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How “Hype” Affects the Industry w/ Edouard Meylan and Mitchell Schwartz | Mayer Time

Welcome to the premiere of WatchBox’s new show: Mayer Time! Host George Mayer looks to pull back the curtain on the sort of conversations he has with brand representatives, industry professionals, and collectors. For our first episode, he sits down with H. Moser & Cie CEO Edouard Meylan and Super Bowl champion Mitchell Schwartz. The trio cover a wide range of topics from what goes into designing a watch to how the rising advent of “hype” watches shapes collectors’ habits. Both guests come to the show with a plethora of watches to discuss, such as the new Streamliner and an H. Moser & Cie Minute Repeater from the brand. Mitch also shows off his collection which include an F.P. Journe Centigraphe, Rolex Yacht-Master II, A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk, and the De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk. Finally the group has a more generalized conversation regarding collectors’ habits and the rising value of watches on the pre-owned market. They speculate as to what the rising valuation of certain models means for the rest of the industry and the future of independent watchmakers. Make sure to tune in to the brand new series for the full conversation and don’t forget to like, comment, and subscribe! Please Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/WatchBoxStudios/?sub_confirmation=1 View hundreds of hands-on luxury watch reviews at our WatchBox Reviews channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/WatchBoxReviews/?sub_confirmation=1 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/watchbox BUY WATCHES HERE: https://www.thewatchbox.com 00:00 Introduction 02:48 Swiss Alp Watch 04:37 The Watch Design Process 07:23 The Art of Watch Design 09:23 A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk 11:22 F.P. Journe Centigraphe 12:30 H. Moser & Cie Minute Repeater 18:25 De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk 21:14 Rolex Yacht-Master II 22:30 Watch Collecting Philosophy 25:07 Tracking Consumer Interests