Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 18th October 1997 Auction Totaled 10,681,520

The top lots for the auction are as follows:


Breguet, Pendule a trois roues, (No. 173), made in 1792, sold to Breguet on 20 March 1793, for 1820 Francs. Presented by Breguet to Laplace who later gave it to Magendie. In 1855, at the death of Magendie, this clock came into the family De Puisaye. Extremely important eight day going weight driven skeleton three-wheel clock with equation of time, Republican and Gregorian calendars and thermometer.

Sold for 927,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  

LOT 660

Gavelle le Jeune, Eleve de Robin, circa 1804. Very fine and impressive, unique moon phase astronomical, world time, hour and half hour striking skeleton clock with centre seconds, triple calendar, sunrise and sunset indication. Supported by a musical stand. Accompanied by an original instruction leaflet published in 1812.

Sold for 663,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  


Breguet (No. 125/3243), Pendule branlante, with quantiemes a rebours, entered in the registers on 7 November 1791, sold to Mr. Veaujour in February 1792 against a watch of 240 Francs. Fine and extremely rare, one month going, second beating double face mystery swinging calendar clock with centre seconds.

Sold for 619,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  

LOT 658

Unsigned, No. 103, attributable to Piguet & Capt, Geneva, circa 1810. Extremely rare and magnificent 18K gold and enamel, diamond-set quarter repeating, musical fan with automaton scene and built-in centre second watch.

Sold for 509,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  

LOT 655

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 1518

Sold for 317,000.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 250,000 - 300,000  

LOT 34

Breguet No. 22/3175, montre perpetuelle, begun circa 1790, interrupted during the Revolution, completed and first sold to Mr. Desbarolles on 11 Prairial An 12 (31 May 1804), for 4464 Francs. Very fine and extremely rare 20K gold early dumb quarter repeating self winding watch with power reserve indication, construite sur le principe des Garde- Temps.

Sold for 300,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 250,000 - 300,000  

LOT 651

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 3974

Sold for 295,000.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 250,000 - 300,000  

LOT 48

Breguet No. 150, sold to Mr. Paschkoff on 31 August 1843, for 3000 Francs. Very fine and rare silver "hump-back" , eight day going, Grande and Petite Sonnerie carriage clock with alarm and double calendar.

Sold for 240,000.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 200,000 - 220,000  

LOT 23

Breguet & Fils No. 2090, sold to Mr. Esseyd Aly Effendi on 16 September 1808 for 3360 Francs. Very fine 18K gold and enamel pair cased, quarter repeating Grande and Petite Sonnerie striking cabriolet clock watch, made for the Islamic Market.

Sold for 234,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 230,000 - 250,000  

LOT 653

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 96

Sold for 201,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0