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Introducing Three New Limited Edition Ludwig Models From NOMOS To Honor 175 Years Of Watchmaking In Glashütte

Introducing Three New Limited Edition Ludwig Models From NOMOS To Honor 175 Years Of Watchmaking In Glashütte

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Ludwig – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte

If NOMOS sees further, it is by standing on the shoulders of monsters. While the youthful German brand may address the fate of German watchmaking, they positively aren’t timid about offering appreciation to its past. The roots of the watchmaking tradition in Glashutte date back 175 years to 1845. Today, NOMOS is delivering a threesome of watches that tip the Tyrolean cap to the greats that laid the groundwork for Glashütte to become the focal point of Teutonic watchmaking. 

The Ludwig neomatik 39

Using the Ludwig model as a beginning stage, NOMOS has created three limited-edition forms of the exemplary model. Most importantly, there’s the Ludwig – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte; this model highlights the NOMOS hand-wound Alpha type. The other two models in the reach highlight a programmed type. These are the Ludwig neomatik 39 and the Ludwig neomatik 41 date. Each of the three models are regulated to chronometer standards, NOMOS says; they are not, nonetheless, certified as chronometers. And they all component tasteful components that honor a longstanding tradition. There’s a polished finish white dial paired with rounded leaf hands that are blued, much the same as the pocket watches being cranked out of Glashütte longer than a century back. The Ludwig neomatik 41 date includes a date wheel with the date printed in Roman numerals to coordinate the dial. This is a first for NOMOS, and while it’s a little detail, that is what is the issue here. Getting each little detail option to come together into a remarkable generally speaking package. 

The Ludwig neomatik 41 date

Introductory Thoughts

The longstanding tradition of watchmaking in the locale starts with A. Lange & Söhne. It was in 1845, 175 years prior, when Adolf Lange formally set up his workshop in the wake of accepting an approval from the public authority of Saxony after he submitted a suggestion that called for Glashütte to continue in the strides of the Vallée de Joux, which had considered tremendous to be as a watchmaking capital. 

The development gained energy and drew two additional considers along with the fold: Moritz Grossman and Julius Assmann. These three pioneers opened up Deutsche Uhrmacherschule (the German watchmaking school), a sound network of providers, and this developing development spawned various watch makers that actually exist today. The German Watchmaking School even showed students up until 1942. Today, NOMOS has a huge influence in supporting modern watchmaking in Glashütte and keeping a tradition of excellence.

Dial detail of the Ludwig – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte

It is this rich tradition this threesome of NOMOS watches respects. It’s essential to offer appreciation to your elders, and it’s invigorating to see NOMOS acknowledge the hard work of the people who laid the foundation in the middle of the nineteenth century that paved the path for their own prosperity. They did it by producing a threesome of watches that restore a tasteful that was once well known in pocket watches produced in the locale longer than a century back. It’s all very poetic. 

The date wheel on the Ludwig neomatik 41 date

To appreciate NOMOS is to value the whole Glashütte tradition; watches from NOMOS consummately epitomize a similar kind of independent tradition fostered there since the good ‘ol days. The Ludwig model has been around since 1992, a sign that NOMOS is building its own legacy. The common rich effortlessness from NOMOS and the in-house developments that make the entirety of the NOMOS watches a fascinating incentive likewise make this new limited edition arrangement worth investigating. In any case, the idea this watch is intended to represent a storied history of 175 years of watchmaking that makes it considerably more significant. 

The Basics

Brand: NOMOS

Model: Ludwig – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte, the Ludwig neomatik 39, the Ludwig neomatik 41 date
Diameter: 35mm (Ludwig – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte), 39mm (the Ludwig neomatik 39), 41mm (the Ludwig neomatik 41 date)

Case Material:  Stainless steel

Dial Color: Enamel-white

Indexes: Roman numerals

Lume: None present

Water Resistance: 30 meters for all models

Strap/Bracelet: Strap, dark leather

The Movement

Caliber: NOMOS Alpha (Ludwig – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte), DUW 3001 (the Ludwig neomatik 39), DUW 60101 (the Ludwig neomatik 41 date)

Functions: Hours, minutes, little seconds (Alpha and DUW 3001). Hours, minutes, little seconds, date (DUW 6101)

Diameter: 23.3mm (Alpha Caliber) 28.8mm (DUW 3001)

Power Reserve: 43 hours (Alpha Caliber) 42 hours (DUW 3001)

Winding: Manual (Alpha Caliber) Automatic (DUW 3001 and DUW 6101)

Frequency: 21,600 (Alpha Caliber, DUW 3001, DUW 6101)

Jewels: 17 (Alpha Caliber) 27 (DUW 3001, DUW 6101)

Estimating & Availability

Price: Ludwig – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte: $2,260, Ludwig neomatik 39 – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte: $3,800, Ludwig neomatik 41 date – 175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte: $4,200

Availability: Available at retailers from mid-July.

Limited Edition: 175 instances of every one of the three models. 

For more, visit NOMOS.

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