Antiquorum’s New York, 23rd March 2005 Auction Totaled USD 3,863,161

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 304

“Commemorative, self-winding and minute-repeating chronometer wristwatch” Patek Philippe, Genève, "Officier Répétitions Minutes,” No. 1904088, case No. 4015628, Ref. 5029. Made in a limited edition of 10 examples in 1997 to commemorate the opening of the new Patek Philippe manu-factory in Geneva, sold on April 2, 1998. Very fine and extremely rare, minute-repeating, self-winding, 18K yellow gold gentleman's chronometer wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a special leather fitted presen-tation box, the attestation of the "Bureau Officiel de l'Etat pour le contrôle facultatif des montres de Genève,” and a medal commemorating the opening of Patek Philippe's new watchmaking center in Geneva and a certificate.

Sold for USD 395,500.00

Estimations :

USD 250,000 - 350,000

EUR 200,000 - 275,000

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LOT 303

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 867777, case No. 657133, Ref. 1463. Made in 1949, sold on December 4, 1950. Production of this reference started in 1940. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, 18K pink gold gentleman’s wristwatch with round button chrono-graph, register and tachometer. Accompanied by a fitted box and an Extract of the Archives.

Sold for USD 200,800.00

Estimations :

USD 140,000 - 180,000

EUR 110,000 - 140,000

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LOT 214

Franck Muller, Geneve, "Tourbillon – Minute-Repeater - Perpetual Calendar - Equation of Time,” No. 00, Ref. RMQPTR. Made in the 2000s. Extremely fine and very rare, astronomic, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold gentleman’s wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, perpetual calendar, equation of time and moon phases, and an 18K pink gold Franck Muller buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box, setting pin and certificate.

Sold for USD 164,500.00

Estimations :

USD 80,000 - 120,000

EUR 63,000 - 100,000

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LOT 266

Breguet, “Souscription Set No. 60,” Ref. 3430 (the wristwatch) and Ref. 1819 (the pocket watch). Made in a small series in 1991 to celebrate Antiquorum’s Geneva auction “The Art of Breguet” in April 1991. Extremely fine, rare and important set comprising a minute-repeating, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, 18K yellow gold Breguet buckle and a large, keyless, astronomic, self-winding pocket watch with instantaneous calendar, moon phases and 45-hours power-reserve. Accompanied by a hazelnut root presentation cabinet with winding provision for the wrist-watch and 18K yellow gold magnifying glass, screwdriver, chain, setting pins, other accessories and an instruction manual.

Sold for USD 127,100.00

Estimations :

USD 120,000 - 150,000

EUR 100,000 - 120,000

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LOT 293

Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 879651, Ref. 5004. Made circa 2000. Extremely fine, rare and important, astronomic, water-resistant to 25 meters, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with coaxial round button split-seconds chronograph, registers, perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a mahogany and leather fitted box, a push-pin to adjust the calendar functions and an Extract from the Archives.

Sold for USD 120,500.00

Estimations :

USD 100,000 - 130,000

EUR 80,000 - 100,000

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LOT 263

A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte in Sachsen, "Lange 1 Tourbillon,” No. 97/150, Ref. 704.025. Production of this reference started in 2000, this watch was sold on January 10, 2002. Made in a limited edition of 250 examples in 18K pink gold and 150 in platinum. Extremely fine and rare, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, off-center hour dial, oversized date, power-reserve and a platinum A. Lange & Söhne deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

Sold for USD 111,550.00

Estimations :

USD 80,000 - 120,000

EUR 65,000 - 95,000

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LOT 213

Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle, Suisse, “Répétition Minutes, Jaquemart Forgerons,” No. 2, Ref. 736-88. Made in 2000, sold on August 29, 2002. Very fine and rare, minute-repeating, water-resistant, 18K pink gold gentleman’s wristwatch with 3 automatons. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

Sold for USD 94,300.00

Estimations :

USD 60,000 - 80,000

EUR 47,000 - 63,000

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LOT 261

F. P. Journe, "Invenit et Fecit, "Remontoir d'Egalité, Tourbillon Souverain,” No. 21/99- 01T. Made in a limited edition of 99 examples in 2001. Very fine and rare, platinum gentleman's chronometer wrist-watch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator and constant force remontoir, power-reserve indicator and a plat-inum F. P. Journe buckle. Accompanied by a wooden fitted box, accessories and certificate.

Sold for USD 94,300.00

Estimations :

USD 35,000 - 45,000

EUR 27,000 - 35,000

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LOT 212

Cartier, France, "Tortue Minute-Repeater,” No. 01, Ref. 2512C. Made in a small series circa 2000. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, minute-repeating, 18K white gold gentleman’s wristwatch with an 18K white gold Cartier deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

Sold for USD 92,000.00

Estimations :

USD 50,000 - 70,000

EUR 40,000 - 55,000

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LOT 221

So-called "Jean-Claude Killy" Rolex, "Oyster Chronographe, Anti-Magnetique,” Ref. 6036. Made in the early 1950s. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with round but-ton chronograph, registers and triple date.

Sold for USD 92,000.00

Estimations :

USD 15,000 - 20,000

EUR 12,000 - 16,000

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