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weltweit: Confessions of a Watch Geek by Gary Shteyngart in The New Yorker

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In ‘Confessions of a Watch Geek’, Gary Shteyngart paints a vivid picture on how he became a Watch Geek, with NOMOS playing a pivotal role.

I threw my Nomos on a long covered table and an exuberantly bearded dude pawed at it while I got my hands on a cheap but sturdy Seiko diver and an “honest” Omega Speedmaster.

Read the full story at The New Yorker.

Featured illustration by Nishant Choksi / The New York.

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weltweit: HODINKEE introduces the Metro Chronometer

In ‘weltweit’ we try to keep track of NOMOS articles posted around the web.

Earlier today Hodinkee introduced the NOMOS Metro Chronometer Limited Edition For HODINKEE, a limited edition of 100 pieces.

NOMOS Metro Chronometer for Hodinkee

The German chronometer certification process is not the same as what goes on at COSC in Switzerland. First off, in Germany it is only complete watches that are tested, not lone movements. This means that what undergoes testing is the actual watch that ends up on your wrist, not an isolated movement that will then have a dial and case added later.

Read the full story over at Hodinkee.