WatchBox Studios: The Trading Desk

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WatchBox traders Jason and Josh give weekly breakdowns of the pre-owned luxury watch market. As traders that spend their days buying and selling certified pre-owned luxury watches from Rolex, Patek Philippe, Panerai, Omega, Breitling, Audemars Piguet (and many more) – Josh and Jason bring a unique perspective to the watch market . From uncovering fake watches to highlighting the coolest high horology watches to cross their desk, you won’t want to miss an episode of “The Trading Desk”!

Episode Date
049: Cheaper Alternatives to Hot Watches
39:39

Some watches are selling for way higher than their retail value on the pre-owned market, so what's someone to do if they're interested in one of these hot pieces but don't want to spend a fortune? Well luckily for everyone, the world of watches is a big one and there's alternatives for a ton of the most popular watches.

Josh is joined by Israel Colon, director of operations, to discuss the topic of alternate watches for popular models. Whether it's a Patek Philippe Chronograph 5070G, the Nautilus 5711, or F.P. Journe, there's comparable watches from brands like H. Moser & Cie and Vacheron Constantin to call upon. And who best to know what watches and where to look than 2 members of our sales team! So tune in and see if anything peaks your interest!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/O8T2fDzrNFI 

Buy, Sell, and Trade watches with Josh: www.thewatchbox.com 

Shop Pre-Owned Patek Philippe: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/patek-philippe/

May 17, 2019
048: The 5 Biggest MISTAKES People Make When Buying Watches
36:32

As the pre-owned market continues to expand, you might find yourself adrift in a sea of watch pages and websites trying to decide how best to proceed. Do you go for the more expensive Rolex or a simpler Nomos? How much research is needed to make the best choice for you? When hunting for your next watch, you might want some guidance before dropping a pretty penny on your next timepiece, so Josh and Jason are here to help!

They see a lot of watches come and go in their everyday trading life and have a lot of experience hunting for that perfect next watch. Today, they're bringing a collection of tips that you can follow to avoid getting burned on your next purchase. Should you go for quality or quantity? What about finding a new seller? While it might seem like a lot, the duo are here to help try to simplify your watch buying experience and find that next perfect match!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/yop57JpEVqo 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Hublot: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/hublot/ 

May 10, 2019
047: Vintage Watches - Good Value or Big Scam?
32:44

Vintage watches offer different designs and shapes than what you can get today but is the condition and baggage that some of them come with worth it? Some people love collecting vintage watches because of the increased rarity compared to watches that are still in production but others have been burned before by bad conditions and problems with the movement.

Jason is here tonight with Mike Manjos, whose filling in for Josh, to discuss the vintage market. They analyze some watches from brands like Patek Philippe and Rolex and how they've performed on the marketplace. They also use their experience as traders to explain things to be weary of when looking at vintage watches.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/cbMpMYWtg2g 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Mike: www.thewatchbox.com 

Shop Pre-Owned Patek Philippe: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/patek-philippe/ 

May 03, 2019
046: Rolex & Patek Philippe - Will the Bubble Pop?
45:40

Will the Rolex and Patek Philippe bubble ever pop? As of today's date (4/25/2019), Patek Philippe and Rolex stainless steel sports watches are selling in the secondary market for incomprehensible premiums. Are the prices of Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Audemars Piguet ever going to slow down?

On today's episode of the Trading Desk, Jason and Josh evaluate the secondary market prices we're seeing for certain models from Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and F.P. Journe. The prices were seeing are well above retail, and the issue of getting new models at retail from your AD is near impossible. The craziest part? We're talking stainless steel sports watches! Not precious metal, dress watches. Sports watches...

