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Join watchsmith Seth Roberts and collector Dan Benjamin as they unwind watch culture and discuss the history, allure, community, and study of watches through the lens of their shared obsession, from inspecting movements to spotting fakes, from vintage Seiko to modern Rolex, asking questions, offering advice, and sharing their stories. Hosted by Seth Roberts & Dan Benjamin.
||Clean23: A Conversation Piece||Seth and Dan talk about watch branding and slogans, Mad Men, the Rolex Explorer as "the perfect watch", Seiko's "five attributes", the Milsub, and new vintage.||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22: Watches in Space!||Dan and Seth talk about the Paul Newman Rolex Daytona auction, Dan's new Rolex Datejust, Seth's amazing Gene Kranz Seiko, and the best watches to go into space.||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21: The Back of a Napkin||Dan and Seth talk about the history of Audemars Piguet, Gerald Genta, and how Dan managed to get a Rolex without spending any money. They also announce the winner of the vintage watch giveaway.||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Frickin' Laser Beams||Seth and Dan discuss the newly announced sub-$500 Tissot, the new atomic clock, affordable automatics, and tuning fork movements.||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: A Rather Stubborn Oyster||Seth and Dan talk about Rolex, Hamilton, and the history and validity of water resistance.||9/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: From Historians to Hoarders||Seth and Dan talk about watch collecting, entry-point watches, and categorize the different types of collectors.||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: The 7 Place Sweep||Seth and Dan talk about Dan's latest watch purchase and Seth's latest find (a Seiko 6216), and then travel back in time to review the history of chronometers.||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: For Whom the Bell-Matic Tolls||Seth and Dan talk about alarm watches, watch forums, and (unfortunately) hurricanes.||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Doing Math on Your Watch||This week, Seth and Dan talk about bezels, doing math on your watch, magnetism, and more.||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Grand Design||Seth and Dan talk about Seiko's Grammar of Design, horological pacemakers, women's watch options, and more.||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: Baby Bull||Seth and Dan talk about chronographs and shock resistance.||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Electromagnetic Breaks||Seth and Dan talk about hi-beat watches, the Seiko Springdrive, modern vs. vintage, and more.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Beta One||Seth and Dan talk about the history of quartz watches, affordable modern timepieces, and more.||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Horsefish||Seth and Dan talk about Paul Newman's Daytona, quartz vs. automatics, the death of dibs, Seth's new website, facial hair and watches, and much more.||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: El Primero||Take a trip with Seth's in his time machine as he talks with Dan about the history of the chronograph.||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Modding||Seth and Dan talk about the how's and why's of watch modding, from simple changes like swapping hands to serious total-watch modification.||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: The Conspiracy of Bad Hands||Seth and Dan talk about the top 5 things to look for when buying a vintage watch, polishing, desk diving, watches that "can't be fixed", donor watches, and announce the winner of the Vintage Watch giveaway.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: ETA What?||Dan and Seth talk about smoking meat, our giveaway vintage watch, wrist testing watches, chronometers and chronographs, watches for women, and our main topic: understanding the ETA movements and the watches they power.||4/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Disco on the Wrist||Seth and Dan talk about being a watchsmith, dive watches vs. dress watches, Dan's Dive Watch Rules, the path to becoming a watchsmith, and more.||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Tourbillionaire||Seth and Dan talk about the grey market, Jomashop, fixed budget purchases, servicing watches, tourbillions and complications, minute repeaters, chronographs, Rolex, Omega, and the Seiko bubble.||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: It's Not a Spice||Seth and Dan share their thoughts about and favorite watches and news from Baselworld 2017. They also discuss JDM, Grand Seiko, fashion vs. movement, and the Apple Watch, and take a handful of great listener questions.||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Postal Officer Willie||Seth and Dan talk about grail watches (from Omega to Pogue), Dan's King Seiko, Seth's Rolex No-Date Sub, the Seiko 6309 and dive watches, Project 99, the risks of wearing a vintage watch, water resistance, Basalworld, and how Seth ruined Dan's enjoyment||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Symbiosis||In this premier episode, Seth and Dan talk about the allure of vintage watches, the birth year watch, NOS (new old stock), "barn finds", grail watches, vintage divers, the importance of original parts, and the attraction to vintage Seiko. The hosts also||3/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Finally a watch podcast by a watchsmith
The podcast we have been waiting for. Seth is a dead serious collector and watchmaker. Bravo guys
Best podcast ever recorded.
Viva 1972 and Seiko!
Loving it! Glad to see more podcasts for watch enthusiasts. And I feel a special connection to Dan since Seiko is my favorite manufacture and 1972 is my birth year, too. :)