An earlier version of this story erroneously assumed that the quickset hour hand on the original Globemaster was also a feature of this watch, and referred to the Globemaster Annual Calendar as a “GMT” watch.  Both characterizations were erroneous, and HODINKEE regrets the error.

The Omega Globemaster Annual Calendar: Case, 41 mm x 14.71 mm, available either in Sedna Gold or stainless steel with tungsten carbide “hard metal” scratch-proof bezel. Water resistance, 10 bar/330 ft. Sapphire crystals front and back. Movement, Omega co-axial “Master Chronometer” certified by COSC/METAS. Bidirectional winding, 25,200 vph (3.5 hertz) with 55-hour power reserve; NIVACHOC shock protection. As shown, $8,600; expected to be available in November. Omega’s Baselworld 2016 novelties are all online right here.

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