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The HourTime Podcast

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HourTime is a weekly podcast about watches, watchmaking, and other cool stuff. It is hosted by John Biggs, Richard Paige, and Victor Marks.

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HourTime is a weekly podcast about watches, watchmaking, and other cool stuff. It is hosted by John Biggs, Richard Paige, and Victor Marks.

iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Finally! The Reboot!

By @scottferk - Apr 17 2019
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I was a big fan of this podcast back in the day. Nice to see an attempt at a reboot. Waiting for John to bust out with some of his classic impersonations.

Great

By Daonii - Aug 20 2014
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Love the show! Just enough humor and facts, keep it up guys.

iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
35
4
2
0
3

Finally! The Reboot!

By @scottferk - Apr 17 2019
Read more
I was a big fan of this podcast back in the day. Nice to see an attempt at a reboot. Waiting for John to bust out with some of his classic impersonations.

Great

By Daonii - Aug 20 2014
Read more
Love the show! Just enough humor and facts, keep it up guys.
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The HourTime Podcast

Latest release on Jul 11, 2019

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HourTime is a weekly podcast about watches, watchmaking, and other cool stuff. It is hosted by John Biggs, Richard Paige, and Victor Marks.

Rank #1: Episode 39 - Finding the Right Watch, Bulova, and the Owl

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This week we have a new audio ninja, Beau Hudspeth, who turned the show into pure honey. Let us know what you think!

Oct 06 2010

34mins

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Rank #2: Episode 68 - Your watch as a Lady-Lure

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Episode 68 - Your watch as a Lady-Lure

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web

In todays torrid episode we discuss the Clerc Hydroscaph GMT again (more or less), Hublot and how to attract a potential mate by sporting the propper watch.

Who knew !?

Jun 07 2011

27mins

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Rank #3: Episode 74 - 10 Hours in a Mazda Van -or- How to offend Kelsey Grammer in Under 30 Minutes

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Episode 74 - 10 Hours in a Mazda Van -or- How to offend Kelsey Grammer in Under 30 Minutes

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web

In this weeks episode we discuss Kickstarter.com, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore GINZA7 Watch, Swiss Army's 'Original' and Tudor Watches (AKA, the 'baby Rolex).

Jul 27 2011

30mins

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Rank #4: Episode 72 - The Phone That Never Should Have Been

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Episode 72 - The Phone That Never Should Have Been

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web

In todays upbeat episode we discuss the Kello iPhone watch timing 'thing-a-ma-bob' app , the Tag Heuer Link Smart Phone (and John's general detestation of all 'watch phones') as well as Grand Seiko watches.

Jul 13 2011

31mins

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Rank #5: Divers And Watch Buying Tips

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This week we talk about De Bethune's new diver and what it feels like for a newbie watch collector.

Feb 10 2015

35mins

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Rank #6: Episode 157 – The Inadvertent Rolex Episode

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Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

In this weeks episode we discuss:

So, yeah, pretty much all about Rolex and their mysterious rise in price - one that defies reason and explanation. What kind of witchcraft is at work here, Rolex?

- Audio Ninja

May 19 2014

34mins

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Rank #7: Episode 64 - The TSA Loves Your Casio

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Episode 64 - The T.S.A. Loves Your Casio

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

On todays menu: a re-review of the Devon Tread 1 , Casio's F-91W (Al Qaeda) 'Special', the Blancier Desert Wolf Militairy Chronograph and the Bremont C17 Globemaster .

Apr 27 2011

31mins

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Rank #8: Episode 124 - Zombitastic

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Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

In this weeks episode we discuss:

Remember kids: 'brains are quite rich in cholesterol', so eat responsibly. 

- Audio Ninja

Dec 05 2012

31mins

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Rank #9: The Boys Are Back In Town

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The lads are back in the US and they're ready to talk about watches cheap and expensive.

Aug 06 2015

32mins

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Rank #10: Episode 73 - Every Wookie Wants One

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Episode 73 - Every Wookie Wants One

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web

In todays off-beat episode we discuss the Planet Tatooine Collectibles watch from kickstarter.com (insert your own Star Wars quote here), the Ellicott Majisty Watch and the Patek Philippe 5235 Annual Calendar Regulator watch.

Jul 21 2011

31mins

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Rank #11: Episode 17 - Collecting Tips

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Ariel is getting ready for Basel and we talk collecting tips for you and yours.

Mar 10 2010

30mins

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Rank #12: Episode 62 - Basel 2011, the Year of the Horological Reset

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Episode 62 - Basel 2011, the Year of the Horological Reset

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

In today's exciting episode Ariel speaks more about his time at Baselworld, how Switzerland needs better desserts, the Harry Winston Opus Eleven , Porche Design P-6520 Compass watch and the Omega Speedmaster Co-Axial Chronograph Caliber 9300 .

Apr 13 2011

30mins

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Rank #13: Episode 148 – Return of the Turkeys

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Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

In this weeks episode we discuss:

Okay. You caught us. We didn't actually speak about Russia. We will hit that up next time. Maybe. Or not. You just won't know unless you listen again next week.

Gotcha!

- Audio Ninja

Nov 06 2013

30mins

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Rank #14: Episode 59 - 3X Sheen

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Episode 59 - 3X Sheen

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

This week we talk about, you guessed it, Charlie sheen.

Also we manage to sneak in some other stuff.

Like:

 Did we mention Charlie Sheen?

Mar 23 2011

31mins

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Rank #15: Episode 126 - That's a Load of Bull Toro

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Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

In this weeks episode we discuss:

  • creating a watch based on one found in the remains of a lethal car fire. Bad taste Cartier.
  • John's spin on his Wolf Watch Winders.
  • the superfluous and inconsequential watch brand: Bull Toro.
  • MB&F's latest creation, the HM5.

