Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 18th April 1998 Auction Totaled CHF 8,937,208

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 204

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No 722717, case No 306218, Ref. 2523, made in 1953, sold on 19 December 1958. Extremely fine and rare, "World Time", 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with polychrome cloisonne enamel dial representing the map of North America and two crowns.

Sold for CHF 1,433,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 40

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No 862257, case No 619959, Ref. 130, made in 1939, sold on 23 May 1940. Extremely fine and rare, "World Time", 18K yellow gold gentleman ' s wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer.

Sold for CHF 355,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 180,000 - 220,000

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LOT 57

Attributable to Piguet & Capt, Geneva, circa 1810. Extremely rare and fine 18K gold and enamel pearlset trefoil shaped musical vinaigrette with automaton scene and built-in watch, in original red Morocco fitted box.

Sold for CHF 322,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 140,000

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LOT 337

M. Pouzait Inv. et Fec. a Geneve, No. 2014, 12/782. Extremely fine and almost certainly unique extra large 181 gold, centre-seconds, demonstration stopwatch with eccentric dial and early Pouzait lever escapement with extra large seconds beating balance.

Sold for CHF 223,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 60,000 - 80,000

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LOT 199

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 1119323, case No. 2998722, Ref. 3448, made in 1973, sold on 18 February 1974. Extremely fine and unique, astronomic, self-winding, platinum and sapphires gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 201,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 138

Attributable to the workshop of Jaquet Droz or that of Henry Maillardet, circa 1780. Fine and rare full-size gilt-metal singing bird clock with two birds and double fountain.

Sold for CHF 179,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 60,000 - 80,000

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LOT 61

Pierre Morand, Geneva, circa 1780. Fine and extremely rare 18K gold, diamond-set miniature ring watch in original green leather fitted box.

Sold for CHF 168,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 40,000 - 50,000

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LOT 200

Ilbery, London, No. 6094, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1815. The case enamelled by Victor Dupont. "Ulysses' farewell" Extremely fine and rare 18K gold and enamel centreseconds watch, with special escapement.

Sold for CHF 146,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 80,000 - 100,000

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LOT 34

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 869336, case No. 2632529, Ref. 2499, 3rd series, circa 1966. Very fine and rare astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 135,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 140,000

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LOT 611

Albert G. Piguet, Le Sentier, No. 220, made in 1933. Fine and extremely rare clemontration watch with double balance and differential gearing, inspired by Breguet ' s researches on resonance mutual adjustments.

Sold for CHF 130,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 50,000 - 60,000