How did you personally get started down this road?
I’m not really a collector of anything, really. I’m not really into, like, collecting art, or wine, or cigars, or cars. I collected baseball cards when I was a kid. I bought my first IWC when I was 24, and have been collecting watches ever since then. Now, I probably have 20 or so in my collection.
Do you remember what that first model was?
It must have been a GST of some form—it was just a badass steel watch with a light-colored face. Definitely not white, but more of a gray face. And it was probably the watch that I wore for five or six years. It rarely ever came off my wrist and I still wear it today. I had it serviced, and I know a lot of watch collectors don’t like getting them refinished, but for me, I