James Lamdin

James Lamdin
James launched Analog/Shift in 2012 after two very different careers in outdoor equipment and luxury automotive. A long time watch collector, James’ passion for vintage timepieces came to him from his grandfather, who left him part of his collection at the time of his passing. Put off by the way in which the traditional vintage watch market was run, James positioned Analog/Shift to be a new kind of resource for the discerning enthusiast - dedicated to authenticity above all. His affinity for the well-aged transcends to his other passions: single malt scotch and automobiles. When he’s not scouring the globe for horological artifacts, you’re likely to find him cruising around Manhattan in his ’67 Porsche or holed up at a whisky bar with a tumbler of Laphroaig, neat, firmly in hand.

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The Most Underrated Heuer: The Camaro

Heuer’s vintage Carrera and Autavia lines have many devotees, but the Camaro seems to have slipped past many collectors. Why? 

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In Defense of Two-Tone

A recent Google search for “two-tone watches” yielded this automatic fill-in: “two-tone watches yes or no?” That sums up collectors’ mixed feelings nicely.

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Newman's Own Rolex Daytona Illustrates How the Watch Market Works

 The famed actor’s Rolex Daytona, up for auction October 26, is the perfect piece to illustrate how the often-inscrutable market for historic watches operates. 

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Timely musings on vintage watches, men's fashion, cocktails, cigars, travel, cars, racing and more . . .

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