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

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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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 CHF 1,353,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 700,000 - 900,000

EUR 450,000 - 570,000

USD 570,000 - 730,000

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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 CHF 501,800.00

Estimations :

CHF 300,000 - 350,000

EUR 190,000 - 220,000

USD 245,000 - 285,000

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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 CHF 434,600.00

Estimations :

CHF 400,000 - 500,000

EUR 255,000 - 320,000

USD 325,000 - 400,000

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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 CHF 423,400.00

Estimations :

CHF 180,000 - 230,000

EUR 115,000 - 145,000

USD 145,000 - 185,000

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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 CHF 345,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 320,000 - 360,000

EUR 200,000 - 230,000

USD 260,000 - 300,000

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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 CHF 345,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 240,000 - 300,000

EUR 150,000 - 190,000

USD 195,000 - 245,000

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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 CHF 311,400.00

Estimations :

CHF 250,000 - 300,000

EUR 160,000 - 190,000

USD 200,000 - 245,000

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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 CHF 244,200.00

Estimations :

CHF 200,000 - 250,000

EUR 130,000 - 160,000

USD 160,000 - 200,000

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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 CHF 233,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 200,000 - 250,000

EUR 130,000 - 160,000

USD 160,000 - 200,000

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LOT 433

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, "World Time" , No. 921709, case No. 632 663, Ref. 1415 HU. Made in 1942, sold on September 1945. Production of this reference started in 1939. Exceptionally fine and very rare, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and the "Extrait des Registres".

Sold for CHF 221,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 160,000 - 200,000

EUR 100,000 - 130,000

USD 130,000 - 160,000