Nomos Glashutte Tangente Neomatik Watch Review
Tuesday - 22 March 2016
Nomos Glashutte’s identity in the watchmaking industry is incredibly strong, instantly recognisable and beautifully classic; masters of tradition and innovation that sets an exceptionally high reputation in a fiercely competitive timekeeping world. At this years Baselworld, Nomos Glashutte refuse to disappoint with an addition that remains true to their timeless signature style whilst continuing to evolve with sophistication, innovation and technicality.
The classic yet new Tangente Neomatik continues to please with its elegant slender profile that showcases German engineering at its finest! Housing the new DUW 3001 caliber, which is impressively just 3.2 mm tall due to the latest development in production techniques, the new model is ultra-slim. The next generation movement is extremely accurate, reliable and precise despite its thin design. The innovative caliber proudly boasts a range of technical features that confirms Nomos Glashutte’s great mind of intelligence, understanding and forward thinking in relation to watchmaking. The movement features are as follows: decentralised seconds, stop-seconds mechanism, Glashutte three-quarter plate, NOMOS balance bridge, 27 jewels, bidirectional winding motor, incabloc shock protection, adjusted in six positions, tempered blue screws, rhodium-plated surfaces with Glashutte ribbing and NOMOS perlage. By peering through the sapphire crystal case back the avant-garde DUW 3001 can be viewed in all its glory.
The innovation continues within the Tangente Neomatik’s appearance. The galvanised, white silver-plated dial with the cyan blue printed accents, black oxidised steel central and minute hands and the vivid red seconds hand combine together beautifully to from an exquisite, subtle design. The 35 mm diameter is framed by the stainless steel case, which is fastened to the wrist with a black Horween Genuine Shell Cordovan and NOMOS buckle clasp.
An exceptional beauty that combines innovation, tradition and stylistic design in one platform. An achievement that remains true to their brand identity without loosing sight of the future and the evolvement of the brand through technical advancement and artistic design skills. A tool that becomes a statement piece due to its minimalistic approach infused with visionary thinking.