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

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

LOT 8

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

Estimations :

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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

Estimations :

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LOT 7

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

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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

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LOT 655

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 868088, case No. 668397, Ref. 1518, 1st series, made in 1951, sold on 3 November, 1953. Very fine and rare astronomic, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for 317,000.00 CHF

Estimations :

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

Estimations :

CHF 250,000 - 300,000 |  | 


LOT 651

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 1906013, case No. 2867036, Ref. 3974, 1990's. Extremely fine and rare, astronomic, minute repeating, self-winding, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases, with an additional 18K yellow gold back, fitted box and certificate.

Sold for 295,000.00 CHF

Estimations :

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

Estimations :

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

Estimations :

CHF 230,000 - 250,000 |  | 


LOT 653

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, "Calatrava", No. 819774, case No. 294463, Ref. 96, made in 1928, delivered to Guillermin in Paris on 12 August 1932. Very fine 18K yellow gold, half-hunting cased gentleman's wristwatch.

Sold for 201,500.00 CHF

Estimations :

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