More specifically, they'll be analyzing the Rolex Daytona (116520), Patek Philippe Aquanaut (5167a), Patek Philippe Nautilus Chronograph (5980/1a-001), Patek Philippe Nautilus (5711/1a-010), Audemars Piguet Royal Oak (15400st), Omega Speedmaster Snoopy Moonwatch (311.32.42.30.04.003), and the F.P. Journe Chronomètre Bleu.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/tT20PPqEsAI 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Apr 26, 2019
045: How To Get Your Friends Into Watches
41:11

Do you love watches but have friends who are more unsure of the hobby? Perhaps you've been trying to figure out how best to introduce them into the world of watches we all love? Where Jason and Josh are here to try and help you convince them! With timepieces from brands like Oris and TAG Heuer, the duo will explore entry-level watches and how their appeal could help you convert a few more people to the industry!

Win a Rolex Milgauss 116400GV: http://swee.ps/jdjOtseVX 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/74-uZ3obrTI 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com 

Shop Pre-Owned Longines: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/longines/ 

Apr 19, 2019
044: Richard Mille: Good Value or Over-hyped?
39:51

Richard Mille is rocked by some of today's biggest stars like Rafael Nadal and Margot Robbie. But is it all hype? What value do the watches actually hold and how impressive is their horological prowess? Josh and Jason are here to discuss the watches and brand in-depth and to make the case for each side. What do you think? 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/4V1wU_7U_U0 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh:www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Richard Mille: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/richard-mille/

Apr 12, 2019
043: Lange or Patek?
33:45

Patek Philippe OR A. Lange & Söhne? When it comes to quality of finishing, case and movement materials, and accuracy -- which brand does it better? Lange or Patek?

In this episode, Jason and Josh are going to do side by side comparisons to highlight key differences between Patek Philippe and Lange finishing techniques. They'll also analyze secondary market value of both brands and mention some of the hotter watches from these brands as of 2019.

Would you rather rock the A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual (410.032E) or the Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar (5270R-001)? How about the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk (140.029) or the Patek Philippe Nautilus (5712G-001)?

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/lPaxzfZGYmg 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Patek Philippe: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/patek-philippe/ 

Shop Pre-Owned Lange: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/a-lange-sohne/

Apr 05, 2019
042: Audemars Piguet Trending Down?
32:00

What's going on with Audemars Piguet? After a controversial showing at SIHH 2019 with the Code 11.59, the brand behind the Royal Oak has seen a down-tick on the pre-owned market as of late. Watch Traders Jason Mane and Josh Thanos are here to explain why.

For "This or That" this week, Josh is sticking up for AP with the Royal Oak Offshore Diver Black Mega Tapisserie Dial (Ref. 15703ST.OO.A002CA.01) and Jason is pitting it up against the Rolex Submariner "Hulk" (Ref. 116610LV).

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/h8k8hYmLmpE 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Audemars Piguet: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/audemars-piguet/  

Mar 29, 2019
041: Baselworld 2019 Reactions!
41:58

Jason and Josh are here with their fresh Baselworld 2019 takes! They'll be talking about the new watches from a trader's perspective. Stay tuned to our YouTube channel for more Baselworld 2019 coverage. Tim has already gone live with his reactions to releases from Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Grand Seiko but there's still more to come as the event continues throughout the week!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/6-7qZyALbLs 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Grand Seiko: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/grand-seiko/ 

Mar 21, 2019
040: Hot Watches of the Week
18:35

Jason Mane is taking it solo this week with a breakdown of the top 5 most viewed watches on thewatchbox.com along with a bonus segment covering some other hot watches from Omega and Audmars Piguet! If you want to dive deeper into the Rolex, Omega, and MB&F watches from this episode, click on these links to view them on our website!

https://www.thewatchbox.com/shop/pre-owned-mbf-horological-machine-no-2-limited-edition-20-drrtl-r/ 

https://www.thewatchbox.com/shop/pre-owned-rolex-submariner-116610ln-14/ 

https://www.thewatchbox.com/shop/pre-owned-rolex-gmt-master-ii-batman-116710blnr-15/ 

https://www.thewatchbox.com/shop/pre-owned-rolex-date-15210/ 

https://www.thewatchbox.com/shop/pre-owned-omega-vintage-speedmaster-moon-watch-chronograph-3570-50-00-3/ 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/gXMLDSnxi5M 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason Mane: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Omega: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/omega/  

Mar 14, 2019
039: Panerai Vs. Hublot
46:12

This week Jason and Josh are pitting the Hublot Big Bang King "Oceanographique" Limited Edition 731.NX.1190.RX against the Paneari Luminor 1950 Submersible 2500M PAM 364. Then we will be breaking down the top 5 most viewed watches on thewatchbox.com this week! 

 Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/qr_2mDiPow8 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Panerai: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/panerai/ 

Mar 08, 2019
038: Top 5 Most Viewed Watches
38:51

Join Jason and Josh as the duo start out the show with a battle between the Zenith El Primero and Blancpain L-Evolution. They break down the two chronographs and let the audience decide which one they'd prefer. After that, they move on to discussing some of the most viewed watches this past week on the WatchBox website.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/q2RFQDLnsbQ

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Zenith: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/zenith/ 

Mar 01, 2019
037: Most Interesting Watches of the Week!
40:12

Jason and Josh are back at their new air time (check your podcast feed Thursdays at 7PM EST!) to talk about some of the most viewed watches on thewatchbox.com. From Rolex and Omega to IWC, tune in to hear the traders talk about these hot watches!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/c66E6Hu6E4Q 

Buy, Sell, and trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Feb 22, 2019
036: Special Guest Jon Callahan Joins to Talk Independents
50:12

Win an Omega Speedmaster: http://swee.ps/yaafnZkVR

This week Jason and Josh are joined by Jon Callahan to talk Independent watch brands. What are their opinions on brands like Greubel Forsey and F.P. Journe? What do they think the future for them is? 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/XC9wyEymJfM

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason, Josh, and Jon: www.watchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned F.P. Journe: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/f-p-journe/ 

Feb 15, 2019
035: Special Guest @SpanishRob!
01:02:45

Win an Omega Speedmaster: http://swee.ps/yaafnZkVR

Jason and Josh are being joined by special guest Rob Velasquez (@spanishrob), an industry veteran, to join them in a discussion on all things watches! They start out as they always do with a "This or That" between the Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon and the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02 T. Then, they're moving into a conversation about the effect of social media on the watch market and examining some independent brands. 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/23F-crFcsXo 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com 

Shop Pre-Owned TAG Heuer: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/tag-heuer/ 

Feb 07, 2019
034: Vacheron Contantin vs. Audemars Piguet
40:16

Win an Omega Speedmaster: http://swee.ps/yaafnZkVR

Josh is back on the show this week with a special announcement! "The Trading Desk" is switching it's YouTube broadcast time to Thursdays at 6pm EST. If you want to check out the show live, tune in to the WatchBox Studios YouTube channel every Thursday! For podcast listeners, you can expect each episode to show up in your feed by Thursday at 7pm EST.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/FkUnAbhT7Ho 

Buy, Sell and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Vacheron Constantin: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/vacheron-constantin/ 

Feb 01, 2019
033: TWO Special Guests Discuss Rolex, Omega, AP, Patek and More!
31:59

Win a Breitling Colt Skyracer: http://swee.ps/XQOfwxXOY 

Jason is joined by fellow watch trader David Butler and special guest Matt Forster to have a discussion connecting the consumer and traders. The trio will talk brands like Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, and much more along with breaking down their unique collecting philosophies. 

Check out this podcast as a video:https://youtu.be/qG2YXV6Gbug 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Dave: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Audemars Piguet: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/audemars-piguet/  

Jan 25, 2019
032: A Rundown of SIHH 2019
56:20

Josh and Jason have returned to discuss SIHH 2019.From their thoughts on the Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 to the special editions of the Panerai Luminor Submersible, there was a lot of new and exciting watches for the duo to discus. They'll also talk about some of their favorite watches from the show like the H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black and the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual Enamel! 

