Saturday, November 30, 2013

And Now for Something a Little Different...

Yes, I have a soft spot for Glycine.  I am a certifiable Airman fanatic.  But what I like about Glycine is that they are aware that (sacrilegious though it may be) there is more to life than the Airman ; )
Courtesy of Glycine
Introducing the Glycine Classics Automatic.

The case is stainless steel, 40 mm in diameter, housing a self-winding Swiss movement.  20 mm lug width with a calf strap.  

The crown is red 5N pvd coated, as are the hands, indices and the date aperture.

Thank you Glycine for making something different than what we might have expected.  This is indeed a nice surprise!

Here all all of the specs:


Caliber:Cal. No GL 224 Swiss Automatic Movement
Functions:hours, minutes and seconds, date display in window
Size:11 1/2"
Power Reserve:38 hours
Hz:4/28'800 vibrations per hour
Finish:ruthenium coated oscillating weight on ball bearing, decorated special Glycine engraving

Case, Dial & Hands

Material:stainless steel / bicolor stainless steel 5N / red 5N pvd coated
Diameter:40mm without crown
Height:10.90 mm
Waterproof:3 atm
Back:screwed see-through mineral glass
Dial:Silver dial, Charcoal dial, red gold applied indexes
Hands:red hands with SL
Crown:sticker crown

Leather strap

Material:calf alligator imitation
Width:20 mm horns / 20 mm buckle


Material:stainless steel / bicolor stainless steel 5N / red 5N pvd coated
Length:165 mm
Width:20/18 mm
Clasp:butterfly with pusher

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