Saturday, March 7, 2015

You Get to Pick 1 of Each...Glycine

The Airman from Glycine!

Courtesy of Glycine

This is the Airman "1953 Vintage" Limited Edition.  Written about it many times before, but if I had to pick just 1 watch from Glycine, this would be it.

Here are the specs, direct from Glycine -

Airman "1953 Vintage" Limited Edition

Ref. 3904


Caliber:Cal. No GL 293 Swiss automatic movement
Functions:hours, minutes and seconds, 24hours hand, date display in window
Size:11 1/2"
Power Reserve:42 hours
Hz:4/28'800 vibrations per hour
Finish:oscillating weight on ball bearing is rhodium coated, decorated "Côtes de Genève", and bears the engraving of an airplane.

Case, Dial & Hands

Material:stainless steel
Diameter:42mm without crown
Height:11.80mm without magnifier
Waterproof:20 atm
Back:screwed see-through mineral glass 
Glass:double domed sapphire with magnifier
Dial:domed, silver 
Hands:nickel with special old brown SL

Special features

Purist Version (pure 24h watch, 3 hands, two timezones)
Wooden case true to the original together with a 1950's-style guarantee certificate. Limited Edition of 600 timepieces.

Leather strap

Material:high-tec fabric material
Width:22mm horns / 22mm buckle

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