The top lots for the auction are as follows:
Not signed, attributed to Gabriel Courieult's widow, circa 1788. Rare and magnificent, Sevres "beau bleu" porcelain lyre hour and hait hour striking clock with enamel painted dial by Coteau.
Sold for CHF 201,500.00
CHF 0 - 0
Bouchet, Horloger du Roy, Paris, circa 1780. Fine and very rare hour and quarter striking, moon phase astronomical, dead centre seconds skeleton clock with equation of time, full calendar, sun-rise and sun-set, special escapement with remontoire.
Sold for CHF 113,500.00
CHF 100,000 - 120,000
Johann Schmidtbaur, Bamberg Fecit, circa 1740. Extremely fine and rare silver and silvered brass, hours and quarters striking and repeating travelling clock with alarm, in original leather fitted travelling box with gilt decoration.
Sold for CHF 108,000.00
CHF 65,000 - 70,000
Lepaute à Paris, circa 1770. Rare and very important, mahogany 15 day going, Iongcase regulator with centreseconds and the equation of time with calendar, invented circa 1760 and described in the addendum of the second edition of his Traité d'Horlogerie, Paris 1767, and in Description de plusieurs ouvrages d'Horlogerie, par Lepaute Horloger du Roi, published in 1766
Sold for CHF 91,500.00
CHF 90,000 - 120,000
L. Leroy & Cie. No. 6 and 16047/210642 made in 1925 for M. le Comte Humbert de Liedekerke-Beaufort. One of a series of seven watches made by Mr. Léon Leroy in Paris, to satisfy the requirements of seven clients, all connoisseurs of fine watchcraft. Extremely fine and elegant 18 ct. gold self-winding watch with triple digital calendar, in original fitted box, with the original certificate and key.
Sold for CHF 87,100.00
CHF 50,000 - 60,000
Derabours à Paris, circa 1760. Very fine and rare small early, ormolu centre seconds, hour and half hour striking travelling clock, specially designed to be secured on the wall of a ship cabin.
Sold for CHF 48,300.00
CHF 30,000 - 35,000
Ignacio Rocafort, Barcelona, French, circa 1820. Rare and very fine, double face oscillating month going regulator with dead centre seconds.
Sold for CHF 46,000.00
CHF 20,000 - 25,000
Lepaute à Paris, circa 1775. Very rare and small, hour and half hour striking, eight day going early "pendule d' officier", in original fitted leather travelling box.
Sold for CHF 41,400.00
CHF 24,000 - 26,000
Vanier, rue Ste. Anne à Paris, No. 486-83/8, with Paris hallmarks for 1783. Extremely rare silver centre seconds watch with special escapement.
Sold for CHF 36,800.00
CHF 13,000 - 15,000