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Keeping Time With Oster Watches

Keeping Time With Oster Watches is a podcast dedicated to enriching conversations about the luxury watch industry. Hosted by Jeremy Oster in Denver Colorado. Featuring guests from the top tiers of industry covering the latest trends, ideas, and products.

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Keeping Time S4, E8 Czapek & Cie, New Collection

Exploring new worlds is the theme for today's podcast. Join us as we welcome back Xavier De Roquemaurel to the podcast for his 3rd visit. Today, we will be discussing the new collection, Antarctique: Inspired by the stunning beauty of nature in the sixth continent.  A first integrated stainless steel bracelet for the brand combined with an impressive new in-house automatic caliber makes this new offering a genuine tour-de-force luxury sports watch.    As always, Xavier brings passion and honesty. We discuss the journey from conception to realization for this bold addition to the award-winning collections already offered by this fascinating brand. Discover the talented watchmaking partners who collaborated on a first fully in-house conceived and coordinated movement, the challenges and the technical solutions implemented.    We hope you enjoy this very relaxed and informative conversation between Xavier and your Keeping Time hosts Jeremy and Doug.   If you enjoy Keeping Time Podcast please let others know. Kindly take a moment to rate and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast player and share on social media. Your review means a lot to us and others. Tag @osterwatches on Instagram. As always, we welcome your feedback. For general communication and suggestions for future guests please email keepingtime@osterwatches.com. Thank you for downloading Keeping Time

1hr 3mins

26 May 2020

Rank #1

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Keeping Time S3, E15: James Palmer, Roger W Smith Watches

Keeping Time Season 3 Episode 15: James Palmer, Watchmaker at Roger W Smith Watches Join us for the finale of a fantastic season as we we are joined by James Palmer, a driven 21 yr old watchmaker who works for the esteemed Dr. Roger W Smith, OBE. In many ways James represents the future of fine watchmaking. It is fitting that James has earned the opportunity to learn from Roger Smith and have the opportunity to perhaps continue the legacy passed down from the great Masters such as A.L. Breguet and George Daniels and Roger Smith. After seeing "The Watchmaker's Apprentice," a documentary about Roger Smith and George Daniels, James immediately applied to the British School of Watchmaking. Listen in as we hear about James' journey and discover how the attraction of watchmaking at the highest level can entice a young man to leave his home country of England to move to the relatively peaceful and remote Isle of Man. This is a fantastic conversation: Insightful, honest and full of the hope of a young Gentleman with a highly promising career in his hands. Photos on blog.  We hope that you all enjoy this episode and have loved this season as much as we have enjoyed the many incredible conversations. More to come next year in Season 4! Massive THANKS to everyone who has listened, shared and been a guest on Keeping Time Podcast! If you enjoy Keeping Time Podcast please let others know. Kindly take a moment to rate and review on iTunes and share on social media. As always, we welcome your feedback, general communication and suggestions for future guests. Email keepingtime@osterwatches.com. Thank you for downloading Keeping Time. Subscribe to Keeping Time with Oster Watches on iTunes. Available on Spotify, Stitcher or any podcast player.

1hr 4mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Keeping Time #28: Ariel Adams

Our guest is Ariel Adams, Owner, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of A Blog to Watch, one of the most important watch blogs and one of the first, founded in 2007. To date, Ariel has published in excess of 4,200 articles!! His knowledge of the industry, passion for the product and eloquence in communication make him one of the most important horological experts. Join us for a rapid pace, candid, deep and insightful conversation about watches today and the state of the industry.

1hr 7mins

18 May 2018

Rank #3

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Keeping Time #22: Rebecca Struthers

Fresh from her presentation at the NY Horological Society, Dr Rebecca Struthers, the first watchmaker in British history to earn a PHD in horology, joins us on Keeping Time, Episode 22. Together with Master Watchmaker and husband, Craig Struthers, we explore their unique world of bespoke watchmaking; discuss horological history and the fine arts of engraving, enameling and traditional watchmaking. Keeping Time With Oster Watches is a podcast dedicated to enriching conversation about the luxury watch industry.

