Available this November, the Lux and Lambda represent a new direction for the conservative Glashütte brand as they move into small batch production of gold watches that are powered by a new range of in-house movements…
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Today, Glashutte-based Nomos is introducing two new higher-end watches; the “Lambda” and the “Lux.” We chose to cover each of them in a separate article. This is the Lambda, and with it is the Lux we will cover in another post. Both are similar timepieces that are offered in different case shapes – each with questionable names… Available in either 18k rose or white gold, these Teutonic timepieces take what we already love about Nomos to a new, more “luxury” playing ground.
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Case size is crucial in watch design as it effects not only comfort, but also proportion and the everyday practicality of the piece. With that in mind, it is remarkable what a difference a few millimeters can make when up-sizing a smaller model to suit a larger wrist.
A frequent rule in serious watch collecting is to mostly acquire pieces from brands that only use in-house movements. The implication is that if your watch is not fitted with an in-house caliber it is inferior. However, since in-house does not usually translate to greater value nor higher quality, a fair question to ask is why does in-house movement matter?
Nomos Glashütte is one of those brands that any watch lover comes to know in a somewhat more intermediate stage of watch appreciation. Certain ideas of what makes a fine watch are realized at this stage, and Nomos Glashütte is fully formed to cater to the people who come up the ladder.
On goes the stream of German watches that adorn these pages. I simply cannot cease mentioning the bounty of impressive watches coming out of German. Nomos is one of Germany’s more established and recognizable watches. They are built in the Glashutte (Glashuette) region of Germany, but should not be confused with other watches which display […]
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