Laco Mini-Replica

Laco Mini-Replica

Mini, because the case diameter has been reduced from the original 55 mm of the B-Uhr specification to 45 mm. But the Mini-Replica by Laco is still a large and impressive watch, with dark sandblasted finish and anti-fingerprint coating. The ordnance number FL 23883 is engraved on the caseband. Differently to the orginal B-Uhr, this…

Laco Mission Manx Limited Edition

Laco Mission Manx Limited Edition

The Laco Mission Manx Limited Edition celebrates vintage motorcycling and is perfect for those enthusiasts who own vintage motorbikes, and also dress the part, with bushy beards, soft caps, helmet and goggles, and aged leather gear. This piece is dedicated in particular to the Tourist Trophy race on the Isle of Man, and a German…

Laco Flieger Type B Heritage 42

This is a new pilot’s watch by Laco presented at Baselworld 2016. The piece is 42 mm in diameter, and its principal characteristic is that dial and stainless steel case have been specially treated to give them an aged look. They are very convincing, with marks of oxidation on the solid caseback, and a dial…

Laco Aviator Observation Watch 55mm

Laco was one of the few companies that made so-called Beobachtungsuhren (B-Uhr, observation watches) for the Luftwaffe during the Second World War, to specifications that included a size of 55 mm, an indirectly-driven centre seconds hand with stop-seconds function, black dial, radium-coated numerals and hands, precision in timekeeping at temperatures down to 20°C below zero,…

Laco Ju 52

Laco Ju 52

Part of the extensive Laco collection of pilot’s watches, the Ju 52 is a very wearable model with a 42 mm stainless steel case, 12.8 mm thick, with black PVD coating that gives it a sleek, modern look. The watch is part of the Type C collection, linked to pre-WW2 watches with cathedral hands and…

Laco

Company profile: Laco was founded as Lacher & Co. in 1925 in Pforzheim, Germany, by Frieda Lacher and Ludwig Hummel, and they immediately specialized in watches with Swiss-made movements mounted into their own cases. Hummel left the company in 1936 and Erich Lacher took his place, changing the company name to Erich Lacher Uhrenfabrik, and…

Laco Replica 861929

Available soon, Laco Pilot Watch Type A

Laco, a German brand running back to 1925 and based in Pforzheim, made B-Uhr type pilot’s watches during the Second World War, and so this year the company is celebrating its 90th anniversary. As part of the celebrations, it has presented the Original Laco Aviator watch, reference 861929. It is described as a “Replika” watch…