Glycine’s long line of established aviation-inspired pilots watches have become synonymous with the aircraft industry. The Airman collection in particular not only delivers functionality to those at the cockpit but also the global traveller and professional businessman. Glycine began producing models from the Airman range in 1953 with a watch that became legendary for introducing multiple timezones. The brand have since focused their skills and technological advancements towards more complex world timers bringing to the luxury watch industry a number of unique collector’s items. A new pinnacle was reached from Glycine in 2002 when a new innovation was launched. The Airman 7 featured three mechanical movements which simultaneously displayed the time in four different time zones. The Airman Airfighter was later launched in 2014, marking yet another milestone in the brand’s successful history of pilot chronographs.
Now the Glycine Airman Double Twelve has hit the radar of those with an affinity for supreme mechanical craftsmanship. Investing in a Glycine watch becomes a way of life for many. It is simply to join the world of horological delicacies. The brand are experts in balancing a perfect blend of sophistication with cutting edge technology and high grade materials to create exceptional timepieces that deliver on reliability and style unanimously. The Glycine Airman Double Twelve is just another excuse to indulge in the brand’s phenomenon once more. The timepiece is the first Airman with double 12-hour time indication. The instrument has already received an enthusiastic welcome among collectors with growing treasuries of vintage-inspired watches. Put simply, the Airman Double Twelve has a 12 hour dial and a 12 hour bezel so although you need to be a fan of the 24 hour dial and bezel, the Airman Double Twelve is an easy to love timepiece with a degrade dial which become slightly darker towards the top and fades to a lighter shade towards the south end. The centrally mounted hours, seconds and minutes hands are luminescent treated and contrast nicely to their solid stainless steel bezels. The movement inside the Glycine Airman Double Twelve watch is the GL-224 which is protected against 200 metres of water damage thanks to its integrated anti-reflective and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass front. A highly legible date aperture sits at the 3 o’clock location, standing testament to Glycine’s promise in delivering highly legible displays for extreme practical use. The current red, denim blue and spider black variations are all delivered on calf straps in different shades to interact with each chosen colour scheme.
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