James is a surgeon in the Hudson Valley. He enjoys taking care of his patients and spending time with his family. He has a deep fascination with watches especially from the perspectives of history, culture, and design. As an avid reader, he appreciates well crafted writing and storytelling.
James brings his highly personal style of storytelling and broad intellectual curiosity about people and objects to Beyond the Dial.
His personal watch collection focuses on affordable vintage watches. He enthusiastically collects chronographs, alarms, triple calendar moonphases. He also has an appreciation for less sought after horological items such as American railroad pocket watches and gold dress watches.