Glycine – AIRMAN SST 06 & AIRMAN SST 06 D24

Originally launched in 2006, Glycine AIRMAN SST 06 is a watch with the beauty of the 60’s and the technology of today. Its striking appearance is also the reason why it is lovingly called “Pumpkin“: the vertical black-grey divided dial is encircled by a pumpkin coloured rotating bezel.

But the AIRMAN SST 06 is also available in two other variations, namely with an orange dial as well as blue degradé and black rotating ring. It is equipped with the ETA movement 2893-2, has a diameter of 44 millimetres, is watertight up to 200 metres and is available with a leather strap or steel bracelet. The watches of this series cost between 1600 and 1800 CHF.

The unique brother of the AIRMAN SST 06 is the Double 24, the design of the case is also influenced by the “Pumpkin” from the 60’s. It simultaneously displays three optional 24 hour time zones – very seldom found on the watch market. This is made possible by the double 24 hour display from the centre, complemented by an independent rotating bezel which is set by a crown at two o’clock. If you turn the watch over you will find an attractive detail: the sapphire glass bottom reveals the subtly finished special movement 2424 where you can find the source of the name engraved on the golden rotor – a Boeing Super Sonic Transport (SST), the first planned (but never built) supersonic airplane.
The AIRMAN SST D24 edition is limited to 300 pieces. It has a diameter of 44 millimetres, a non-reflecting sapphire glass and is watertight up to 200 metres. With a leather strap it costs about 2600 and with a metal bracelet 2800 CHF.

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