what I would call a true homage to the Submariner and far from a direct copy.
It has borrowed the design from a Sub but it has got its own details to make it
more unique. It’s a little beefier with its 42mm and 22mm lug width but it’s
still a slim watch. This color-combo of the Combat SUB is the one I like the
most. The others not so much.
about $400 for my first Combat SUB. It was used and came without the bracelet but on the
original rubber. It felt like some well spent money for a used watch in comparison
to what I got; a well-built automatic 200m diver with a screw down crown and
with a cool design from an acknowledged and well reputed brand.
|#41 – My first Combat SUB. Here back in June 2010 together with my newly bought Shimano Sonora 400FD fishing reel.|
|Photographed in the sun on the balcony.|
|Nice caseback with two cute seals.|
|Having a beer after a day of pike fishing in June 2010.|
|Captured during a walk in Stockholm.|
I bought my
second one, the same reference but on the bracelet this time, in March 2012. The
bracelet was a little bit too solid for me and didn’t taper very much. I hate
bracelets that doesn’t taper towards the buckle. Bought a Citizen-like rubber
from Bonetto for it which it looked quite good on. Owned it for a month and
then flipped it for something else. Lost dough.
|#124 – The second Combat SUB. Here on bracelet.|
|A wrist shot at work.|
|On a Bonetto rubber.|
like Glycine watches and especially their Airman collection. The Combat SUB is a cool
and affordable watch which I definitely can recommend and I think you should give
it a try if you get the chance. This is another brand I feel is genuine and have
|Product image of the Glycine Combat SUB ref. 3863.|
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