Laco - Observation

  • Movement 
    Handwinding
  • Year of manufacture 
    1940
  • Lot number 
    90
  • Case material 
    Steel
  • Diameter 
    55
  • Bracelet material 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Watch type 
    Men/Unisex

Description

LACO "Observation", military, around 1940. Nickeled brass round case, diam. 55 mm, FL 23883, n. H3254, (very good condition). Black dial with painted indexes (very good condition). Round movement with manual winding, (very good condition). Original big leather strap. Case and movement signed. Exclusively used by Navigators of the German Air Force for astronomic navigation (course determination through the stars). Source: Michele Galizia, "Military Wristwatches sky land sea", pag. 115, Cronomania, 2008.
Starting price: € 1'800