Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

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    Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    Just looking for some opinions out there. I've got an airman 18 38mm or an airman 9 chrono 44mm. One will be kept the other will be sold. Which would you keep and why?Name:  image.jpeg
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    Moderator Public Forum GlennO's Avatar
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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    Those lugs are pretty long, I'd keep the 38 which also appears to have an edge in legibility. Do you use the chrono function?

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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    The 38mm looks better IMO. Although I'd get a purist rather than GMT. Still a cool watch.

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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    The Airman 18 is the one to keep; iconic for the brand. The chrono is a bit busy and the lugs are past your wrist, even with it pushed higher up your arm.
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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    Another vote for the 38mm non-chrono here.
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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    38mm easily. But im biased for the more traditional airmans :p
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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    The 38mm looks better and fits well, the 44mm is too large and is, IMO, not as handsome.

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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    Yeah, the 44mm looks like it's probably a bit too big if you were wearing it further down. Also the Airman 18 is really nice! Little nicer I think.

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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    The 38mm looks better. And please buy this one from an AD since this watch is heavily...copied.
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    Re: Glycine airman advice needed - which one?

    Another vote in favor of the 38mm here.

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