The top lots for the auction are as follows:
Audemars Piguet Cabinet Watch No. 5 Audemars Piguet, Genève, "Millenary Perpetual Calendar with Deadbeat Seconds, Power-Reserve Indication", movement No. 678226, case No. F 93916, Ref. 26066PT. Made in a limited edition of only 20 pieces circa 2006, the fifth watch in the 'Tradition of Excellence' cabinet series. Sold on April 8, 2008. Extremely fine and rare, large, water-resistant, platinum wristwatch with perpetual calendar, leap-year indication, deadbeat seconds, dual barrels, new Audemars Piguet escapement with visible balance with dual opposing balance springs, 7-day power-reserve indication and a platinum Audemars Piguet deployant clasp. Accompanied by the fitted wooden box, Certificate of Origin and instruction book.
Sold for 2,780,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 3,200,000
USD 320,000 - 420,000
EUR 250,000 - 320,000
the empress josephine singing bird box by Les Freres Rochat Les Frères Rochat, No. 116. Made circa 1810. A magnificent and exceptionally rare, gold and mother-of-pearl table jewel box, with Singing Bird and musical movements. Accompanied by a fitted plush-lined, tooled and gilt fitted case, two keys and two reference books: Automata by Chapuis Droz, 1958 and Antique Automatons, A la Vieille Russie, Inc., loan exhibition, 1950.
Sold for 2,120,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - 2,300,000
USD 200,000 - 300,000
EUR 150,000 - 230,000
Cartier ' Petite Sonnerie Gold & Nephrite Comet Clock The Second Most Complicated Comet Clock Made by Cartier and the only example with Petite Sonnerie to be Offered at Auction Cartier, Paris, No. 2650, the movement by European Watch & Clock Co., Inc., France. Made in the Cartier workshop by Maurice Couet, circa 1930. Magnificent, extremely fine and rare, 8-day going, gold and silver mounted nephrite desk clock with Petite Sonnerie striking, date and days of the week calendar, moon phases and alarm. Accompanied by the original numbered key and a Cartier certificate.
Sold for 1,520,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 1,250,000 - 1,600,000
USD 160,000 - 200,000
EUR 125,000 - 160,000
Longines ' Magnificent Sculptural Watch Specially made for Russia ' One of fewer Than Five Pieces Made. Longines, Geneve, No. 2352324. Made for the Russian market in commemoration of Russia's most illustrious naval commander Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov (1744-1817), sold to Longines' Russian agent Schwaub in 1911. A magnificent, extremely fine and equally rare, very large, minuterepeating, 14K pink gold and cast silver keyless exhibition-type watch with chronograph.
Sold for 812,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 500,000 - 660,000
USD 65,000 - 85,000
EUR 50,000 - 67,000
RICHARD MILLE 'PERINI NAV I CUP' RM014 Richard Mille, RM014 AG WG, No. 18. Sold on December 22, 2006. Very fine, and rare, tonneau-shaped and curved, 18K white gold wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, torque indicator, 70 hour power reserve, carbon nanofiber movement baseplate and an 18K white gold and titanium Richard Mille double folding deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, technical specifications and warranty.
Sold for 800,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 700,000 - 1,000,000
USD 90,000 - 130,000
EUR 70,000 - 100,000
Daniel Roth ' Baguette and Brilliant Diamond Bracelet Watch no. 1 Daniel Roth, Numero 1. Made in the 2000s. Extremely fine and spectacular, double ellipse-shaped, self-winding, 18K yellow gold and diamond-set lady's wristwatch with an integral 18K yellow gold and diamond-set Daniel Roth bracelet with a total of 550 baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, with concealed deployant clasp. Accompanied by a Daniel Roth box.
Sold for 800,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 660,000 - 840,000
USD 88,000 - 108,000
EUR 66,000 - 84,000