This week we welcome Ray Santamaria a licensed MFT with a masters in clinical psychology and a self diagnosed WIS. Ray, Mike, and Chase gaze into the abyss that is the psychology of a WIS and come out the other end in mostly one piece. We’ll look at different types of compulsions, addictions, and the various enthusiasts they belong to in an attempt to better understand the kung-fu grip this hobby has on us. … More Psychology of a WIS With Ray Santamaria
Many moons ago we sat down with Christian of TheoandHarris.com for an earnest discussion about the good, the bad, and the ugly of horology and the industry itself (retail and aftermarket). We finally got around to giving the episode the attention and polish it deserved. Now we’re happy to finally bring you our discussion with one of the coolest guys on the front line of the vintage watch market, fighting the good fight for collectors everywhere. … More Gettin’ Dirty with Christian of Theo & Harris
This week we sit down with Sheldon, owner of the Rolex informational site “Minus4Plus6.com.” WE discuss how he came across the “first Swiss watch in space” and how a concerted effort from him and other well known watch enthusiasts spread the word about this special piece even before the manufacturer ever marketed the story. … More The First Swiss Watch In Space
When On Time does a watch review you can count on two things: one, it’s not going to follow the format of a normal run-of-the-mill watch review, and two, it’s going to get nerdy up in here. We look at a Rolex 5506 with an identity crisis and break down all the quirks of this odd Air King / Explorer. … More Reviewing a Rolex Oddity…
What’s your craziest, most epic, or just plain odd watch story? This week we sit down with our friend Art from the PuristPro forums to share his amazing story about acquiring a special Omega Seamaster, a story that spans decades.
… More Omega, the Freemasons, and LA’s Original Pantry Cafe
LA’s own Joshua @engineturned Shapiro sits down with us to talk about the exquisite art of engine turning and his goals going forward for producing the best possible watch dials in the US to spreading the gospel of this rare craft. … More The Rare Craft of Engine Turned Dials
Call them certified pre-owned, secondhand, or even used, the CPO watch market is something the industry can’t ignore any longer. While it remains to be seen how this all plays out, the guys discuss what’s currently going on, what should happen, and what could be possible for the used watch market. … More Certified Pre-Owned Watches?
Our very own Michael Senderovich has contributed an article about the esteemed British watchmaker, Roger Smith over at ‘The Review’ magazine. Click on over to give it a read. /The Review
This week we got a chance hang out with our very first ‘On Time’ guest, co-founder of the LA Watch Gang, Andrew Lee. We discuss new additions to his collection since the last time we talked, his continuing obsession with blue watches, and general watch nerd shenanigans. … More Catching Up With Andrew Lee (@jlee_5o5o)
From the first time #teamOTP met Michael Margolis, we knew we had to have him on the show. He’s an industry veteran that started out, and to this day still is, a collector like us. Join us to hear his journey from discovering the watch world through a 56k modem to working with Jean Claude Biver.
… More Industry Veteran, Michael Margolis