The Seamaster from Swiss watchmaking maestro Omega is a stark example of the brand’s success in the field of luxury watchmaking. The Seamaster collection has dominated the divers’ watch genre for quite some time now and there no denying it. From this very collection comes a totally different school of thought, one with a bit more panache and poise. Enter, the all-new Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra.
The New Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra With Small Seconds
The Omega Aqua Terra is a watch series that beautifully combines formal and casual styles. Recently re-invented in 2017, the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra watches steps into the world with no 19 new references that are ready to dazzle. The collection re-creates the magic once again and introduces features like the small seconds display. The all-new Omega Aqua Terra Small Seconds now comes in a 41 mm wide case in 18-carat Sedna gold.
The collection first debuted in the year 2001 and has ever since been an integral part of the Omega watch family. The collection has always been known for being a Seamaster Aqua Terra has always been known as a well-crafted, robust, and an all-rounder wrist companion. The brand new collection of the Omega Aqua Terra only amplifies collection’s style and versatility.
Getting Into The Details
The new Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra modes are released in two attractive case sizes, the sleek-looking 38 mm and the robust 41 mm. In terms of proportions, nothing has changed at all. It is still as charismatic as it used to be. Buyers will still get to experience the brushed as well as polished finishing, broad-arrow style hands, lyre lugs, an integrated strap/bracelet, and lastly, a screw-down crown. The case comes in three options – stainless steel, two-tone steel and gold, and last but not least, full 18-carat Sedna gold.
Dials are a major part of a watch’s aesthetic and the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra is no different. A complete revamp of dial finishing and colour spectrum fill the newly introduced Aqua Terra collection with surprises. This includes the silvery-beige set in the 18-carat Sedna gold with the 41 mm wide case. Dials come in two options – a sunburst finish and a nautical-themed teak-like finish along with horizontal engraved stripes.
The hour markers are shaped in a way that they look like the hull of an actual boat. They are coated with luminous material as well. The hands are styled in the same way and possess a sharp finish.
The focal point, obviously, for this new launch is the newly added small seconds. It is set in the lower half of the dial and it integrates the small seconds along with the date display in a circular window. The structure is framed by a rose gold ring and the sub dial provides a contrast with the rest of the dial. There is a nice touch to be seen in the form of horizontal stripes across the dial that appear to be “broken” by the new display.
In terms of the movement used inside the watch, there are four options that are available to buyers. The 38 mm watch with full 18-carat Sedna gold cases has either the Omega 8802 or 8803. The watches with the Calibre 8803 feature an 18-carat Sedna gold balance bridge as well as rotor.
For the 41 mm references, the timepieces operate on the Omega Calibre 8916 for the steel and two-tone versions. For the watches with the 18-carat Sedna gold watches cases, Omega has provided Calibre 8917 featuring a gold balance bridge as well as rotor.
When it comes to Omega, there is no crime in expecting nothing but the best. The movements used just go on to prove the same. The mechanisms are sleekly finished with diamond-cut bevels complemented by radial-brushed striping. Needless to say, all movements feature a Co-Axial escapement along with silicon components.