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Episode 80: Diving in Bermuda with the Doxa Sharkhunter and Seiko SKX007

12/4/2018
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On this week's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Ilya and Allen talk about Allen's second SCUBA trip, this time exploring the beautiful waters off Bermuda. For this adventure, Allen had with him two sea-ready icons: the Doxa SUB300 Sharkhunter and Seiko SKX007. If you've ever considered SCUBA diving but have yet to take the plunge, today's episode will give you just the kick you need. This week’s episode of the Worn & Wound podcast is brought to you by Oris and their Big Crown Pointer...

Duration:00:53:41

Episode 79: Deni Mesanovic of Pelton Watches

11/22/2018
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On this week's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, we talk to Deni Mesanovic of Pelton, a young brand that's joined the growing chorus of upstarts committed to manufacturing watches within the US. Based in Detroit, Mesanovic has grown his young brand in lightning speed with two watches that show off an impressive command of manufacturing, and he's only getting started. This week’s episode is brought to you by The Windup Watch Shop's 2018 Black Friday sale. To celebrate the gift-giving...

Duration:01:03:12

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 78: Live from Chelsea Market!

11/6/2018
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Last week, Ilya, Zach, and Allen got together at NYC's Chelsea Market for the first-ever live installment of The Worn & Wound Podcast. From a pet-centric icebreaker and lessons learned from our recent trips to Germany and Japan, to our thoughts on the age-old homage question, a great discussion was had by all. Of course, most of you couldn't make it out to the show, so we recorded our chat for you to listen in the comfort of your home (or on the go). Enjoy! This week’s episode is brought...

Duration:01:09:04

Episode 77: Chris Boudreaux and Danny Recordon of VERO Watches

10/22/2018
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On this week’s episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Zach and Ilya sit down with Chris Boudreaux and Danny Recordon of VERO Watches. Longtime readers of Worn & Wound will be familiar with VERO. We first wrote about the Portland-based brand in 2016 back when they only had one watch and very little recognition. But even in those early days, VERO showed great promise, and the the team’s ambition was palpable. They’ve since grown their team, expanded their product line, and have brought even...

Duration:01:00:01

Episode 76: John Tarantino Of Martenero

10/5/2018
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On today's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Zach and Ilya sit down with John Tarantino of Martenero to talk about his brand, watch design, navigating the world of Chinese manufacturing, Kickstarter, and a whole lot more. But before that, at the start of the episode Ilya, Zach, and Blake take a moment to discuss Worn & Wound's upcoming Windup Watch Fair. This week's episode is brought to you by The Windup Watch Shop. To stay on top of all new episodes, you can subscribe to The Worn &...

Duration:00:51:57

Ep. 75: Most Worn Watches, Case Thickness, and Other Listener Questions

9/25/2018
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From a a discussion of our most worn watches of the year, to why there isn't more emphasis on case profiles, on this week's episode of episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast we answer your questions. Big thanks to everyone who submitted a question and helped prompt the discussion. This week's episode is brought to you by The Windup Watch Shop. To stay on top of all new episodes, you can subscribe to The Worn & Wound Podcast—now available on all major platforms including iTunes, Google Play,...

Duration:00:40:54

Ep. 74: Collecting with Author Aaron Sigmond

9/11/2018
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Today, we sit down and talk watches and collecting with Aaron Sigmond. Aaron is a a prolific author, editor, and publisher, and among watch-heads he is perhaps best known for his books Drive Time: Watches Inspired by Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Racing, Bulova: A History of Firsts, and his latest Sea Time: Watches Inspired by Sailing, Yachting, and Diving. This week's episode is brought to you by the Windup Watch Shop. For anyone just tuning in, be sure to check out the new enhanced...

Duration:00:33:31

Ep. 73: Pet Peeves and Deal Breakers

8/27/2018
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Pet peeves and deal breakers—we wouldn't be persnickety watch-heads without them. So that's what we're tackling on Episode 73 of The Worn & Wound Podcast. From misplaced date windows to sub-dials eating away at numbers, we've got a whole lot of complaining for you this episode. What are your pet peeves and deal breakers? Be sure to let us know in the comments below. This week's episode is brought to you by the Windup Watch Shop. For anyone just tuning in, be sure to check out the new...

Duration:00:23:46

Ep. 72: Are You a Watch Collector?

8/14/2018
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Do you call yourself a watch collector? Does one need to be hyper-focused in their acquisitions to be a collector, or is having a bunch of watches enough? Or are you just an accumulator? In this episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, we tackle what it means to be a collector of watches and our philosophies on collecting. For those just tuning in, be sure to check out the new enhanced format to the show. What do I mean by enhanced? Well, through some podcast players you can now see embedded...

Duration:00:18:03

Ep. 71: SEMPER & ADHUC

7/31/2018
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On this week's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Allen talks to Colin de Tonnac, founder of SEMPER & ADHUC, a company breathing new life into old Swiss movements by putting them into new watches. For those just tuning in, be sure to check out the new enhanced format to the show. What do I mean by enhanced? Well, through some podcast players, you can now see embedded images and links to help you follow along through our discussion. Now, this isn't available on every podcast player, so...