See all of our SIHH 2019 coverage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSRlL_1j8p0&list=PLF9eQb-h84BW9bKqlrK-5Uyp9tfmbzF8G 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/QHaF3_rHr28 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Audemars Piguet: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/audemars-piguet/

 

 

Jan 19, 2019
031: SIHH 2019 Pre-Show Discussion
32:08

Enter to win a Breitling Colt Skyracer! http://swee.ps/XQOfwxXOY 

C'Q is filling in for Josh this week and he and Jason are going head to head with their opinions on H. Moser & Cie's new Nature Watch. Then the hosts will break down their SIHH 2019 "hate it, like it, and love it" picks.

Stay tuned in next week to the WatchBox Studios YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/watchuwantinc) for Tim Mosso's coverage of SIHH 2019!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/8flYlLLPfVY 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with C'Q and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com 

Shop Pre-Owned Breitling: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/breitling/ 

Jan 11, 2019
030: Rolex Batman VS. Rolex Hulk
46:16

Enter to win a Breitling Colt Skyracer! http://swee.ps/XQOfwxXOY

After a little hiatus following "The Desky" Awards, Jason and Josh have returned from their vacation and are back at the Trading Desk. Today's show includes a "This or That" between the Rolex Batman and the Rolex Hulk which will be followed by a market analysis. Between the two Rolex, what's your pick? Let us know in the comments!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/QNHOMXaGuQo 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Jan 04, 2019
Best of 2018
30:53

Thanks to all for checking out our new podcast in 2018! For new listeners, check out some of our favorite segments from the past year. For long-time listeners and viewers of the show on YouTube, take a trip down WatchBox memory lane! In this 2018 recap Jason and Josh compare a genuine Panerai with a fake Panerai, show off their personal watch collections, and take a deep-dive into Omega.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/laWwiS68_98

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Omega: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/omega/ 

Dec 28, 2018
First Annual Desky Awards!
01:08:10

Welcome to the 1st Annual Desky Awards! Jason and Josh got together with some friends at the office who served as our "academy" to nominate this year's watches for categories such as "Best Special or Limited Edition" and "Worst Performer."

Some of the biggest stars are up for nominations, such as the Rolex GMT Master-II "Pepsi" for "Most Hyped Watch" and the Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch "Snoopy" for "Most Improved (Market Value)." Josh and Jason, of course, are your hosts for this special episode of The Trading Desk!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/WiYUZmdMcfw 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Dec 14, 2018
029: A Deep Dive Into Jaeger-LeCoultre
41:15

Josh and Jason are back in the office this week! They're bring some serious heat with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor, Master Control, Reverso Skeleton, Duometre, Memovox Deep Sea, and plenty more! The duo are going to discuss the brand and their buying/selling power on the marketplace. If you appreciate high horology, you don't want to miss this one!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/Wj4Qs8FAiDQ 

Buy, Sell, and Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned JLC: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/jaeger-lecoultre/ 

Dec 07, 2018
SPECIAL - Luxury Asset Capital Explained
23:52

We're proud to announce our partnership with Luxury Asset Capital! Luxury Asset Capital is a leader in the alternative financing market, enabling WatchBox clients to quickly access capital in exchange for one of their timepieces held as loan collateral.

The goal of the partnership is to enable our clients to quickly tap into the equity of their luxury assets for immediate cash needs without forfeiting ownership or future appreciation. Consider this one more avenue to 'unlock' the value of your watch collection. This episode is a special sneak peek into the capabilities of our partnership with Luxury Asset Capital provided by their CEO, Dewey Burke.

