Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches, Clocks & Horlogical Tools

Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel du Rhône

Geneva, 14th and 15th October 2006

First Session : lots 1 - 82, Saturday October 14, at 7:00 p.m.
Second Session : lots 83 - 194, Sunday October 15, at 11:00 a.m.
Third Session : lots 195 - 425, Sunday October 15, at 2:00 p.m.

 
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Lots found: 434

LOT 1
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
14,160 CHF
"Yellow Gold Da Vinci" International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Da Vinci", No. 2386302. Made in 1986. Very fine, astronomic, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, secular perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K yellow gold IWC buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.
C. Two-body, solid, polished, rounded stepped bezel, screw-down winding-crown, hooded mobile lugs. D. White with applied yellow gold indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30- minute registers, days of the month, of the week, apertures for the moon phases and for the year display with 4 digits until 2499. Luminous gold "bâton" hands. M. Cal. 79061, gilt brass, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating... continue
Estimate: 8,000 CHF - 10,000 CHF
(EUR 5,000 - 6,300)    (USD 6,500 - 8,000)
C 2 D 2-01 M 3* AA
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LOT 2 Read about Vacheron Constantin
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
22,420 CHF
“Platinum Ref. 37150” Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 770616, case No. 631539, Ref. 37150. Made in 1992. Very fine and rare, astronomic, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with triple date, moon phases and a platinum Vacheron Constantin buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.
C . Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, correctors on the band, teardrop lugs, sapphire crystal. D. White with applied white gold dart indexes and Arabic numerals, outer graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases. White gold "bâton" hands. M. Cal. 1150, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber,... continue
Estimate: 13,000 CHF - 16,000 CHF
(EUR 8,000 - 10,000)    (USD 11,000 - 13,000)
C 2 D 2-01 M 2 AA
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LOT 3 Read about Patek Philippe
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
10,856 CHF
Yellow Gold Ref. 3919/5, “Clous de Paris” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 1830794, case No. 2909286, Ref. 3919/5. Made in 1994. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate. Fine and elegant, flat, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with integrated linen-textured 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe bracelet.
C. Two-body, solid, polished, “Clous de Paris” decorated bezel, sapphire crystal. D. Porcelain with painted radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds dial. Black oxydized gold “feuille” hands. M. Cal. 215 PS, stamped with the Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm.... continue
Estimate: 7,000 CHF - 9,000 CHF
(EUR 4,500 - 5,700)    (USD 5,700 - 7,500)
C 2 D 2-01 M 3* A
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LOT 4 Read about Patek Philippe
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
11,210 CHF
Ref. 3800/1 “Nautilus” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, “Nautilus”, No. 1422208, case No. 2795435, Ref. 3800/1. Made in the 1980s. Very fine, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold and stainless steel gentleman’s wristwatch with diamond-set dial, date, 18K yellow gold and stainless steel integrated bracelet and stainless steel deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and Certificate of Origin.
C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, flat sapphire crystal. D. Champagne with applied round diamond set indexes, aperture for the date. Luminous gold “bâton” hands. M. Cal. 335-SC, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 29 jewels, straight lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and five positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 21K gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 37 x 39 mm. Thickness 8 mm. Approx. overall length... continue
Estimate: 7,000 CHF - 9,000 CHF
(EUR 4,500 - 5,700)    (USD 5,700 - 7,500)
C 2 D 2-01 M 3* A
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LOT 5 Read about Patek Philippe
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
10,030 CHF
Yellow Gold Ref. 3992, “Clous de Paris” Patek Philippe, Genève, “Calatrava”, No. 1197398, case No. 2914653, Ref. 3992. Made in 1994. Very fine and elegant, thin, self-winding, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a Certificate of Origin.
C. Two-body, solid, polished, “Clous-de- Paris” decorated bezel, straight lugs, sapphire crystal. D. White with painted radial Roman numerals. Black oxydized gold "feuille" hands. M. Cal. 240, stamped with the Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, shock absorber, 22K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement... continue
Estimate: 6,500 CHF - 8,500 CHF
(EUR 4,000 - 5,500)    (USD 5,300 - 7,000)
C 2 D 1-01 M 2 AA
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LOT 6
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
37,760 CHF