1hr 8mins

12 Oct 2017

Rank #4

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Keeping Time S3, E9: Matthew Baker & Tim Schulz - collecting watches

Matthew and Tim, two extremely knowledgeable collectors, join Keeping Time Podcast in-studio for an intriguing conversation with a focus on collecting based on different calibers. The in-depth conversation goes into a discussion of the most important developments in the history of watch movement design from the 1600's all the way up to the modern era. Fans of chronographs will find this podcast especially appealing and instructive. Reference Books Discussed: Chronograph Wristwatches: To Stop Time (1993) by Gerd R Lang & Richard Meis Chronographs for Collectors (2016) by Joël Pynson and Sébastien Chaulmontet If you enjoy Keeping Time Podcast please let others know. Kindly take a moment to rate and review on iTunes and share on social media. As always, we welcome your feedback, general communication and suggestions for future guests. Email keepingtime@osterwatches.com. Thank you for downloading Keeping Time. Subscribe to Keeping Time on your iTunes or any podcast player. 

1hr 18mins

9 Aug 2019

Rank #5

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Keeping Time #26: Eric Singer

Rock n roll legend, drummer for Kiss and Alice Cooper, Eric is also a well known, highly knowledgeable and passionate collector. Join us as Eric discusses his passion for watches and music with host, Jeremy Oster. Eric attends Baselworld annually and shares his opinions, likes and dislikes from Baselworld 2018. Eric is a superb conversationalist and loves to talk! All this makes for a superb Keeping Time guest. If you enjoy Keeping Time podcast, please rate us on iTunes and recommend to your friends. Tag us on Instagram @osterwatches. Email questions and communication to keepingtime@osterwatches.com. Thank you for listening to Keeping Time with Jeremy Oster.

1hr 18mins

19 Apr 2018

Rank #6

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Keeping Time #17

Adam Craniotes joins us for Episode 17 of Keeping Time. Mr Craniotes is the CEO and co-founder of the Red Bar Group. The Red Bar Group is an international watch society dedicated to bringing collectors and enthusiasts together in the spirit of the original Red Bar Crew, established in New York City. Join us as we meander through various watch related topics in an engaging conversation with one of the more notable characters of the watch industry.  Keeping Time With Oster Watches is a podcast featuring Jeremy Oster and Daniel Robbins, dedicated to enriching conversation about the luxury watch industry.

54mins

15 Apr 2017

Rank #7

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Keeping Time #33: Josh Shapiro, Artisan Watchmaker

Josh Shapiro is a supremely talented dial maker, specializing in bespoke guilloché dials of incredible complexity and beauty. Listen is as we discuss what motivates this unique and talented craftsman from Los Angeles to create such exceptional timepieces of prestige, quality and beauty. We will also discuss some of the techniques used and Josh's approach to watchmaking. Visit Josh Shaprio on Instagram @engineturned to see more of his work. Also visit @osterwatches. Oster Jewelers has commissioned a one-of-a-kind piece from JN Shapiro Watches which will be available for sale. As always, please rate and review Keeping Time on iTunes. It really helps other listeners to find us. Thank you, as always, for listening to Keeping Time.

1hr 6mins

17 Aug 2018

Rank #8

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Keeping Time #12

Keeping Time With Oster Watches, Episode Twelve, features Jeremy Oster with editor and writer of the watch section of Robb Report Magazine, James Malcolmson. For 40 years, Robb Report magazine has served as the definitive authority for connoisseurs of the good life. The magazine is dedicated to providing extensive knowledge of the rare, luxury goods industry  with superb insight into what is happening in the world of fine watchmaking. Join us as James enlightens us with insight and discussion on historical and current topics in the luxury watch industry.

