#5776 Glycine Airman SST “Pumpkin” 24 Hour 1968 Vintage Vietnam Era

Glycine Airman SST
Status: Available for CAD $2850 / USD $2200

 













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Glycine Airman SST (SuperSonic Transport) automatic ref #323.1219 displaying 24 hour time and with split black /grey dial to indicate AM or PM time and orange rotating inner bezel. Watch dates to 1968 and was used and very popular with Vietnam war pilots and was often referred to as an Airman Pumpkin because of orange color of bezel. The back of the watch is embossed with a plane, depicting a Boeing 2707 which was the first American Supersonic Transport project but never was actually produced. The AS 2163 movement is in excellent working condition and has hack feature for precise setting. The dial, hands, crowns are all original and the case has no signs of heavy polishing. The orange and black Nato textile bracelet nicely complements this fine timepiece. Watch measures 41.5 mm across (not including crown) x 50 mm lug to lug and is fit with an orange and black Nato strap.