Luxury watchmaker Laco debuts limited edition painstakingly aged heirloom chronograph

German watchmaker Laco has unveiled the latest timepiece in its ‘erbstück’ heirloom series. The new retro-style München Erbstück is limited to just 30 pieces, and has been painstakingly aged for an authentic vintage look.

Straight from the box, it sports small scratches, discoloration and signs of wear and tear.

It’s this special aging process makes each of the only 30 pieces unique. From the case to the dial with hands to the leather strap, all components are aged by hand, creating an individual patina with the authentic appearance of times gone by.

The new retro-style München Erbstück has been has been painstakingly aged for an authentic vintage look…

A big close up of the München Erbstück face
Vintage style, note the subtle use of Superluminova on the hands

Based in the black forest town Pforzheim, the German watch maker has a storied history that dates back to 1925. It’s known for manufacturing pilot and observation watches in the 1940s, and this new model plays on that heritage, combining vintage flair with modern technology.

The black instrument-look dial displays the day of the week, and the date at 3 o’clock, in addition to the totalizers for the stop and add time measurements. 

Laco München Erbstück watch with certificate of authenticity
The München Erbstück ships with a certificate of authenticity

Inside the Laco München Erbstück beats the chronograph caliber Laco 50 with automatic winding, based on the proven Swiss ETA Valjoux 7750. On the closed back of the stainless steel case (diameter 42 mm),  is the engraving of the historical observation watches, and its limitation number. The closed leather strap has rivets in pilot style. The whole package ships with a certificate of authenticity.

The München Erbstück is available now, priced at 2,990 euros.

30 of the best luxury Father’s Day gifts

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to celebrate the men who have shaped our lives. The ultimate way to go above and beyond to show your appreciation? With a luxurious gift that will leave a lasting impression.  If your dad appreciates the finer things, then look no further. We’ve…

Bowers & Wilkins to supply immersive sound system for Aston Martin DB12 Super Tourer

Bowers & Wilkins have been announced as Aston Martin’s official audio partner, with news that the incoming Aston Martin DB12 sports car will feature a 15-speaker Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system, powered by 1,170W of amplification. The two engineering teams have worked closely together to deliver a bespoke system for the eagerly awaited ‘Super…

Review: Magico S3 luxury Hi-Fi loudspeaker is a spell-binding performer

A bewitching blend of science, engineering and art, the new Magico S3 is a premium Hi-Fi loudspeaker like few others.  Californian-based manufacturer Magico specialises in ultra-premium audio solutions. Its M9 loudspeaker, launched in 2020 and hailed as a tour de force of acoustic engineering, sells for close to £1,000,000 per pair.The S3, a new model…

%d bloggers like this: