Antiquorum’s Geneva, 15th May 2011 Auction Totaled CHF 7,554,216

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 579

Vacheron & Constantin – A Unique Art Deco Masterwork – 30-Day Duration Clock with Constant Force Escapement Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, Suisse, “30 Days, Force Constant”, No. 418068. Made in 1933. Exceptional and unique, Art Deco, rock crystal and chrome, 30-day going, two-train, skeletonized clock with Philippe René Jaccard’s Swiss patent No. 142508 constant force escapement of 1930. Accompanied by photographs of Jaccard’s designs for the escapement.

Sold for CHF 242,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 70,000 - 120,000

USD 77,000 - 130,000

EUR 53,000 - 90,000

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LOT 451

Louis Audemars - “La Russe II” - One of The Most Important Complicated Watches of the 19th Century - The Unique Julian & Gregorian Double Perpetual Calendar, Two Time Zone, Minute-Repeating and Chronograph Watch of 1873 Louis Audemars, “Grande Complication”, No. 12199, retailed by G. Aspe, Paris. Started in April 1873, finished circa 1880, sold by Aspe, Paris, to Monsieur P. Hebert on June 23, 1896 for 3240 Francs. Highly important, unique and exceptional, large, double perpetual calendar for Julian and Gregorian calendars, minute-repeating, two time zone, antimagnetic, 18K pink gold, keyless pocket watch with chronograph, central progressive 60-minute register, moon phase, lunar calendar and “reference d’heure” world-time calculation chart. Accompanied by the original G. Aspe receipt of sale, fitted box with initials PH and Louis Audemars Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 200,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

USD 110,000 - 165,000

EUR 75,000 - 115,000

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LOT 549

Breguet - A La Marquise de Béthisy - Silver Carriage Clock with 10 Complications with Original Box & Key – The Most Complicated Breguet Hump-Back Clock Known Breguet, “Montre de Carosse”, No. 1559. Sold to The Marquise de Béthisy on May 6th, 1878, for 4000 Francs. Extremely fine and important, complicated, grande and petite sonnerie striking and repeating, 8-day going, silver hump-back carriage clock with quadruple digital annual perpetual calendar, alarm, moon phases and equation of time. Accompanied by the original Breguet gold-tooled red morocco travelling case, Breguet silver key and certificate.

Sold for CHF 200,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 150,000 - 250,000

USD 165,000 - 275,000

EUR 115,000 - 190,000

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LOT 384

Rolex - Ref. 5514 – COMEX – No Gas Valve Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, "Submariner 660 ft = 200m", case No. 4092961, Ref. 5514/5513. Made for COMEX in 1974. Fine and very rare, center seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Fliplock Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a COMEX knife, flashlight, depth gauge, and paperwork including dive logs and identification.

Sold for CHF 170,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 70,000 - 120,000

USD 75,000 - 130,000

EUR 55,000 - 90,000

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LOT 567

Patek Philippe - Ref. 130 – Steel. Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, movement No. 862801, case No. 505824. Ref. 130. Made in 1941 and sold on March 3rd, 1943. Very fine and rare, ”Staybrite” stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, tachometer and a stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 170,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 150,000 - 200,000

USD 165,000 - 220,000

EUR 115,000 - 150,000

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LOT 159

ROLEX - Ref, Military Submariner Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Submariner, 660 ft=200 m.”, Ref. . Made in 1972 for the British Military. Very fine and rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel military diver's wristwatch with fixed bar lugs. Accompanied by a Rolex UK service receipt (dated October 2007) now void.

Sold for CHF 134,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 70,000 - 120,000

USD 80,000 - 130,000

EUR 55,000 - 90,000

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LOT 255

Jaeger-LeCoultre – Reverso Grande Taille Mucha’s Four Seasons – Limited Edition Set No. 01 Jaeger-LeCoultre, "Reverso Four Seasons", No. 01/25, Ref. 276.1.62. Made in a limited edition of 25 sets in 1996. Exceptionally fine and rare set of four rectangular, 18K yellow gold reversible wristwatches with 18K yellow gold deployant clasps, each with a painted on enamel depiction of one of the seasons by Miklos Merczel after Alfons Mucha’s celebrated series of Art Nouveau paintings, the only Reversos ever made with enamel dials. Accompanied by original box and certificate. The four watches: Printemps; Eté; Automne; Hiver.

Sold for CHF 134,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 65,000 - 85,000

USD 72,000 - 95,000

EUR 50,000 - 65,000

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LOT 160

Comex Sea Dweller, Ref. 1665, Rail Dial Rolex, “Oyster Perpetual, Comex, 2000ft./600 m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified”, case No. 6193075, Ref. 1665. Made in 1980. Fine and extremely rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver’s chronometer wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Fliplock Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by its original guarantee, 1970’s Submariner and Oyster booklets, hang tag, anchor, and original fitted box. It is further accompanied by a COMEX magazine and COMEX regulator.

Sold for CHF 122,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 70,000 - 130,000

USD 80,000 - 140,000

EUR 55,000 - 100,000

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LOT 512

Patek Philippe Ref. 5970 White Gold Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 3048487, case No. 4388015, Ref. 5970 G. Made circa 2006. Very fine, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases, 24 hour indication, tachometer and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by a mahogany fitted box, Certificate of Origin and an additional solid 18K white gold case back.

Sold for CHF 116,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

USD 110,000 - 165,000

EUR 75,000 - 115,000

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LOT 535

Rolex, Ref. 1655, Spade of Oman Rolex, “Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II”, case No. 3804284, Ref. 1655. Made in 1974, retailed by Asprey, London. Fine and extremely rare, center seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, special 24-hour bezel, large orange arrow 24-hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

Sold for CHF 110,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

USD 110,000 - 165,000

EUR 75,000 - 115,000