights from Patek Philippe Angus Davies reviews the Patek Philippe 5033P and other wonderful tonneau-shaped delights from arguably the finest watch manufacture, Patek Philippe.   Professional success is often accompanied by reward. However, it is only through informed advice and research, that a worthy purchase can be made without a period of cognitive dissonance…

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Glashütte Original Senator Meissen Tourbillon

“A thing of beauty…” ….“is a joy forever”. It’s an old adage but true. Look at Glashütte Original’s Meissen Tourbillon.     Just gaze at that face!  Exquisite! It is a classic, timeless in its appearance and will still shine in years to come as an exemplar of haute horologie and as an aesthetic masterpiece….

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Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Carbon

The brand with the ampersand, perfect cockpit attire.   As a youngster I was captured by the dream of space travel.  My career path led to more conventional flying and I became a pilot.   My choice of watch is, therefore, predictable, a Bell & Ross because of their ties to aviation and space travel. …

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