The Omega Aqua Terra chronograph GMT Line are a family of the Aqua Terra collections. At present Omega has about 12 different models of the chronograph GMT series with a new look and impressive modernized movement, this watch is a semi-formal dress watch.
Launched at Bezel world 2013, it is quite solid, hefty and impressively crafted. The Omega co-axial GMT chronograph watch is a beauty to behold, vary compelling with
a touch of class. The red gold revision on leather straps are particularly impressive.
Chronograph GMT Movement
Omega’s idea is to produce watches with exceptional in-house movement was fully conceived in the chronograph models. The Omega chronograph GMT Models are equipped with caliber 9605 and 9615 co-axial movements which has all the sophistication of their new generation high end watches. The exhibition casing of the rose gold model reveals the caliber 9615 co-axial movement powered by a rose gold rotor and balance bridge. The steel on steel models and the steel in leather strap models incorporates the 9605 co-axial movements with the rotor and balance brigde in rhodium plated brass. These movement are of the same class as the Breitling’s caliber 04 of movement.
The 9605 and 9615 movements are identical in every aspect and has the Si14 hair-spring in conjunction with the free-sprung balance wheel all functioning to transmit energy using lateral impulses with improved shock absorption
In terms of accuracy and optimum utility, the 9605 and 9615 are very similar to the Speedmaster dark side of the moon (caliber 9300).
Omega Chronograph GMT Models
As at today all the models in the chronograph series are 43mm in size. Quite large on the wrist but still fits beneath your sleeves. At the high end of the chronograph collection is the 18k gold on leather strap watch and the two tone red gold on red gold bracelet watches. They are all water resistant to 500ft with a shinning sapphire crystal. A beauty to behold.
The Chronograph GMT Dial And Hands
These collection of watches where elaborately conceived from start to finish with attention to detail. Omega has improved tremendously with regards to the dial and hands of their high and watches. The dial on the 18k gold models are golden colored, white golden color for the steel on steel model, and are all immobilized with luminova. The omega logo in golden engraved color sits just below the 12:00 hour mark, date window at the 6:00 hour mark, the chronograph sub dials both at the left and right hand sides of the watch.
The indices of the red gold watch are solid gold with complementary color with the Bezel, the steel on steel model mainly has white gold indices of outstanding quality.
As mentioned above, the GMT and second hand are located to the left at 9 O’clock while the chronograph sub-dial is located to the right at 3 O’ clock.
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