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Is my Glycine Pre-Invicta?

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I am trying to figure out if my Glycine Airman Airfighter is pre-Invicta. It has the "winged" logo which, based on my internet searches, was initiated by the pre-Invicta company but was changed after Invicta took over because of the Armani lawsuit. My watch has the winged logo. Is there anyway to tell, perhaps based on the model number, if my watch is pre-Invicta?

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The logo is what's confusing me. I have the "in-between" logo, with the wings. I looked at some casebacks of the pre-invictas online, and they have a 4 digit reference number whereas mine has an 8 digit number. A lot of watchies have a pure hatred for Invicta, but it doesn't really matter to me. It's an excellent timepiece. I used to have Invicta Derangement Syndrome, bit I founf help at 1-800-dontbuythem.
John, I was admiring your watch in the WRUW forum today, what a keeper!
I understand your dilemma, and I care, in fact, I'm happy to pm my address so you can send it here for evaluation. Free of charge 馃榿 .
I get your inquiry, it matters if you intend to resell it. I imagine Glycine streamlined their production but I don't think their quality diminished with their name. There are miles of threads since they sold their soul, but I couldn't find a definitive answer for ya.
Can we please get something straight. Glycine may be owned by Invicta, but they haven't changed their machining, their movements, their personnel, or their materials as a result. Glycine are still an excellent Swiss brand who make superb watches at very competitive prices. Thank You
Without a doubt, Glycine assembles superb watches at very competitive prices. I could care less if mine is pre or post Invicta, I'd buy it again today, that much is straight.
Overlooking inflation, their watches are 40-50% less expensive than in 2015 (great!). They had a sales platform and reputation then and would have died, so they didn't change, rather cut their prices to survive?
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