Glycine Airman 46mm 1999-2006 < >
Name: Glycine Airman 46mm
Size: 46mm without crown
Height: 10.50 mm with solid back
11mm with see-through back
Movement: ETA 2893,21 jewels, 28,800 alterations ph
Time display: 24 hour or GMT/UTC
Power Reserve: 42 hours
Dial: Black with SL, blue with SL, yellow with S.
Date: Quick correcting at 3
Text on dial: Glycine Airman Automatic World Timer
200M-660 FT and logo, swiss made
Hands: Black with SL, nickel with SL
Crown: Screw down
Case: Stainless steel highly polished
Back: Screwn down, available with a mineral glass back
Bezel: Bi-directional rotating brushed
Strap: Leather with stainless steel buckle
Seconds hand: Hack
Topring: Positioned by a special spacer system
Water resistance: 20 ATM / 200 meters / 660 feet
How to read 3 time zones
Famous secound crown is back
This second model from the fifth generation was most promissing.
From start it was available as 24 hour and GMT.
More importantly are the 2 crowns that gave this Airman 46mm the Old Airman look. This model has put the fifth generation on the right track. Following this line we now know that Airman 8, Airman Special, Airman Vintage V and Airman SST 06 came following in his footstep.
With this 46mm model Glycine was one of the first to produce oversized watches and therefore was one of the companies that made it into a trend. Compared to the next Airman model with a diameter of 53 mm this Airman 46 mm is relatively small.