Antiquorum’s Hong Kong, 8th June 2008 Auction Totaled 35,921,200

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

LOT 411

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 5004

Sold for 2,551,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - 2,300,000  
USD 255,000 - 300,000
EUR 165,000 - 190,000

LOT 272

Laurent Leynaud's Comex Sea Dweller, Ref. 1665, Rail Dial Rolex, 'Oyster Perpetual, Comex, 2000ft./600 m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified', case No. 6221266, Ref. 1665. Made in 1980, sold on December 12th, 1980. Fine and extremely rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Fliplock Oyster bracelet, Ref. 93150. Accompanied by its original warranty, 1970's Submariner and Oyster booklets, hang tag, a spare Rolex bezel and original fitted box. It is further accompanied by a Comex/Pro regulator, a Comex/Pro diver's knife, a Comex/Pro timetable for decompression times and a Comex/Pro orange handbag. Property of the original owner.

Sold for 958,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 1,300,000 - 1,600,000  
USD 170,000 - 210,000
EUR 100,000 - 130,000

LOT 370

Platinum Datograph Perpetual A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i./Sa., "Datograph Perpetual", No. 48249, case No. 158048, Ref. 410.025E. Made in 2006, sold on October 2006. Production of this reference started in 2006. Very fine and rare, large, heavy platinum wristwatch with square button fly-back chronograph, register, tachometer, perpetual calendar, over-sized date, moon phases, 24 hour indication and a platinum A. Lange & Söhne bracelet with double deployant clasp. Accompanied by guarantee, fitted box and instruction booklet.

Sold for 840,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 700,000 - 850,000  
USD 90,000 - 110,000
EUR 56,000 - 70,000

LOT 417

Baron Albert Salomon von Rothschild Early Dual Time-Zone & Perpetual Calendar with Indication of Days Only Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, No. 27333. Made in 1868, sold on January 7, 1879 to Baron Albert Salomon von Rothschild, given to Baron Charles Freiherr von Schroeder. Very fine and exceptionally rare, early, independently adjustable two-time-zone, 18K yellow gold and enamel, half hunting-cased, keyless pocket watch with perpetual calendar with indication of days only, the case with the monogram of Baron Rothschild. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for 650,000.00

Estimate -  

LOT 406

Lieutenent Amedeo Vesco's Watch Rolex-Panerai, 'Radiomir', case No. 956638, Ref. 6152. Made for Italian military frogmen in 1953. Very fine and very rare, historically important, large, thick, cushion-shaped, anti-magnetic, water-resistant, stainless steel military diver's wristwatch. Accompanied by the original case back opener key, an additional fitted leather strap, a copy of Lieutenant Amedeo Vesco's military award certificates and a letter from his son attesting to the authenticity of the watch.

Sold for 720,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 550,000 - 700,000  
USD 72,000 - 90,000
EUR 45,000 - 56,000

LOT 413

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 5350

Sold for 660,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000  
USD 78,000 - 105,000
EUR 48,000 - 65,000

LOT 336

Ref. 6239, Stainless Steel "Paul Newman" Rolex, 'Cosmograph Daytona', case No. 2045535, Ref. 6239/6242. Made in 1969. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round-button chronograph, registers, tachometer, steel bezel graduated to 200UPH and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by the original guarantee (now void), 1969 Oyster booklet and fitted box.

Sold for 540,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 500,000 - 600,000  
USD 65,000 - 80,000
EUR 40,000 - 50,000

LOT 372

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 5059

Sold for 516,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 425,000 - 500,000  
USD 55,000 - 65,000
EUR 34,000 - 40,000

LOT 402

The Forge ' Watch with Five Automaton Actions Attributed to Esquivillon et Deschoudens à Genève, No. 25197. Made circa 1820. Very fine and extremely rare, quarter-repeating, 18K rose gold pocket watch with multicolored gold striking Jacks and an automaton scene of a forge with a total of five automaton actions.

Sold for 492,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 300,000 - 370,000  
USD 40,000 - 50,000
EUR 25,000 - 30,000

LOT 143

The Earliest Known Patek Philippe Watch with Alarm, One of Two Quarter-Repeating and Alarm Watches Made by Patek Philippe Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, No. 47878. Sold on April 4, 1881. Extremely fine and exceptionally rare and unusual, large, twotrain, quarter-repeating, damascened silver and yellow gold, half-hunting cased, keyless pocket watch with alarm with two hammers, the earliest known Patek Philippe watch made with alarm function and one of only two quarter-repeating watches with alarm made by Patek Philippe. Accompanied by the original Patek Philippe & Co., rosewood fitted box, original Certificate of Origin, two spare mainsprings and spare crystal, and the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for 480,000.00 HKD

Estimate HKD 130,000 - 200,000  
USD 17,000 - 26,000
EUR 10,000 - 16,000