I got this Marti watch in a batch and decided to restore it. The brand is a jeweler’s brand from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I’d date this Marti to be a 1960s watch. The movement is a Standard/ AS 1686 with 17 jewels. The watch had a very bad crystal, a dirty dial and the movement was dry and full of debris as well. It ran irregularly with a low amplitude.


Marti watch

Marti watch. The damaged crystal and dirty dial are immediately clear

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