Industry News – 2003 Spring Lecture on Wristwatches in Tokyo

A lecture about mechanical wristwatches and jewelry watches will take place beginning May 14 at the Gakushuin University Center, in Tokyo, Japan. The lecture is open to watch enthusiasts, trades people, and media.

The lecture includes a demonstration on how to disassemble a complicated watch and the analyzation of the antique watch market by an expert in the field.

The schedule of the Lecture is as follows:

May 14, 2003 – History and culture of wristwatches

May 28, 2003 – Mechanical wristwatch – its fascination

June 11, 2003 – Antique watch study

June 25, 2003 – Complicated wristwatch – the mechanism and disassemble

July 9, 2003 – Jewelry and Jewelry watch – the “brand” study

Among the lecturers will be:

Mr. Hiromu Takizawa (Chief editor of IWW International Wristwatch)

Mr. Koichi Namiki (Ex-chief editor of “Diamond Executive”)

Ms. Keiko Honma (Jewelry journalist)

Mr. Shigeo Maeno (Sports Analyst)

The Lecture Fee will be 15,000 Yen (for 5 sessions). It will take place at:

Gakushuin University Center

1-13-19 Mejiro, Toshima-ku

Tokyo 171-0031


Tel: 03-5992-1040 

Fax: 03-5992-1124