Laco Luftwaffe Beobachtungsuhr Observer Navigation Watch World War II German Fighter Pilot Watch
Order Number: 129411
Features: Very Rare Original World War II Collectible German Luftwaffe Issue Beobachtungsuhr Observer Navigation Watch. Five Different Companies Supplied Watches to Hitler's Airforce and this is the Watch Supplied by Laco Lacher & Company. They are Very Large in order to be Easy to Read Inside the Cockpit at Night. They Were Fitted With Large Watchbands So that they Could be Strapped On the Outside of the Flight Jacket. They Had Large Crowns so they could be Operated with Gloved Hands. This Example is Completely Original and Well Preserved.
Case: Large 55mm Diameter Gum Metal Case Has All the Correct Markings and Case Markings Match the Movement Markings. Outside Case Back Marked H16981. Side Case Marked FL23883. Inside Case Marked as Follows:
Beobachtungsuhr Bauart: Durowe Gerat-Nr: 127-560B Werk Nr: H16981 Andorderz: FL23883 Hersteller: Lacher & Co
Dial: Original Finish Black Dial with Luminous Filled Sword Hands. Outer Minute/Second Track. Outstanding Condition.
Movement: Durowe Laco High Grade 22 Jewel Movement in Excellent Running Condition. Hack Feature Stops the Watch When the Crown is Pulled Out In Order to Synchronize Watches. Movement is Numbered 16981 Which Matches Inside the Case Back. Recently Serviced by www.farfo.com Vintage Watch Repair Department.
Watch Band: Comes with Original Large Leather Strap that Has Been Shortened to Fit a 7 1/2 - 9 Inch Wrist.
Dimensions: 55mm Diameter Excluding Crown x 65mm top to bottom. 26mm Lug Spacing.
Condition: Excellent - Near Mint Original Condition. Comes with a 90 Day Mechanical Warranty.
Price: SOLD - Contact Us If You Have One To Sell Or If You Require Vintage Watch Repair or Vintage Watch Restoration Service.