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Learn more about WatchBox and Luxury Asset Capital: https://www.thewatchbox.com/get-loan-watch/ 

Nov 30, 2018
028: Omega Black Friday Special
32:30

It's Black Friday so Jason and Josh are out getting great deals on unnecessarily large TV's. But what about deals on Omega watches? This week's episode is a pre-recorded special that's all about Omega, so come inside from the cold and tune in to The Trading Desk!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/Faeyi1NqHuY 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Omega: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/omega 

 

 

Nov 23, 2018
027: How to Negotiate a Trade and Build a Relationship with a Dealer
46:58

Jason and Josh are here to unload all their insider knowledge as watch traders to benefit anyone buying and selling watches out there! The duo are starting the show with a "This or That" and comparing the Rolex Submariner and Patek Philippe Aquanaut. Then, the two are talking tonight about how to negotiate a trade with a watch seller to get the most bang for your buck. They also talk on how to build relationships with dealers to make your trading life easier down the road. You definitely don't want to miss this episode of "The Trading Desk!"

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/uAQlqQwEUHM 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com 

Shop Pre-Owned Patek Philippe: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/patek-philippe   

Nov 16, 2018
026: Battle of the Rolex Watches and Evaluating the Current Market
43:24

Today for "This or That" the duo are comparing two Rolex watches in the form of the Rolex Milgauss against the Rolex Explorer II. Then, the pair are having a general discussion on the state of the watch industry. What's trending up, what's trending down, hot watches, and more will be discussed on this episode of "The Trading Desk!"

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/LzA38vnCynY 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Nov 09, 2018
025: Tales From the Trading Floor - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
37:42

Josh and Jason are back to tell some of their favorite stories from their everyday life as watch traders and give some insights into the industry as a whole. They're starting out with a "This or That" between the Hublot Big Bang Chronograph (301.PB.131.RX) and the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Flyback Chronograph (5085FA-3630-63B). Then, they're going to be live chat questions and talking the intricacies of their job! 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/X_rRP0B2mwc 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Hublot: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/hublot 

Nov 02, 2018
024: What Watches Would You Buy If You Won The Lottery?
34:50

On this week's "This or That", Josh will put the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph against Jason's Richard Mille RM11-02 Flyback Chronograph. Then, the duo talk which watches they would buy if they won the lottery and take viewer suggestions for discussion! Don't forget to enter to win a Seiko Astron GPS Solar: http://swee.ps/gkkbKpOom 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/ldSz_Y3ErxY 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Show Pre-Owned AP: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/audemars-piguet/ 

 

Oct 26, 2018
023: Rolex, Omega, and Cartier!
40:02

Jason and Josh are re-united once more! Prepare for an in-depth discussion of Rolex, Omega, and Cartier plus answers to your questions in the live chat! This week's This or That is between IWC and JLC. We know which brand Tim would pick, but which watch suits your fancy?

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/DMznyNN73ms 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned IWC: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/iwc/ 

Oct 19, 2018
022: Weekend Warrior Watches
31:58

C'Q the Watch Guy is back on The Trading Desk! This week's "This or That" pits C'Q's Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean with Jason's Tudor Pelagos LHD. Join the WatchBox traders as they talk about their Weekend Warrior Watches, everything from Omega to Oris, Seiko, Suunto, and G-Shock.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/aMeQGxu_Tww 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and C'Q: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Tudor: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/tudor/ 

Oct 12, 2018
021: Exploring the World of Vintage Watches
32:49

Josh and Jason are back and this week they're taking aim at the vintage watch world. They're highlighting some of their favorite pieces from times long ago with both "This or That" and "Buy/Sell/Trade." In the first segment, Josh pits his champion of the Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Chronographe (25990.1.11.8186) vs. Jason's choice of the Omega Vintage Seamaster 1971 Flightmaster (ST145.0026). Then, they're deciding what pieces they would buy, sell, or trade out of the Omega Vintage Speedmaster Mark II (145.0014), the Patek Philippe Nautilus (3800/001), and the Rolex GMT-Master "Pepsi" (16750). You won't to miss this "vintage" episode of The Trading Desk!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/TjOca8Pjrp4 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Omega: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/omega/ 

Oct 05, 2018
020: Jaeger-LeCoultre vs. Bulgari, Rolex Rumors, and Best Watches for Gifting
36:22

