Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

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Omega introduced the Aqua Terra in 2003. Then this  Chronograph  version is part of the Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronometer series. 

As a matter of fact, with its Excellent Design, Great Style coupled with Omega’s Best Technology place Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph in the foreground of the Omega products.

Not only … but also, Omega’s Aqua Terra Timepieces are perfect watches for any occasion, especially in this case “On Land – Terra – but also on Open Sea – Aqua”.  

This classic yet robust timepiece represents a tribute to OMEGA’s rich maritime heritage. The dramatic and easily-recognisable dial design of the OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M collection recalls the wooden decks of luxury sailboats.

 

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph – The Movement

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Nevertheless, this very elegant and impressive watch comes with an  automatic  chronograph calibre Omega 3313.  Yet, a Self-winding chronograph movement with luxury finish and column wheel mechanism. After all, this movement is known very well also for its precision, and also its remarkable high power reserve of 52 hours.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review – Omega 3313 Movement

Accordingly, this movement integrates the now standard Co-Axial Escapement  which contributes to greater precision, stability and durability and reduces also the necessity of lubrication, although reducing the time required between servicing.

Moreover, the movement have an Co-Axial escapement on three levels and also an Omega free-sprung balance for greater precision, stability and durability of the movement. This is a COSC – Officially Certified Chronometer.

In this case, the sapphire crystal case-back make it very well visible.

Omega caliber 3313 – Specifications

Ref. 3313

Base: Omega COSC Certified caliber 3313

Movement: Automatic

Display: Analog

Frequency: 28.800 Vph

Jewels: 37

Power Reserve up to 52 Hours

Additional’s : Chronograph, Column wheel, Co-Axial Escapement

Hands: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph – The Case

In this case, Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Co-Axial Chronograph comes with three different Cases materials. Thus, there are almost 14 variations of the Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph. All are based on different combinations of case and bracelet materials (leather, steel, white gold, red gold, steel-gold) and dial colors (teak-grey, laquered black or ivory).

As an example you can find below some of these combinations:   

1. Brushed finished stainless steel with polished finished beveled corners with fixed bezel and crown;

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review – Stainless Steel Case

2. Brushed finished stainless steel with polished finished beveled corners and polished Rose gold fixed bezel and crown;

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review – Stainless Steel & Rose Gold Case

3. Solid 18K Rose Gold

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review – Solid 18K Rose Gold Case

Nevertheless the 44 mm – 1 3/4″ diameter of this watch recommend itself as a men’s watch. The Fixed bezel comes also made from Stainless Steel, 18 Kt Rose Gold and Stainless Steel or only Solid 18K Rose Gold. 

The Inlet Size of the case: 21 mm and also possess a Screw Down Crown.

Furthermore, the case comes covered by an Anti-Reflective Scratch Resistant Sapphire Crystal. The Back of the case possess an Sapphire Crystal Exhibition Case Back.

Equally important, the watch water resistance goes up to 150 Meters / 500 Feet 

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph – The Dial

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review – Dial

Accordingly, this watch comes with a variety of dial options depending on the case material: Black, Grey, Brown or Silver for the stainless steel version, Grey color for the Red Gold/Stainless Steel version, and Silver or Grey dial for the Red Gold one.

Uniquely for this watch represents the structure of the dial, which possess a  fine vertical linear texture. 

Nevertheless, “The Teak Concept” remains the trademark of all Aqua Terra watches. The “Teak Concept” dial,  features an authentically designed pattern which remains on the wooden decks of luxury boats till today.

In this case, the Vertical lines and nicely polished hour markers make the dial highly clear, deep and legible. 

Correspondingly, the Hour Markers and Hands comes with Applied Black, Steel or Gold. Remarkably also are the fine printed minute track on dial.

Furthermore, Hours, minutes, Chronograph seconds hands and Index hour markers comes also filled with luminescent fill. 

Also all three chronograph sub-dials are especially easy to read which is another great quality of the line which is nicely designed and functional at the same tame. Central hour, minute and chronograph hands are crafted in Stailess Steel or polished 18 Ct gold, covered with white Super-LumiNova.

Chronograph/Stop-watch complication:

  • Large central seconds counter

  • 30 minute counter sub-dial at 3 o’clock position

  • 12 hour counter sub-dial located at 6 o’clock position

  • small seconds counter is located at 9 o’clock position

 It possess also a date window located between 4 and 5 o’clock position.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph  – The Bracelet / Strap 

Additionally, this watch come with a variety of bracelets made from stainless steel or made only from Rose Gold. In the same time these watches come also with leather straps. The predominant colors of the straps are Black or Brown with Crocodile Pattern.  

Thus, the bracelets measures: 7″ – 17.80 cm, adjustable – free sizing –  possess a deployment Buckle with Free Bracelet Sizing possibility.

Moreover, the leather straps  comes in Brown, Black or Blue colors, has the same measures and also possess a deployment Buckle with Free Bracelet Sizing possibility.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph – Warranty

Manufacturer Warranty : 2 Years ( 24 months ) 

For more information please follow this link: SERVICE WARRANTY

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph

London 2012 Olympic Games Edition

At the London 2012 Olympic Games, Omega launched its special edition Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph, dedicated to this event. Therefore, New Omega watches comes under the name Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 44 London Chronograph.

This watch also come in two variations, celebrating the greatest sports event in the World.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review – Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 44 London Chronograph Edition

First variation of the Seamaster Aqua Terra 44 London Chronograph comes with a bi-color case, made of 18 Ct red gold and stainless steel. This elegant sport watch has an integrated black leather strap.

The other variation is less luxury, with the case and the bracelet crafted of rugged stainless steel.

Both models features polished and brushed case, with large diameter of 44 mm and the “London 2012” Olympic emblem, which is engraved on the stainless steal case back.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review – Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 44 London Chronograph Edition – Back-Case

In fact, the most surprising part of the watch is the Blue vertically striped teak-pattern dial. As we already know this is a trademark of Omega’s Aqua Terra family.

It features also three sub-dials – a small seconds counter located at 9 o’clock, the 30-minute chronograph sub-dial at 3 o’clock, while the 12 hour counter at 6 o’clock position.

Like all other models this watch presents a date window is located between 4 and 5 o’clock position. Central hour, minute and chronograph seconds hands are made of polished and brushed 18 kt gold and coated with white Super-LumiNova, for superb night readability.

Moreover, “Under the hood” the OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra 44 London Chronograph watch hide the Omega Caliber 3313 automatic chronograph movement. Likewise, this movement has a column wheel mechanism and also a Co-Axial Escapement that guaranty higher precision, durability and stability. Accordingly, this self-winding mechanism has the same power-reserve of up to 52 hours.

Nevertheless, like all models from the Seamaster Aqua Terra family of Omega sport watches, this Olympic timepiece water-resistance reaches 150 meters – 500 Feets


Special Thank for all the information provided for this article to Watchbase, WatchWiki and Omega Official Website


Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review

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