Duration:00:24:11

Ep. 70: Growing the WatchFam with OT

7/17/2018
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In the age of the Internet, it's easy to forget that half the fun when it comes to collecting watches is getting together with other collectors and enthusiasts and, well, talking watches. Today, we sit down with OT—a bay area-based collector who is all about getting together and chatting about watches—about what it's like to build a watch community in the digital age. A quick note about the podcast. Some of you may have noticed that in the last episode, we introduced a new enhanced format...

Duration:00:18:58

Ep. 69: Answering Your Vintage Watch Questions

7/3/2018
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On today's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Ilya and Allen discuss vintage watches. Should you refinish your vintage watch? Is the current neo-vintage craze hindering watch design? We answer these questions, and more. This week's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast is brought to you by The Worn & Wound Shop. We're currently running a July 4th promotion in the shop (promotion ends July 8th at 11:59PM EST).Now’s your chance to get that strap or watch fold you’ve been pining for at a...

Duration:00:21:26

Ep. 68: DTWs, or Dressy Tool Watches

6/20/2018
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On today’s episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Ilya and Allen tackle a category of watches they’ve dubbed Dressy Tool Watches, or DTWs. This episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast is brought to you by The Worn & Wound Shop. Show Notes: Cartier Santos Rolex Oyster Perpetual Rolex Explorer Sinn 556 I Sinn Frankfurt Financial District Collection Sinn 1736/1746 Tudor 1926 Tudor Style Tudor Black Bay 36 Nomos Ahoi Bremont Airco Mach 2 Oris Artix Rado DiaMaster Grande Seconde...

Duration:00:49:08

Ep. 67: Interviews with Mido CEO Franz Linder and Vortic Co-Founder RT Custer

6/5/2018
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On today's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, we have two great back-to-back interviews. In the first half of the episode, we sit down with Franz Linder, the CEO of Mido watches, in Mexico City to discuss the 100-year history of the brand (you'll never guess how Mido used to water seal their watches, but you'll find out how from Mr. Linder). In the second half of the episode, we talk to RT Custer of Vortic Watch Company in his second appearance on the podcast (click here for his first...

Duration:00:55:54

Ep. 66: Pairing the Watch To the Occasion

5/22/2018
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On this week's episode, Worn & Wound Managing Editor Ilya Ryvin and Contributor Allen Farmelo discuss how they pair their watches to the occasion. For more coverage of your favorite watches, check us out on www.wornandwound.com and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. For a great assortment of American-made watch straps and other accessories, head on over to shop.wornandwound.com. And if you like what you hear, leave us a review on iTunes. Also, don't forget to shoot us an...

Duration:00:53:22

Ep. 65: Wind^Up San Francisco Preview

5/8/2018
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If you read Worn & Wound daily, then you're well aware that we're our Wind^Up Watch Fair to San Francisco in our first-ever West Coast show. On this week’s episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, we’re previewing the show and what you can expect. For the full show details, click here. Also, a quick note about the podcast. Starting this week, The Worn & Wound Podcast will be published every two weeks rather than every week. For more coverage of your favorite watches, check us out on...

Duration:00:33:33

Ep. 64: The Role of "Luck" in Collecting Watches

4/30/2018
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We've all had them—those lucky or not so lucky moments as collectors. That too good to be true pickup that was in fact too good to be true, or conversely, that too good to be true purchase that turned out to be an incredible once in a lifetime buy. Maybe it was something you found on eBay, the forums, or an estate sale. Maybe it was something you shouldn't have sold. On today's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Worn & Wound Managing Editor Ilya Ryvin and Worn & Wound Contributor Allen...

Duration:00:51:58

Ep. 63: Listener Questions

4/24/2018
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This episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast is brought to you by Hamilton Watch. We asked for your questions, and you came through big time. Today, we’re talking “expertise” in the watch world, entry-level watches, the future of micro-brands, watches that hold their value, and so much more. Special thanks to @ashtonyoung, @rigzz, @alvarez_brian, @theadultkid, @bradleyslavin, and @time_4_adventures for the great questions. For more coverage of your favorite watches, check us out on...

Duration:00:48:33

Ep. 62: SCUBA Diving in Belize with Four Popular Dive Watches

4/17/2018
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About a month back, we ran an article titled Field Test: SCUBA Diving in Belize With Four Popular Dive Watches from Seiko, Oris, and Rado. Today, Allen joins us on the Podcast to take a deeper dive (pun intended) into the story. We discuss the certification process, the watches, what happened when Allen's breathing apparatus failed underwater, and so much more. This week's episode is brought to you by the Worn & Wound Shop. For more coverage of your favorite watches, check us out on...

Duration:00:51:25

Ep. 61: From Switzerland to New Zealand

4/10/2018
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On this week's episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Ilya and Worn & Wound contributor Allen Farmelo discuss Baselworld 2018, Allen's trip to New Zealand with the Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer, and a whole lot more. This episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast is brought to you by Hamilton Watch. For more coverage of your favorite watches, check us out on www.wornandwound.com and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. For a great assortment of American-made watch straps and other...

Duration:01:02:21