Along with the new model Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT hour company Omega has introduced a new exclusive addition of his legendary “family” coaxial arrangements. Co-Axial caliber 8605/8615 from OMEGA – the first mechanism for the company, equipped with advanced functions GMT.
The function is GMT availability, in addition to hour, minute and seconds hands, extra hands, which makes a complete rotation every 24 hours, allowing you to track time in two time zones.
Model Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT rather remarkable creation, a fully executed in the spirit of OMEGA. Housing 43 mm is available in several versions, from 18 – carat pink gold or stainless steel versions in their harmonious combination. Sapphire crystal, screwed back cover covering allows us to see exclusive coaxial mechanism. Hours are either with the bracelet, the natural, the same metal as the body, as well as black, brown or blue leather strap.
Dial quite remarkable: the vertical lines on the surface look like wooden floors of luxury boats. Hourly indices are made of 18 – carat gold polished and coated with a luminescent substance Super-LumiNova.
Beads made of arrows 18 – carat white or red gold, and also covered with coating Super-LumiNova, allow read rates even in absolute darkness. The arrow tipped with red GMT makes it easy to distinguish between two time zones.
The “heart” of the new model Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT is above the new Co-Axial caliber 8605/8615. It is part of the “family” arrangements OMEGA, submitted in 2007. Co-Axial Escapement is used in conjunction with a free spring balance and its functions are significantly different from the traditional lever escapement.
Speed clock can be adjusted by modifying the moment of inertia of the balance by means of two gold regulatory mikrovintov embedded in a circular balance. This design avoids the harmful effects of contact between the spring book and axis that, therefore, provides a stable clock speed for a long period of use.
As a result of reduced friction, which means that completely eliminated the need for lubrication, Co-Axial caliber has long intervals of operation and watch Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT, which is also equipped with a silicon spring balance, comes with a four-year warranty.