Josh and Jason have returned to dish out their watch trading knowledge! They start out with "This or That" as usual, pinning the Bulgari Octo Finissimo against the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Perpetual Calendar. After that, they're touching on some rumors about Rolex swirling around and whether or not they think the white gold, Pepsi bezel GMT-Master II (116719BLRO) is going to be discontinued. Finally, the holidays are coming up so the duo offers some watches you can consider gifting to your loved ones including Oris, Longines, Tudor, Cartier, and more!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/USCrLA7ASN8 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned JLC: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/jaeger-lecoultre/ 

Sep 28, 2018
019: Breitling vs. Franck Muller, A Day in the Life of a Watch Trader
30:29

This week Jason is joined by WatchBox Senior Watch Buyer Peter Bell. The two are going to start out by playing a game of This-or-That, pitting the Breitling Montbrillant Spatiographe against the Franck Muller Casablanca Vegas Chronograph. Afterwards, they're discussing the day-to-day life of a watch trader and the watch industry from their side of things!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/PQ_UW2A4WZI 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Peter: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Breitling: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/breitling/ 

Sep 21, 2018
018: Rolex vs Rolex Gold Sport watches - Buy, Sell or Trade: Patek, Audemars, Hublot
34:52

Jason and Josh are back! It's the battle of Rolex in tonight's "This or That" with Josh choosing the Rolex GMT-Master II (116718LN) against Jason's Rolex Submariner Date "Smurf" (116619). Then, the duo are playing another game of Buy/Sell/Trade where they're talking chronographs. The Patek Philippe Nautilus 5980/1A, Audemars Offshore Chrono, and Hublot Big Bang Unico 45mm being discussed in depth. You won't want to miss this episode as the two traders will be imparting some serious watch industry knowledge!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/-CMEF1GxJmM 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Josh: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Sep 14, 2018
017: Predicting the Grand Prix D’Horlogerie De Geneve Winners!
28:03

Josh and Jason are gone so Jon, CQ, and Jay are all sitting down to discuss the upcoming Grand Prix D’Horlogerie De Geneve categories, nominees, and predictions! They're going to weigh in with their opinions on which brands like Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin, TAG Heuer, De Bethune, and others deserve to win awards and why. You don't want to miss this!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/HhPcXK__r3Q 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with C'Q, Jon,and Jay: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Ulysse Nardin: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/ulysse-nardin/ 

Sep 07, 2018
016: IWC & Zenith, Annual Calendars, Omega and Rolex
29:07

Jason is back for another episode with a special guest, a fan favorite, Jon Callahan. Tonight's show is all about IWC, Zenith, and also annual calendars by Omega and Rolex. 

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/9YTHT6YF3cY 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Jason and Jon: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Zenith: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/zenith/ 

 

Aug 31, 2018
015: Patek Philippe vs. A. Lange & Sohne - Buy, Sell or Trade Rolex, Omega and Panerai
32:11

If you were given a Rolex Submariner, a Panerai 024, and an Omega Seamaster with the options of buying one, selling one, and trading one - what would you do? This week, Jason and Josh give their picks! Also, have you wondered who is the most famous person that Jason and Josh have sold watches to? Tune in to find out!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/SffOXlpCGZw

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Patek Philippe: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/patek-philippe/ 

 

Aug 24, 2018
014: Vacheron vs. Roger Dubuis - How to buy watches online, Skip the boutique?
34:15

With the craze about buying watches online, Jason and Josh decided it would be beneficial to convey their do's and don'ts when it comes to buying watches online. They'll also duel it out with this weeks "This or That" between Vacheron and Roger Dubuis where Josh hopes to pick up his first win.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/U6jxFb3j2RE 

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Vacheron Constantin: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/vacheron-constantin/  

