The production of Glycine watches started in Switzerland in 1914 and has been ongoing ever since. The first collection of Glycine chronometer watches came into existence in 1934. In 1952, Glycine presented its vacuum chronometers, which were both water and shock-resistant. The Airman collection, which is still available for purchase today, was first presented in 1953. These watches were especially designed for the needs of pilots. Glycine is one of the watch companies to pioneer world time measurements. Altus is the dress watch line, Combat watches were designed for the needs of adventurers and extreme sport lovers.