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The close working relationship between Gnomon and Glycine allows us to offer Glycine watches at a special introductory price, complete with two years Glycine international warranty.
Since its founding in 1914, Glycine has been manufacturing watches at its factory in Bienne, Switzerland. Founder Eugène Meylan was an uncompromising watch engineer who strove for perfection and nothin less. He had a profound understanding of both the market demands and the possibilities offered by the technological advances of that time. Till today, offering excellent value at reasonable prices is an essential part of Glycine's philosophy. The company's strong foundation, coupled with its emphasis on rugged and reliable products, have given Glycine a respected name in Swiss watchmaking today.
|Glycine Combat Vintage Green Ref. GL0458|
Since the early 60s, Glycine has served the market with sturdy and captivating watches that are made for wearing in the most severe of conditions. The precise automatic and chronograph movements are housed in a high-grade steel case of rugged construction, offering excellent value for money.
The Glycine Combat Vintage Green GL0458 is a well-built watch made with the modern adventurer in mind. Made with the sturdy 316L stainless steel case, the watch boasts the original military style dial layout, with white Arabic military hour markers against the matte green dial. Together with the applied "triangle" hour plots on the periphery, the applied hour plots are filled with a good amount of SuperLuminova for superb clarity in low light conditions. The Glycine signature hands are also true to the "MIL-W-3818B" design and filled with matching SuperLuminova.
|“Triangle” hour plots on the periphery, with Arabic military hours flanking the military 24 hours|
The 43mm watch is only 10.99 thin, and houses a durable double domed sapphire crystal that provides optimal clarity and uncompromising scratch resistance, making it robust for everyday use. Powered by the Swiss Automatic movement GL224, (its equivalent of ETA 2824-2/SW200), The Glycine Combat Vintage Green GL0458 gives you precise accuracy as it operates at 28,800 bph (4 Hertz) with hacking and hand winding capabilities. It has 25/26 jewels with a power reserve of 38 hours. Turn it over to appreciate the rotor, engraved with the brand's logo, through the open exhibition case back.
The Glycine Combat Vintage Green GL0458 comes with a military olive fabric nato strap and signed buckle.
|True to 60s “MIL-W-3818B” specifications|
As part of the reissued military watches. The Glycine Combat Vintage Green GL0458 features remarkable finishings. Entirely hand finished and Made in Switzerland, the watch is polished, and satin brushed throughout to a very high standard. They even made an
extra effort to have high refined bevel lines on each side that runs flushed through the sides.
Further, it features classic field watch bezel, a solid high polished stepped bezel that balances the mid-case exceptionally well. The Combat 6 Vintage is water resistant to a modest 50m like most military watches.
Combat watches stand out for their classic design, enduring strength and reliability. All through the years, this line of watches has enjoyed continued popularity in military and sports circles. And the Glycine Combat Vintage Green GL0458 will be no exception to that rule.