Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 31st October 1998 Auction Totaled CHF 5,697,421

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 475

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 198213, case No. 607064, made in 1928, sold on October 16, 1931 to Eldridge R. Johnson to be presented to Floyd H. Bradley. Rare and important "Tortue"-shaped, minute repeating, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

Sold for CHF 718,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 465

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 888113, case No. 687978, Ref. 2438-1, second series, made in 1954, sold on November 17, 1960, for SFr. 3'800. Extremely fine and rare, waterproof, center second, astronomic, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases and skeleton luminescent hands. Accompanied by original fitted box and certificate.

Sold for CHF 498,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 150,000 - 180,000

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LOT 471

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 863864, case No. 645565, Ref. 1579, made in 1946, sold on 11 November 1947. Extremely fine and rare, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer.

Sold for CHF 465,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 469

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 888096, case No. 683866, Ref. 2497, first series, circa 1954. Extremely fine and rare center second, astronomic, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 212,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 160,000 - 200,000

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LOT 460

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, Ref. 2481, circa 1957. "Eurasia" Very fine and rare center second, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with polychrome "cloisonne" enamel dial.

Sold for CHF 185,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 130,000 - 150,000

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LOT 462

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, Ref. 2481, circa 1955. "Le Phare" Very fine and rare center second, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with polychrome "cloisonne" enamel dial.

Sold for CHF 174,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 130,000 - 150,000

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LOT 259

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Officially Certified Chronometer, Ref. 6062, 1950's. Very fine and extremely rare, tonneau shaped, waterproof, astronomic, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with triple date and moon phases, with stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

Sold for CHF 102,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 103

Cartier, Paris, "Tank a guichet sans aiguilles" entered in the registers on 7 August 1929. Very fine and rare, rectangular, jumping hour and minute, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with 18K pink gold Cartier deployant clasp.

Sold for CHF 100,300.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 120,000

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LOT 323

Breguet No. 728, sold to Mr. Falzety on 18 Ventôse An 9 (9 March 1801), for 1200 Francs.

Fine and very rare silver and gold montre à tact with auxiliary five-minute dial,concentric Revolutionary and Gregorian calendar rings with equation of time calculated to coincide with the Revolutionary calendar. C.Two body," forme collier " ,silver engine-turned,with gold rims,pendant and bow.The cover with a monogram "K.A."engraved on a small gold escutcheon applied below the small glazed eccentric dial aperture,gold border rim with touch pieces. Applied gold à tact arrow on the back,extended by a sector-shaped glazed aperture revealing the months, the equation of time and the additional dial sub- divided for five minutes.Gilt brass cuvette with circular eccentric aperture revealing the dial. D.Silver engine-turned with Roman numerals on a polished chapter ring,secured by a screw on the barrel bridge.Blued steel Breguet hands.M.25 - ,gilt brass,souscription calibre with centre barrel, overhanging ruby cylinder escapement,plain brass three-arm balance with bimetallic compensation curb on the regulator.Blued steel flat balance spring. Signed on the gilt brass cuvette and the movement. Diam.62 mm.

Sold for CHF 84,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 80,000 - 90,000

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LOT 449

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 977065, case No. 679543, Ref. 2503, circa 1957. Fine and rare rectangular "bombe", 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

Sold for CHF 80,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 18,000 - 22,000