Europa Star



Europa Star Chapter 5/17 Global Edition

EDITORIAL CONTENTS

November 2017


EUROPA STAR CHAPTER 5/2017 TABLE OF CONTENTS

EUROPA STAR TIME.BUSINESS

EDITORIAL - FAT EAST...

MAIN REPORT - FAR EAST TRAVEL JOURNAL

CHINA

JAPAN

  • Japan transitioning from technology to luxury
  • CASIO a question of age
  • SEIKO has grand plans for the future
  • CITIZEN a strategy of acquisitions
  • Reflections and travel notes on the Japanese watchmaking market
  • What about Japanese independents?
  • Philippe Dufour a master in his empire

GREEN WATCHMAKING: HARD TO SPOT - Is the Swiss watchmaking industry doing its bit for the environment?

OPINIONS, EPISODE 3 - “I did not envisage such a tough fight in parliament”, Jean-Daniel Pasche President, Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH

FREELY SPEAKING - Great eggspectations

WATCHWORDS - It’s later than you think

A LAST WORD TO START - Watches and fetishism

EUROPA STAR TIME.KEEPER

EDITORIAL - Who are the brands’ main competitors? Themselves!

COVER HIGHLIGHT

PORTFOLIO - CHRONOGRAPHS

  • CHRONOS… Time: long to short
  • The chronograph, an expression of modern times
  • Chronology of the chronograph
  • The origins of the BREGUET 7077 Independent Chronograph
  • The devil is in the detail - PATEK PHILIPPE manual chronograph calibres
  • A brief history of AUDEMARS PIGUET chronographs
  • A brief history of SEIKO mechanical chronographs
  • A curated selection of ten vintage chronographs
  • Chrono gallery

HIGHLIGHTS

SPORTS TIMEKEEPING

  • Part I: 1964, a turning point in chronometry for SEIKO

WATCH AUCTIONS

  • History: three decades of a legend, part II
  • Almost 20 million for a steel ROLEX? The world’s gone mad!

EUROPA STAR ARCADE

  • Aurélie Picaud FABERGÉ’s determined fairy
  • Davide Cerrato, MONTBLANC - Watchmaking in the design era

RECOMMENDED READING - By Fabrice Mugnier WATCHPRINT.COM

ARCHIVES - A forgotten consequence of the Korean war


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EDITO - Le principal concurrent de chaque marque? Elle-même!

ASIE: CARNET DE VOYAGE

  • Citations
  • Fierté chinoise retrouvée
  • Shenzhen: les grandes mutations de l’«usine du monde» horlogère
  • Qui sont les vrais géants de l’horlogerie chinoise?
  • «Un milliard de montres produites en Chine»
  • Défi: gagner ses lettres de noblesse horlogères
  • L’essor de la montre vintage en Chine
  • Réflexions et notes de voyage sur le marché horloger japonais
  • Japon: passer de la technologie au luxe
  • Casio : une question d’âge
  • Seiko voit l’avenir en Grand
  • Citizen , la stratégie des rachats
  • G-SHOCK fête ses 35 ans sans égratinures

CHRONOGRAPHES

  • Chronos… des temps longs aux temps courts
  • Le chronographe, expression des temps modernes
  • Galerie Chronographes - tendance «black»

ARCADE

  • Aurélie Picaud, la fée horlogère de Fabergé 
  • Montblanc , l’horlogerie à l’ère du design

ENVIRONNEMENT - L’horlogerie verte se cache bien

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