New "old" Laco Flieger at Baselworld

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New "old" Laco Flieger at Baselworld

Post by logan2z » Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:45 am

This may be taking the fake patina thing a bit too far.

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Re: New "old" Laco Flieger at Baselworld

Post by tattoo chef » Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:56 am

Some things still surprise me. "Let's buy a brand new watch that looks like it was rusting in a cave for 40 years. We will be the cats ass then. "

Unreal.

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Post by justsellbrgs » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:05 am

tattoo chef wrote:Some things still surprise me. "Let's buy a brand new watch that looks like it was rusting in a cave for 40 years. We will be the cats ass then. "

Unreal.
....or let's buy a watch worn by German pilots in WW2.... because I'd like to see what the pilot was wearing when he was bombing his enemy..
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Post by jeckyll » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:09 am

Well ... this should have been announced April 1st.
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Re: New

Post by Ryeguy » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:13 am

Looks like a movie prop watch. I don't see the point.

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Post by BSears » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:16 am

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Post by Henryj » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:25 am

Hipsters will buy it for the fake air of authenticity. Then they'll toss it in the back of a drawer because the battery died after two days.
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Post by Panerai7 » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:30 am

Henryj wrote:Hipsters will buy it for the fake air of authenticity....
And then hopefully their fathers or grandfathers will smack them upside the head and lock them up in their garage with garage doors closed and both cars running for 5 minutes, you know to give them that "fake air of authenticity"

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Post by toxicavenger » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:18 am

what a "smokie" that thing is
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Re: New

Post by Panerai7 » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:31 am

Wonder what their marketing pitch is going to be? When you put this on your wrist you immediately transform into Uber Zoldaten who Killed 500 Jews while wearing this watch on his wrist? Just dumb, while all other german-made watches with WW2 history are trying to erase their dirty past this one is like asking for it. Next thing will be: Audi - one of the rings represent Hitler's favorite automobile Horch

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Re: New

Post by jswing » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:31 am

A bit over the top. Missing lume? :shrug:

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Post by toxicavenger » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:32 am

nickname "crusty snatch"

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Re: New "old" Laco Flieger at Baselworld

Post by logan2z » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:34 am

jswing wrote:A bit over the top. Missing lume? :shrug:
I wonder if the 'missing' pieces are floating around in the dial? That would be some real authenticity ;)

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Post by carlodwc » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:41 am

It seems that the Laco designers are perusing the different forums for ideas... :lol:

I have seen some such modified watches and kind of find them interesting although not really something I would buy or wear...

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Re: New

Post by toxicavenger » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:42 am

Laco's said the one they sell will have more scuffs on the crown also. yuck

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Re: New

Post by jswing » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:47 am

logan2z wrote:
jswing wrote:A bit over the top. Missing lume? :shrug:
I wonder if the 'missing' pieces are floating around in the dial? That would be some real authenticity ;)
Perfect. :lol: And maybe some floating around in the movement. So you can get both the look and maintenance issues of vintage. :thumbsup:

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Re: New

Post by deepcdvr » Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:42 am

Stuffler: "Baselworld 2016 Part I: Incredible, exciting LACO News (you don't believe it)"

No, I don't believe it..lol
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Re: New "old" Laco Flieger at Baselworld

Post by logan2z » Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:47 am

jswing wrote: And maybe some floating around in the movement. So you can get both the look and maintenance issues of vintage. :thumbsup:
Paging River Rat :)

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Re: New

Post by cdnwatchguy » Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:47 am

Not the dumbest thing I have seen today. Oh no wait a minute, it is.
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Re: New

Post by ericf4 » Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:58 am

looks like dog shit..

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Re: New

Post by apnk » Mon Mar 21, 2016 12:48 pm

This is dumb, it's like buying pants that are already worn out.

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Re: New

Post by jeckyll » Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:17 pm

apnk wrote:This is dumb, it's like buying pants that are already worn out.
... which is very popular and a lot of folks are making money with it. So, maybe the average 'consumer' is dumb as a post :shrug: Dont' know.
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Re: New

Post by T.R. » Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:40 pm

A minute hand with all the lume busted out of it? Really?

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Re: New

Post by deepcdvr » Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:11 pm

I can make any watch look like that in about an hour
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Re: New

Post by JP Chestnut » Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:17 pm

justsellbrgs wrote:
tattoo chef wrote:Some things still surprise me. "Let's buy a brand new watch that looks like it was rusting in a cave for 40 years. We will be the cats ass then. "

Unreal.
....or let's buy a watch worn by German pilots in WW2.... because I'd like to see what the pilot was wearing when he was bombing his enemy..
IWC became a lot less appealing to me when they went away from the RAF style pilot's watches, and embraced der fuhrer's favorite design.

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