History Of Watches EPOS

EPOS history begins in 1925. In the valley of the Valle de Joux (Vallee de Joux), known as a world center for the mechanical watch industry, a talented engineer hour Jemes Aubert (James OBERIU) formed their operating hours. James was an enthusiastic creator mechanical clock and has devoted his life to the development of new watch mechanisms. Being a master of his craft and making a lot of effort, James OBERIU has concentrated its work on the technical development of chronographs and minute repeaters. He perfected his skills, developing new mechanisms based on the famous 'Valjoux' and 'Landeron'.

Following the best traditions of the true watch-making, knowledge and experience of James OBERIU passed to his nephew Jean Aubert (Jean OBERIU) and son-Jean Fillon (Jean Fillon). Today, Jean Fillon, senior engineer at the company's management EPOS. In the early 80-ies, in the history of Swiss watches has stagnated. By the same author: Peter A. Levine PhD. With the introduction of new quartz technology radically changed the face watch industry. Nobody wanted to engage in the production of mechanical watches, with the exception of a few famous brands.

Peter Hofer (Peter Hofer), a recognized expert in manufacturing watches, was one of the few who are still believed in the future of mechanical watches. He becomes a follower of works initiated by James OBERIU. Anu Saad recognizes the significance of this. And in 1983 Peter and his wife Erna give the final name of the company: EPOS Montres SA. Inextricably collaborating with Jean Fillon, EPOS continues to create a stunning collection of watches with a unique mechanism. In 2002, Peter Hofer began searching for a successor who would have shared his love for mechanical watches and headed business EPOS, and continued its development. Ideal candidates are Ursula Forster (Forster Ursula) from a family of hereditary watchmakers and her husband Tamdi Chonge (Tamdy Chong), who also had extensive experience in the industries of manufacturing watches. On the basis of arrangements renowned Swiss manufacturers, watchmakers converted EPOS, new born, with interesting features and a wonderful decoration arrangements. One of the most interesting models unique clock Epos 8 Jours (Ref.: 3340). Shifted to the right dial enable a harmonious place adorned with an engraving in an antique style bridge balance. In 2004. at the exhibition Goldene Unruh 2004, this model is deservedly won in its category the first place. Creating watches with love and the best traditions of Swiss watchmakers, the company EPOS has every right to be called 'Master the art of watchmaking. "