Thanks for the message; I'm actually quite surprised by how long it lies across the wrist. But I like it a lot! There are no rules on posting external links that I know of - so thanks again! http://www.ablogtowatch.com/baselworld-2013-the-new-nomos-38-series/
My watch (my only "proper" watch too) is a beaten-up Omega from about 1970, which is when my mother bought it for my father. It was sharing a pic of this, which brought me into this thread and a broader fascination as a result.