Antiquorum’s Hong Kong,the Ritz Carlton Hotel,harbour Room, 3rd Floor, 25th November 2006 Auction Totaled HKD 49,785,320

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 204

"Pair of Flower Baskets" Ilbery, London, No. 6647 & No. 6662. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1820. Extremely fine and extremely rare, mirror-image pair of 18K gold, painted on enamel and pearl-set pocket watches with center seconds and duplex escapements. Property of a European Collector

Sold for HKD 3,317,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,400,000 - 1,700,000

USD 180,000 - 220,000

EUR 145,000 - 175,000

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LOT 203

"The Faithful Guardian" Bovet, London, No. 333 & No. 334, Made for the Chinese market, circa 1830. Very fine and extremely rare, mirror-image pair of 18K gold and painted on enamel, center seconds pocket watches with duplex escapements. Property of a European Collector

Sold for HKD 2,309,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,800,000 - 2,300,000

USD 230,000 - 300,000

EUR 185,000 - 235,000

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LOT 206

"Feeding The Rabbits" Ilbery, London, No. 6138, the enamel attributed to Jean-Francois-Victor Dupont. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1815. Extremely fine and very rare, 18K gold, painted on enamel and pearl-set, center seconds pocket watch with duplex escapement. Property of a European Collector

Sold for HKD 2,309,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 550,000 - 700,000

USD 70,000 - 90,000

EUR 55,000 - 70,000

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LOT 26

Platinum “Souscription Set No. 180” Breguet, “Souscription Set No. 180”, Ref. 3430 (the wristwatch) and Ref. 1819 (the pocket watch). Made in a small series in 1991 for Antiquorum’s Geneva auction “The Art of Breguet” in April 1991. Extremely fine, rare and important set comprising a minute-repeating, astronomic, platinum gentleman’s wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, platinum Breguet buckle and a large, platinum, keyless, astronomic, self-winding pocket watch with instantaneous calendar, moon phases and power-reserve indication. Accompanied by a hazelnut root presentation cabinet with winding provision for the wristwatch.

Sold for HKD 2,197,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 800,000 - 1,000,000

USD 100,000 - 130,000

EUR 80,000 - 100,000

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LOT 200

Ref. 2499, Yellow Gold "Fourth Series" Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 869462, case No. 2700414, Ref. 2499, retailed by Beyer (Zurich). Made in 1976, sold on August 26th, 1976. Very fine and rare, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, 30-minute register, perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives. Property of a German Collector

Sold for HKD 2,085,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,900,000 - 2,400,000

USD 245,000 - 310,000

EUR 195,000 - 245,000

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LOT 199

Ref. 4261, Platinum “Minute Repeater, Diamond Dial” Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 501912, case No. 328065, Ref. 4261. Made in 1954. Extremely fine and unique, large, extra-flat, minute-repeating, platinum and diamond-set gentleman's wristwatch with a platinum Vacheron & Constantin buckle. Accompanied by a duplicate of the Certificate of Authenticity.

Sold for HKD 1,861,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,500,000 - 2,000,000

USD 190,000 - 155,000

EUR 155,000 - 205,000

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LOT 210

“Prosperity for the Journey” Ilbery, London, No. 6326. Made for the Chinese market, the case with London hallmarks for 1815. Extremely fine and rare, unusual, 18K gold, painted on enamel and pearl-set pocket watch with center seconds and duplex escapement. Property of a European Collector

Sold for HKD 1,861,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 550,000 - 700,000

USD 70,000 - 90,000

EUR 55,000 - 70,000

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LOT 191

Ref. 3450, Yellow Gold "Roman Leap Year" Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 1119784, case No. 2808561, Ref. 3450, third series. Made in 1985, sold on July 26th, 1985. Fine and rare, astronomic, self-winding, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, Roman numerals for the leap year indication and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by an original fitted box and the Extract from the Archives.Property of a Japanese Collector

Sold for HKD 1,749,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,300,000 - 1,800,000

USD 160,000 - 220,000

EUR 130,000 - 180,000

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LOT 198

Ref. 1415 HU, Yellow Gold "Oriental Hands" Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, "World Time" , No. 176118, case No. 618816, Ref. 1415 HU. Made in the 1940s. Very fine and very rare, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for HKD 1,519,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 800,000 - 1,000,000

USD 100,000 - 130,000

EUR 80,000 - 100,000

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LOT 88

Piaget, case No. 502975, Ref. 15312. Made in the 1990s. Extremely fine, elegant and important 18K yellow gold lady's wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold articulated bracelet set with 316 baguette diamonds weighing 41.9 cts.

Sold for HKD 1,116,500.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,000,000 - 1,200,000

USD 130,000 - 155,000

EUR 100,000 - 125,000