Aug 10, 2018
013: Themed Watch Collections
36:49

This week Jason and Josh are playing this or that between an IWC Perpetual Calendar and the Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph. They'll also be unveiling the winner of a WatchBox roll for their contest asking viewers to send in pictures of their collections. Their market analysis will focus on the new 2018 Rolex GMTs (Pepsi, Root Beer, etc.) that are hitting the secondary market for the first time. They will also talk about collecting with a strategy by obtaining watches within a single theme.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/6Pmys3jQSqk

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Aug 03, 2018
012: Jason and Josh's Personal Watch Collections
35:43

This week Jason and Josh break down their personal watch collections. The spectrum of watches includes everything from Rolex to Swatch to Panerai, Seiko, Oris, Breitling, Shinola, Helbros, and Bell & Ross just to name a few. Not only will they talk about their current collection, but they'll also talk about the watches that got away over years of collecting. You can tell a lot about someones personality through their collecting habits, especially when it comes to watches. Tune in for some good old collector talk.

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/v2uOTnyfuyw

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Jul 27, 2018
011: Looking at Entry Level Watches and Warranties
37:18

Josh and Jason are back to provide insider knowledge to the world of watches. This week, they're talking entry level watches and which watches are best to start out a collection. They're looking at brands like Oris, Tudor, Seiko, Sinn, Bell and Ross, Tutima, Doxa, TAG Heuer, Longines, and more! That's not all though, they're also discussing warranties, what they cover, and whether you should think about a buckle-to-buckle warranty. Make sure to tune in, you won't want to miss what they have to say!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/le2H8fgNZ5c

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Tudor: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/tudor/ 

Jul 20, 2018
010: From Rolex to Panarai - How Fake Watches Enter the Marketplace
33:54

Jason and Josh are back together this week to explain how it is that fake and counterfeit watches can find themselves onto the marketplace. They show an amazing example of a fake Panerai and talk about where they come from and some of the ways the makers of these replica pieces are able to get away with selling the fake watch onto someone new. And of course, they start out the show with a game of this or that between the Panerai Radiomir 1940 and Parmigiani Tonda 1950. Tune in for all this information and more!

Check out this podcast as a video: https://youtu.be/46pPLIHGt7E

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/

Shop Pre-Owned Panarai: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/panerai/ 

Jul 13, 2018
009: Assessing the Shift in Today's Watch Industry
36:36

This week Josh is joined by the one and only George Mayer to talk about the recent changes the watch industry is experiencing. The brands they will cover include Rolex, Patek Philippe, FP Journe, Audemars Piguet, and how brands have started to adapt to the secondary market through re-evaluating their prices and business models. George's industry experience is second to none having dealt with the brands directly for years. 

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/A4_Ban8m3bw

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

Jul 06, 2018
008: Watches That Hold Value vs. Value Plays
35:49

Josh is back at the Trading Desk to team up with Jason and provide their insider views to the watch industry. They're starting out the show with a this or that between the Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marine Blue Sea and the Calibre Cartier Diver. Then, they provide their analysis on pre-owned watches that are almost sure to hold value versus ones that are value plays. 

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/xT3o025CTl4

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Dive Watches: https://goo.gl/7deEHe 

Jun 29, 2018
007: Watch Collecting Advice
30:55

Jason is back this week for another week of The Trading Desk, but no Josh. Jason is joined by a WatchBox Studios favorite; C'Q the Watch Guy. This week's topic is all about watch collecting of all levels whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or advanced collector. The guys will explain the different levels of collecting and things to look out for at each stage. The hunt is always thrilling, but enjoying the watch is equally as thrilling. Tune in for more!

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/wzFeOs9n2lQ

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

BEST OF THE WEEK (JLC vs. JOURNE): https://youtu.be/cWG7xXTNpJE 

Jun 22, 2018
006: Rolex President vs. F.P. Journe Chrono and Watches That Hold Value
43:33

Tonight on The Trading Desk, Josh and Jason are back to provide their insights as watch traders into the world of luxury timepieces. They're starting with the usual This or That, pitting the Rolex President against an F.P. Journe Chrono. Their market analysis this week revolves around watches that hold value and the whole idea of investing in watches. They've also brought in a couple of Gerald Perregaux to show in person and talk about the brand. Don't miss it tonight on The Trading Desk!

