A special limited edition watch, released by Nomos and Hodinkee. You can read the full description at Hodinkee, but to quote their page:

"With this limited run of 100, we wanted to offer the purest expression of the Metro yet. The lack of date window and power reserve, coupled with the 38.5mm case size, really opens up the dial here for an incredibly clean look. The watch is powered by NOMOS's first in-house movement, the manually-wound Alpha caliber; taking things a step further, though, each of these timepieces has been officially certified as a chronometer at the Glashütte Observatory, under the guidance of Thüringen and the Saxon State Bureaus of Standards. Both the dial and the sapphire crystal are double-radiused, meaning that they curve from the center and then change angle, exhibiting a different degree of curvature at the outside edge. This adds another layer of depth to the watch, making it even easier to admire the things that make this watch special, like the light greyish-blue hour markers at 12, 3, 6, and 9, and the subtle light grey "Chronometer" stamped below 12 o'clock. Each watch is accompanied by a poplar wood box, two quick-release straps, a full two-year warranty, and an individual chronometer certificate."
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Dimensions: 38.5mm diameter; 7.75mm thickness
Sapphire Crystal: Yes
Caliber: NOMOS in-house Alpha manually-wound caliber
Bracelet/Strap: NOMOS black shell cordovan with quick-release spring bars, HODINKEE Blue Suede with quick-release spring bars all included
Lug Width: 19mm
Box/Papers: Yes

Please note the following:

  • I am the second owner of this watch, and it has been worn sparingly in a rotation. It was sent back once during the warranty period for a timing adjustment (warranty service slip will be included), and as far as I can tell it is currently still keeping chronometer-grade time (see photo of some quick timegrapher measurements).
  • The watch will come on the blue suede Hodinkee quick-release strap, with the Nomos buckle attached. The (unworn) black Nomos cordovan strap is also included. I did try once to attach the Nomos strap, but its quick-release bars seem like they might be a bit too small. I wore the watch mostly on my own cordovan strap (not pictured or included), and I think the Nomos cordovan will work fine if you swap in your own spring bars.
  • Note there is some very faint scratching on the case back. Otherwise the watch is in great physical condition, but as always, please consult the photos.
  • The original chronometer certificate mentioned in the Hodinkee blurb is not included; not sure what happened to it but I don’t believe I ever received it from the previous (original) owner.


Priced at $2500, including PayPal fees and shipping to the continental US. Face to face transactions in NYC are also welcome. References available as always. I've tried to be thorough with details but please don't hesitate to ask questions. This is a great collector's item and even better watch, thanks for reading!