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Ludwig Neomatik Champagner Hands-On

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After launching the Neomatik line last year, in 2016, NOMOS Glashutte introduced a series of twelve watches with the new DUW 3001 movement, which is now equipped with the new in-house regulation system. The models included are the Minimatik, Tangente, Metro, Orion, and Ludwig, which continue to be available with white silver-plated or champagne-colored dials. Also, the Tetra line is now available with an automatic movement. The Neomatik series (which is the brand’s automatic collection of watches) is powered by the 3.2 mm thick DUW 3001, which allows for slim, elegant timepieces. Despite the thinness, each movement is capable of achieving chronometer accuracy. According to the manufacture, “This high rate accuracy can now be achieved more simply and quickly in DUW 3001, as this caliber is equipped with NOMOS’ own DUW regulatory system. It replaces the Triovis system and allows

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Orion 1989 Special Edition Hands-On

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Launched a few years ago, the Orion 1989 Special edition timepiece, from German watchmaker NOMOS Glashutte, pays homage to fall of the Berlin Wall, which happened in 1989. The timepiece comes in a three-part stainless steel case measuring 38 mm x 8.86 mm, with slightly curved sapphire crystals protecting the dial and the caseback. These dimensions result in a perfectly proportioned dress watch that wears very comfortably. An anthracite dial with stamped gold indexes, and silver printed minutes and seconds graduations make for an attractive aesthetic. Baton-shaped steel hands are gold-plated, further adding to the elegance of the look. Inside, is NOMOS’s Alpha caliber, which is their first manufacture movement, and most popular. Understandably so as it is a mere 2.6 mm in thickness, yet has all the decorations we have come to expect from this beloved German watchmaker: rhodium

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Baselworld 2016: Nomos Glashutte Tetra Neomatik

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The Tetra Neomatik is the new men’s automatic version of the NOMOS Glashutte square timepiece. Previously only available in 27.5 mm and 29.5 mm square cases, the Tetra now comes in a 33 mm steel case. And, it is now equipped with the DUW 3001 in-house caliber with automatic winding. At only 3.2 mm in height, the movement is ultra-thin, and accordingly, so is the case, at 7.2 mm. Technically, manufacture caliber DUW 3001 has decentralized seconds, stop-seconds mechanism, Glashütte three-quarter plate, NOMOS balance bridge, 27 jewels, bidirectional winding rotor, Incabloc shock protection, DUW regulatory system, adjusted in six positions, tempered blue screws, rhodium-plated movement surfaces with Glashütte ribbing and NOMOS perlage. The Tetra Neomatik comes with either a galvanized, white silver-plated dial, with cyan-blue print, and hands oxidized black, seconds hand red lacquered (Ref. 421). The second version has

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Zurich Worldtimer "True Blue Baby I Love You"

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Overview The NOMOS Glashütte Zurich Worldtimer true blue is an update to the popular Zürich Weltzeit. Apart from the slightly modified movement and white dial, it’s the same watch. The true blue version, which debuted in 2014, comes with a beautiful galvanized blue dial with rhodium-plated, faceted hands that create the perfect contrast against the dark vibrant background. The caliber As far as the movement, it’s the same Xi caliber from the Zürich Weltzeit but now with the new NOMOS swing system which consists of an all new in-house made regulating assortment including the escape wheel, pallets, pallet fork, banking pins, impulse jewel, impulse roller, balance wheel, balance staff and hairspring (Editor’s note: the spring is made in Germany by a NOMOS partner). The upgraded movement, currently only available in the blue Worldtimer, is called caliber DUW 5201. NOMOS Caliber

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Hands-On with the NOMOS Glashütte Lux Cicada

NOMOS Glashütte is a German watchmaker that has made a big splash on the watch scene in recent years. Whether it is their neutral colored designs or watches like the Lux Cicada – which has a bright lemon colored dial – everything NOMOS designs is offbeat, original and cool. These are luxury watches, no doubt, but they don’t have the same vibe as what is coming from Switzerland. It’s almost as the designers come from a different planet. Featuring a three-part tonneau shaped case crafted in rose gold that’s been fully polished the Lux Cicada measures 38.5 mm by 34 mm by 9 mm and is marketed as a ladies’ model. The Lux Cicada Lemon comes with a dark brown Horween leather strap, attached to the wired lugs, and it can be easily changed without a tool, thanks to a

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NOMOS Glashutte True Blue Worldtimer

This is the new “true blue” version of the NOMOS Glashutte Worldtimer. It operates the same as before: a single push button (at 2 o’clock) allows you to quickly rotate the outer ring until the correct city is at 12 o’clock, causing the hour and minute hands to instantly jump to the local time.

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NOMOS Glashütte Ahoi Atlantik

NOMOS Glashütte followed up their first sports watch, the Ahoi, which was was introduced last year, with a new version this year at Baselworld. The Ahoi Atlantik comes in the same 40 mm by 10.64 mm stainless steel case, with a new dark colored dial.

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Introducing the NOMOS Glashütte Metro

NOMOS Glashütte, the German watch brand known for their accessibly priced in-house caliber equipped timepieces — has seriously upped their watchmaking prowess with the introduction of an all new movement featuring their own regulating system. The Metro, which launched in Baselworld last month, is the first timepiece with the new system.

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The process of making a watch at NOMOS Glashütte

German watchmaker, NOMOS Glashütte, recently published a short video that shows many of the processes that go into making a watch. From the person who manually finishes the ratchet and duplex wheels with Glashütte’s signature sunburst finish, to the machine that laser engraves the caseback, the video gives a good look into a brand that offers some of the most affordable manufacture made timepieces available today.

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Introducing the Nomos Glashütte Tetra Berlin collection

Today, Nomos Glashütte announced that they will be launching a new themed set of watches within their square-shaped Tetra collection at Baselworld 2014 next month. The Tetra Berlin collection will come in four new dial colors: bold turquoise (lacquered), auspicious gold (galvanized), baize green (lacquered) and midnight blue (lacquered). All models come with gold-plated hands and are fitted with a grey velour strap. Three of the Tetra models are equipped with hand wound NOMOS Alpha calibers. The Kleene model, however, has a power reserve indicator, and so it is powered by caliber DUW 4301. The mirror polished case is perfectly square and measures 29.5 mm by 29.5 mm. It is just 6.3 mm in thick. Printed numerals and indexes mark the hours, along with a printed minute track. A small seconds display sits at 6 o’clock. A sapphire crystal protects

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