NOMOS

Nomos is a leading German-based watch brand from Glashuette. This is WatchTime's Nomos section with Nomos watch news, blog posts, updates and other posts about Nomos watches as well as Nomos watch infos. Includes Nomos Tangente, Nomos Ahoi, Nomos Tetra, Nomos chronograph, Nomos Bauhaus and other Nomos watch price infos. Nomos watches are available globally and WatchTime covers a wide range of Nomos watches.

Getting to Know Nomos: 6 Important Nomos Watches

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Nomos watches are well-known in their native Germany, but not nearly as familiar to watch lovers in the U.S. as other Glashütte-based watch brands such as A. Lange & Söhne and Glashütte Original. Nomos watches, in fact, have their own distinctive look (the brand has won several international design awards) and are fairly reasonably priced despite the fact that they all have in-house movements made in the traditional Glashütte style. As the brand becomes more prominent in the U.S. this … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s May-June Issue is On Sale Now!

WatchTime May-June 2014 Cover

The May-June issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring a comparative test of the Breitling Chronomat GMT Blacksteel and the Omega Speedmaster Professional Dark Side of the Moon, a showcase of milestone Breitling watches, and 39 highlight watches from the SIHH watch fair. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches From Baselworld 2014

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With Baselworld 2014 now passed, I have as usual assembled my personal list of favorite watches from the show. In the coming days and weeks, on Watch-Insider.com, I will publish lists that are more rational and technical than emotional, but for now, here are the top 10 watches from Baselworld that I most liked and would likely buy. … [Read more...]

Back is Beautiful: 11 New Luxury Watch Wallpapers

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In WatchTime's March-April 2014 issue, on sale March 18, we present the latest edition in our popular series of "Back is Beautiful" photo features, which showcases fine mechanical watches that are as intriguing from the back as they are from the front. Click below to download these amazing original photos as wallpaper for your desktop. … [Read more...]

Watch Review: 5 Square and Rectangular Watches Under $3,000

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Are you a fan of four-sided watches and looking for a "Square Deal?" In this watch review feature from our October 2008 issue, we take a look at five watches from Eterna, Fortis, Frédérique Constant, Nomos and Oris, all with square or rectangular cases and all priced under $3,000*. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 10 Affordable Watches and Top Watch Brands

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There is a lot of discussion about what constitutes "affordable watches" and "affordable luxury" in luxury watch brands and best watches for men. From my blog, Watch-Insider.com, here is my list of the top 10 affordable watches and top affordable watch brands that, in my opinion, represent the most excellent value for their luxury watch price and can be considered best watches for men, if you will. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Christmas List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and many of you are probably considering buying a watch, either as a gift for a loved one or as a year-end reward for yourself. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me what watch I would recommend, here are my personal selections of watches to give as gifts, all introduced this year or very recently. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 15 World-Time Watches

Patek Philippe Worldtimer watch

Many who travel throughout the world have to frequently re-adjust our watches for a new time zone when arriving at our destination. And those of us with friends and business associates around the globe often need to know the local time in multiple locations at once. Wearing a watch with a world-time function means that you can surf through the world's time zones instantly. Here are my top 15, from my blog, Watch-Insider.com. All of these watches, whether you refer to them as … [Read more...]

Watch Insider Previews Two New Nomos Glashütte Watches

Nomos Lambda

German watch manufacturer Nomos Glashütte has unveiled two new watches, each featuring new in-house movements. Head over to my blog, Watch-Insider.com, for a preview of the manual-wound Nomos Lambda, powered by the new DUW 1001 caliber, and the Nomos Lux, with the DUW 2002 caliber. Click here for more images and specs. … [Read more...]

Watchtoberfest: 5 Tough German Sports Watches

Mühle-Glashütte Rasmus 2000

Germany's Oktoberfest wrapped up earlier this month, but while the dirndls, lederhosen, and giant beer mugs have gone into storage until next year, we thought it might be a good time to showcase some robust, sporty timepieces from some smaller German watch brands that may have flown under your radar this year. Here are five that made their debut in 2013. Mühle-Glashütte collaborated with the research divers at the University of Rostock to develop the Rasmus 2000. The watch features hands, … [Read more...]

Facetime: Inside Basel.Geneva Edition

Our youngest attendee, Ethan Barley, came to Inside Basel.Geneva in Chicago for his third year in a row. Ethan is wearing an Carl F. Bucherer Patravi FourX. To the right is his father Jonathon Barley, and to the left is Carl F. Bucherer president Ron Stoll.

Inside Basel.Geneva is in full swing! Watch aficionados joined us in IBG in Chicago and Philadelphia to check out the latest watches from our featured brands. In this week's Facetime, we share some photos of IBG fans trying on new watches, and showing off watches of their own. As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select … [Read more...]

Basel Bargain Hunting: 7 New Watches Under $5,000

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At the 2013 Baselworld watch fair, held in April, many of the biggest watch brands unveiled their new watches for the year. As expected, most of the buzz was generated by complicated (and often very limited) models with extraordinary price tags, and the entry-level prices for many luxury brands, in most cases, continued to tick up. However, we also found some makers of timepieces that demonstrated an eye toward value for money in their latest offerings. Below are seven that caught our eye (six … [Read more...]

Nomos Glashütte at Baselworld 2013

Nomos Ahoi

The Baselworld coverage continues at Watch Insider, as Alexander Linz shares his look at the new watches Nomos Glashütte showcased at the watch fair. For a look at the Nomos Ahoi, head to watch-insider.com by clicking here. … [Read more...]

Germany’s Nomos Comes to the U.S. With Bauhaus-Inspired Tangente Watch

Nomos Tangente Datum

Nomos Glashütte, a watch brand very popular in its native Germany but not as well-known here in the States, is finally making a big push in America, beginning with its flagship timepiece, the starkly designed — and multiple design-award-winning — Tangente watch, which applies Bauhaus design principles to its dial. … [Read more...]

Nomos Glashütte Wins Another Design Award

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Germany's Nomos Glashütte continues to rack up design awards. Following its iF Design Award, the watch brand has received the GOOD DESIGN Award from the Chicago Athenaeum in 2012 for its Tangente Datum watch, just a year after winning the same prize the previous year, for the Nomos Zürich. … [Read more...]

Nomos Glashütte Wins iF Design Award

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Nomos Glashütte's minimalist designs, as seen in the German brand's Tetra Collection, has earned it recognition at this year's iF design awards, which are conferred annually by Hanover-based IF International Forum. … [Read more...]

Nomos Glashütte Expands Tetra Collection

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German brand Nomos Glashütte is adding new colors to its Tetra watches, a collection of square timepieces. The watch had previously only been available in white, but they have now added four variations: Tetra weltweiß (world white) and himmelblau (heavenly blue), Tetra biskuit (scone) and zartbitter (bittersweet). All four have rhodium-plated hands, with the movement visible through the back, except for the "world white" version, which has a stainless steel back. … [Read more...]

2010: The Year In Review Quiz, Part II

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Once again we look at the biggest and smallest stories of the year. Were you paying attention? As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Speak Easy

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Not long ago, Lynn Miner, a reader of WatchTime magazine, wrote with a request: would we publish a guide on how to pronounce all those nettlesome watch-brand names? We hope the following brand list, with phonetic spellings on the right, helps Miner and tongue-twisted watch fans everywhere. … [Read more...]