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BeardedTime Ep10 - Instagram Live

BeardedTime Ep10 - Instagram Live

April 4, 2020

Beards vs Virus

Brad and Ricardo decide to make Episode 10 special by going live on Instagram.

Tune in to see what they discussed.

Brad can be found on the web: The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5r... and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatc...

Ricardo can be found on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/watchwithus... and https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/

Together, they can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

BeardedTime Ep9 - SWATCHx007, F.O.R.P, CoronaVirus and Watch Advertising

BeardedTime Ep9 - SWATCHx007, F.O.R.P, CoronaVirus and Watch Advertising

March 9, 2020

The Return of the Beards!

On this episode, Brad and Ricardo discuss the continuing relationship between the Bond Franchise and SWATCH. (And no, we are not talking about Omega).

Then, Ricardo brings up the topic of F.O.R.P (Fear OF Regretting Purchase). What happens when a watch collector becomes timid about collecting more watches???

And finally, Brad and Ricardo bring up the CoronaVirus and how it is affecting the watch industry. This then becomes a discussion on effective marketing by watch brands in this current climate. Watch the full episode and let us know what you think.

(Update: As of the publishing of this podcast, there have been more than 3800 deaths due to the Coronavirus. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those directly affected by COVID-19)

Brad can be found on the web: The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5r... and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatchenthusiast

Ricardo can be found on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel and https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/

Together, they can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

BeardedTime Ep8 - Horology House of Horrors, Buying New vs. Used and Miyota Hate

BeardedTime Ep8 - Horology House of Horrors, Buying New vs. Used and Miyota Hate

February 8, 2020

The Beards are multiplying.
On this episode, Brad and Ricardo are joined by Robert, more commonly known in the watch community as Spanish Rob.
The trio decide to dive into the Horology House of Horrors and the negative effects it will have on used watch sales, as trust is one of the largest commodities AD’s trade on.
Speaking on used, Brad, Ricardo and Spanish discuss buying used vs. new in today's current watch market. Is that initial drop in value worth being the first owner?
And finally, the Beards discuss the hate it seems Miyota movements get from potential buyers. Do Miyota movements deserve all the flack?
So sit back and enjoy this episode and let us know what you think in the comments.

Our guest, Spanish Rob can be found on instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/spanishrob/

Brad can be found:
The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5rbzkAy6wqqMFZFaQmHxA
and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatchenthusiast/
Ricardo can be found on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel/
and
https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/
Together, they can be found on Instagram at
https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

Bearded Time Ep.7 - Microbrand Design vs. Versatility,  A One Watch Collection and Watch Pricing

Bearded Time Ep.7 - Microbrand Design vs. Versatility, A One Watch Collection and Watch Pricing

January 27, 2020

The Beards are Back.

On this episode, Brad and Ricardo discuss watch design vs versatility in the microbrand universe. As a consumer, which matters most to you?

From there, Brad challenges Ricardo to pick a watch in his collection that could be his one watch. Challenge kinda, sorta, maybe accepted.

And finally, Ricardo dives into watch pricing and why it seems the brands really don’t care.

Enjoy the video and flood the comment section below.

 

Brad can be found on the web:

The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5rbzkAy6wqqMFZFaQmHxA

and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatchenthusiast/

 

Ricardo can be found on Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel/ and https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/

 

Together, they can be found on Instagram at

https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

Bearded Time Ep.6 - Surprise Purchase, 2019 Favorites and 2020 Wish Lists

Bearded Time Ep.6 - Surprise Purchase, 2019 Favorites and 2020 Wish Lists

January 6, 2020

New year, same beards.

On the first episode of the year, Brad surprises Ricardo with a new purchase during their Wrist Watch Check.

From there, they take a look back at 2019 and some of their favorite purchases. Cash didn’t necessarily rule everything around them last year.

And finally, The Beards make a wish list of some watches they would like to see in 2020.

Enjoy the video and flood the comment section below.

