When it comes to aviation watches, it all started with Glycine. People who travel around the globe a lot are known to love the aesthetics as well as features associated with the watches from the firm. It is almost six decades since Glycine came out with the very first Airman. That was the very first time the world saw a watch that showed multiple time zones, and it was in the year 1953. As per the story, this watch was conceived on a trip between Bangkok and Calcutta. There is a certain amount of intrigue associated with the Glycine Airman Base 22 Mystery watch. When it comes to the watches that fall in to its category, this one is a truly unique watch, and is certainly very pleasant one on your eyes. It is using shades of grey and black in a nice manner to please the viewer immensely. The overall look of the watch vouches for the effort taken by Glycine to create a great design. The subsequent creations from Glycine’s stable were equally noteworthy and were lapped up by watch lovers from around the globe.
The watch has a 42 mm wide black case that is made of PVD. It is 10.9 mm in thickness. An ETA 2893 automatic watch movement is the brains behind the model in depicting accurate time. It has a power reserve that can last up to 42 hours at a stretch. Sapphire crystal is used to make the front surface of the watch. Mineral crystal is used to craft its case back. The water resistance rating of the watch is 20 atm. There are two versions of the watch where the number of time zones is the reason for the difference between the versions. The GMT version has three time zones and features a red colored hand. The second version has two time zones. The bezel that is created with steel is treated with PVD and features triangular markers as well as numbers etched on grey surfaces.
The Glycine Airman Base 22 Mystery Watch has its 24 hour dial created in dark charcoal grey color as well as numerals in steel blue color. How do you distinguish between the 24 and 12 hour markers? There is some noticeable difference between them that the latter are made in light grey shade and the former in dark matte charcoal grey shade. In addition to this, the dial has rectangular as well as circular markers with enough lume on them. Again, there is ample use of grey lume on the hour, minute and seconds hands that are created in glossy black color. The bold red color used for the GMT hand is easy to be noticed in its black surroundings. The perfectly crafted stylish black strap is a pleasure to your eyes and gels perfectly with the overall watch design. The color combination used in the watch is the best that you can come up with. At the listed price of $ 2,350, this watch is a great deal for watch lovers.