If you're in the market for one Swiss mechanical watch to do it all *come rain, hail or shine, 365 days of the year and you've got a budget of around $10,000, most people would head straight for a Rolex Datejust. In fact, the argument could quite easily be made that the Datejust is the archetypal, go-anywhere, do-anything timepiece thanks to features like a waterproof case, chronometer certified in-house movement, supreme robustness and superlative build quality. However, Omega also makes a watch that genuinely rivals the Rolex in every aforementioned criterion. And yet, due to almost all of Omega's fanfare these days being levelled squarely at the venerable Seamaster Professional and Speedmaster collections, most people have forgotten that the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Master Chronometer even exists. So, we thought it would be pertinent to draw everyone's attention back to when Felix first went hands-on with this truly exceptional timepiece. The story in a second: This year the Aqua Terra received a major upgrade, and now we're seeing Omega's staple in a whole new light. Since it first surfaced in 2003, Omega's Aqua Terra has been a versatile everyman: stylish and sartorial, but tough enough for the real world.…

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