Nomos Glashuette Minimatik Watches
All about Nomos Glashutte Minimatik Watches
Founded in 1990, the young luxury watch brand Nomos Glashutte is one of the pioneers in the watch manufacturing industry. It has been inspiring the market with its simplistic designs and purest Bauhaus styles.
Nomos Glashütte has housed a significant number of incredible watches that stand high in terms of design, craftsmanship and functionality. To this day, the Nomos watches have been highly recognized by the public and the industry’s expert juries and have received more than 160 prizes in many major events.
The Nomos Glashütte Minimatik collection is one of the iconic Nomos Glashutte watches that hold a special place in the brand’s catalog. The Nomos Minimatik watch features the brand’s exceptional ultra-thin automatic movement. With a neutral size and classic look, the Nomos Minimatik watches are able to fit the wrists of both men and women.
Located in the town of Glashütte, Germany, the watch brand Nomos Glashütte was founded in 1990 by Roland Schwertner. Since it was established, the brand has instantly gained the attention of watch lovers from all across the world. With its consistent efforts on the best quality and advanced innovations, the brand is highly respected in the world of watchmaking. Traversing three decades of watch manufacturing, Nomos Glashuette has already become a notable name in the industry.
Ever since the birth of the company, it has delivered numerous exquisite pieces to the watch world.
In 1991, Nomos launched its first collections including the Nomos Glashütte Orion, Ludwig, Tetra, and Tangente. The classic German Bauhaus style of these watches had impressed watch lovers from all over the world. Since then the Nomos watches have become a focus of discussion among watch collectors.
The company has further grown tremendously when it introduced the first in-house automatic movement on the new model, Nomos Tangomat. It didn’t stop its efforts on its technical improvement and continue to achieve in-house production of all of its watch parts. Nomos Glashütte has developed more manual wound and automatic mechanical watches. Up today, Nomos Glashutte has already created more than a dozen in-house movements, each with its own unique purpose and complication. With all its new innovations and achievements, the brand has quickly reached a significant status in the industry and has become a leading mechanical watch brand in Germany.
The Nomos Glashuette Minimatik collection was released in 2015 as a new member of the family. Holding up the brand’s core designs of simplistic and sleek watch profiles, the Nomos Minimatik watch features a mid-size 35.5 mm diameter case. It is among the thinnest automatic watches of the Nomos watch family. With its neutral size, the Nomos Minimatik watch has been highly admired by both men and women ever since its release.
Basically, the Nomos Minimatik watch is available in three main versions of deals including the classic silver-white, Nachtblau and Champagne color. Let’s take a careful look on more features of this Nomos Glashutte Minimatik watch in order to get a better insight of the attractiveness of Nomos watches.
Basically, the Nomos Minimatik watch is available in three main versions of deals including the classic silver-white, Nachtblau and Champagne color. Let’s take a careful look at more features of this Nomos Glashutte Minimatik watch in order to get a better insight of the attractiveness of Nomos watches.
Feature of Nomos Minimatik Collection
The Nomos Minimatik watch is crafted in a very thin profile in a 35.5 mm stainless steel case with just 8.9 mm of height. It is the thinnest automatic model of the brand. Exhibiting a contemporary design, every single part along the case is finely polished and brushed.
The robust case is fitted with a matching thin bezel and small lugs, to make the refined look more distinctive. To match with the sleek case profile, the size of the lug of the Nomos Minimatik watch is crafted to be 17mm that tapers towards the inward direction. The whole bezel and the lugs are also well polished just like the case.
However, when the Nomos Glashutte watch is flipped over you can encounter the name of the watch and the reference number mentioned on the circumference of the case. Also, the large display window provided at the case back will allow you to have a complete view of the movement ticking inside it. All in all, Nomos Minimatik watches’ case design shows a very subtle and sober look.
When it comes to the dial, there are mainly three dial variants available matching with different design elements. For example, the midnight blue dial versions are equipped with silver-white hands to make a contrasting modern look.
The dials of Nomos Minimatik watches are displayed in a flat top featuring a second display sub dial located at the six o'clock position. The even hour markers are embossed with round Arabic numerals while the odd hour markers are represented with small dots. Surrounding the hour indexes, there are minute markers in small dots as well. All these markers together with the hour and second hands are made with bright contrasting colors to reveal a modern look and at the same time to enhance the readability of the watch.
Straps and Wearability
The Nomos Minimatik watches are paired with natural leather straps. The standard models are equipped with the Nomos commonly used Horween Shell Cordovan leather while the Champagne dial variant is fitted with a vegetable tanned calf leather strap. These straps are all 17 mm in width with a tapered edged end that is rolled and folded. They come with the secure winged clasp as a buckle as well as a keeper.
As a high-quality Nomos timepiece. The slim Nomos Minimatik watch is powered by Nomo’s thinnest automatic movement DUW 3001 Calibre. The movement was first introduced together with the Minimatik model at Baselworld 2015. It actually took the company 3 years and millions of Euros for its development. This thinnest Nomos movement is only 3.2 mm thick yet performs extraordinary quality. Without any hairspring to escape mechanism inside the movement, it is able to deliver high precision and outstanding durability.
With the three classic variants, the Nomos Minimatik watch is an ideal everyday watch that can enhance the look of any outfit. Simple beauty, high precision, and optimum performance, this watch possesses everything that a quality luxury watch should have, at more moderate pricing.