Antiquorum’s Hotel Noga Hilton, 14th November 2004 Auction Totaled CHF 12,093,434

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 48

“The Peony” Attributed to Piguet et Meylan, Geneva, made for the Chinese Emperor, circa 1820. Magnificent, extremely rare, large, 20K gold and enamel, pearl-set, half skeletonized, quarter-repeating peony form watch with ruby duplex escapement.

Sold for CHF 715,750.00

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LOT 70

A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte b/Dresden, No. 34143/64143, made in 1895, refinished in 1906, sold to Fa. S. Stern & Co., Frankfurt a. M. on July 13, 1912 for 1,468.50 DM. Extremely rare and highly important, 18K gold, large, hunting-cased, keyless, A-1 quality, pocket chronometer with one-minute tourbillon regulator, Earnshaw type spring detent escapement, free-sprung balance and 30-hour power reserve indication. Accompanied by a fitted box, certificate of origin, Lange’s 1945 bill for servicing, and a Thomas Mercer chronometer rating certificate.

Sold for CHF 556,250.00

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LOT 78

A Son Altesse le Prince Demidoff Breguet et Fils, No. 4661, sold on November 3, 1830 to Monsieur le Ch(evalie)r A. Demidoff for 3,500 francs. Exceptional and highly important small gilt bronze astronomical eight-day carriage clock built on the principles of the Garde Temps, with jeweled lever escapement, half-quarter-repeating, alarm, phases and age of the moon, and digital calendar, in original leather fitted box. Accompanied by a certificate.

Sold for CHF 457,250.00

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LOT 42

Jacques-Frédéric Houriet, No. 61, made for Berthoud Frères, circa 1820. Highly important, exquisitely made and very rare 18K rose gold pocket chronometer with one-minute tourbillon regulator, spring detent chronometer escapement, free-sprung gold spherical balance spring, regulator dial, and Réaumur thermometer.

Sold for CHF 402,250.00

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LOT 110

"Senza Luna" Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 1119202, case No. 328518, Ref. 3448. Produced circa 1965. Extremely rare and very fine, self-winding, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, and a linen-textured 18K white gold Patek Philippe bracelet. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 380,250.00

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LOT 49

“Cross Beat Monstrance Clock” Casper II Buschmann, Augsburg, circa 1590. Highly important ebony, gilt brass, enamel and lapis lazuli astronomical, hour striking, pre-balance spring, single-hand clock with cross-beat escapement, days of the week, date, manual perpetual calendar, and phases and age of the moon.

Sold for CHF 336,250.00

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LOT 106

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 863337, case No. 634578, Ref. 1518, 1st series. Manufactured in 1943, sold on February 3, 1945. Extremely fine and rare, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with perpetual calendar, phases of the moon, square button chronograph, register, tachometer and Seal of Geneva Quality marks. Accompanied by the original certificate and Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 259,250.00

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CHF 230,000 - 280,000

USD 180,000 - 220,000

EUR 150,000 - 180,000

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LOT 50

“Ranunculus Aquatilis” Paul Bizot, St. Germain, Paris, circa 1645. Highly important and extremely rare 20K gold and painted on enamel pre-balance spring, single-hand, square pendant watch.

Sold for CHF 259,250.00

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LOT 457

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 863554, case No. 632749, Ref. 1463. Produced circa 1944. Very fine and extremely rare, early, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, register and tachometer. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

Sold for CHF 248,250.00

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CHF 220,000 - 260,000

USD 180,000 - 210,000

EUR 140,000 - 170,000

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LOT 424

“Le Cerf-volant” Piguet & Meylan and Frédéric Rochat, Genève, No. 581, music attributed to Nicole Frères, No. 634, completed circa 1828, retailed by Honoré Pons, Paris, at No. 1089. Very fine and extremely rare, bronzed and ormolu, hour and half-hour striking musical clock with singing bird automata.

Sold for CHF 215,250.00

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