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
On Time presents a quick and dirty guide to keeping your watches safe at home and on the go. Mike, Chase, and Manuel go over some simple life hacks and the story of Mike’s first ill-fated IWC. So check your seals, bracelets, and straps, -let’s go. … More Keeping Your Watch(es) Safe
This week, the crew talks about the venerable Co-Axial Escapement and delves deep into the technical geekery of why watches equipped with a Co-Axial escapement are so awesome. Also they examine why servicing a Co-Axial is a venture that requires a lot more care than a typical Swiss lever escapement movement. … More The Co-Axial Quandary
‘On Time’ is back with another focus episode in which we discuss bronze watches. Also joining us again is certified master watchmaker Manuel Yazijian to offer his expert opinion and experience. What are the pros and cons to using bronze for a watch case? Why aren’t there many (if any) vintage bronze watches? Shenanigans ensue when we discuss the good, the bad, the ugly, and the patina. … More Bronze Watch Bemusement