Our first wristwatches for over 40 years are now ready to be your daily wearers. We chose the Nautoscaph II to revive and lead the resurrection of Alsta in the 21st Century. We followed this with the Nautoscaph III and the Surf n Ski. Our fourth timepiece, the Alsta Nautoscaph Superautomatic., is the watch for which Alsta will always be known.
Over the past year we have released our newest diver, the Nautoscaph IV, as well as the Motoscaphe 120, a watch built for motorycling.
Throughout the post-war years until the early 1970s, Alsta made beautifully engineered high-quality wristwatches for stylish men and women of intellectual and creative substance. People who required precision and robustness; scientists, engineers and industrialists as well as style setters and the self-made.
It succumbed in the late 1970s, along with many independent watchmakers, to the “quartz crisis” which saw hundreds of watch and component manufacturers go out of business as the world feared the end of the road for mechanical watches. Sadly, before this vision was seen to be unfounded, many respected names, including Alsta, disappeared…Shop Now