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What's in the name?

“The Scheldt” LESCAUT, where does the name of our watches come from? LESCAUT is the French translation of “The Scheldt”, a river that forms the lifeblood of our beautiful hometown, Antwerp. Thanks to LESCAUT, ships have been able to sell their products from all over the world in our harbour for centuries. Because of this, Antwerp was able to flourish as a world city with a world harbour. The colour of the watch face on our very first watch is called “ESCAUT Blue” as it represents the colour of “The Scheldt”. Silvius Brabo This figure of local folklore is famous in Antwerp.  Legend has it, that in the Dark Ages Antwerp was ruled by the terrifying giant called Druon Antigoon....

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