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Since its founding by Eugène Meylan in 1914, Glycine has been producing watches at its factory in Bienne, Switzerland. Meylan was an uncompromising watch engineer who strove for perfection and nothing less. He had a profound understanding of both the market demands and the possibilities offered by the technological advances of the time.
Today, offering excellent value at reasonable prices is an important part of Glycine's philosophy. The company's strong foundation, coupled with its emphasis on rugged and reliable products, make Glycine a respected name in Swiss watchmaking today.
|Glycine Combat SUB 42 Black Ref. GL0433
|Black Dial with Black Bezel
|Unique Curved Lugs for a Comfortable Fit
The sporty theme continues onto the dial. The black dial with vintage arabic numbers, one to twelve, is flanked by the minute track. The hour markers and arabic numbers are filled with a good amount of C1 SuperLuminova for superb glow-in-the-dark. The Glycine signature hands are outlined in matching orange and filled with matching C1 SuperLuminova.
Powered by an Glycine GL224 movement which is essentially an ETA2824-2/SW200, operating at 28,800 bph (4 Hertz) with hacking and hand winding capabilities. It has 25/26 jewels with a power reserve of 38 hours. . Matching the watch, the 22mm supplied Glycine rubber strap is a fitting choice as a fully waterproof strap suited for diving.
Overall, the Glycine Combat Sub exhibits very great value given the history and built of the watch. The contemporary size with unique curved lugs makes this watch ultra comfortable on many wrists. The unique Glycine looks, the Swiss automatic movement, the 200m stainless steel diver case with sapphire makes this an exceptional bargain and hard to beat. The Combat Sub definitely fits Glycine's philosophy that Mr Eugène Meylan set out in 1914.