Well, it looks like we missed the apocalypse ... again!!But the good news is, HT is back for 2013 and that ain't no BullToro

- Audio Ninja

Jan 05 2013

31mins

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Rank #16: Episode 139 – Roads of Fire

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Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

In this weeks episode we discuss:

Our sincerest apologies go out to Mr. Sly, you know, for being such an easy target. Also, let it never be said that we do not take requests, R_S_G. 

- Audio Ninja

Jun 04 2013

31mins

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Rank #17: Hourtime Goes Deep Divin'!

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This week we talk about dive watches, Germany, and a flask!

Mar 09 2017

34mins

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Rank #18: Episode 56 - Robot Turds & Strung-out Watchmakers

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Episode 56 - Robot Turds & Strung-out Watchmakers

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web. 

In this podcast we discuss Ressence , Greubel Forsey , Linde Werdelin and Baselworld.

Also, Ariel prepares for Baselworld while John works on his remote pacific island death-ray. 

Feb 25 2011

32mins

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Rank #19: Kickstart my heart

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This episode we rant needlessly about Kickstarter watches.

Jul 26 2016

40mins

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Rank #20: Episode 145 – Not Your Grandfather's Watch Country

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Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

For this weeks episode, while attending the Hong Kong watch show ... thingy ... about watches, in China, Ariel recorded a special interview with Vishal Tolani of Solar Time Ltd.

Ariel and Vishal discuss China's place in the global watch market and the differences between the Chinese and Swiss watch making attitude.

Enjoy! 

- Audio Ninja

Sep 15 2013

34mins

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HOMAGE!

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In this wide-ranging interview we talk to Chris "Doc" Vail about homages and the recent Ginault mess on Reddit.

Jul 11 2019

44mins

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Retail Therapy

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Are you a damn fool for paying retail? The lads discuss.

Jun 21 2019

30mins

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Mahalo!

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In another twofer Victor and Richard talk watchmaking.

Jun 14 2019

33mins

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The Rolex Ball

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What does it take to open a Rolex? Richard knows.

Jun 04 2019

29mins

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Richard Returns

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In this episode the lads talk about Europe and the magic of watchmaking.

May 23 2019

24mins

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His and Hers Watches?

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In this episode Victor and John talk about the best watches for a couple and then they get angry that everything is so expensive.

May 13 2019

29mins

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An interview with Ross Davis of Hamtun Watches

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In this episode Victor Marks interviews Ross Davis of Hamtun Watches. 

May 01 2019

32mins

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Rolexen, Fake and Real

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In this episode Victor and Richard go deep on what makes a real watch.

Apr 27 2019

40mins

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Is it worth $7,000?

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In this episode we talk about the value of watches - and whether they're really worth what they're worth.

Apr 17 2019

30mins

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We're baaaaaack

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We've resurrected the HourTime podcast because, well, podcasts are big money and we want to be rich. In this episode you'll meet your new watch geeks, John Biggs, Victor Marks, and Richard Paige and we'll talk about Richard's pornography habit. Enjoy!

Apr 10 2019

14mins

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Interview with Ross Davis of Hamtun Watches

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Ross Davis of Hamtun joins Victor to talk about what it takes to make a successful kickstarter.

Mar 06 2018

24mins

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Interview with a watchmaker: Igneous Watches

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The man behind Igneous watches, Aritz Bermudez Monfort, joins us to talk about what it's like to have an idea, start over, and make the thing you really wanted all along.

Nov 27 2017

33mins

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Doc Vail comes back

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Doc Vail of NTH and Lew & Huey joins us to talk about considerations to be made when starting a watch microbrand!

Nov 10 2017

30mins

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Interview with Chris 'Doc' Vail, the man behind NTH, Lew&Huey

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Chris Vail, maker of NTH and Lew&Huey watches stops in to talk to us about the watch industry, what it's like being a microbrand, and more.

Oct 21 2017

35mins

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Bell&Ross, NTH Devil Ray, Apollo Bubble Regulators, and watches from Stockholm

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John and Victor talk about Sjoo from Stockholm, pre-ordering the NTH Devil Ray, and you could win a Bosun watch from us!

Oct 06 2017

26mins

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What's good about a microbrand with WatchGauge

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John Keil of WatchGauge stops by to talk about the changing face of the watch industry, and what excites him about micro-brands.

Sep 27 2017

37mins

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Listen for Free Watch!

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John and Victor discuss the Archimede GMT, Kickstarters who aren't ETA snobs, and how you too, can get a free watch from John. Free watch? FREE WATCH!

Aug 23 2017

19mins

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Casio around the world, Bitcoin, and Orsto

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Carl F. Bucherer, a Casio worldtimer, and Bitcoin. A discussion of Presidential watches, and John's summer in Europe.

Aug 04 2017

27mins

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The Polish Airforce and the Grandest of Seikos

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John and Victor talk about the Polish airforce and watches inspired by it, and Victor struggles with the idea of a 50,000 Grand Seiko. 

Jul 12 2017

32mins

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Greubel Forsey, Graham, and future of watch advertising

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John and Victor meticulously spent hours literal minutes seconds preparing to bring you this fine episode all about Grubel Forsey, Graham's latest limited edition Chronofighter, and what watch companies should be doing. 

Jun 14 2017

29mins

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iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
35
4
2
0
3

Finally! The Reboot!

By @scottferk - Apr 17 2019
Read more
I was a big fan of this podcast back in the day. Nice to see an attempt at a reboot. Waiting for John to bust out with some of his classic impersonations.

Great

By Daonii - Aug 20 2014
Read more
Love the show! Just enough humor and facts, keep it up guys.