Antiquorum’s The Ritz-carlton Hotel, 6th June 2004 Auction Totaled HKD 36,753,195

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 462

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 869411, case No. 2779180, Ref. 2499 (2499/100). Made circa 1978 Very important and interesting, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, 30-minute register, perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a certificate.

Sold for HKD 1,890,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 900,000 - 1,200,000

EUR 90,000 - 130,000

USD 110,000 - 150,000

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LOT 455

Animal Fantasia Breguet, No’s. 1001 to 1010, made in 1994 on special order from an Oriental Royal Family. Magnificent set of ten 18K gold keyless astronomical self-winding perpetuelle watches with 45-hour power reserve indication, instantaneous date, phases and age of the moon, fully engraved movement, each representing a different animal motif inspired by the Chinese zodiac and folklore. Accompanied by the original mahogany fitted box, gold magnifying glass and gold setting pin.

Sold for HKD 1,615,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,500,000 - 2,500,000

EUR 170,000 - 270,000

USD 200,000 - 320,000

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LOT 463

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 749008, case No. 699584, Ref. 2577, sold on 27 October 1958. Extremely fine and rare, oversized, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with soft enamel dial. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives. Recently serviced by Patek Philippe.

Sold for HKD 1,065,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 700,000 - 900,000

EUR 75,000 - 90,000

USD 90,000 - 110,000

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LOT 227

Helen and Paris Frères Rochat, Geneva, No. 56, box by Georges Reymond, tune from Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Geneva, made for the Chinese market circa 1815. Magnificent and rare 18K gold and painted on enamel, pearl-set musical singing bird box with center-seconds, quarter-repeating watch.

Sold for HKD 1,010,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 700,000 - 900,000

EUR 75,000 - 97,000

USD 90,000 - 115,000

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LOT 358

Attributed to Albert Pellaton-Favre, No. 44075, made for Henchoz Frère and regulated by A. Hillgrén, presented to the Neuchatel Observatory Timing Contest of 1895, made for the English market, hallmarked with Chester marks for 1900-01. Extremely fine and heavy, 18K gold, hunting-cased, keyless pocket chronometer with one minute toubillon regulator, accompanied by the “Bulletin de Marche” from the Neuchatel Observatory.

Sold for HKD 988,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 450,000 - 650,000

EUR 50,000 - 67,000

USD 60,000 - 80,000

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LOT 246

Unique and Ultra Complicated Wristwatch Gérald Genta, Geneva, Grande Sonnerie No. 1, Ref. G 0027, produced in a very few examples in 1996. Exceptionally fine and equally important, ultra-thick, double-train, self-winding, water-resistant gentleman's platinum wristwatch with Westminster chime, Grande et Petite Sonnerie and silent display, four gongs and four hammers, minute- repeating, 48-hour power reserve indicator, indicator for the striking, and with one-minute tourbillon regulator in fully engraved movement. Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives.

Sold for HKD 900,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,200,000 - 1,600,000

EUR 130,000 - 170,000

USD 150,000 - 200,000

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LOT 380

Gérald Genta, Genève, No. 1, Ref. G.4100. Produced in 1993. Very fine and unique, minute-repeating, self-winding, water-resistant, white gold gentleman's wristwatch with erotic automaton and gold link bracelet with repeated pattern and deployant clasp. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for HKD 845,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 600,000 - 800,000

EUR 65,000 - 85,000

USD 77,000 - 100,000

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LOT 446

Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, No.137885, case No. 2601742, Ref. 781, circa 1940. Very fine and extremely rare, 18K gold, triple complicated keyless astronomical, split-seconds chronograph dress watch, with 30-minute register, perpetual calendar and phases of the moon, with visible split-seconds mechanism. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for HKD 790,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 800,000 - 1,000,000

EUR 85,000 - 110,000

USD 100,000 - 130,000

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LOT 175

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Officially Certified Chronometer, Ref. 6062. Production of this reference started in 1950. Very fine and very rare, tonneau-shaped, astronomic, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with triple date and moon phases.

Sold for HKD 680,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 700,000 - 850,000

EUR 75,000 - 92,000

USD 90,000 - 110,000

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LOT 465

The Music Lesson Isaac Daniel Piguet, No. 98, circa 1800. Very fine, rare and important 18K gold and enamel center-seconds musical automaton watch with two tunes and quarter-repeating.

Sold for HKD 515,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 230,000 - 300,000

EUR 25,000 - 32,000

USD 30,000 - 38,000