 

Brad can be found on the web: The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5rbzkAy6wqqMFZFaQmHxA and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatchenthusiast/

Ricardo can be found on: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel/ and https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/

Together, they can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

Bearded Time Ep.5 - Hodinkee x Leica, Watches of The Week and Top 5 Beginner Watch Photography Tips

Bearded Time Ep.5 - Hodinkee x Leica, Watches of The Week and Top 5 Beginner Watch Photography Tips

December 23, 2019

This week, Ricardo and Brad talk about the relationship between Hodinkee and Leica. At what point should a reader know a financial partnership is being contemplated?

For watches of the week, 12/10 to 12/17, Laco brings forth a great limited edition that Ricardo can't stop talking about and Brad starts lusting after a watch that hasn't been released yet.

And finally, The Beards share what they consider to be the top five tips for a watch photography beginner.

Enjoy the podcast and flood the comment section below.

Brad can be found on the web:

The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5rbzkAy6wqqMFZFaQmHxA

and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatchenthusiast/

 

Ricardo can be found on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel/

and https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/

 

Together, they can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

Bearded Time Ep.4 - Expensive Leather Straps, Watches of the Week, Your Questions and a Surprise

Bearded Time Ep.4 - Expensive Leather Straps, Watches of the Week, Your Questions and a Surprise

December 13, 2019

This week, Ricardo and Brad follow up last weeks controversial statement on expensive leather straps.

Are they really worth it or can you find value under $70?

For watches of the week, 11/26 to 12/3, we get another Oris and Brad stuns us all with a dress watch.

And finally, The Beards answer your questions from Instagram with Ricardo giving us a last minute GMT unboxing. Ohhh, the Spoils of Black Friday.

Enjoy!

Brad can be found on the web:

The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5rbzkAy6wqqMFZFaQmHxA

and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatchenthusiast/

Ricardo can be found on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel/

and https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/

Together, they can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

Bearded Time Ep.3 - Black Friday FOMO, Watches of the Week and a little Controversy

Bearded Time Ep.3 - Black Friday FOMO, Watches of the Week and a little Controversy

December 13, 2019

This week, Ricardo and Brad talk about Black Friday Fear of Missing Out and how it can lead to watch purchases you immediately regret. They then list their Watches of the Week; a new segment of the show where they each highlight a watch recently released that there can’t stop thinking about. Finally, Ricardo makes a statement that may make him some enemies in the leather watch strap guild. Enjoy!

Brad can be found on the web:

The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5rbzkAy6wqqMFZFaQmHxA

and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatchenthusiast/

Ricardo can be found on Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel/

and https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/

Together, they can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

LVMH Buys Tiffany & Co. - Why, and What’s Next?

LVMH Buys Tiffany & Co. - Why, and What’s Next?

December 13, 2019

In MAJOR Luxury Industry News, Luxury juggernaut LVMH buys one of the largest (if not the largest) jewelry and watch retailers in the world, Tiffany & Co.!

WWU Partners, Ricardo and Spanish Rob jump on a video call to discuss the acquisition...

Why would LVMH buy Tiffany? What's to come from the merger! What does this mean for the relationship between Tiffany & Co. and Patek Philippe and what happens to the values of those rare Tiffany stamped Patek's?

Watch the video and check out Rob's expert predictions!

Ricardo can be found on the web....

https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch

https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel

https://www.instagram.com/beardedtime

Rob can be found on the web...

https://www.instagram.com/spanishrob

https://www.facebook.com/SRHorology/

Bearded Time Podcast Ep. 2 - Bye Bye Seiko: Defining Value and HOW MUCH for that Patek?

Bearded Time Podcast Ep. 2 - Bye Bye Seiko: Defining Value and HOW MUCH for that Patek?

November 21, 2019

This week, Ricardo and Brad discuss Seiko's decision to drop out of Baselworld 2020 and why it wasn't so surprising.
That conversation leads them to the monumental task of defining value in watch collecting. Nice challenge for only their second episode.
Finally, they talk about the $31,000,000 Patek and how they feel about it taking the spot the much adored Paul Newman Daytona once held.
Enjoy!

Brad can be found on the web:
The Budding Watch Enthusiast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5rbzkAy6wqqMFZFaQmHxA
and on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buddingwatchenthusiast/

Ricardo can be found on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/watchwithuschannel/
and
https://www.instagram.com/readysetwatch/

Together, they can be found on Instagram at
https://www.instagram.com/BeardedTime/

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