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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 90

DUROWE REF. 127-560 B LACO B-UHR WORLD WAR II GERMAN AIR FORCE (LUFTWAFFE) Durowe, Assembled by Lacher & Co. Pforzheim, No. D 02019, Instrument No. 127-560 B. Made in 1942 by Lacher & Co. Pforzheim, Germany. Very fine and very rare, oversized, center seconds, anticorrosion matte nickel military pilot's wristwatch with indirect Center seconds and the original aviator's leather strap.

Three-body, matte gray, inclined bezel, concave lugs, large winding crown, snap-on case back, bandengraved "FL 23883." Black with luminous 60-minute Arabic numerals and baton indexes, concentric 12 hour graduation with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute/seconds division. Luminous blued steel lozenge hands. Cal. 48 mm. gilt brass, 22 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

USD 2,000 - 4,000

HKD 15,500 - 31,000 / CHF 2,000 - 4,000

Sold: USD 4,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Case signed Durowe, movement signed Laco. DIAM. 55 mm. THICKNESS 19 mm.