If you have spent some time perusing the Nomos Zurich Worldtimer Topper Edition Watch Replica catalogue seeking a sporty offering, there is a good chance you have landed on the Club line. Introduced in 2007, the Club is NOMOS’s signature, and extremely flexible, sports watch. Over its short history, the Club has witnessed a lot of iterations in dimension, motion, and colorways (not to mention the myriad limited editions). In its current lineup, NOMOS offers a grand total of 18 Club models which range from the 36mm Club ref 701 into the 42mm Club Sport Neomatik. Each of NOMOS versions feature an in-house motion, but you can select between versions including the handwinding Alpha caliber or a Neomatik automatic motion. Oh, and date or no date. Unsurprisingly, the variety of options causes a selection of costs, from $1500 to $4060. Paradoxically, you can find enough choices to make your head spin, but fortunately it is difficult to go wrong when choosing a NOMOS.
Before this year, I had the chance to spend some time with the NOMOS Ahoi Neomatik 561 — a 36mm automatic sports opinion which I’ll confess to being a bit obsessed with now (it might find its way under the Christmas tree this year). That inspection was my first chance to wear a NOMOS Replica watch for a protracted time, and I have been eager to test-drive another. Though I’m blessed to have watches constantly showing up in my door for inspection, those I’m most drawn to for my personal collection are inclined to be versatile pieces that I can wear almost anytime. A dim dial Club certainly matches those criteria, however, the trick turned out to be deciding which Club to review. Being affected by overchoice, I settled on several standards to narrow the field: dark dial, moderate size (I’ve a 6.75″ wrist, so regrettably, the Club Neomatik Sport is a bit large for me), and automatic movement. That whittled things down to the Club Neomatik Atlantik (ref 741) and the Club Campus Neomatik 39 Midnight Blue (ref 767).