Antiquorum’s Geneva, 16th March 2008 Auction Totaled CHF 9,525,372

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 413

Yellow Gold 2499, Fourth Series Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 869470, case No. 2700428, Ref. 2499. Made in 1977, sold on January 10, 1978. Very fine, rare and important 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, 30-minute register, perpetual calendar, moon phases. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 356,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 330,000 - 380,000

USD 300,000 - 340,000

EUR 200,000 - 235,000

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LOT 243

Pour le Mérite A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte I. SA., Tourbillon "Pour le Mérite", movement No. 336, case No. 110444, Ref. 701.005. No. 44 of a limited edition of 50 examples. Made in 1996. Extremely fine and rare platinum wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, and 36-hour power reserve. Accompanied by fitted box, guarantee, and instruction booklet.

Sold for CHF 249,800.00

Estimations :

CHF 250,000 - 300,000

USD 225,000 - 270,000

EUR 155,000 - 190,000

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LOT 241

Unique and Ultra-Complicated Wristwatch Gérald Genta, Geneva, "Grande Sonnerie", No. 1, Ref. G0025.7. Made in 1994, part of a series of only four examples: one in yellow gold (this lot), one in pink gold, one in white gold and one in platinum. Exceptionally fine and equally important, self-winding double-train, water-resistant gentleman's yellow gold wristwatch with Westminster chime, Grande et Petite Sonnerie and silent display, four gongs and four hammers, minute-repeating, perpetual calendar, leap year indication, a second 24-hour time zone, 48-hour power reserve indicator for the going and striking trains, with one-minute tourbillon regulator in fully engraved movement, and a yellow gold Gérald Genta deployant clasp.

Sold for CHF 238,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 160,000 - 180,000

USD 145,000 - 160,000

EUR 100,000 - 112,000

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LOT 551

Boîte à Surprise Movement by Nicolas-Constant Lemaire (Paris), the box by Augustin-André Héguin, No. 79, hallmarked Paris, 1784-85. Extremely important and equally rare, varicolored gold snuff-box with concealed high-relief erotic automata.

Sold for CHF 238,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 200,000 - 225,000

USD 180,000 - 225,000

EUR 125,000 - 155,000

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LOT 804

Titanium, Ref. 6000T, “Piece Unique” Children Action 2007 Patek Philippe, Geneve, movement No. 3510992, Ref. 6000T. Exclusively made for “Children Action 2007” in 2007. Sold on May 2, 2007. Extremely fine and unique, self-winding, water-resistant, titanium wristwatch with date and a titanium Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by fitted box, Certificate of Origin, push pin and booklets.

Sold for CHF 208,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 200,000

USD 90,000 - 180,000

EUR 60,000 - 120,000

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LOT 21

Singing Bird Jaquet Droz, Genève. Made circa 1780. Very fine and very rare, gilt bronze and painted on enamel, eight-day going, center seconds, hanging bird cage clock with automaton bird, singing seven tunes on the hour and half-hour or at will.

Sold for CHF 167,200.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

USD 90,000 - 135,000

EUR 62,000 - 95,000

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LOT 739

Digital Perpetual Calendar Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 198281, case No. 418009. Made in 1937, sold on December 27, 1944. Very fine and extremely rare, thin, 18K yellow gold, keyless, digital perpetual calendar dress watch with phases of the moon and eccentric two-tone dial. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 155,400.00

Estimations :

CHF 140,000 - 160,000

USD 125,000 - 145,000

EUR 87,000 - 100,000

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LOT 412

"Platinum Ref. 3970EP" Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 3047029, case No. 4225229, Ref. 3970EP. Sold on June 1, 2004. Very fine and important, water-resistant, platinum wristwatch with diamond-set dial, round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases and a platinum Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted mahagony box, Certificate of Origin, setting pin and a spare solid platinum case back.

Sold for CHF 149,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 110,000 - 140,000

USD 100,000 - 125,000

EUR 68,000 - 87,000

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LOT 806

Diamond Bracelet Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 1101790, case No. 2609751, Ref. 3100-32. Made in 1965, sold on July 14, 1971. A magnificent and elegant and possibly unique lady's platinum and diamond bracelet with concealed watch, set with a total of 33.02 carats of baguette, marquise and brilliant cut diamonds. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 143,600.00

Estimations :

CHF 80,000 - 130,000

USD 70,000 - 120,000

EUR 50,000 - 80,000

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LOT 20

Mercury Swiss, attributable to Meuron, made for the Italian Market, circa 1790. Very rare and very fine ebonized and gilt wood eight-day-going, bracket clock, striking hours and quarters, repeating with 12-tune music playing on the hour and on demand.

Sold for CHF 120,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 140,000

USD 90,000 - 130,000

EUR 60,000 - 85,000