Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

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Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby Racer-X » January 10th 2017, 7:28pm

This looks like great fun.

"I have owned a Rolex Sea Dweller 16600 for almost 10 years and have been looking for a more dressy watch for a while. At some point I fell in love with the Zurich Weltzeit but decided to wait for a proper occasion to gift it to myself. About half a year ago I found the time was right, but to my dismay NOMOS changed the design. German place names became english, and the word "heimat" is now a little icon of a house. I wanted a heimat.

After searching on the internet and stores for a couple of weeks, I sent an email to NOMOS asking if they could help me, and fortunately they had a heimat model they used to bring to tradeshows. Yay!!! I had to drive from NL to Munich so decided to swing by Glasshuette to pick it up there.
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Photo Gallery 2
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby svaglic » January 10th 2017, 7:36pm

Oh man, that is nice. That is just flat out cool.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby Ofcmark » January 10th 2017, 8:09pm

Great looking watch and love the photos
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby artman » January 10th 2017, 8:14pm

They spelled Mexico wrong.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby jason_recliner » January 10th 2017, 8:37pm

artman wrote:They spelled Mexico wrong.


And Athens. It might be German.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby tiktok » January 10th 2017, 8:53pm

Beautiful watch, love the layered dial. Has a kind of Memovox vibe.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby conjurer » January 11th 2017, 12:03am

That guy looks suspiciously like Dr. Smellody.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby bobbee » January 11th 2017, 1:06am

Is that an "ASSHAT" he's wearing?
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby codguy » January 11th 2017, 5:14am

bobbee wrote:Is that an "ASSHAT" he's wearing?

Back the fuck up newb.


As for the Heimat, simply gorgeous.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby TemerityB » January 11th 2017, 5:53am

Some guys have all the fun.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby bobbee » January 11th 2017, 6:26am

codguy wrote:
bobbee wrote:Is that an "ASSHAT" he's wearing?

Back the fuck up newb.


As for the Heimat, simply gorgeous.



:D

The watch is perfectly sublime.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby Wasp » January 11th 2017, 8:01am

The journey. Seven hours of ball tingling anticipation. Seven hours back left hand driving and grinning.

Vicariously enjoying the excellent adventure and reward.

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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby Racer-X » January 10th 2018, 9:40pm

Absolutely would have made this trip.

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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby conjurer » January 10th 2018, 11:18pm

That watch makes me want to polish my German Heimat.
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Re: Guy drives to Nomos factory to pick up his Heimat

Postby Falstaff » January 11th 2018, 11:04am

Always fun to go right to the source.
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