I understand exactly what you mean! Another mockup ( thin outside circle, arrow closer to 12, new crown) and I think we are ready to put in the order!
From Laco's site
And 1940 original
See the difference in position of the arrow / 12 ? Just a slight reposition is needed! Then it will be 100%!
Credits: Top pic: WUS, centre pic: Laco Germany, (borrowed without permission) lower pic: my own.