Item Description


New old stock from Laco Watch Manufacturing Company, Pforzheim, Germany.  The Laco factory was destroyed by the Royal Air Force (RAF) on the evening of February 23, 1945, in a large bombing raid. The movements survived the wreckage, and were discovered  in a rubbish container. This is an extraordinary find for watch collectors and watch history.

Manual Wind, Subsection, Diameter : 23,8mm, f=18000A/, Power Reserve 40h.


The Aviator 1944 dial comes with  strong glowing Luminova for perfect readibility during night.
Also the hands carry the Luminova, the style is the same like in the historical Clock. The seconds dial below 12, is a tribute to the original onboard clock on the instrument panel of  the airplane cockpit.

The brown strap is Handmade and hand stitched made from thick leather. The stitching is made by hand. The buckle is deep engraved and appears in the look of a wing.

This watch is a limited edition of only 144 worldwide

Technical Specifications

Case Material: 316L Stainless Steel

Dial Color: Black

Case Size: Width 43 mm x Height 11.8 mm x Length 53 mm

Lug Width: 24

Movement: LACO 523

Crystal: Pyrex (8 Mohs hardness but no fingerprints)

Display Back: Exhibition Back

Lume: Strong Luminova

Water Resistance: 100 M

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