The Trading Desk: A WatchBox Podcast
073: How to Maintain Your Collection with Kansas City Chiefs’s Mitch Schwartz!

073: How to Maintain Your Collection with Kansas City Chiefs’s Mitch Schwartz!

April 6, 2020

Josh had a very special guest lined up for this week's episode - Super Bowl champion Mitch Schwartz of the Kansas City Chiefs! A huge collector and watch enthusiast, Mitch breaks down how he goes about trying to buy watches and what he thinks the future holds. They also discuss their preferred styles and what attracts them to individual pieces. Their conversation spans brands like Jaeger-LeCoulte, A. Lange & Sohne, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, and more! 

072: The State of the Watch Market against the Backdrop of the Coronavirus (w/ Special Guest Mike Manjos!)

072: The State of the Watch Market against the Backdrop of the Coronavirus (w/ Special Guest Mike Manjos!)

March 30, 2020

Josh is joined by Mike Manjos (industry veteran and fellow watch trader) to look at the current state of affairs. How do the lockdowns and quarantines happening around the world effect the supply chain? What is all of this going to do to pricing? And what will the long term effect of all of this be? Watches discussed include Rolex 116500, Rolex 116710, all Lange models, Patek and Journe as well. With decades of experience, Josh and Mike break down all these questions and more in the latest episode.

071: Back ON AIR | Introducing a New Format for The Trading Desk

071: Back ON AIR | Introducing a New Format for The Trading Desk

March 23, 2020

Josh and Jason are back! After a short hiatus, the dynamic watch trading duo are returning to look at what it's like trading watches in 2020. This episode was recorded on March 5th. 

070: The 2nd Annual Desky Awards

070: The 2nd Annual Desky Awards

December 26, 2019

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2019 is almost over and Josh and Jason are taking this opportunity to look back at the year with the 2nd annual Desky Awards! With categories like Most Hyped, Most Baller, and of course the highly coveted "Best of 2019" award, there's sure to be a lot of discussion of who deserved the win. They're also joined by special guest The Journe Identity to give his insights on their picks! Watches like the Audemars Piguet Code 11.59, Patek Philippe Nautilus, Richard Mille RM11-03, and Rolex "Batman" are all nominees tonight with plenty more. So tune in for the 2019 Desky Awards!

069: Is the Grey Market to Blame for Rolex Prices?

069: Is the Grey Market to Blame for Rolex Prices?

December 2, 2019

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With Rolex prices continuously on the rise, it makes one wonder what exactly is to blame? Is it the company, the retailers, speculative buyers, or is the grey market itself? Well Jason is joined by Josh this week to discuss this idea. They brought Roman Sharf of Luxury Bazaar in to help analyze the state of the market. Learn about this and more on tonight's episode of The Trading Desk!

068: Underdogs vs. The Bubble

068: Underdogs vs. The Bubble

November 4, 2019

Tim is out today so Jason and Armand are springing into action. The duo brought in a bunch of special pieces in from the Vault, looking at underdog watches you could spring for and discussing the bubble. Make sure to tune in for this Monday edition of The Trading Desk!

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067: Talking the New Steel Sports A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus

067: Talking the New Steel Sports A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus

October 25, 2019

Jason has Mike Manjos in the studio today to breakdown the brand new release everyone is talking about - the A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus! They've also brought a few pieces from the vault that they're going to discuss. Make sure to tune in and get the insider scoop on the watch industry on tonight's episode of "The Trading Desk"!

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066: What’s in Store for the Future?

066: What’s in Store for the Future?

October 21, 2019

Jason is joined by CQ and the duo are tackling a "This or That" where they are comparing two GMT watches under $5,000: the Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Limited Edition and Breitling Navitimer Montbrillant Datora. Then, they're talking CQ's upcoming trip and what the future holds for WatchBox content. Stick around to learn more on tonight's episode of "The Trading Desk"!

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065: Did the Watch Industry Just Die?

065: Did the Watch Industry Just Die?

October 14, 2019

Josh is back!! And he's joining Jason today to discuss the state of the watch industry. With a decrease in sales over the summer, they ask the question: is the watch industry dying? They'll give their opinions along with showing off some new watches in their collection and breaking down recent trends. Make sure to tune in to the new episode of "The Trading Desk!"

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064: How the Apple Watch Saves the Watch Industry

064: How the Apple Watch Saves the Watch Industry

October 7, 2019

Jason is joined by fellow trader David Butler today to discuss all things related to the watch industry. As usual they're talking the top 5 watches of the week which include pieces from brands like Rolex and Patek Philippe. Then, the two discuss the effects of the Apple Watch on the luxury watch industry and how it may have helped get people into watches. Make sure to tune in to hear more!

 

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