Antiquorum’s Geneva, 19th October 2002 Auction Totaled CHF 40,353,855

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 82

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 868248, case No. 665024, Ref. 2499, first series, retailed by Frec-cero, made in 1951, sold on September 29, 1955. Production of this reference started in 1951. Exceptional and highly important astronomic, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, 30-minute register, internal pulsometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases, with 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accom-panied by the "Extrait des Registres".

Sold for CHF 3,193,500.00

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LOT 45

Geneva, attributable to Frères Rochat, made for the Chinese market, circa 1820. Extremely rare and magnificent pair of gold and enamel pearl- and diamond-set singing bird pistols.

Sold for CHF 2,753,500.00

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LOT 148

Breguet, No. 2807, sold to General Yermoloff on August 26, 1817 for 4,000 Francs. Extremely rare and exceptionally fine and elegant 18K gold and enamel astronomical equation of time watch with annual calendar, manual perpetual calendar, phases of the moon and mean and true solar time, in a Morocco fitted box. Accompanied by Breguet Certificate of 1857.

Sold for CHF 2,258,500.00

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LOT 127

Breguet, No. 1188, sold to Don Anto-nio of Spain on August 1, 1808 for 3600 Francs. Exceptionally fine and extremely rare 18K gold Garde Temps four minute free-sprung tourbillon regulator with 36-hour power reserve indicator, subsidiary seconds and stop seconds, escapement naturel with fast train, and Turkish dial, in its Morocco fitted box, accompanied by 1927 Certificate.

Sold for CHF 2,148,500.00

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LOT 155

Ilbery, London, movement attributed to Frères Rochat, No. 271, enamel attributed to Jean-Louis Richter, Geneva, circa 1800. Magnificent, highly important, 18K gold and enamel, pin-set petite sonnerie striking clock with singing bird rising and singing every hour or on demand.

Sold for CHF 1,818,500.00

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LOT 24

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No 720304, case No 306201, Ref. 2523 HU (Heures Universelles). Production of this reference started in 1953. Extremely fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, "World Time" gentleman’s wristwatch with two crowns and poly-chrome cloisonné enamel dial representing the map of Europe and Asia and with 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle.

Sold for CHF 1,763,500.00

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LOT 46

La leçon de chant Frères Rochat, Geneva, No. 120, made for the Chinese market, circa 1815. Exceptional and unique large rectangular 18K gold and enamel pearl- and diamond-set large singing bird box featuring two birds with rare forward movement of the head and body.

Sold for CHF 1,653,500.00

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LOT 79

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 860183, case No. 4178996, Ref. 96. Made in 1937, sold on December 16, 1937. Unique and exceptional, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with retrograde perpetual calendar and moon phases, with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle, the first wristwatch with retrograde perpetual calendar ever created. Accompanied by the Extract of the Archives.

Sold for CHF 1,433,500.00

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LOT 4

Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 198048, case No. 290540, made for Henry Graves Jr. in 1927. Exceptional, one of only two known, astronomical double barrel, eight day going large silver desk clock with perpetual calendar, phases of the moon and eight day power reserve indicator, accompanied by two original silver/gold/steel keys and matching calendar adjustment pin.

Sold for CHF 1,103,500.00

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LOT 147

Breguet, No. 2516, sold to Baron de Blome for 2000 Francs in 1811. Exceptionally rare and equally fine eight-day going gilt brass astronomical Grande et Petite Sonnerie carriage clock with perpetual calendar, phases of the moon, year indication, alarm and special escapement in original leather fitted box. Accompanied by Breguet certi-ficate.

Sold for CHF 1,048,500.00

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