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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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Get ready for the "Winter in Antwerp"

Winter is coming, and our fair city has some wonderful entertainment in store for you. Starting on 7th December. Each year Antwerp is covered in a cosy winter atmosphere. This year’s events will kick off on 7th December with day-long entertainment. 12:00 Get to the “Grote Markt”. Stallholders are opening their chalets to welcome you with lots of delicious treats. Glühwein, gin, brandy and sweets are waiting for you. 12:00 In the mood for some more action? Head to the Quays to enjoy an astonishing “Rail ‘n Snow” spectacle. Snowboard shows and pumping DJ-sets await the thrill-seekers among you. More info on www.railnsnow.be 14:00 All the little visitors will be welcomed in the Kindergarten on the Steenplein for a circus...

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