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The watch, an Orient Mako II actually survived the carnage. Thankfully.


I now have 15 watches in my 'collection'
 
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Nice, they're great watches.

I've got an original Mako that I've had for years, still going strong. Doesn't get much wear anymore mind you.
 

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I wear my Dad's old watch which must be 65-70 years old and still keeps really good time. This is a pretty poor picture of it and it does look better than this. It is very slim for its age and is self winding. The date display has stopped working and I cannot adjust it and there is a crack in the glass. It is a Constanta and I have been unable to find any info on it despite googling it. It has, of course, lots of sentimental value.
 

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I wear my Dad's old watch which must be 65-70 years old and still keeps really good time. This is a pretty poor picture of it and it does look better than this. It is very slim for its age and is self winding. The date display has stopped working and I cannot adjust it and there is a crack in the glass. It is a Constanta and I have been unable to find any info on it despite googling it. It has, of course, lots of sentimental value.

Lovely watch. I was passed on an Omega Seamaster in Rose Gold which my father wore for over 40 years in the '90s. I had the pleasure of wearing it for about 3 years, unfortunately, it was stolen and that too after my father passed away.

If you are still looking to get some info, I would suggest you check out Watchuseek forum. The folks there are very helpful and knowledgeable. If any info is available on the watch I am sure you will be able to find it there.
 
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I have been unable to find any info on it despite googling it
It is a Constanta and I have been unable to find any info on it despite googling it

August Hohl (AHO) IN Pforzheim, Germany, sold watches under the label “Constanta”. If you can tell/show me what is written on the case back, I may be able to find out more.

If you want to get the watch looked at/ repaired, I can highly recommend ...
 

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Thanks Mucks and Quad, I got a reply from Watchuseek which was similar to Mucks answer - from Pforzheim, Germany, 1950s - 60s and seemingly quite rare. The one shown for sale is not the same model as mine but is the first time I've seen a picture of another Constanta.

I've attached a pic of the back of the watch, Mucks



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I'll keep my fingers crossed.
 
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