Scottish Watches Podcast #15 : Fraud, Sabotage and Pre-Baselworld Watch Chat

TheTickTockCollector and RickTickTalk pray to the horological gods ... or maybe they are looking for the springbar Rick has lost ... that turned out to still be attached to his watch. Senility, gotta love it.

We made it to episode 15. So what you ask is on it?

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Logan blinds Rick and Rikki in a Glasgow Coffee shop, we talk about Swatch, Seiko and spring bars; Nigerian Scam videos and introduce Jack Bark of Bark and Jack fame, or infamy.

Scottish Watches and Bark and Jack

We look at how Hodinkee’s plan for horological world domination is going while pondering Kim Kardashian’s $7m lawsuit and wonder just what Rolex will bring to Baselworld 2019, will it be a new Milgauss or a mens Daytona?

Rikki gets busted for wearing Glasgow attire while building his Tartan Watch Army to invade Basel and plans to join the waiting list queue for whatever it is Rolex actually release.

Come with us to Switzerland for 2 days for less than £200 by reading our handy Baselworld article here.

Richard Mille looks to open a new store in London while Rikki breaks his car, Rick also breaks it….sort of.

We channel John Cage in our plans for a celebration of whatever Omega chose to use the 321 movements in and Rikki using his newly acquired watchmaking qualification critiques a book from a fellow watchmaker, it does not go well.

…and we both miss Redbar.

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Some photos below will make perfect sense once you have caught up with episode 15 of The Scottish Watches Podcast…

TheTickTockCollector and RickTickTalk pray to the horological gods ... or maybe they are looking for the springbar Rick has lost ... that turned out to still be attached to his watch. Senility, gotta love it.
TheTickTockCollector and RickTickTalk pray to the horological gods … or maybe they are looking for the springbar Rick has lost … that turned out to still be attached to his watch. Senility, gotta love it.

 

Scottish Watches sabotage, do you know who the perp is in this CCTV footage?

419 scammers huh! https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2010/09/how-to-trick-an-online-scammer-into-carving-a-computer-out-of-wood/63674/

Kwik wist watch check :

Logan, Rikki & Rick flex at the St Enoch’s centre. Omega 2 – Rolex 1

Rikki’s budget James Cameron Seiko Prospex Padi Diver SBDC055

Rick’s Panerai 8 day GMT