1970s Alsta Nautoscaph Superautomatic

Alstater aka Alsta was a New York-based company founded in 1946. Alsta started off importing and casing watch movements for other brands in addition to their own brands making for some unique variants of different watches under various brand names. However, the movements were all signed Alstater. This is quite common for other watches including the famous ALSTA Nautoscaph aka “JAWS” diver. 

Stock # ALSNTSA-2
Brand Alsta
Style Nautoscaph Superautomatic
Model N/A
Serial 80XXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Grey Sunburst
Millimeters 37
Bracelet 2pc Handmade Leather Strap



The strong case exhibits signs of light polishing and retains symmetrical and full lugs that show light signs of honest use. The case back retains all of the original factory markings though they are light from wear. The watch will come supplied on a 2pc handmade leather strap.


The grey sunburst dial has a lovely vintage aesthetic, showing sheen and depth that belies its age. The lume has aged to a light grey/green coloration and exhibits no degradation. The original luminous hands match the dial perfectly, and the bright orange sweep seconds hand adds a welcome pop of color.


None. The watch is functioning and keeping time, previous service history is unknown.