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  1. News from the Watch Industry
    Laco showcased their new Flieger Erbstück Full Lume watches in MunichTime last month.  We had written a review this on the Leipzig Erbstück pilot watch earlier this year.  Now the Full Lume joins this ready-made vintage heirloom flieger series. The name – Erbstück” (translates into heirloom) –...
  2. Watches - Straps & Bracelets
    Hello, i made those straps, 2 parts 150x85mm long, beause they are pilot type and construction is roller buckle inside the long part. Thy are 20mm wide, made for watch with longer lugs, allthought leather is thinned on the lug area, it might not fit every watch ! As seen on pics both pieace are...
  3. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    For sale Laco Flieger 45 Type B Automatic - Friedrichshafen....Comes with Complete box set and leather pouch. Im the original owner. Comes with original BRAND NEW never worn leather pilot strap. In addition to original there will be a Pilot style strap made from shark, and another made from...
  4. News from the Watch Industry
    One of the most important feature for a pilot watch is the presence of bright lume for reading the time in darkness or poorly lit environment.  The original material used for making the hands, numbers and marker, and the triangle at 12’o clock, was Radium.  Radium was highly radioactive and had...
  5. LACO
    My new Laco MonteCarlo just arrived this morning, and I chose for an instant-change of the original leather strap to an equally new NATO strap. :) Some may ask ‘but why?!’ I do like the leather strap, however, from experience of my Breitling, they wear quickly, and I’ve always wanted a pilots...
  6. WTB - Wanted to Buy
    Hello, I have been looking for this watch for some time. Needs to be shipped abroad. and Paypaled Any offer please PM Thank you
  7. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    SOLD $2350 new My price: $1275 wire shipped CONUS (or Paypal + fees). Plenty of references available upon request. This is a catch and release for me. Didn't love the way it fit my 6 inch wrist. What makes this pilot watch special is the hand finishing process to create the appearance of...
  8. News from the Watch Industry
    The blue dial trend has been popular for several decades, but it appears to be peaking currently. At the watch shows, blue color dials are featured alongside traditional white and black dials.  The same applies to brand boutiques, where blue dial is marketed as the “boutique edition”.  It was...
  9. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hello, im putting for sale my pilot watch with asian 2824 clone movement running smooth. B type dial and blue hands. Bead Blasted Case - grey looks Case size: 43mm excluding crown 316L stainless steel with bead blasted finish Case Height : 12.3mm Case back: Screw down see through case back...
  10. WTB - Wanted to Buy
    42mm, Miyota movement, type-B dial. They're on Amazon for about $400, but if you've got one in the $300-350 range, shoot me a PM. Or, have another automatic pilot with the type-B style dial, I could be interested.
  11. LACO
    My new favourite watch!!
  12. News from the Watch Industry
    The original flieger watches were massive 55mm in case width and came on a long leather straps with rivets to tie over your flight gloves or in some cases even over the ankle.  As modern fliegers evolved for civilian wear, 42mm to 45mm cases became acceptable.  The current trend has the watches...
  13. News from the Watch Industry
    You may have already read about, or better still, participated in, one of Catawiki ’s Prestigious Vintage Watch Auctions , hosted by the reliable Dutch auction company. They take great care to authenticate all pieces submitted and ensure a smooth transaction from beginning to end. The...
  14. News from the Watch Industry
    Since Laco didn't join the Inhorgenta, this year's Baselworld became the place to showcase (almost) all 2018 novelties. And there is quite some news to be reported. All in all, we (Bhanu, Scott, Brad and I) got the impression that Laco is picking up speed, not so much in terms of quality...
  15. News from the Watch Industry
    Watchuseek recently posted an in-depth review of the LACO Erbstück watch.  LACO has developed a process that gives watches an artificial patina of age, enhancing them with historic charm. The name – Erbstück” (translates into heirloom) – was created when Watchuseek met with Laco’s new CEO Uwe...
  16. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
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  17. News from the Watch Industry
    As we close out this year and reflect, it's good to share some of the best fliegers of 2017, which were released this year. We hope you enjoyed the Flieger Friday concept. We will continue this concept in the next year with stories about vintage and modern fliegers, as well as news about new...
  18. News from the Watch Industry
    Being into watches for about four decades now, I've always felt and still feel attracted to aviator watches in general, and Beobachtungsuhren in particular.  For today, we bring you an extensive LACO Leipzig Erbstück Review. The German term "Beobachtungsuhr" dates back to navigator's watches...
  19. LACO
    A closer look on Laco Pilot Watch Original B Dial (HD 1080P)
  20. News from the Watch Industry
    For the first time in decades, a new German watch standard was published in March 2016, the DIN 8330 Horology – Pilot watches. The DIN 8330-1 and 8330-2 Horology is the successor for the Technical Standard for Pilot Watches, also known as TESTAF, released in 2012. TESTAF ensured that a pilot...
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