Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 2nd April 2000 Auction Totaled CHF 9,704,974

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 408

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No 722709,case No 306211, Ref. 2523 HU (Heures Universelles), made in 1953, sold on February 28, 1958.Extremely fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, World Time gentleman’s wristwatch with two crowns and polychrome cloisonné enamel dial representing the map of North America.

Sold for CHF 993,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 750,000 - 900,000

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LOT 377

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 869332,case No. 2632524, Ref. 2499, third series, made in 1963, sold on January 29, 1965.Extremely rare and fine and probably unique, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar and moon phases with leather strap and18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle.Accompanied by black leather fitted box.

Sold for CHF 949,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 378

Morand, Genève, made for the Chinese Market,circa 1780.Magnificent and certainly unique, 20K varicoloured gold musical, centre seconds coach-watch, two tunes carillon on four bells, with automaton scene.

Sold for CHF 762,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 405

Swiss, circa 1810.Extremely fine and rare 18K gold and enamel pearl-set musical mandoline with automaton scene of a tightrope dancer, in a later morocco fitted box by Desoutter.

Sold for CHF 454,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 90,000 - 110,000

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LOT 390

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 867522,case No. 653819, Ref. 1518, first series, made in 1948, sold on December 5, 1950.Very fine and extremely rare, astronomic, 18K pink gold gentleman’s wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases, with 18K pink gold linked bracelet.

Sold for CHF 311,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 250,000 - 300,000

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LOT 379

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 888078,case No. 683317, Ref. 2497, first series, made in 1954, sold on July 23, 1955.Extremely fine and very rare, center-seconds, astronomic, 18K pink gold gentleman’s wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases, leather strap and 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle.

Sold for CHF 289,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 220,000 - 260,000

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LOT 391

Geneva, circa 1809.Fine and almost certainly unique 18K gold and enamel pearl-set telescope with built-in watch, music and vinaigrette, accompanied by original gold keys, in a later fitted box.

Sold for CHF 201,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 180,000 - 220,000

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LOT 406

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 862279,case No. 622665, Ref. 1436, made in 1939, delivered to Beyer, Zürich (Switzerland), on April 2, 1941.Very fine, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with square button split-seconds chronograph, register and tachometer, leather strap and 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle.

Sold for CHF 179,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 150,000 - 180,000

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LOT 407

Swiss, certainly produced in Geneva for the Chinese Market, circa 1820.Very fine and rare 18K gold and enamel, pearl-set musical snuffbox with automaton scene and built-in centre-seconds watch.

Sold for CHF 168,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 140,000

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LOT 359

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Calatrava,No. 727318, case No. 309783, Ref. 2597 HS (Heure Sautante), made in 1959, sold on October 27, 1960.Very fine and rare two-time zone, 18K pink gold gentleman’s wristwatch with two hands, leather strap and 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle.

Sold for CHF 163,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 150,000 - 180,000