The top lots for the auction are as follows:
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 124824,case No. 235326, sold on October 13, 1923.Extremely fine and important, early and probably unique, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with the function of the chronograph controlled by the single button, the split-seconds chronograph controlled by the crown, 60-minute register, leather strap and 18K yellow gold buckle.
Sold for 2,973,500.00 CHF
Estimate CHF 0 - 0
Patek Philippe & Cie. à Genève, No. 197736,case No. 412648, made for Shaefer & Hartel, Rochester, N. Y. (U. S. A. ), sold to William E. Sloan Jr. in July 1927 for $ 1'450.Very fine and rare 18K gold, triple complication, moon phase astronomical, keyless minute repeating watch, with perpetual calendar, split-seconds chronograph and instantaneous twice 30-minute recorder. In original mahogany fitted box, accompanied by the original certificate and receipt dated 1927.
Sold for 168,500.00 CHF
Estimate CHF 120,000 - 140,000