Affordable Watches: Introducing the new NOMOS Glashutte Neomatic Midnight Blue Dial Collection

 |  October 3rd, 2016

One of the key colors of the year in watchmaking is blue — a warm hue that makes for one of the most alluring watch dials when on the wrist. Now,  Nomos Glashütte unveils an exciting new family of  Neomatik watches with midnight blue dial and colorful accents. In August, the brand released the  Tetra nematic Nacthblau as a teaser, however now Nomos fans can get their hands on the  Metro Neomatik, Tangente Neomatik, and Minimatik Neomatik Nachtblau — just in time for…

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Affordable Watches: Germany’s Nomos and the Zurich Welzeit

 |  September 3rd, 2014

By Gordon Henderson This week, as we continue our exploration of German watch brands, we talk a little about affordability. For the most part, the bulk of the horology community is obsessive about details. Possessing characteristics similar to the Maven in Malcolm Gladwell’s Tipping Point, they are information specialists who relish in sharing details with others. One of the things the community values are watch manufactures that create their own in-house movements vs the largely available ETA, Ronda or other…

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A Look at the Re-emergence of Germany’s Watchmaking World

 |  September 2nd, 2014

By Gordon Henderson We can all agree that the Berlin Wall was a bad idea. We can also say that the collapse of the wall, the end of communist Germany and the reunification of East and West German were good ideas. Looking at Germany post Berlin Wall the progress the united nation has made is awe inspiring and presents a strong case for a capitalist democratically run government. They are the jewel of the Euro Zone whose prudence and decision…

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