Antiquorum’s Geneva, 10th May 2009 Auction Totaled CHF 6,495,580

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 161

THE STEEL 1436 SPLIT - FIRST APPEARANCE AT AUCTION Ref. 1436, Stainless Steel Split-Seconds Chronograph, one of four known examples, of which only three have survived; one of only two stainless steel First Generation watches known to exist today. Patek Philippe & Co, Genève, movement No. 863056, case No. 630772, Ref. 1436. Made in 1945, sold on May 11th, 1949. Extremely fine and exceptionally rare wristwatch, one of four known examples made in stainless steel, with square button split-seconds chronograph, 30-minute register, and tachometer. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives and a Patek Philippe box.

Sold for CHF 1,244,800.00

Estimations :

CHF 600,000 - 800,000

USD 525,000 - 700,000

EUR 400,000 - 525,000

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LOT 331

Unique Dial Platinum 5016 Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 1905052, case No. 4090344, Ref. 5016P. Sold on November 13th, 2001. Extremely fine, rare and important, astronomic, minute-repeating, platinum wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, retrograde perpetual calendar, moon phases, and a platinum Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted wooden box, a platinum and ebony setting pin, certificate of origin and a solid platinum case back.

Sold for CHF 696,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 600,000 - 800,000

USD 525,000 - 700,000

EUR 400,000 - 525,000

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LOT 329

Exceptional Split-Seconds of 1928 with Unique Luminous Dial, For Tiffany Patek Philippe & Co, Genève, retailed by Tiffany & Co, New York, movement No. 198206, case No. 415610. Made in 1928, sold on September 23rd, 1938. Extremely fine and unique due to its luminous dial, important and very early, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with singlebutton split-seconds chronograph, vertical 30-minute register and constant seconds, luminous dial, mobile lugs and an 18K yellow gold buckle. Accompanied by a Tiffany & Co. box, the Extract from the Archives and a copy of the service and repair notice from Patek Philippe.

Sold for CHF 606,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 700,000 - 1,200,000

USD 610,000 - 1,000,000

EUR 460,000 - 800,000

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LOT 330

Yellow Gold Ref. 1518, 1st Series Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, movement No. 863034, case No. 631490, Ref. 1518, 1st series. Made in 1943, sold on July 28th, 1943. Very fine and very rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, square button chronograph, register, tachometer and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 174,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 180,000 - 220,000

USD 155,000 - 200,000

EUR 120,000 - 145,000

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LOT 244

White Gold Ref. 5041G Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 3124352, case No. 4032602, Ref. 5041G. Made in 1998, sold on November 11th, 1998. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, self-winding, 18K white gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, 24-hour indication and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted winding box, additional solid 18K gold case back, setting pin and an Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 108,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 70,000 - 90,000

USD 60,000 - 80,000

EUR 46,000 - 60,000

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LOT 190

Platinum Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar Breguet, "Tourbillon Perpetuel", No. 1933, Ref. 3755. Made circa 2005. Very fine and rare, large, platinum wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, perpetual calendar with retrograde date and a platinum Breguet deployant clasp. Accompanied by a Breguet fitted burr-walnut box, platinum setting pin and short chain, Certificate of Origin and instructions.

Sold for CHF 98,400.00

Estimations :

CHF 65,000 - 105,000

USD 57,000 - 92,000

EUR 43,000 - 70,000

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LOT 134

Grande Complication No 1 IWC,International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Grande Complication", No. 01/50, case No 2647094, Ref. 3770-001. Made in a limited edition of 50 examples, production started in 1998, sold on March 15, 1999. Very fine and extremely rare, important, minute-repeating, self-winding platinum wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, secular perpetual calendar, moon phases and a platinum IWC buckle. Accompanied by a guarantee and booklet, certificate and wooden fitted box, and a book.

Sold for CHF 96,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 65,000 - 85,000

USD 57,000 - 75,000

EUR 43,000 - 55,000

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LOT 255

Humpback Carriage Clock Jump, London. Made circa 1890. Very fine and extremely rare, gilt-brass and shagreen, 8-day going “humpback” carriage clock with moon phases and age and triple date calendar.

Sold for CHF 86,400.00

Estimations :

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

USD 70,000 - 105,000

EUR 53,000 - 80,000

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LOT 89

Grande & Petite Sonnerie, Minute-Repeating Clockwatch Breguet, No. 680. Made in 1925 and sold to Mr. Jean Dollfus on February 1, 1926 for 13,500 Francs. Extremely fine and extremely rare, important, large and heavy, grande and petite sonnerie striking, 18K yellow gold, huntingcased, keyless two-train clockwatch with trip minute-repeat and helical balance spring. Accompanied by a certificate.

Sold for CHF 84,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 80,000 - 140,000

USD 70,000 - 122,000

EUR 53,000 - 92,000

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LOT 307

Ref. 6241, “Paul Newman” Rolex, “Oyster Cosmograph, Daytona", case No. 1766133, Ref. 6241. Made in 1968. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with anti-reflective black bezel with tachometer graduated to 200UPH, round button chronograph, registers and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box.

Sold for CHF 68,400.00

Estimations :

CHF 45,000 - 55,000

USD 40,000 - 48,000

EUR 30,000 - 36,000