Antiquorum’s Hong Kong, 23rd April 2006 Auction Totaled HKD 46,509,176

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 440

“The Spirit of Fire” Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 866527, case No. 2948863, Ref. 979/1. Made in 1994 and sold on July 25, 1994. Extremely fine, rare and exceptional, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold, keyless pocket watch set with 735 diamonds (13,30 ct.) and 112 rubies (7,28 ct.) with perpetual calendar, 24-hour indication and moon phases. Accompanied by a specially made Patek Philippe 18K gold display stand set with 515 diamonds (6,37 ct.) and 39 rubies (2,68 ct.) and Extract from the Archives.

Sold for HKD 3,479,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 3,000,000 - 4,600,000

USD 400,000 - 600,000

EUR 320,000 - 500,000

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LOT 39

Ref. 6263 So-called "Ferrari Red" Rolex, “Oyster Cosmograph”, Ref. 6263, case No. 6294686. Made in 1980. Extremely rare and very fine water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman’s wristwatch with red and black dial, round button chronograph, registers and tachometer, with black anti-reflective bezel graduated to 200 units per hour, and a stainless steel Rolex buckle. Recently overhaul by Rolex.

Sold for HKD 1,628,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 700,000 - 1,000,000

USD 90,000 - 130,000

EUR 75,000 - 110,000

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LOT 198

"Ref. 3450 Roman Leap Year" Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 1119805, case No. 2808587, Ref. 3450, third series. Made in 1985, sold on July 26th, 1985. Fine and rare, astronomic, self-winding, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, Roman numerals for the leap year indication and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for HKD 1,570,500.00

Estimations :

HKD 900,000 - 1,200,000

USD 110,000 - 140,000

EUR 90,000 - 120,000

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LOT 427

“Le Cerf-Volant” Piguet & Meylan and Frédéric Rochat, Genève, No. 581, music attributed to Nicole Frères, No. 634, completed circa 1828, retailed by Honoré Pons, Paris, as No. 1089. Very fine and extremely rare, bronze and ormolu, hour and half-hour striking musical clock with singing bird automaton. With a glass dome.

Sold for HKD 1,110,500.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,000,000 - 1,250,000

USD 130,000 - 160,000

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LOT 443

Breguet. No. 1189G, No. 2123D and No. 935G, Set No. II/III. Made circa 2000. Very fine and exceptionally rare set of three watches comprising a pink gold wristwatch with jumping hours, a platinum wristwatch with chronograph registers and date, and a yellow gold minute-repeating wristwatch with 24-hour indication. Accompanied by the fitted box and original certificates.

Sold for HKD 1,053,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,000,000 - 1,400,000

USD 130,000 - 180,000

EUR 110,000 - 150,000

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LOT 445

“Unique Platinum Radiomir Tourbillon Chronometer” Officine Panerai, Firenze 1860, "Radiomir Tourbillon", Ref. OP 6622. Made in only one example for Antiquorum’s 30th Anniversary, in 2002. Unique and very extremely fine, large, cushion-shaped, water-resistant, platinum gentleman’s wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, a black leather strap and an 18K white gold Panerai deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

Sold for HKD 1,030,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 600,000 - 900,000

USD 80,000 - 120,000

EUR 65,000 - 95,000

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LOT 70

Ref. 1526 “Chayaleuk Thansakul” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 966350, case No. 662997, Ref. 1526, 2nd series, especially made for a Thai gentleman. Very fine and unique, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, small Arabic numerals, and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for HKD 811,500.00

Estimations :

HKD 600,000 - 900,000

USD 80,000 - 115,000

EUR 65,000 - 100,000

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LOT 42

Yellow Gold Ref. 6062 “Moon Phase” Rolex, “Oyster Perpetual, Officially Certified Chronometer”, Ref. 6062. Made circa 1952. Very fine and very rare, tonneau-shaped, astronomic, antimagnetic, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with triple date and moon phases.

Sold for HKD 800,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 550,000 - 700,000

USD 70,000 - 90,000

EUR 60,000 - 75,000

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LOT 197

Ref. 3448 - 8 “Luminous Dial” Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 1119472, case No. 332591, Ref. 3448-8. Made in 1977. Very fine and very rare, astronomic, self-winding, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe integral bracelet. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for HKD 765,500.00

Estimations :

HKD 750,000 - 1,000,000

USD 95,000 - 130,000

EUR 80,000 - 110,000

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LOT 84

“The Pear” Ilbery, London, No. 6141. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1820. Very fine and extremely rare, 18K gold, pearl and painted on enamel pear-shaped pocket watch with center-seconds and duplex escapement.

Sold for HKD 731,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 200,000 - 300,000

USD 25,000 - 40,000

EUR 20,000 - 32,000