"Reverso Tourbillon" Jaeger-LeCoultre, "Reverso Tourbillon", No. 077/500, Ref. 270. 2.68. Made in a limited edition of 500 examples in 1993. Very fine and rare, rectangular, 18K pink gold gentleman's reversible wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, 40-hour power reserve indication and an 18K pink gold Jaeger-LeCoultre deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box and certificate.
C. Five-body, solid, polished, reeded bezel, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. "Guilloché" silver with painted Arabic numerals on a plain reserve, subsidiary seconds dial. On the back, the tourbillon under a polished steel bridge and the upand- down indicator. Blued steel "épée" hands. M. Cal. 828, 14K pink gold, "fausses côtes" decoration, 27 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with three equidistant polished steel arms, monometallic balance,... continue
Estimate: 30,000 CHF - 35,000 CHF
(EUR 20,000 - 22,000)    (USD 24,000 - 28,000)
C 2 D 1-01 M 1 AAA
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LOT 7
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
47,200 CHF
"Jump Hour Répétition Minutes" Audemars Piguet, Genève, "Répétition Minutes", No. 51, case No. D 22131. Made in 1994. Very fine and rare, rectangular, jump hour, minute repeating, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Audemars Piguet buckle. Accompanied by the original box and certificate.
C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, case back secured with four screws, sapphire crystal. D. Off-white with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals, rectangular subsidiary seconds dial at 6, aperture for the jump hour. Black "Cathedrale" hand. M. Cal. 2866, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 34 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, repeating on gongs activated by a slide in... continue
Estimate: 40,000 CHF - 50,000 CHF
(EUR 25,000 - 32,000)    (USD 33,000 - 40,000)
C 2 D 1-01 M 1 AAA
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LOT 8
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
24,780 CHF
"Quantième Perpétuel Automatique Squelette" Audemars Piguet Genève, "Quantième Perpétuel Automatique Squelette", No. 37, Ref. BA 255158, case No. 274016. Sold in September 1986. Very fine, self-winding, astronomic, skeletonized, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, phases and age of the moon. Accompanied by original winding box.
C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, transparent case back, sapphire crystals, correctors on the band to change the date. D. Transparent, subsidiary champagne ring dials for the date, the days of the week, the months, in painted Arabic numerals, sector for the age of the moon, aperture for the moon phases. Yellow gold “bâton” hands. M. Cal 2120/1, gilt brass, skeletonized and engraved, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat,... continue
Estimate: 20,000 CHF - 25,000 CHF
(EUR 13,000 - 16,000)    (USD 16,000 - 20,000)
C 3 D 2-01 M 2 AA
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LOT 9
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
54,280 CHF
“Platinum Tourbillon” Audemars Piguet, Genève, "Automatic Tourbillon with Power Reserve", No. 16, case No. D 39107. Made in a limited edition in 1994. Very fine and rare platinum gentleman's wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, 60-hour power reserve, date and a platinum Audemars Piguet buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.
C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, case back with 6 screws, brushed flat band, rounded polished bezel, teardrop lugs, back winder, sapphire crystal. D. White lacquer, with offcenter auxiliary dials; on the 12: hours and minutes dial with painted radial Roman numerals, on the 3: days of the month, on the 6: aperture for the tourbillon cage, on the 9: 60 hours up-and-down graduation. Burnished steel "Feuille" hands for the time, blued steel "Epée" hands for the date and power reserve ring... continue
Estimate: 55,000 CHF - 70,000 CHF
(EUR 35,000 - 45,000)    (USD 45,000 - 57,000)
C 2 D 2-01 M 2 AAA
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LOT 10 Read about Breguet
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches...
15 October 2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
210,000 CHF
"A Monsieur Sommariva", Presented to Prince Talleyrand Breguet, No. 295, sold to Monsieur Sommariva on 11 Vendémiaire, An 10 (October 2, 1802), for 2000 francs. Almost certainly the watch presented by Giovanni Battista de Sommariva to Prince Charles Maurice de Talleyrand to gain support for his political ambitions. Extremely fine and highly important, 18K gold minute-repeating pocket watch. Accompanied by an original fitted box.
C. Three-body, "Empire", No. 432, by Guillaume Mermillod (master mark), engine-turned with polished bezel and border, bolt at 11 o'clock to lock the repeating. Gilt brass dust cover with aperture for the regulator and secured by two screws. D. White enamel by Borel, No. 394, with Breguet numerals, outer star minute indexes, eccentric subsidiary seconds at 3 o'clock, secret signature below 12. Blued steel "Breguet" hands. M. 48 mm. (21 1/2’’’), gilt brass full plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain,... continue
Estimate: 150,000 CHF - 180,000 CHF
(EUR 95,000 - 115,000)    (USD 120,000 - 145,000)
C 3-15 D 3-45-01 M 3*
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