Angus Davies reflects on 2015 and reviews a sublime watch, the Arnold & Son Golden Wheel, a timepiece which successfully references the past, embraces the new and harnesses much Swiss craftsmanship in its creation.
Angus Davies experiences the hands-on delights of the Arnold & Son Royal Collection – Constant Force Tourbillon. As his watch review shows, the constant force escapement provides an apt metaphor for a maison whose energy shows no signs of abating.
Angus Davies provides an in-depth review of the Arnold & Son DSTB. This watch, made to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the brand, features a dead-beat seconds with the mechanism freely disclosed on the dial side of the watch.
Angus Davies reviews the Arnold & Son DBG Equation GMT, a watch with two barrels, two gear trains, two escapements and two balances. Arguably, this exemplar of haute horlogerie has two minds within one case.
Recently, whilst visiting the Arnold & Son Manufacture in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Angus Davies came across a timepiece which presented an innovative moon-phase indication, Arnold & Son HM Perpetual Moon. It is unusual for him to be lost for words, but the bewitching appearance of this particular model left him tongue-tied.