STEALTHY~MID 60s LANCO BARRACUDA SKIN-DIVER~SERVICED

STEALTHY~MID 60s LANCO BARRACUDA SKIN-DIVER~SERVICED

Regular price $1,449.00 Sale

FOR SALE IS A SUPER SUAVE LEGENDARY LANCO BARRACUDA SKIN-DIVER IN FANTASTIC CONDITION. RECENTLY SERVICED!

  • CASE:  SUPER SHARP ALL-STEEL SQUALE SKIN-DIVER CASE MEASURING A LARGE 38mm ACROSS BEZEL NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL CROWN BY 47mm LUG TO LUG.  ALL THE ORIGINAL BRUSHED FINISH IS FULLY INTACT CHAMFERS ARE SHARP ON THIS ONE.  CHECK OUT THOSE COMPLICATED FACETED LUGS. I LOVE THAT ANODIZED GLOSSY BLACK BEZEL IN REALLY STUNNING CONDITION WHICH ROTATES WITH THE PERFECT AMOUNT OF FRICTION BIDIRECTIONALLY. THIS CASE IS SO BADASS THAT WHILE IT WAS GUARANTEED FOR 200 METERS, THEY WERE APPARENTLY TESTED AT 300....HOWEVER, THIS IS A 55+ YEAR OLD WATCH, SO WE ARE GOING TO KEEP THIS PUPPY DRY....OKAY?!?
  • DIAL: THIS GLOSS BLACK DIAL IS TO DIE FOR. IT'S SUCH A CONFLUENCE OF INKY DARKNESS AND COOKIE-DOUGH AGED TRITIUM JUST COMING AT YOU FROM ALL DIRECTIONS.  I LOVE THOSE MASSIVE ARROW LUMED MARKERS AND THOSE MENACING ARABIC NUMERALS AT 12 AND 6. THIS HAS JUST GOT TO BE ONE OF THE SICKEST DIALS OF THE SIXTIES. CHECK OUT THOSE FAT DAGGER STYLE LUME FILLED HANDS WHICH HAVE AGED TO PERFECTION TO MATCH THAT DIAL. AND, HOW COOL IS THAT LUMED TIP ARROW SWEEPER. SUCH A CLASSY TOUCH WITH "BARRACUDA" WRITTEN IN THAT SWASHBUCKLING CURSIVE. MY FAVORITE SUBTLE DESIGN FLOURISH IS THE TRITIUM "T" INDICATION ON THE BOTTOM OF THE DIAL WITH A CIRCLE AROUND IT. THE CONDITION ON THIS DIAL IS FANTASTIC WITH JUST A MILD HINT OF TROPICAL BROWN SEEN IN SOME LIGHTING. THERE IS A TINY BIT OF WEAR AROUND THE 2 MARKER, BUT OVERALL THIS ONE IS IN BRILLIANT CONDITION.
  • MOVEMENT: THIS 'CUDA RUNS ON LANCO'S IN-HOUSE LANDENDORF 1146 30 JEWEL AUTOMATIC. THE PIC INCLUDED IS PRE-SERVICING, BUT THIS ONE WAS JUST FULLY OVERHAULED BY ART OF THE WATCH BASED OUT OF PORTLAND, WHO IS ONE OF THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS. THIS THING IS RUNNING BUTTER SMOOTH. 

WATCH IS MOUNTED ON A PERIOD APROPRIATE TROPIC STYLE VINTAGE RUBBER STRAP THAT FITS THIS ONE LIKE A GLOVE. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING THAT'S REALLY SPECIAL, THIS IS IT. WITH ITS SLEEK LINES, LOW PROFILE, AND GLOSSY SLEEKNESS, THIS COULD EVEN BE AN ELEGANT DRESS WATCH. BUT, OVERALL THIS IS AS WICKED AS THE COME. THERE IS SOMETHING JUST SO MENACING ABOUT THAT DIAL AND THAT SHARP EDGY CASE WHICH JUST MAKES YOU WANT TO BECOME A MASKED VIGILANTE. THE LANCO BARRACUDA IS A TOTAL CULT CLASSIC. WAY MORE OF A DEEP CUT THAN THE TITUS CALYPSOMATIC OR THE ALSTA NAUTOSCAPH; YOU SEE VERY FEW OF THESE POP UP, AND THEY'RE USUALLY NOT IN THIS TYPE OF CONDITION. WATCH COMES WITH A COOL ORANGE LANCO BOX...NOT SURE IF IT'S THE ORIGINAL, BUT IT TIES THE PACKAGE TOGETHER NICELY. SOMEONE BETTER GRAB THIS BEFORE I TALK MYSELF INTO KEEPING IT.

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