Grand Carré Automatic
K1 Mineral Glass
Black Leather Strap with white stitching
New Old Stock; running perfectly; Never worn, new in box
Original box and documents
Glycine Grand Carré Automatic New Old Stock Watch - Yellow Dial
- Features Date, Central Seconds Hand
- Mechanical Power Reserve 38 hours
- 25 Jewels
Glycine watch company was founded in 1914 in Bene. Glycine company's founder is Eugene Meylan, a wonderful artist who has created an extremely accurate movement for ladies’ watches, offering a stunning women's watch market in gold and adorned with diamonds.
In 1931, Eugene Meylan invented the automatic winding movement. Glycine Eugene Meylan SA watches with the exact movement are very rarely found at auctions and collectors are a source of pride.
In 1934, the company produced watches that meet all quality requirements of the Official Swiss precision checks. During the Second World War, many watch factories were forced to cease to exist. But in spite of all, the company managed to survive. Moreover, it has become one of the participants of the Basel exhibition - an annual event, which is a significant event in the watchmaking world.
Glycine is primarily a sports watch with a big case with three independent movement. The firm has dedicated many years of Glycine art of watchmaking. In 1948, it introduced self-winding watch and has become one of the first brands of automatic watches. After all, these watches are created by designers and craftsmen without the use of mass production technologies.
The company surprised everyone when they released a line of watches "Airman 2000". They became known thanks to clearly label the dial to be satisfied and the ability to simultaneously show time in three time zones.
The new model is distinguished by its 17 Airman size, which was 46 millimeters in diameter. In addition, the watch is set automatic Valgranges A07-171 with three-hour zones. An «Airman 7" is an exclusive watch with three independent movements in a single package and Automatic, which shows the time simultaneously in four different time zones on three dials. The hands are driven by automatic movement ETA 2893-2. The dials on the marks, "8:00" and "10 hours" indicate hours and minutes in two time zones. These cells operate on a small automatic ETA 2671-2 movements.
Other Glycine watches, for example «Incursore» and «KMU 48", are known for use in historic military operations. «Incursore» was named in honor of the department of Italian frogmen of the Armed Forces, who performed extremely dangerous assignments and were glorified in the Second World War. A «KMU 48" - a shorthand term "Naval Watch", and 48 - is the diameter of the case. The dial of the watch is made so that military divers can easily distinguish between all of the labels, even in poor visibility conditions.
Glycine Watches have always been known for big cases and multiple dials.
The owner of a Glycine is outstanding personality who has a delicate taste and ability to evaluate the combination of bright modernity and the old Swiss tradition.