Antiquorum’s Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, 15th October 2006 Auction Totaled 14,794,864

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

LOT 34

"Au Prince Serge Galitzine" The Only Known Surviving Silver Breguet Carriage Clock Breguet, No. 3358, sold to Prince Serge Galitzine on March 31, 1826, for 3,600 Francs. Extremely fine and highly important, probably unique, small, silver, eight-day "Pendule a Almanach" carriage clock built on the principles of the "Garde Temps", with jeweled lever escapement, half-quarter repeating, alarm and day and date calendar. Accompanied by the very fine, original gold tooled red morocco leather fitted box, later silver mechanical key and a Breguet certificate.

Sold for 1,353,000.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 700,000 - 900,000 | EUR 450,000 - 570,000 | USD 570,000 - 730,000


LOT 35

?Perpétuelle à Répétition, Echappement Libre? Breguet, No. 15, sold circa 1793. Extremely fine and very important, 18K gold ?perpétuelle? self-winding garde-temps pocket watch with double barrels, lever escapement, quarter repeating à toc and 60-hour power reserve indication.

Sold for 501,800.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 300,000 - 350,000 | EUR 190,000 - 220,000 | USD 245,000 - 285,000


LOT 431

Yellow Gold ?Ref. 2499 Third Series with Tachometer Dial? Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 868769, case No. 2632519, Ref. 2499, third series. Made in 1962, sold on July 13th 1964. Exceptional and extremely rare, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, 30-minute register, perpetual calendar, moon phases with special tachometer dial, and an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for 434,600.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 400,000 - 500,000 | EUR 255,000 - 320,000 | USD 325,000 - 400,000


LOT 17

?A Monsieur de St. Cricq? Breguet, No. 11, begun in the late 1780s and completed circa 1805, sold to Monsieur de St. Cricq on October 5, 1807. Extremely fine, highly important and early, 18K gold ?montre garde-temps? pocket chronometer with Arnold type detent chronometer escapement and power reserve indication. Probably the earliest of Breguet?s watches to be fitted with a detent chronometer escapement.

Sold for 423,400.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 180,000 - 230,000 | EUR 115,000 - 145,000 | USD 145,000 - 185,000


LOT 430

?150th Anniversary Minute Repeater? Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 1904046, case no. 2906847, Ref. 3979, made circa 1989. Very fine self-winding, minute repeating, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with sapphire crystal back and 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box, a certificate of origin and an additional gold back.

Sold for 345,000.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 320,000 - 360,000 | EUR 200,000 - 230,000 | USD 260,000 - 300,000


LOT 434

"Minute-Repeating, Split Seconds, Perpetual Celendar ? For Burt H. Whiteley" Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 111927, case No. 227752. Made in 1900 and sold on November 14, 1906. Extremely fine and extremely rare, minute-repeating, astronomic, 18K pink gold keyless pocket watch with split seconds chronograph, perpetual calendar, phases of the moon and lunar calendar. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for 345,000.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 240,000 - 300,000 | EUR 150,000 - 190,000 | USD 195,000 - 245,000


LOT 432

?Yellow Gold Ref. 1518, 1st series? Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 868098, case No. 668389, Ref. 1518, 1st series. Made in 1951, sold on December 3, 1952. Very fine and very rare, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, perpetual calendar, moon phases, and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for 311,400.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 250,000 - 300,000 | EUR 160,000 - 190,000 | USD 200,000 - 245,000


LOT 56

Yellow Gold ?Ref. 4261, Very Flat? Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 501906, case No. 328061, Ref. 4261. Made in 1954. Extremely rare, fine and elegant, large, flat, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

Sold for 244,200.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 200,000 - 250,000 | EUR 130,000 - 160,000 | USD 160,000 - 200,000


LOT 423

Stainless Steel Ref. 6234 ?Brown Color-Change Dial? Rolex, ?Oyster Chronograph, Anti-magnetic?, case No 688586, Ref. 6234. Made in 1961, sold in 1962. Very fine and extremely rare, tonneau-shaped, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman?s wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and telemeter, with a stainless steel Rolex riveted bracelet. Accompanied by the original certificate (now void) and original user?s manual and an original fitted box.

Sold for 233,000.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 200,000 - 250,000 | EUR 130,000 - 160,000 | USD 160,000 - 200,000


LOT 435

?Large One-Minute Tourbillon-First Prize Geneva Observatory 1938? Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 198412, case No. 617624. Movement made in 1930 and cased in 1938, sold on October 1, 1947. Extremely fine and exceptionally rare, large, 18K yellow gold keyless pocket lever chronometer with one-minute tourbillon regulator by Hector Golay, adjustment by Modoux, Guillaume balance, first prize winner at the 1938 Observatoire de Genève contest in category C (small chronometers). Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for 221,500.00 CHF

Estimations :

CHF 200,000 - 250,000 | EUR 130,000 - 160,000 | USD 165,000 - 200,000