Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 12th October 1996 Auction Totaled CHF 6,351,580

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 644

Patel< Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 867857, case No. 672137, Ref. 2512, produced in 1950, sold on 14 July 1952. Exceptional and probably unique, large, 18I< yellow gold aviator's wristwatch with square button split-seconds chronograph, register and tachometer.

Sold for CHF 795,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 639

Patek Philippe & Cie. a Geneve, No. 197582, case No. 407957, sold to Tiffany & Co. in July 1921. Extremely fine and rare 18K gold, grande complication, moon phase astronomical, keyless minute repeating watch, carillon on three gongs, with perpetual calendar, split-seconds chronograph and instantaneous twice 30 minute recorder.

Sold for CHF 234,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 170,000 - 190,000

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LOT 616

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 1904024, case No. 2867141, Ref. 3979, sold in 1991. Extremely fine and rare self-winding, minute repeating, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with transparent back of sapphire crystal and an alternative 18K yellow gold back with box and certificate.

Sold for CHF 190,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 180,000 - 200,000

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LOT 642

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 888016, case No. 674389, Ref. 2497, 1st series, produced in 1953, sold on 9 November 1953. Very fine and rare center second, astronomic, pink. 18K gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases and original fitted box.

Sold for CHF 174,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 80,000 - 100,000

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LOT 629

Piguet Meylan, Geneva, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1820. Extremely fine and rare 18K gold and enamel, pearl-set musical watch with centre seconds and automaton scene, in a gilt brass glazed protecting case with matching enamelled gold chain and key decorated en suite.

Sold for CHF 165,200.00

Estimations :

CHF 140,000 - 160,000

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LOT 316

Breguet No. 4802, completed on 12 November 1925, sold to Monsieur J. Macque on 21 September 1928, for 17'000 Francs. Very fine and rare 18K gold, keyless quarter repeating, two time zone, moon phase astronomical watch with triple calendar, thermometer, and independent jumping dead split-seconds with subsidiary 1/5th second "foudroyante".

Sold for CHF 157,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 120,000

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LOT 638

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 704951, case No. 689389, Ref. 2481, circa 1955. "Le Phare". Extremely fine and rare centre second, 18K pink gold and "cloisonne" enamel dial gentleman's wristwatch.

Sold for CHF 135,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 140,000

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LOT 618

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 8675178, case No. 655688, Ref. 1518, 1st series, circa 1948. Very fine and rare astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 119,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 90,000 - 110,000

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LOT 11

Ulysse Nardin, Locle & Geneve, C/n onotrMtre, No. 7581, case decorated by C.H. Jacot, specially made for the Chicago Exhibition of 1893. Extremely fine and unique 18K pink gold and silver, keyless minute repeating pocket chronometer with chronograph, in original leather shaped fitted box "AG 1881" Brevete S.G.D.G., accompained by a reproduction of the original Medal awarded at the Exhibition.

Sold for CHF 113,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 120,000

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LOT 635

Fonnereau, Rochelle, circa 1650. Very fine and rare gilt-metal and rock crystal crucifix watch, in original silver protecting case, with original silver crank key.

Sold for CHF 113,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 120,000