What we’re seeing today may basically be another dial tone, yet it made a considerable amount of clamor when we presented a long time prior . Various responses here and on our Instagram account caused us to understand that a dial tone can have quite an effect on a watch. So today we investigate, our own live photographs, at the fresh out of the box new Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150m Master Chronometer with a green dial… And it was absolutely fundamental, as the inconspicuous (yet difficult to characterize) shade of this dial glances much better, all things considered, than in authority images.
Green isn’t the principal shading you may consider for a watch dial. Notwithstanding the unequaled works of art – that are dark and silver/white – blue has been generally utilized by brands for more than 10 years (recall those “blue is the new black” trademarks all over?) however green remained fairly neglected in watchmaking, and all things considered: green isn’t the most effortless of shadings. There are many shades accessible, however not so numerous that function admirably on a dial. Khaki can be utilized in a military watch setting, obviously, however that was about it. With regards to an easygoing, every day situated watch, green can be precarious and regularly difficult to coordinate with the remainder of one’s clothing. Finding the correct harmony among circumspection and innovation is key here.
The Seamaster Aqua Terra is Omega’s vision of the every day extravagance watch, a watch that can be utilized altogether circumstances. As we’ve clarified in this review , it is perhaps the best illustration of the “one-watch collection” accessible. It isn’t a particular watch, similar to a Seamaster Diver 300m or a Speedmaster, it is a watch that can do basically everything, from embellishing your wrist at a conference to a hop in the pool at the end of the week. Accordingly, it was dispatched in cautious tones, including dark, blue, dim and white. Exemplary, ageless shades to underscore the model’s class. Be that as it may, today Omega adds a few (controlled) “extravaganza” to it Seamaster Aqua Terra 150m, with a green dial.
The new shade of the dial is the unparalleled update to this model here, however the tone really changes the watch an extraordinary arrangement. At the point when we previously saw this variant on the authority pictures conveyed by Omega, the green shade seemed somewhat pale, lacking profundity and enthusiasm. There’s for sure, the watch must be found in the metal to get a genuine vibe for the tone. The dial of the Seamaster Aqua Terra highlights various examples, from the flat scores that bring out the nautical world, to the sunray-brushed get done with emanating from the focal point of the dial. The last is significant here as it is answerable for giving the reflections and changes of shading relying upon the encompassing light. For this situation, it brings about a dial that can change from profound dull green – practically dark in specific conditions – to emerald green when direct daylight hits the dial.
If you compare the photograph above (dull timberland green), or the three photographs beneath with three diverse however energetic shades of green, you’ll see that Omega has worked really hard in making green very appealing.
Other than that, we’re viewing at similar base as any remaining versions of the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150m Master Chronometer. This implies an all around planned and top notch 41mm hardened steel case, which combines the mark Omega bent (lyre) hauls, cleaned emphasizes (bezel and on the carries) and compact measurements, because of the short drags, taking into account extraordinary comfort on most wrists. The dial holds the exemplary Aqua Terra components, with its teak-like example, the three-sided applied records and wide bolt hands, just as a period and-date show with the quantième situated at 6 o’clock for better symmetry.
The Seamaster Aqua Terra is readable, very much ensured and solid (screw-in crown, 150m water-obstruction), it has a bounteous measure of radiant material and, notwithstanding these components, actually has sufficient carefulness and class to be worn as a business watch. This green model is accessible either on a dim green croc lash with collapsing fasten or an exemplary 3-connect hardened steel wristband, brushed and polished.
Inside the case, we find what is potentially Omega’s most prominent resource, the in-house type 8900. This programmed development packs the vast majority of Omega’s innovations, which means the Co-Axial escapement, a twofold barrel for a steady 60-hour power save, silicon parts all around to give outrageous protection from attraction (up to 15,000-gauss) and METAS/Master-Chronometer certificate, an assurance of the watch’s exactness and dependability. The development, noticeable through the sapphire caseback, is brightened in exemplary Omega style with Arabesque stripes and darkened screws.
Price and availability
The new Green Dial Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150m Master Chronometer is currently accessible at stores and retailers. It will be evaluated at EUR 5,100 on a calfskin lash (ref. 22.214.171.124.10.001) and EUR 5,400 on a steel wristband (ref. 126.96.36.199.10.001). More subtleties at omegawatches.com .