Antiquorum’s Hotel Noga Hilton, Geneva, 11th October 2003 Auction Totaled 28,931,571

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

LOT 88

Nightingale and Fledglings. FR (Frères Rochat), Geneva, No. 228, probably made for the Russian market, circa 1814. Magnificent, highly important and probably unique gold and enamel, diamond-set miniature singing bird cage with center-seconds petite sonnerie clockwatch, the three birds singing on the hour or at will.

Sold for 1,873,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 134

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 408710, case No. 254197, made in 1914, sold in 1928. Exceptionally fine, highly important and unique large 18K gold hunting-cased, keyless, specially adjusted astronomical minute-repeating carillon watch, with Guillaume balance, triple train, split-seconds chronograph, 30-minute register, perpetual calendar, phases of the moon and alarm. Accompanied by numerous factory documents.

Sold for 1,103,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 27

The Neapolitan Mandolin. Piguet & Meylan, Geneva, No. 4899, circa 1820. Magnificent and extremely rare 18K gold and enamel pearl-set quarter-repeating musical automaton watch, in the form of a Neapolitan mandolin, playing every hour or on demand.

Sold for 993,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 87

The Nightingale. Attributed to Frères Rochat, Geneva, circa 1820, made for the Chinese market. Exceptional and extremely rare gold and enamel, split-pearl-set miniature singing bird cage.

Sold for 883,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 558

"8-Day" ay" Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 198443, case No. 609409, made in 1931, retailed by Brock & Company, Los Angeles in 1933. Exceptionally rare and very fine 18K yellow gold and platinum 8-day going double-barrel gentleman's rectangular Art Deco wristwatch.

Sold for 883,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 578

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 2438

Sold for 773,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 147

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 1518

Sold for 663,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 146

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 130

Sold for 663,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 140

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 501910, case No. 328063, Ref. 42161, made in 1955. Extremely fine and unique large, extra-flat, minute- repeating, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K white gold Vacheron Constantin buckle. Accompanied by a certificate.

Sold for 663,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  
EUR 0 - 0

LOT 92

Country Pleasures. Attributed to Pierre Morand, Geneva, circa 1785, made for the Dutch market. Magnificent and extremely rare 18K rose gold and enamel, double-face, small coach watch of unusual construction, with 4-bell carillon, triple automaton and six auxiliary minute dials.

Sold for 663,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 400,000 - 600,000  
EUR 260,000 - 390,000