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For sale from my personal collection is a Vintage Glycine Airman complete with box and papers. The watch is fully functional with the hacking mechanism by wire functioning.
The serial number 9159252 dates it to 1967 with AS1902 movement. The Guarantee document is dated April 20, 1972. Hacking feature by wire works, the watch is just back from a service at my watchmaker.
The Airman is an iconic aviators watch – in case you are not familiar, please check the Glycine Airman article on Fratello watch.
in good condition with minor scratches, which can be seen against the light
Hands appear original with nice patina , please check pictures. When activated with UV light, the hands glow for a while and then fade away.
Original dial in excellent condition, very clean without spots or discoloration. The tritium lume dots appear all original and have changed to a nice cream colour. When activated with UV light, the lume dots glow for a while and then fade away.
Turns smoothly, can be fixed with the second crown at 8. Some numbers have lost the black paint , please see pictures for reference.
Original cross hatched crown with signs of use .
In good vintage condition, unplished. Scratches consistent with the age
Markings are very well defined, the caseback has some slight scratches visible under close inspection. The caseback has most likely been polished in the past.
AS1902 movement running fine, date changes excatly at 24 hours. Hacking feature by wire works.
Strap & buckle
The watch comes with a dark green NATO strap.
Accessories: Original box and guarantee paper.
Dial, caseback and movement signed.
The price is 2650 CHF (Swiss Francs) / 2850 USD / 2500 EUR or OBRO plus shipping at actual cost. Low ball offers will be politely ignored. The watch can also be sold through Chrono24, which provides a safe Escrow service. Watch and I are in Switzerland.
I have not sold watches on Chroncentric yet. However I have 100% positive feedback on ebay since 2006 and I have sold many watches on Chrono24. I can also provide references from OF.
Please feel free to contact me in German, English, French or Chinese. I am happy to provide further details/pictures and to supply references.
bank wire or PayPal (please add 4 % to the price to cover PayPal fees).
Shipping: insured and registered parcels by Swiss postal service, DHL or Fedex.
Terms of sale
The large, clear unaltered pictures are an important part of the description. Please look carefully and feel free to ask questions.
I check the watch to be certain it runs when listed and we re-check before shipping. There is no warranty on the accuracy of the watch. Please note that vintage watches are in general not considered waterproof.
Returns only accepted within 3 days of receipt if the watch is not as described and pictured and it is returned in the same exact condition as it was sold. Refunds will only be made upon a full inspection and will amount to the purchase price minus shipping and handling costs. Buyer is responsible for the return postage, insurance, and safe delivery of the watch back to me.
Import duties, taxes and charges (typically collected upon delivery or pickup) are the buyer's responsibility and are not included in the item price or shipping charges. Please check with your country's customs office prior to bidding/buying to determine what these additional costs will be.