Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 21st October 1995 Auction Totaled 2,139,147

The top lots for the auction are as follows:


Henry Grendon at the Royal Exchange Fecit, circa 1645. Highly important, enamel and diamondset pendant watch, painted by a Blois artist en grisaille on a bleu mourant ground.

Sold for 391,250.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  

LOT 33

J. Chauvel, London, first quarter of the 18th Century. Magnificent and unique 22 ct. gold pair cased, quarter repeating small coach watch with music on five bells.

Sold for 314,250.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 280,000 - 300,000  

LOT 258

George Daniels, London, No. TE, specially made for Thomas Engel in 1973. Very elegant and unique 18 ct. gold pocket chronometer with twin barrel, chronometer escapement, one minute tourbillon regulator, retrograde jumping hours and power reserve indication. In original red morocco fitted box with gold male key, short tapered link gold chain and certificate.

Sold for 215,250.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  


Edward East, circa 1630. Very fine silver and rock crystal crucifix watch, with original silver fitted protecting case.

Sold for 171,250.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 160,000 - 180,000  

LOT 185

Dent, Watchmaker to the Queen, 33 Cockspur Street, London, No. 32384 with London hallmarks for 1893. Very fine 18 ct. gold hunting cased, moon phase astronomical keyless minute repeating watch with perpetual calendar and split seconds chronograph and 60 minutes progressive recorder.

Sold for 149,250.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 120,000 - 140,000  


John Charlton in King Street, circa 1635. Very fine and rare silver mounted rock-crystal watch with solid silver movement.

Sold for 115,000.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 100,000 - 120,000  

LOT 252

Elkington, London, un-numbered, circa 1900. Impressive mahogany-and-glass cased, eight day going, weight driven, longcase, Showroom" regulator with fully visible skeletonised movement, gravity escapement and mercurial compensation pendulum.

Sold for 97,750.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 80,000 - 90,000  

LOT 253

Smith & Son Ltd. Trafalgar Square, London, No. 302-15, made by Nicole Nielsen, with London hallrnarks for 1909. Extremely fine 18 ct. gold, keyless pocket chronometer with one minute tourbillon regulator and 30 hour power reserve indication.

Sold for 74,750.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 70,000 - 80,000  

LOT 13

Joseph Knibb, London, circa 1690 Extremely rare eight-day duration night-clock with silent escapement.

Sold for 57,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 60,000 - 80,000  

LOT 37

D. Picart, London, No. 311, with London hallmarks for 1729. Very fine and rare, 22 ct. gold triple case watch.

Sold for 32,200.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 25,000 - 30,000