Laco "Mission Manx" factory model 861878. Limited edition of 49 pieces worldwide. Combination polish 44mm stainless steel case. Black dial with khaki accents and Arabic numerals. Features an ETA/Valjoux 7750 movement. Uni-directional bezel with the words TT Georg Meier 28.008 on the lower portion of the sub-dial. This is in homage to German Motorcycle legend Georg Meier who in 1939 completed the Isle of Man TT on his 500cc BMW Kompressor in what was an apparently flawless performance, securing his spot in the history books. Shown on a Toscana black leather strap with yellow tone stitch. Also includes a brown NATO style strap.
Bit of History:
Extremely winding and steep roads: The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is considered the most dangerous motorcycle race in the world. Mission Manx model, limited to 49 pieces, is made in honor of Georg Meier, the first German winner of the race in the senior class.
12 hr, 30 min, 60 sec registers chronograph. Day/Date calendar, window display. In German.
Black bezel insert depicting record lap time of Georg Meier ("TT 1939 Georg Meier/25.008") and the printed Motor Circus logo on the zero point.
Factory Logo engraved/embossed.
Very slight dome profile. Sapphire.
Steel color. Super-LumiNova radiation-free luminous filled.
Screw-down style ( threaded ). Observation crystal.
Black color. Genuine leather. by Toscana. Also ships with the original brown color Nato style strap.
Original factory box. Original factory papers. To personally view this item, please visit our Colorado Boulevard store
. Limited Edition series. 01 of 49.