Collector Conversations

Collector Conversations

Tune in to see us talking watches with some of our favorite collectors. We talk to avid watch collectors every day at WatchBox and the Collector Conversation series shows us talking watches with our most interesting collector customers. Check out Collector Conversations today!

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Collector Conversations
  • Discovering Watch Collecting: Advice, IWC Perpetual Calendar, and More

    There's a long history of homage pieces in the luxury watch world, whether it's brands like Vacheron Constantin and Seiko bringing back designs from their past or companies adding a twist to iconic watches from another brand's history. Jack Forster joins us to break down what exactly an homage wa...

  • Premier Watch Collecting: Audemars Piguet, Urwerk and Other Independent Brands

    Nick doesn’t have a singular watch collecting ideology and instead focuses on buying what makes him happy. He comes to the studio to sit down with Tim and explore his collection which spans from independent brands like Christopher Ward and Urwerk to holy trinity watches from Audemars Piguet and V...

  • Invicta to F.P. Journe: Collecting With Confidence

    Shane McElwain is a collector without dogma, his journey in luxury watches started with Breitling and has brought him to independent brands like F.P. Journe, H. Moser & Cie., and Habring. With a true passion for horology, he's learned to repair timepieces, met brand CEOs, and made friends and mem...

  • Shawn Arani’s Rolex Collection: From Vintage Oyster Perpetual to Modern Daytona

    Tim sat down with Shawn Arani to discuss his extensive collection of Rolex watches. Shawn is a collector who is drawn to the stories that each watch holds and the journey they took before they arrived with him. Whether it’s vintage Oyster Perpetuals acquired decades after their creation or the de...

  • Watches of a Musician: Metronome Seiko, Tudor, and More with Anthony Prisk

    Anthony is a trumpet player with The Philadelphia Orchestra, a car enthusiast, and a watch collector. Today, it’s the watches that bring him on set with Tim Mosso in this episode of Collector Conversations where he discusses the beginnings of his passion, trying to complete his Omega Moonswatch c...

  • Advice for Collectors, Patek Philippe, Discovering Community, and More

    Christian joined Tim in our New York office to discuss his collecting habits, the watches in his collection, advice for fellow enthusiasts, and much more in this episode of Collector Conversation. Christian’s always been drawn to watches as he walks us through his journey from a Rado and Baume & ...

  • Vintage Omega Speedmaster, Microbrand Watches, and More with Chris Antzoulis

    Chris Antzoulis (@PoppingCrowns on Instagram) joins Tim to discuss his collecting journey. They talk how it started with a Timex from his brother and has evolved into a milestone Tudor and vintage Omega. They also touch on his collection of microbrand watches from companies like Moels & Co. and S...

  • Collectors Roundtable: Discussing Ulysse Nardin, the Watch Community, and More

    In the series premiere of Collectors Rountable, Tim, Rob, and Sagor all return to the studio to have a group conversation about their watches, collecting stories, and the watch community. The trio all share an interest in Ulysse Nardin, Cartier, and H. Moser & Cie. but also bring watches on from ...

  • Marceau Talks Dive Watches, Designing His Watch with Benzinger, and More

    Tim Mosso hosts Marceau in our studio as he walks us through his watches. From diving with his Oris Aquis and Girard-Perregaux to exploring the world of independents with H. Moser & Cie. and the Benzinger Joy, he’s a collector who likes to wear and enjoy all the watches in his collection. Check o...

  • Styling Watches with Pieces from Daniel Roth, Seiko, and More with Tanmay

    Tanmay Manohar (@bestdressedchest on Instagram) has a story for every one of his watches from the Seiko Chronograph he got in high school to the JLC Grande Reverso Calendar that he hunted for years. He sits down with Nick Lessells from our New York office to discuss the collecting habits he's gai...

  • Discussing Watch Collecting Mistakes, TAG Heuer, and Grand Seiko Spring Drive

    Tim is joined by Eric as he tells the tales behind some of his watches like the Montblanc GMT, Grand Seiko Spring Drive, and TAG Heuer Monaco. With a long history of collecting under his belt, the duo discuss some lessons Eric has learned from waiting to buy the right watch to the importance of b...

  • Tim and Lance on the Omega Seamaster, Zenith El Primero, and Many More

    In this week's Collector Conversation, Lance joins Tim to breakdown his ecelectic and diverse collection with pieces from Omega, Cartier, JLC, and many more. Lance explains how he got into the hobby along with staying up to date with news, his inspirations and collecting philosophies, and the sto...

