Laco Heidelberg Erbstück 862098 Pilot's Watch - BLACK DIAL - NEARLY NEW

Regular price
$1,420.00 USD
Regular price
$2,028.00 USD
Sale price
$1,420.00 USD

Laco Heidelberg Erbstück 862098 Pilot's Watch - BLACK DIAL - NEARLY NEW

1 in stock
Regular price
$1,420.00 USD
Regular price
$2,028.00 USD
Sale price
$1,420.00 USD

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This watch is classed as “Nearly New”, which means that it is either a customer return or a former photo sample. As such it could have very minor signs of wear and may not be supplied with the original box. However, it has still been checked to ensure that it is running perfectly, and it has a 6 month warranty.

This version of the Heidelberg is part of Laco's unique Erbstück collection. Each Erbstück is artificially aged by hand to achieve a stunning vintage look that completely transforms the watch. Laco age each component individually in a painstaking and labour-intensive process, the end result of which is a watch that looks as though it's decades old. Each piece is completely unique, so you get the charm of a vintage watch combined with the quality of a modern timepiece!

Please note that as each watch is unique, it will differ from the one shown in the pictures.

The Heidelberg is perfect for anyone after a pilot’s watch with a flawless execution. The modest 39mm steel case has a sandblasted finish that sets the tone for the functional minimalist design of the watch.

Despite the artificial aging, the printed numerals are still very legible against the matte black dial. The same goes for the hands, which are thermally blued and which really stand out given the faux patina on the watch. Both the markers and hands are applied with Super-LumiNova C3, for exceptional readability in the dark.

This beautiful dial is protected by domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. And powering the watch is the ever-reliable ETA 2824-2. The 25-jewel automatic movement is a staple of watch brands everywhere, as it’s both robust and accurate.

Why This Watch?

To be honest, what don’t we love?

  • With a width of 39mm and a thickness of just over 12mm, the Heidelberg’s sizing will be perfect for many.
  • The specifications are exactly what you’d want for a pilot’s watch at this price point.
  • The thermally blued hands are incredibly striking.

About The Brand

German watch manufacturer Laco were founded in 1925 as Lacher & Co. The brand is known for its pilots watches, which were issued to the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War. Today Laco still operate out of where they were founded, in Pforzheim, Germany, and strive to blend traditional style with modern materials.

Laco offer a wide range of pilots watches in various sizes and styles, including their Erbstück collection. These watches are artificially aged by hand to produce unique watches that have vintage character and modern specifications.

Manufacturer Laco
Watch Case Colour Silver
Watch Case Finish Sandblasted and hand aged
Watch Case Material Stainless steel
Watch Dial Colour Black
Watch Diameter 39mm
Watch Functions Hours, minutes, seconds
Watch Glass Domed and anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Watch Lug Length 46mm
Watch Lug Width 18mm
Watch Lug Luminescence Super-LumiNova C3 applied to the dial and hands
Watch Movement ETA 2824-2 (Swiss)
Watch Movement Type Automatic
Watch Power Reserve 38 hours
Watch Style Pilot
Watch Thickness 12.15mm
Watch Warranty 2 Years manufacturer's warranty
Watch Water Resistant 50 Mtrs (5ATM)

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