Hi, I am Emre Kiris and I collect vintage Glycine watches. I built this website to share my learnings with enthusiasts and collectors. Glycintennial is dedicated to vintage Glycine watches but has also sections for other curiosities so as early automatic wristwatches, dead beat seconds etc...
Read through my journey at 'Introduction' page. Contact me for any questions or feedback you may have.
Glycine Watch Company's history is presented in this page from its creation in 1914 until today. Read through the first 100 years of the company, ups and downs, peaks and bottoms...logos used and how they evolved, manufacture volumes, owners and company milestones.
Find original documents and patent registers in this page. Glycine has patented 9 inventions from 1917 to 1973. Browse through the early automatic watch patent to 24 hour GMT bezel inventions along with baguette shape movements and jump hour watch patents.
This page will walk you through the manufacture movements of Glycine watches. You will find also your vintage Glycine Airman manufacture year according to its serial number. Retro Glycine watches from '90s and onward, their reference numbers and codes...all is here. Serial numbers are incorporated with Glycine Heritage department.
Glycine watch mainstream models from 1914 to 2010. Browse through the Glycine watches and see the evolution of timepieces from Eugene Meylan Automatic to Glycine Airman, Combat, Altus, Incursore, Lagunare and many more models.
Airman, the flagship model of Glycine Watches, deserves its own page. Everything related to Glycine Airman is in this page, from its invention to tribute models, from the famous hacking mechanism to its restoration and service needs.
Glycine, being one of the early automatic watch inventor, I have created a page dedicated to all early automatic wrist-watches from 1922 to 1933. Back then watches were engineered, inventors really stretched it with all possible winding mechanisms. It's a truly curious decade for the collector starting with Harwood, Autorist, Glycine to Rolls, Frey, Mars, Driva, Wyler, Bulova, Rolex, Autorem and Pierce.
For sale page is designed to provide a reliable transaction source for fans,friends and collectors. You will find some well preserved vintage Glycine Airman watches for sale, also some other brands, always serviced and well kept rare timepieces.I update it often so come back or email me if there is something you are looking for. Maintaining a large collection, I have always some watches out for service and not always listed.
Horological Source is a page with no particular focus but anything and everything from here and there... Not just vintage Glycine watches but also interesting facts from the world of horlogerie. Like who patented the GMT hand and bezel? Who produced whose movements? Dead beat seconds watches, some Rolex and Doxa stuff, Angelus serial numbers and years of manufacture chart and much more...
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