Calibre Podcast Presented by Watches of Switzerland

Calibre Podcast Presented by Watches of Switzerland

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The Calibre Podcast is a monthly series that explores topics and questions related to the world of horology


Nick and Giles English
Jul 6 • 38 min
Learn about the history of Bremont’s exclusive collaborations and some of the key manufacturing decisions through the course of time. Join CEO of Watches of Switzerland Group Brian Duffy and Bremont’s CEO brothers, Nick and Giles English as they discuss…
Piero Braga, CEO Gucci Timepieces
Jun 1 • 10 min
A conversation about the brand, development of timepieces and the relationship between Italian creativity and Swiss watchmaking. Recorded at Baselworld 2019, this interview with Piero Braga, CEO of Gucci Timepieces discusses the popularity of the brand,…
History of Divers Watches
May 4 • 28 min
Learn about the history of diving watches and some of the key models through the course of time. Join CEO of The Watches of Switzerland Group Brian Duffy, Senior Watch Buyer - International, Faye Soteri and Head of Watch Buying, Mark Toulson, as they…
Christoph Grainger-Herr
May 4 • 6 min
Interview with CEO of IWC, Christoph Grainger-Herr, discussing what to expect in 2019. In this interview, recorded at SIHH 2019, we were lucky enough to sit down with the CEO of IWC, Christoph-Grainger Herr where we had the opportunity to discuss the new…
History of Pilot Watches
Apr 6 • 24 min
The vast, rich history of Pilot Watches spans over 110 decades and since 1904, Pilot Watches have been a prominent timepiece that, over time, has been refined and perfected by some of the world’s most leading watch manufacturers. Led by CEO of The Watches…
Baselworld 2019 Wrap-up
Apr 6 • 60 min
Our Baselworld 2019 Wrap-up, featuring our CEO, Brian Duffy and Head of Watch Buying Mark Toulson, together with International Senior Watch Buyer Faye Soteri, reviews the latest collections from Rolex, Patek Philippe, Breitling, Tudor and Zenith. Their…
Georges Kern
Mar 24 • 27 min
Exclusive interview with the CEO of Breitling as part of Baselworld 2019 live coverage. On our first day at Baselworld 2019, Brian Duffy, CEO of The Watches of Switzerland Group had the opportunity to sit down with the CEO of Breitling, Georges Kern.…
History of the Chronograph
Mar 2 • 31 min
The origins of the Chronograph timepiece including how to look after yours. Discussing the history of Chronographs, CEO of The Watches of Switzerland Group Brian Duffy along with Head of Watch Buying Mark Toulson, and Lee Reynalds, Watchmaker from our…
Aimee Fuller: Friend of TAG Heuer
Feb 16 • 26 min
Interview with Olympic Snowboarder and friend of TAG Heuer, Aimee Fuller. The February edition of The Calibre Podcast takes a change a pace as CEO of The Watches of Switzerland Group, Brian Duffy, sits down with Olympic Snowboarder and friend of TAG…
Jack Heuer
Jan 5 • 30 min
Honorary chairman of TAG Heuer Jack Heuer discusses his time in the watch industry. Episode 8 of the Calibre Podcast Presented by Watches of Switzerland features a pioneer of the watch industry and honorary chairman of TAG Heuer; Jack Heuer sitting down…
The History of Patek Philippe with Nicholas Foulkes
Jan 5 • 52 min
From its founding through to present day, esteemed author and journalist Nicholas Foulkes. Joined by CEO of The Watches of Switzerland Group Brian Duffy, esteemed author and journalist Nicholas Foulkes discusses with Brian the history of Patek Philippe…
A Guide to Vintage Watches
Dec 1, 2018 • 48 min
Exclusive interview with founder of the New York City-based Analog/Shift, James Lamdin. In episode 7, the Calibre Podcast features CEO of the Watches of Switzerland Group Brian Duffy sitting down with founder of the New York City-based Analog/Shift, James…
Jean-Claude Biver
Dec 1, 2018 • 60 min
An icon within the industry, discover more about his esteemed career at TAG Heuer, Hublot, Omega and more. In episode 6 of The Calibre Podcast, CEO of The Watches of Switzerland Group, Brian Duffy joins Non-Executive Chairman of the LVMH Watchmaking…
History of Rolex with James Dowling
Nov 3, 2018 • 81 min
James Dowling, author of The Best of Time, Rolex Wristwatches talks through the history of Rolex. This episode of the Calibre Podcast CEO of The Watches of Switzerland Group Brian Duffy sits down with one of the most respected authorities in horology;…
François-Henry Bennahmias
Nov 3, 2018 • 31 min
A conversation on the history of Audemars Piguet with CEO of the brand, François-Henry Bennahmias. In episode 4 of the Calibre Podcast, CEO of The Watches of Switzerland Group Brian Duffy sits down with the CEO of Audemars Piguet, François-Henry…
Entering a Digital Age
Oct 6, 2018 • 37 min
Tech journalist Rob Waugh joins our panel to discusses the impact of the digital revolution on Swiss Watch brands. In episode 3 of the Calibre Podcast CEO Brian Duffy and tech journalist/author Rob Waugh join Senior Specialist Watch Buyer, Faye Soteri in…
George Bamford
Oct 6, 2018 • 46 min
An exclusive interview with the founder of the Bamford Watch Department, George Bamford. In episode 2 of the Calibre Podcast, CEO Brian Duffy is joined by founder of the Bamford Watch Department, George Bamford. Amongst the discussion around George…
History of the Swiss Watch Industry
Oct 5, 2018 • 45 min
Listen to the history and background around the Swiss Watch industry. Welcome to the first episode of the Calibre Podcast, presented by Watches of Switzerland. Calibre Podcast will see our experts discuss timepieces, horology, and all things that make us…