Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Noga Hilton, 16th October 2005 Auction Totaled CHF 13,491,455

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 370

“John M. Morehead” Patek Philippe & Co., Geneva, No. 198434, case No. 416886. Especially made for John M. Morehead III in 1924. Exceptionally fine and unique, ultra complicated, thin, carrillon minute repeating on three hammers 18K gold pocket watch with double chronograph, independent split-second function, 30-minute register and American perpetual calendar at 6 o’clock. Accompanied by the original Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin, spare mainspring and the original Patek Philippe burr walnut fitted box.

Sold for CHF 1,326,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 230,000 - 300,000

EUR 150,000 - 200,000

USD 190,000 - 250,000

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LOT 103

“Pink, ref. 1554 Military Type” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 862908, case No. 629164, Ref.1554. Made in 1942, sold on November 5, 1942. Very fine and possibly unique, oversized, 18K pink gold wristwatch with stepped hinged hooded lugs, square button chronograph, register and tachometer, telemeter and luminous dial. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 798,250.00

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LOT 195

“Pink Gold Screwed Back 2438-1” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 888174, case No. 2619213, Ref. 2438-1. Sold in July 1971. Extremely fine and rare, astronomic, center-seconds, water-resistant, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K yellow gold bracelet. Accompanied by the Certificat d’Origine et de Garantie.

Sold for CHF 655,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 400,000 - 500,000

EUR 260,000 - 325,000

USD 325,000 - 400,000

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LOT 367

“Pink 1518” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 867364, case No. 652366, Ref. 1518, 1st series. Made circa 1948. Production of this reference started in 1941. Extremely fine and very rare, astronomic, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, square button chronograph, register, tachometer and an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 457,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 400,000 - 500,000

EUR 260,000 - 325,000

USD 325,000 - 400,000

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LOT 95

“Scentimental” Duel Attributed to Moulinié, Bautte & Cie, Geneva, circa 1806, made for the Chinese market. Exceptional and extremely rare pair of 18K gold and enamel, pearl-set, combined watch and perfume sprinkler, in the form of flintlock pistols, with original matching gold and enamel pistol-shaped winding keys. Accompanied by a Chinese fitted box. To be sold without reserve.

Sold for CHF 429,750.00

Estimations :

CHF 400,000 - 600,000

EUR 260,000 - 400,000

USD 320,000 - 500,000

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LOT 105

“The Tiffany Dial – Ref. 1436” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 868326, case No. 676624, Ref. 1436. Made for Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1955. Extremely fine and exceptionally rare, first generation, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with co-axial, square button, split-seconds chronograph, 30-minute register, tachymeter, and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 391,250.00

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LOT 368

“Mystery A” Cartier, Paris, No. 2345. Made circa 1925. Exceptional “Pendule Mystérieuse Modèle A”, 18K gold, platinum, black onyx, rock crystal and rose diamond-set eight day going Mystery clock. Accompanied a leather covered fitted travelling box and the original numbered key.

Sold for CHF 380,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 300,000 - 400,000

EUR 200,000 - 260,000

USD 250,000 - 325,000

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LOT 369

“Air Speed Record” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 868595, case No. 696507, Ref. 2499. Made in the late 1950s. Presented to Pierre Galland to mark his world record for the highest average speed over a distance of 1000 km of 1025.3 kmph on the 18th of January 1958. Very fine, rare and historically important, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, 30-minute register, perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle.

Sold for CHF 314,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 250,000 - 300,000

EUR 160,000 - 200,000

USD 200,000 - 250,000

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LOT 371

"Savonnette type" Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 861365, case No. 690960, Ref. 2524/1. Made in 1955 and sold December 24,1958. Important and very rare minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with subsidiary seconds dial and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 308,750.00

Estimations :

CHF 300,000 - 400,000

EUR 200,000 - 260,000

USD 250,000 - 325,000

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LOT 149

“The Girl on a Swing” Attributed to Piguet and Capt, Geneva. Made circa 1810. Very fine and extremely rare 18K. varicoloured gold and painted on enamel, rose-diamond set ring watch with two automata.

Sold for CHF 259,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 50,000 - 70,000

EUR 32,000 - 45,000

USD 40,000 - 57,000