Bauhaus Style Brief Comment On Nomos Zurich Series 801 Watch

{Watch House Watch Tasting] This watch I will introduce to you today is NOMOS ‘Zürich (Zürich), which is called Zürich because it is Glashütte and The perfect crystallization of the best Swiss watch technology, equipped with automatic movement, elegant appearance, positioning slightly higher than previous models. The official model number of this watch is: 801.

 ‘Bauhaus’ is a transliteration of German Bauhaus, originally the name of a school of arts and crafts established in Weimar, Germany in 1919. Translated the German Hausbau (house building) into Bauhaus as the school name to show the difference between a school and a traditional college education institution. ‘Bauhaus’ is only 14 years old, but its theory and doctrine have had a broad and profound impact on the entire world. This Zürich watch is a stable men’s watch. The case is made of stainless steel. 40 mm diameter design, large size appearance does not affect its restrained charm. Now, NOMOS finally has a product for large watch enthusiasts.


This is not a Swiss watch, but a boutique made entirely by the fine watchmaker Saxony. It is worth mentioning that the case of this watch is from the hands of the Swiss Confederation; its precise polishing is comparable to the accuracy of the built-in movement. The atmosphere is not ostentatious, and refined but not contrived.


The watch uses a stainless steel case and lugs, the crown is engraved with the NOMOS logo, and the thickness of the watch is 9.65 mm. It is comfortable to wear and suitable for formal wear.


The black leather strap of the watch is sewn with black silk thread. The buckle is made of stainless steel pin buckle, which is safe and convenient to wear.


The watch adopts the standard small three-pin design, which conforms to the consistent design style of NOMOS. The silver sword-shaped pointer design, with silver bar-shaped hour markers, is simple and convenient to read. The small seconds dial at 6 o’clock.


The black leather strap of the watch is sewn with black silk thread, which is soft and comfortable to wear. The buckle is designed with pin buckle for convenience and safety.


Inside the watch is a self-winding ε movement produced by NOMOS. It is plated with nickel and carbon after rhodium plating, and treated with blue steel screws. Through the sapphire crystal case back, we can see the movement inside the movement and Precision gear operation.


From the picture we can also see that the movement of the watch is polished very finely. The shock absorber uses the famous Inka 100 shock absorber. The balance wheel and balance spring are all in sight.


Summary: Why did you choose the name ‘zürich’? Because the people here know everything about clocks before they reach school age. This is also the case in Glashütte. The pragmatic metropolitan character of this watch blends perfectly with the city. Most importantly, Zurich is the home of the watch designer hanneswettstein. In Nomos’s view, this well-known designer who died recently is the most innovative design master.
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