50mins

10 Dec 2016

Rank #9

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Keeping Time S3, E11: Don Loke, American Master Watchmaker

Keeping Time Podcast S.3 Episode 11: Don Loke, Master Watchmaker Join us as we welcome to the podcast a Master Watchmaker, Don Loke, who has 45 years of horological experience including working with Breguet, Audemars Piguet, Daniel Roth and Gerald Genta among others. Beyond watchmaking, Mr. Loke is known for introducing Parmigiani Fluerier to the US market. Today, Mr Loke is focused on creating an American watch company offering technically fascinating, bespoke timepieces. Listen in as we discuss Mr Loke's journey into and through watchmaking, the influential people who inspired his career, including Daniel Roth and George Daniels and the exciting future to come in the form of the recently established brand, DR Loke. 

1hr 3mins

9 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Keeping Time S4, E6: Julien Tornare, CEO Zenith Watches

We are joined for this episode by Julien Tornare, Zenith Watches CEO. As the leader of a 150-yr old company most famous for the El Primero chronograph movement, Mr Tornare has led his team to great success recently. How does this CEO plan to continue the brand's upward trajectory with the world thrown into crisis? What has he learned from the past month or so spent in lockdown from his home? What exciting products can we expect to see launched at this time? What has Mr Tornare learned from working with the legendary figure, Jean-Claude Biver? Join us for another excellent chat with of the industry's leaders and visionaries. If you enjoy Keeping Time Podcast please let others know. Kindly take a moment to rate and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast player and share on social media. Tag @osterwatches on Instagram. As always, we welcome your feedback. For general communication and suggestions for future guests please email keepingtime@osterwatches.com. Thank you for downloading Keeping Time.

1hr 2mins

5 May 2020

Rank #11

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Keeping Time #13

Keeping Time With Oster Watches, Episode thirteen, features Jeremy Oster with Nick English, co-owner of Bremont watches.  Nick and his Brother Giles started off with a passion for aviation and engineering.  This passion blossomed into a desire to create a luxury watch brand that not only pays homage to aviation and engineering but has also created an opportunity to bring luxury watchmaking back to England.  Join us as we get insight into Nick's company and what the future holds for Bremont.  Keeping Time With Oster Watches is a podcast dedicated to enriching conversation about the luxury watch industry.

58mins

22 Dec 2016

Rank #12

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Keeping Time S3, E2: Michael Pearson - The return to Bremont!

We are thrilled to welcome Michael back to Keeping Time and back to BREMONT! One week after re-joining Bremont, the brand that Michael helped successfully build in the USA, Michael joins us to discuss where the brand sits today, plans for the future and why he is so happy to be back. Join us as we chat about the challenges and the motivations behind Michael returning to the British brand where Michael built his reputation. This is a highly enjoyable and honest conversation between host Jeremy Oster and Michael Pearson, Head of Business Development for Bremont Watches, USA. If you enjoy Keeping Time Podcast please let others know. Kindly take a moment to rate and review on iTunes and share on social media. As always, we welcome your feedback, general communication and suggestions for future guests. Email keepingtime@osterwatches.com. Thank you for downloading Keeping Time. Subscribe to Keeping Time with Oster Watches on iTunes.

1hr 3mins

12 Mar 2019

Rank #13

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Keeping Time #21

Keeping Time With Oster Watches, Episode twenty one, features Jeremy Oster with returning guest Michael Pacheco from Zenith watches.  Zenith is a brand that has had huge success over the years and has truly earned the right to call itself a luxury watchmaker.  Join us as we get the inside scoop on Zenith's stunning new watch the El Primero Defy 21, as well as a huge game changing innovation from the brand concerning new technology.  Keeping Time With Oster Watches is a podcast dedicated to enriching conversation about the luxury watch industry.

45mins

28 Sep 2017

Rank #14

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Keeping Time #10

Keeping Time With Oster Watches, Episode Ten, features Jeremy Oster with a fascinating guest, Fiona Kruger.  Fiona incorporates the highest level of fashion design mixed with the incredible craftsmanship from elite levels of the watchmaking industry. Starting off in design school and getting experience with brands like Audemars Piguet, Fiona acquired the finesse and know how that has brought success to her brand.  Join us as we get a glimpse into Fiona Kruger's company, style, and career.  Keeping Time With Oster Watches is a podcast dedicated to enriching conversation about the luxury watch industry.