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/D5ERKJse_Ts

Buy, Sell, or Trade Luxury Watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/

Shop Pre-Owned F.P. Journe: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/f-p-journe/ 

Jun 15, 2018
005: Vintage Inspired Dive Watches Under $2000
35:35

This week Jason and Josh give the most honest assessment on the current state of the watch industry, providing insight on purchasing a new watch vs. purchasing in the gray market vs. purchasing a pre-owned timepiece. Then the duo talks about the benefits of relationship building when it comes to purchasing watches, and how to foster a solid relationship with your watch dealer.

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/kt01AXpRZ4Y

Buy, Sell, or Trade luxury watches with Josh and Jason: 

Shop Dive Watches: https://goo.gl/7deEHe 

Jun 08, 2018
004: Richemont Buys Watchfinder, Talking Breguet, Hublot, and More!
37:09

This week, meet C'Q, another WatchBox trader filling in for Jason. Josh and C'Q are playing another "This or That" in the battle of gold calendars with the Breitling Navitimer Heritage Chronograph and the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Calendar. They also talk industry news, including all the implications on the trading side of the industry with Richemont buying Watchfinder. They also brought some watches from headquarters to discuss, and as always, are taking live chat questions, so make sure to tune in for another episode of The Trading Desk!

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/DY9AcJXC7mI

Buy, Sell, or Trade Luxury Watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Pre-Owned Breitling: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/breitling/ 

Jun 01, 2018
003: Rare vs. Valuable Watches
38:32

This week Jason and Josh will be talking about what they see happening with the market and opine on the topic of Rare vs. Valuable watches existing in the pre-owned market. The "This or That" feature is on the category of travel sport watches under $15,000 USD between Rolex and Jaeger-LeCoultre. Tune in for some watch talk! Let us know which would be your pick for the "This or That".

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/VyMXZcpADfw 

Buy, Sell, or Trade Luxury Watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

See our watches over $100K: https://www.thewatchbox.com/product-category/preowned-watches/?price_range=over100k 

May 25, 2018
002: Analyzing Auction Results From Rolex, AP, FP Journe, and More!
39:38

Jason Mane and Josh Thanos return after another exciting week of trading, buying, and selling in the watch world. This week, the duo are analyzing some recent auction results from brands like Rolex, Omega, and F.P. Journe. They'll walk us through their insider opinion on what drove the sales, the prices the watches were fetched at, and the overall state of the market in hindsight of these sales.

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/tLMFQAaG3qE

Buy, Sell, or Trade Luxury Watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop Rolex: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/rolex/ 

May 18, 2018
PREMIERE: Current Market State of the A. Lange & Sohne Datograph
41:57

JASON AND JOSH ARE HERE! They're talking all the watches that come across their trading desks including Panerais, IWC, Zenith, A. Lange & Sohne, and more! Yes, you heard it here first! Join us for the series premiere of "The Trading Desk" featuring Jason Mane and Josh Thanos where they will be discussing the collectors landscape and current state of the pre-owned watch market. Jason and Josh come from a background of buying, selling, and trading watches on a daily basis therefore providing you with the most accurate information and informative criticism on the best moves to make when it comes to your watch collection. Are you looking to buy, sell, or trade a watch? They can help with your every need. In this episode the guys battle it out with a "This or That" segment between IWC and Zenith. Interested in the pre-owned watch market and want to learn more? This is your show. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the series premiere of WatchBox Studios' first ever podcast!

Check this podcast out as a video: https://youtu.be/30lodZMLuu4

Buy, Sell, or Trade Luxury Watches with Josh and Jason: www.thewatchbox.com

Shop IWC: https://www.thewatchbox.com/watches/iwc/

 

May 11, 2018