Unwound

Unwound

Join watchsmith Seth Roberts and collector Dan Benjamin as they unwind watch culture and discuss the history, allure, community, and study of watches through the lens of their shared obsession, from inspecting movements to spotting fakes, from vintage Seiko to modern Rolex, asking questions, offering advice, and sharing their stories.

Hosted by Seth Roberts and Dan Benjamin.



#20: Frickin' Laser Beams

October 11, 2017 at 2:15PM • 54 minutes

Seth and Dan discuss the newly announced sub-$500 Tissot, the new atomic clock, affordable automatics, and tuning fork movements.


#19: A Rather Stubborn Oyster

September 30, 2017 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about Rolex, Hamilton, and the history and validity of water resistance.


#18: From Historians to Hoarders

September 15, 2017 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about watch collecting, entry-point watches, and categorize the different types of collectors.


#17: The 7 Place Sweep

September 6, 2017 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about Dan's latest watch purchase and Seth's latest find (a Seiko 6216), and then travel back in time to review the history of chronometers.


#16: For Whom the Bell-Matic Tolls

August 30, 2017 at 5:00PM • 59 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about alarm watches, watch forums, and (unfortunately) hurricanes.


#15: Doing Math on Your Watch

August 22, 2017 at 3:15PM • 1 hour 1 minute

This week, Seth and Dan talk about bezels, doing math on your watch, magnetism, and more.


#14: Grand Design

August 3, 2017 at 4:30PM • 56 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about Seiko's Grammar of Design, horological pacemakers, women's watch options, and more.


#13: Baby Bull

July 17, 2017 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about chronographs and shock resistance.


#12: Electromagnetic Breaks

June 26, 2017 at 11:30AM • 1 hour 1 minute

Seth and Dan talk about hi-beat watches, the Seiko Springdrive, modern vs. vintage, and more.


#11: Beta One

June 20, 2017 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about the history of quartz watches, affordable modern timepieces, and more.