  • Fly Fishing with a Cartier to Business Meetings with a Breitling

    Tim sits down with Joseph Pietrafesa (@vabenestyle) to discuss his collecting journey that has roots in Breitling and has expanded to include brands such as Chopard, Seiko, and Zenith. From unexpected watch purchases abroad to fly fishing with his Cartier, Joseph is a wide-ranging collector who m...

  • Chris Li on Vacheron Constantin, Model Cars, and the People Behind the Brands

    One of the most important factors of collecting for Chris Li is the people you get to share the hobby with along the way, so he joins Tim to talk about his collection of watches and model cars and the stories behind them. Whether it’s acquiring a Vacheron Constantin Overseas to remind him of his ...

  • Microbrands, Grand Seiko, Rolex, and the Importance of Watch Clubs

    John has a collection spanning from industry juggernauts like Rolex and Grand Seiko to microbrands such as Lorier and Baltic. In this interview, he joins Tim Mosso to walk us through his watches and sharing the story of his entry into the watch hobby. He discusses his love for timekeeping being b...

  • From Marvin the Martian to Jaeger-LeCoultre | Collector Conversation

    Like many collectors, Sagor started his watch collecting journey with entry level brands like Hamilton or TAG Heuer. And like many collectors, his love for mechanical timekeeping evolved into looking at watches such as the Tudor Pelagos and Rolex GMT-Master II. Today, he joins Tim Mosso to discus...

  • Dozens of Watches from Rolex, Longines, Audemars Piguet, Swatch and More

    Craig has spent years building up a large collection of watches, drawing from the places he’s lived and locations he’s traveled to in his life. From boutique-edition Swatches, a vintage Rolex Submariner, and quartz watches from Swatch and Tissot, Craig’s purchases are based purely off love and pa...

  • Incredible Independent Collection: Greubel Forsey, De Bethune, and Much More

    Rick Remiker (@rick.on.watches on Instagram) has spent years building up his watch collection featuring watches from independent brands like De Bethune, Greubel Forsey, Kari Voutilainen, and much more. He joins Tim to discuss how he got into the scene through the F.P. Journe Centigraphe and worki...

  • Collecting Casio to Greubel Forsey: Watches from Mainstream and Independents

    Shane Brockwell has a collecting style that has brought in models from Tudor to De Bethune, Rolex to Greubel Forsey, Kenneth Cole to H. Moser & Cie., and so much more. Tim Mosso and Shane sit down to discuss his design philosophies, advice to fellow collectors, and, of course, his watches. See hi...

  • From Collector to Creator: Audemars Piguet, Jaeger-Lecoultre, and MEC Watches

    Carlos Ramírez started MEC Watches with his partners Judd Wood and Eric Lau to re-invigorate American watchmaking with their vision of how a watch brand can and should be ran. Carlos’s love for watches started at a young age with pieces like his father’s Rolex Osyterquartz Datejust and a Baume & ...

  • Automotive Inspired Collection: Patek Philippe Calatrava, Rolex Daytona and More

    Drew Coblitz loves cars and watches, and his collection reflects just that. Between the Patek Philippe Calatrava 6007G and Rolex Daytona, the influence of the automotive industry on his personal style is clear. Even pieces like his Richard Mille (built to withstand the driver’s seat) or custom-ro...

  • Collecting as a Couple: Omega While Mountain Climbing and Sharing H. Moser & Cie

    Tim and Kate Mancuso have spent their married life collecting, gifting, and using their watches. They discuss adventures like climbing with an Omega Seamaster, going about gifting watches like Cartier and Tim’s Rolex Yacht-Master, and the tribulations of sharing watches like their H. Moser & Cie....

  • Audemars Piguet Ultra-Thin, Pocket Watches, and A. Lange & Söhne with John Liu

    While on the WatchBox World Tour, Tim Mosso sat down with John Liu in Hong Kong to discuss his impressive collection of both vintage and modern pieces. They span from elegant 19th-century pocket watches, vintage pieces from Audemars Piguet and Breguet, to more modern examples like the A. Lange & ...

  • Jacquet Droz Only Watch, Patek Philippe Aquanaut, and More with Jabs Totonji

    Jabs Totonji’s collection spans from heavy hitters like the F.P. Journe Resonance and Rolex Daytona to smaller brands like Raketa and Ming, and his love for high horology shines through in this episode of Collector Conversation. While his collecting journey started not too long ago, he has made u...