The Mercer Durham is a 41-millimeter, cushioned cased timepiece that Mercer readily admits is inspired by watches from the catalogs of both Heuer and Nomos. Heuer, of course, references the Camaro’s case, and Nomos, I think, refers to the German brand’s bold use of color.
Despite its given size, the Durham wears quite a bit smaller, largely because cushion-cased watches like this often have stout lugs and smaller dial diameters. That’s not to say the watch is without presence. In fact, the opposite is true. It’s also quite comfortable on the wrist, and the 11.5-millimeter thickness allows the Durham to slip comfortably under a shirt cuff.
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