The top lots for the auction are as follows:
Henry Grendon at the Royal Exchange Fecit, circa 1645. Highly important 22ct.gold, enamel and diamondset pendant watch, painted by a Blois artist en grisaille on a bleu mourant ground.
Sold for CHF 391,250.00
CHF 0 - 0
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 CHF 314,250.00
CHF 280,000 - 300,000
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 CHF 215,250.00
CHF 0 - 0
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 CHF 149,250.00
CHF 120,000 - 140,000
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 CHF 97,750.00
CHF 80,000 - 90,000
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 CHF 74,750.00
CHF 70,000 - 80,000