On Spec: Omega Adds Three New Watches to the Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer

If you are the jet set type, then you will be excited by Omega’s 3 new additions to the Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer Collection. While the brand is not rewriting the script on the Worldtimer, it has tweaked both design elements and technology behind the scenes.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer Watch Review


Perhaps, of the three, the most innovative edition is the titanium offering (, which aside from a change in materials also boasts a dial fashioned entirely through laser ablation. The Titanium Worldtimer measures in at 43 mm in diameter but remains lightweight and resistant to corrosion. If you were hoping to make a statement, this might be your man.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer Watch Review

Its stunning black and grey dial was created using photoablation—or short laser bursts to craft the intricate patterning and colours. The only element not hewn directly from the dial material is the word “London,” which was transferred and hand-varnished in red. A brushed black ceramic bezel complements the matte dial, and the tone-on-tone palette continues with blackened hands and indexes. The latter have been treated with white Super-LumiNova for a ghostly blued glow. The timepiece comes on a black integrated rubber strap with grey stitching. It has an extra decorative link and brushed clasp, both made from grade 2 titanium.

The more classic stainless steel options alternate between a matching bracelet and butterfly clasp, or a green integrated rubber strap with stainless steel hardware. Their dials feature sunburst brushing on PVD dials and ceramic bezels. The hands and indices, however, are fashioned in Omega’s proprietary 18K Moonshine Gold.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer Watch Review

Despite their differences in colour and materials, all three watches sport the distinctive Worldtimer display. At the centre of each the dial is a rendering of our planet as seen from the North Pole. Beneath the hesalite crystal and around the outside of the topography there is also a 24-hour track separated into night and day. City names—London excepted—are yellow gold in the stainless-steel versions.

All three models are also powered by the Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 8938—a METAS certified GMT movement with 39 jewels, a beat rate of 25 200vph, and a 60-hour power reserve. Each timepiece is also rated to 150m of water resistance.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer Watch Review

In all, these new Worldtimers feel both new and familiar at the same time. The move to matte ceramic and the introduction of titanium, while ultimately small tweaks, add choice and depth to the collection. But we see here, with the shift to laser ablation, that Omega continues to drive innovation in the watchmaking world. Some will wonder at the continued use of a 43mm case; however, surely both legibility and functionality would suffer in a smaller package. And with such lovely craftsmanship beneath the glass, the Worldtimer is simply a case of where more is, well…more.

Pricing will be $10,200USD on strap in steel, $10,400USD on bracelet in steel, and $11,800USD in titanium. For more information, please visit the brand website.


About the author

Brent Robillard is a writer, educator, craftsman, and watch enthusiast. He is the author of four novels. You can follow him on Instagram.

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5 thoughts on “On Spec: Omega Adds Three New Watches to the Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer

  1. @archived_time

    After a quiet period by Omega during W&W 2023, I was eagerly waiting to see what they’d come up with considering last year they dropped the MoonSwatch. This one is another killer release!

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