1986 Glycine Altus GG-W-113

By the 1980s Glycine had made a strong name for itself for reliable and functional pilots watches, with the likes of the Airman model. So it's no surprise that Glycine produced a few different military-issued timepieces over the course of the brand's history. However, the Glycine Altus is a bit of an anomaly as it was only in production for one contract year in 1986 under the GG-W-113 specification for the United States Air Force. 

The Glycine Altus' compact design features all of the military-issued goodies collectors know and love. Such as a bead-blasted stainless steel case, fix spring bars, and a high visibility no-nonsense dial. However, we think the Glycine Altus offers a unique wrist presence all its own, due to its more modest case diameter, the dial was designed with large Arabic numerals that jump off the dial and give this watch it's stylish and utilitarian wearability.

Stock # GLYALT86
Brand Glycine Altus
Style Military Pilots Watch
Model GG-W-113
Serial N/A
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Matte Black
Millimeters 33.5mm
Strap NATO Strap



The unpolished stainless steel case with fixed spring bars retains its factory bead-blasted matte finish and lines in excellent condition, showing minimal signs of use. The case retains its original bead-blasted crown which shows some signs of use. The caseback shows all the correct Govt. serial numbers and contract numbers. The watch will come on a NATO strap.


The matte black military dial with large Arabic numerals is in absolutely flawless condition, showing no aging or blemishes. The tritium arrow markers have taken on a warm creamy patina and exhibit no degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original tritium hands match the dial nicely and show no degradation under U.V. light inspection.


None. The watch was recently serviced and is keeping perfect time, back by a 1-year warranty of accurate timekeeping.