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Glycine Airman Automatic circa 1965 Minty w/ Wood Box

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An exceptionally sharp condition Glycine stainless steel Airman automatic circa 1965. A very popular model aviator’s model for GI’s during the Vietnam war era. Featuring a large 36 x 46mm heavy snap back case with wide rotating 24 hour bezel secured with 2ndary crown. Featuring a very minty original black dial with 24 hour military time track, date window at 6 o’clock and signed T SWISS T. Powered by A. Schild self winding caliber 1700/01 movement with sweep seconds and date. With original cross hatched winding and setting crown.

Additionally this model features the hack feature, using a tiny wire that protrudes through a small hole in the dial between the 2 and 4 of the number 24. When the crown is pulled out, a lever forces the wire through the hole, and the wire stops the sweep second hand from advancing. The hack function is used to synchronize timing to the exact second. Offered on your choice of leather or sporty style strap. Guaranteed genuine, serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers and offered with a 1 year warranty of accurate timekeeping and operation. Includes original wooden box with slide off lid as shown in photos.

 

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Additional information

Maker

Glycine

Model Name/Type

Airman Automatic

Man's / Lady's

Men

Model/Case Ref#

n/a

Circa

1965

Case mm

35 x 46mm

Case Metal

Stainless Steel

Bezel

24 hour

Crystal

Acrylic

Crown-Pushers

original unsigned crowns

Dial & Hands

black original dial with tritium luminous indexes

Movement Type

Self Winding

Movement Caliber

0409, A Shild 1700/01

Date Function

date

Strap / Bracelet

Fine leather, cordovan, or exotic skin strap

Strap / Bracelet Size

18mm

Country of Origin

Switzerland

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

Wood box

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