Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 20th October 1991 Auction Totaled CHF 5,792,416

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 446

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 198079, case No. 291298, circa 1924, Ebauche de Victorin Piguet. Extremely fine and rare, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch, with single button chronograph and register.

Sold for CHF 204,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 180,000 - 220,000

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LOT 428

Ilbery, London, 7241, circa 1810. Exceptionally fine and rare 18 ct. gold and enamel watch for the Chinese market, with special escapement, the painting signed V. Dupont pinx.

Sold for CHF 182,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 160,000 - 180,000

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LOT 427

William Anthony, London, No. 1912, circa 1800. Magnificent 18ct. gold, enamel, diamond and pearl-set 8-day oval watch, made for the Chinese Market.

Sold for CHF 171,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 160,000 - 180,000

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LOT 263

Breguet No 5039, sold on December 1831 for 3000 Francs, to Baron Schickler. Important miniature and very slim 18 ct. gold early keyless watch, constructed on the principle of the "garde-temps" and one of only 16 examples.

Sold for CHF 149,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 140,000 - 160,000

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LOT 444

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 888038, case No. 678865, Ref. 2497, circa 1953, (3rd serie) produced in 179 examples 1952 to1963 (3rd serie 1958-1960 ca). Very fine and rare, astronomic, center second, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch, with perpetual calender and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 149,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 90,000 - 100,000

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LOT 458

Marcks & Co. Ltd.Bombay & Poona, No.1067, Swiss, made for His Royal Highness the Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Mehoob Ali Khan, circa 1900. Magnificent 18 ct. gold, enamel, diamond and pearl-set hunting-cased minute-repeating 8 day keyless watch with chronograph and enamelled portrait by J. Graf,the case attributed to J. Ferrero.

Sold for CHF 149,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 150,000

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LOT 452

Marcks & Co. Ltd.Bombay & Poona, No.1004, Swiss, made for the Indian Market, circa 1900. Impressive 18 ct. gold, enamel, ruby, diamond and pearl-set hunting-cased minute-repeating, keyless grande and petite sonnerie clockwatch, the case in the manner of J. Ferrero.

Sold for CHF 138,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 140,000

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LOT 457

LeCoultre & Cie. No.2782, Swiss, made for the Maharajah Orchha, circa 1900. Exceptionally fine 18ct. gold, enamel and diamond set hunting-cased, minute-repeating keyless watch with chronograph and instantaneous 30 minute recorder, the portrait enamelled by J. Graf.

Sold for CHF 138,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 150,000

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LOT 459

Marcks & Co. Ltd.Bombay & Poona, No.957, Swiss, made for an Indian Maharajah, circa 1900. Magnificent 18 ct. gold and enamel pearl-set and diamond inlaid hunting-cased minute-repeating keyless watch with chronograph and progressive 30 minute recorder.

Sold for CHF 138,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 140,000

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LOT 275

Blancpain, No. 8, present series. Fine, astronomic, minute-repeating, self winding, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch, with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 120,750.00

Estimations :

CHF 140,000 - 150,000