OMEGA Aqua Terra Small Seconds

Yesterday, OMEGA lifted the news embargo on its Omega Aqua Terra Sub-Seconds watches. More specifically, Rolex’s crosstown rival unleashed n-n-n-n-nineteen new models unto the world. All the usual suspects headlined the new-look AT, the majority polluting the watchblogosphere with the kind of hyperbole once reserved for communist Russia’s information officers. First up: Zach Pina at ablogtowatch.com:

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The OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300m Has Lost Its Way

I started in the watch trade in the early 90’s. Back then, the OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300m was still very much the new kid on the block. With its striking blue bezel, blue wave dial and helium escape valve, the OMEGA felt serious on the wrist. Thanks to its rock solid bracelet and clasp – a far cry from the Rolex Submariner’s rattly bracelet and tin foil-feeling clasp – the OMEGA Seamaster Diver had genuine wrist presence. The slimline collection offered something for everyone . . .

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New Watch Alert: PD, OMEGA, HappieWatch

Porsche Design Chronograph 911 GT3 – $151,050 New watch alert! You can only buy the new Porsche Design Chronograph if you buy a Porsche GT3. That”ll run ya $143k for the 911 (plus options) and $8050 for the watch. Talk about a missed opportunity. This is easily the best-looking Porsche Design watch in decades – at the exact moment the Porsche corporate mothership sold out to TAG Heuer. While it’s almost worth buying a GT3 to get the watch, it’s worth noting that the high-performance German sports car is about as suitable for daily driving as tank is for casual off-roading. Whereas the configurable chronograph . . .

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OMEGA Constellation 41mm Review

I ate a piece of cheesecake before I stopped by my local OMEGA dealer. That made it hard to eat humble pie. “I’m not a fan of the Constellation revamp,” I pronounced in my 2020 preview of the revamped model. “The claws cum stripes are a needless affectation.” After seeing the OMEGA Constellation in the flesh, I find the stripes no more a needless affectation than Rachel Cooke’s blue eyes. To be fair . . .

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