Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review

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Omega introduced the Aqua Terra in 2003. Yet, this Chronograph version is part of the Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronometer series. As a matter of fact, with its Excellent Design, Great Style coupled with Omega’s Best Technology place Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT 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”.  

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

 

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review

Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review

Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph – The Movement

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Nevertheless, this very elegant and impressive watch comes with an automatic chronograph calibre Omega 9605.  Yet, a Self-winding chronograph movement with GMT/second-time-zone function, column wheel mechanism, and Co-Axial escapement. After all, this movement is known very well also for its precision, and also its remarkable high power reserve of 60 hours. Silicon balance spring on free sprung-balance, twin barrels mounted in series, automatic winding in both directions. Thus, the watch possesses central hour, minute and chronograph seconds hands, small seconds, GMT hands,12-hour and 60-minute recorders. Moreover, come with a rhodium-plated finish with Geneva waves in arabesque. Yet, the rotor and visible bridges come decorated with a unique “arabesque” wave design finish.

 

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review

 

Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review – CALIBER OMEGA 9605

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 has a 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 9605 – Specifications

Ref. 9605

Base: Omega COSC Certified caliber 9300

Movement: Automatic

Display: Analog

Frequency: 28.800 Vph

Jewels: 54

Power Reserve up to 60 Hours

Additional Features: Chronograph, Column Wheel, Co-Axial Escapement, Chronometer

Hands: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds, Additional 24 Hour Hand (adjustable )

Also, in this video, you will find a better visual explanation of the Co-Axial Movement features.

 

 

Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph – The Case

In fact, Seamaster Aqua Terra Co-Axial GMT Chronograph comes with three different Cases materials. Thus, there are more variations of the  Aqua Terra GMT 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, lacquered black or ivory).

Find out more about Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watches following this link: Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph

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 steel case

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review – Stainless Steel Case – Ref. 231.13.43.52.06.001

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref. 231.13.43.52.06.001 – Follow this link for more information: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 231.13.43.52.06.001

 

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review – Stainless Steel Case

Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref. 231.13.43.52.02.001 – Follow this link for more information: Omega Aqua Terra  150m GMT Chronograph 43mm

 

Omega Aqua Terra 150m GMT Chronograph 43mm 231.10.43.52.02.001 front view

Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref. 231.10.43.52.02.001  – Follow this link for more information: Omega Aqua Terra 231.10.43.52.02.001 150m GMT Chronograph 43 mm

 

Omega Aqua Terra 150m GMT Chronograph 43mm 231.13.43.52.03.001 front side

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review – Stainless Steel Case Ref. 231.13.43.52.03.001

Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref. 231.13.43.52.03.001  – Follow this link for more information: Omega Aqua Terra 231.13.43.52.03.001 150m GMT Chronograph 43 mm

 

 

Omega Aqua Terra 150m GMT Chronograph 43mm 231.10.43.52.03.001 front view

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review – Stainless Steel Case Ref. 231.10.43.52.03.001

Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref. 231.13.43.52.03.001  – Follow this link for more information: Omega Aqua Terra 231.13.43.52.03.001 150m GMT Chronograph 43 mm

 

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

 

 

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Steel and gold case

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

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref.231.23.43.52.06.001 – Follow this link for more information: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 231.23.43.52.06.001

 

Omega Aqua Terra 231.20.43.52.06.001 150m GMT Chronograph 43mm @majordor #majordor

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

Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref.231.20.43.52.06.001  – Follow this link for more information: Omega Aqua Terra  150m GMT Chronograph 43 mm

 

3. Solid 18K Rose Gold Case 

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch rose gold case

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

Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref. 231.53.43.52.06.001 – Follow this link for more information: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 231.53.43.52.06.001

4. Solid 18K Rose Gold Case and Bracelet

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review gold case and bracelet

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

Seamaster Aqua Terra Ref. 231.50.43.52.06.001 – Follow this link for more information: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 231.50.43.52.06.001

Nevertheless, the 43 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. Moreover, the Back of the case possesses also a Sapphire Crystal Exhibition Case Back.

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

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph – The Dial

 

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Chronograph Watch Review dial

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph Watch Review – The Dial

 

Accordingly, this watch comes with a variety of dial options depending on the case material: Black, Blue, Grey 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.

Thus, uniquely for this watch represents the structure of the dial, which possesses 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 the dial.

Furthermore, Hours, minutes, Chronograph seconds hands and Index hour markers come 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 time. Moreover, the Central hour, minute and chronograph hands are crafted in Stainless Steel or polished 18 Ct gold, covered with white Super-LumiNova.

Chronograph/Stop-watch complication:

Column-wheel mechanism.

Large central seconds hand counter.

Minute & hour counters are combined into a single sub-dial located at the 3 o’clock position.

Thus, it possesses also a date window located between 4 and 5 o’clock position.

GMT/Dual Timezone

The dual time is indicated by the arrow-head hand at the 9 o’clock sub-dial. Moreover, the sub-dial placed at the 9 clock position doubles as a small continuous running seconds hand, indicated by the dauphine shaped hand.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph  – The Bracelet / Strap 

Additionally, this watch comes 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. In fact, 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 come 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 GMT Chronograph – Warranty

Omega 5-Year Warranty 

Although, starting November 2nd, 2018 new benefits arrive for Omega Customers. The new and also standard 5-year warranty from OMEGA. The new 5-year warranty will take effect starting November 2nd, 2018 and will also be applied to any Omega watch purchased on or after July 1st, 2018. 

For more information please follow this link: SERVICE WARRANTY

 

Also, you can find more information about Omega Seamaster Watches following these links: OMEGA AQUA TERRA CO-AXIAL GMT CHRONOGRAPH 43 MM , OMEGA SEAMASTER LUXURY WATCHES COLLECTION or OMEGA SEAMASTER AQUA TERRA

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

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