NOMOS Glashütte Tangente midnight blue (35mm & 38mm)

Tangente, the iconic watch model from NOMOS Glashütte, is now available in two brand-new versions, just in time for the festivities. Both are hand-wound and feature an elegant midnight blue dial for the very first time. One is a unisex 35 mm in diameter, while the other is 38 mm.

Tangente has become a design classic since its initial release over a quarter of a century ago. Its Bauhaus-inspired aesthetics are straightforward and angular, created according to the principle that “form follows function.”

Subtle details are what reveal its charm. For example, gold accents provided by the hands and typography not only harmonize beautifully with the beige velour leather strap, but also give the smaller version of Tangente midnight blue an appealing warmth and festive sparkle.

By contrast, Tangente 38 midnight blue features exclusively silver hands and typography, which coordinate beautifully with the stainless steel case and anthracite velour leather strap.

The metallic accents on both timepieces are framed by the deep blue of their dials. Both of these fine mechanical timepieces are powered by the Alpha caliber, handcrafted by NOMOS in Glashütte.

This highly precise hand-wound caliber is also wonderfully finished—with sunburst polishing on the ratchet wheel, Glashütte ribbing on the three-quarter plate, and perlage on the base plate, which can be enjoyed through the sapphire crystal glass back.

Technical details

Model: Tangente midnight blue
Reference 133

Case
Stainless steel, bipartite
Sapphire crystal glass back
Sapphire crystal glass
Diameter: 35.0 mm
Height: 6.5 mm
Water resistance up to 3 atm (splash-proof)

Dial
Midnight blue
Hands in gold

Strap
Velour leather beige
Lug width: 18 mm

Movement
Caliber Alpha—in-house built NOMOS caliber with manual winding
Movement height: 2.6 mm
Diameter: 10 ½ lines (23.3 mm)
Power reserve: up to 43 hours
Stop-seconds mechanism
Glashütte stopwork
Glashütte three-quarter plate
Adjusted in six positions
17 jewels
Tempered blue screws
Rhodium-plated surfaces with Glashütte ribbing and NOMOS perlage
Ratchet and crown wheel with Glashütte sunburst

Model: Tangente 38 midnight blue
Reference 167

Case
Stainless steel, bipartite
Sapphire crystal glass back
Sapphire crystal glass
Diameter: 37.5 mm
Height: 6.8 mm
Water resistance up to 3 atm (splash-proof)

Dial
Midnight blue
Hands: rhodium-plated

Strap
Velour leather anthracite
Lug width: 19 mm

Movement
Caliber Alpha—in-house built NOMOS caliber with manual winding
Movement height: 2.6 mm
Diameter: 10 ½ lines (23.3 mm)
Power reserve: up to 43 hours
Stop-seconds mechanism
Glashütte stopwork
Glashütte three-quarter plate
Adjusted in six positions
17 jewels
Tempered blue screws
Rhodium-plated surfaces with Glashütte ribbing and NOMOS perlage
Ratchet and crown wheel with Glashütte sunburst