53mins

15 Nov 2016

Rank #15

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Keeping Time #14

Keeping Time With Jeremy Oster & Daniel Robbins, Episode Fourteen, features the Gronefeld brothers, owners of  Gronefeld watches.  Tim and his Brother Bart were born into a family tradition of jewelers which spurred their passion for watchmaking. The brothers studied at some of the finest horological schools in the world and went on to gain experience from some very prestigious watch brands before creating their own company.  Join us as we get insight into Gronefeld, and the passion behind the brother's tremendous success.  Keeping Time With Oster Watches is a podcast dedicated to enriching conversation about the luxury watch industry.

37mins

17 Feb 2017

Rank #16

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Keeping Time S3, E7: Roy Davidoff - Vintage Specialist

We are thrilled to welcome Roy Davidoff to the podcast to discuss all things vintage and notably the incredible rise to prominence of the Omega Speedmaster. Roy and his brother, Sacha, operate Davidoff Brothers in Geneva, Switzerland and specialize in procuring rare sports-oriented vintage timepieces of note and prominence.  Join us as we discuss Roy's 20+ year history with fine watches and a passion that began at the age of 13. An insightful and highly enjoyable podcast.

1hr 22mins

14 Jun 2019

Rank #17

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Keeping Time #19

Mike Margolis is a watch enthusiast, US distributor for independent watch brands and all around great guy. After a stint as a moderator on timezone.com he moved to become the communications director and sales director of Hublot United States. We are honored to host Mike as our special guest on the Keeping Time podcast, episode #19. 

1hr 3mins

27 May 2017

Rank #18

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Keeping Time S4, E2: Marc André Deschoux of theWATCHES.tv

A very timely podcast as we welcome one of the industry's most exuberant and well connected personalities, Marc André of the incredibly successful YouTube channel, TheWATCHES.tv. Topics covered include Baselworld and the future of the watch and jewelry industry shows and the disruption that likely to be caused by the Coronavirus, Covid19. We delve further into all that is beautiful and appealing about watches and the different types of products that are produced today and various further discussion during a fantastic and highly enjoyable conversation. Give it a listen and tell us what you think! If you enjoy Keeping Time Podcast please let others know. Kindly take a moment to rate and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast player and share on social media. Tag @osterwatches on Instagram. As always, we welcome your feedback, general communication and suggestions for future guests. Email keepingtime@osterwatches.com. Thank you for downloading Keeping Time.

1hr 7mins

28 Feb 2020

Rank #19

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Keeping Time S3, E13: Davide Traxler, CEO Parmigiani Fleurier

We are thrilled to welcome the CEO of one of the most complete and impressive Manufactures in the Swiss watch industry: Parmigiani Fleurier. Together with the restoration workshop and the manufacturing division, Vaucher SA, this is a brand that has technical mastery covering all aspects of Haute Horlogerie. Davide is highly engaging, honest and insightful as we discuss many aspects of the watchmaking company that Michel Parmigiani started back in 1996. We discuss restoration, the capabilities of the company and the direction, opportunities and challenges present in taking over the CEO role at Parmigiani Fleurier. The accompanying pics show the Ovale restoration project which inspired the modern Ovale Pantagraphe wristwatch. Additionally, see the highly impressive Tonda Chronor with movement bridges made in 18kt gold. The Chronor movement is an integrated split-seconds chronograph of immense rarity and beauty. If you enjoy Keeping Time Podcast please let others know. Kindly take a moment to rate and review on iTunes and share on social media. Tag @osterwatches on Instagram. As always, we welcome your feedback, general communication and suggestions for future guests. Email keepingtime@osterwatches.com. Thank you for downloading Keeping Time.

1hr 18mins

15 Nov 2019

Rank #20