Buy an Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M – new, pre-owned with certificate and vintage
Optical and technical features of the Aqua Terra 150M
In direct comparison, a few discrete changes
can be identified in the current collection of the Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M
. For more proportion, for example, the 41 mm housing has been reconsidered and given a symmetrical design. One of the changes is the improved transition between the bracelet, which is available in rubber, textile (Nato bracelet), stainless steel or 18 carat gold (Sedna™-Gold)
. The rubber strap blends elegantly with the design of the watch through a single metal link and also offers even more comfort while wearing.
For aesthetic reasons, the date window was also moved from the three- o'clock position back to six o'clock, as on the first Omega with a date window from the year 1952. The lettering "water resistance
" was placed on the case back and the strong Teak design
of the dial was also adjusted. The "deck-planks" now run horizontally and are slightly wider than on the predecessor models. This gives the Aqua Terra more presence while still maintaining subtle in its appearance.
In the new collection, various dial colour combinations
are available, including white with black hands, black with silver hands, blue with silver hands, grey with blue hands and brown, blue or white with Sedna™ gold hands.
Another optical feature is the sapphire crystal back
of the Aqua Terra 150M watch. It reveals the heart of one of Omega's masterpieces, the COSC- and METAS-certified chronometer calibres 8900, 8901 or 8800
. All of those three are guaranteeing maximum precision, performance and, as if this wasn't already enough, magnetic resistance.As the name suggests, the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M is waterproof up to 15 bar
Current model variety and Aqua Terra 150M prices
Buying a pre-owned Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M is always cheaper
Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M James Bond Limited Edition (Ref. 18.104.22.168.03.004)
Price: pre-owned from 4,730 € (2016)
Characteristics: James Bond 007 Spectre Limited Edition, men's watch, calibre 8507, steel bezel and bracelet, blue dial with yellow second hand, date display at three o'clock
Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M (Ref. 22.214.171.124.02.003)
Price: pre-owned from 3,400 € (2017)
Material: steel, leather
Characteristics: men's watch, 38.5 mm steel case, calibre 8500, crocodile-style leather strap, rose gold line indices and hands, date display at three o'clock
Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M (Ref. 2517.30.00)
Price: pre-owned from 1,990 € (2009)
Characteristics: men's watch, 39.2 mm steel case, steel bracelet, silver dial and hour-markers, date display at three o'clock
Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M (Ref. 2803.34.37)
Price: pre-owned from 2,550 € (2007)
Material: steel, leather
Characteristics: stainless-steel case, black rubber strap, black dial with silver hands, date display at three o'clock
Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Day-Date (Ref. 126.96.36.199.02.001)
Price: pre-owned from 3,890 € (2015)
Material: rose gold, steel
Characteristics: men’s watch, water resistant up to 150m, automatic movement, calibre 8602, 41,5 mm steel case, date display at three o'clock
Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Ladies (Ref. 188.8.131.52.55.001)
Price: pre-owned from 2,500 € (2011)
Material: steel, diamonds
Characteristics: ladies watch, 30 mm case, quartz movement, silver dial with diamonds and hour-markers, date display at three o'clock
The History of the Seamaster Aqua Terra 150 M
The competition between manufacturers in developing the best divers watch
already began back in 1932. At that time, Omega delivered the Omega Marine
which was the first model especially designed for divers. After this starting shot was fired, watchmakers and scientists continued to work together to develop meaningful design concepts and technologies for diving watches
, but Omega still holds its position as the symbol of these. In 1952, the company presented the Seamaster Calendar
, the first wristwatch by Omega with a date window
. The model was equipped with the automatic calibre 353 and had a beautifully symmetrical dial – by placing the date display deliberately at the six o'clock position. After many years of constant development, several milestones and new models Omega expanded the famous Seamaster family
in 2002 by presenting the popular Aqua Terra collection
. The name of the series pays tribute to the spirit of the classic Seamaster watches, which are highly reliable as both under water (Aqua) and on land (Terra)
In the following years, the Omega Aqua Terra 150M
was continuously developed, but always with respect to its origin. Typical features such as the shape of the case, dial elements or hands remained untouched. The rest of the components always kept pace with the times. In 2008, the brand changed the appearance of the dial to the teak design which is still used today. The look of the Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M, which is inspired by the wooden deck planks of luxury sailing boats
, was highly popular among customers and has become a distinctive feature of the Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M watches
In 2013, in the competition for the best magnetic field resistant watch new standards were set. With the Aqua Terra >15,000 Gauss
, Omega has set a milestone that changed the world of watchmaking: The use of certain iron-free materials
for the movement made it possible to create a calibre with an antimagnetic resistance of up to 15,000 Gauss
. This is a significantly higher level of resistance than one would actually need in everyday life. For scientists and doctors who work with magnetic resonance or other devices, however, this feature is quite important.
A short portrait of the Seamaster collection
In total, the Omega Seamaster series comprises eight collections, each with its own unique character. In addition to the Aqua Terra, these are the following:
- Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M - delighting watch enthusiasts since 1993. It measures 42 mm, is powered by the Master Chronometer calibre 8800 and is considered a full divers watch. It is water resistant up to 30 bar.
- Omega Seamaster 300 - This watch was especially developed and launched for divers in 1957. After more than half a century it looks almost the same today as it did back then, but is technically absolutely up to date.
- Omega Seamaster Railmaster - Also launched in 1957, this watch captivates due to its simple design and classic minuterie. The current collection is based on the original model and has a retro style.
- Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600 M - a divers watch which has been fascinating the watch world since 2005. Due to its water resistance up to 60 bar and its innovative design, it embodies the highest watchmaking standards.
- Omega Seamaster 1948 - This collection is a tribute to Omega's first watch family, the Seamaster itself. It was first presented to the public in 1948 and now as well as back then the models shine in simple elegance.
- Omega Seamaster Bullhead - It distinguishes itself from all other watches of the brand by its distinctive case. It first saw the light of day in 1969 and one characteristic has remained the same: The crown at the twelve o'clock position.
- Seamaster Ploprof 1200 M - Back in 1970 it already was one of the most robust divers watches in the world. It can withstand pressures of up to 120 bar and its name derives from the French words "Plongeur professionnel", meaning "professional diver".
Commander James Bond's choice of Aqua Terra 150M watches
Since 1995, the world's most famous secret agent has worn Omega watches. We are talking about Bond, James Bond
. As a former member of the Navy, he combines his past with the past of Omega, which is one of the reasons for choosing the brand. In the film "Skyfall", actor Daniel Craig alias 007 wears the Aqua Terra 150M
). The watch is also featured in the movie "Spectre" in which the agent is equipped with an Aqua Terra 150 M (Ref. 184.108.40.206.03.003)
. Both watches are an excellent choice, because both Commander Bond and the watches appear very sporty and yet elegant.
Omega launched the Seamaster Aqua Terra 150 M James Bond Limited Edition
for the premiere of the film in 2015, which additionally symbolizes a birthday present. The MI6 agent has been wearing the brand's watches for about 20 years now. The anniversary model is limited to 7,007 pieces
and sets colourful accents with its yellow numerals and second hands.