Antiquorum’s New York, Park Lane Hotel, 15th December 1998 Auction Totaled 2,323,264

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

LOT 344

Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, No. 65766, made in 1883, delivered on 21 June 1897 to Bailey Banks & Biddle Co., Philadelphia. Very fine 18K pink gold hunting cased, moon phase, astronomical, keyless minute repeating watch with perpetual calendar and chronograph.

Sold for 79,500.00 USD

Estimate USD 65,000 - 75,000  

LOT 168

Breguet, No. 2045, 1990's. Extremely fine and rare, self-winding, 18K yellow gold and diamonds gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and date with 18K yellow gold deployant clasp.

Sold for 77,850.00 USD

Estimate USD 70,000 - 90,000  

LOT 443

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 1463

Sold for 72,900.00 USD

Estimate USD 50,000 - 60,000  

LOT 163

Audemars Piguet, Swiss, Grande et Petite Sonnerie et Repetition des Quarts, No. 24, Ref. D51176, 1990's. Rare and important water-resistant, Grande et Petite Sonnerie, clock watch, quarter repeating, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

Sold for 70,700.00 USD

Estimate USD 55,000 - 65,000  

LOT 159

Blancpain, Repetition minutes libertine, Piece Unique, 1990's. Very fine and unique, minute repeating, 18K yellow gold libertine gentleman's wristwatch with two colour gold erotic automaton scene with fitted box.

Sold for 61,900.00 USD

Estimate USD 40,000 - 50,000  

LOT 472

Invente par Rieussec a Paris, circa 1825. Extremely fine and almost certainly unique, compact mahogany inking chronograph with 1/5 seconds diablotine, 60 minutes and 12 hours recorders, developed from the chronograph invented in 1821 for horse races.

Sold for 61,900.00 USD

Estimate USD 30,000 - 35,000  

LOT 429

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 492

Sold for 59,700.00 USD

Estimate USD 9,000 - 11,000  

LOT 477

Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, No. 23953, made in 1863. Very fine and important 18K gold, diamond-set historical ring watch, in original fitted box, sold on 26 August 1871 by a Patek Philippe retailer to Queen Victoria to be presented to a member of the Du Pont de Nemours family.

Sold for 46,000.00 USD

Estimate USD 15,000 - 18,000  

LOT 171

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 5500

Sold for 43,125.00 USD

Estimate USD 45,000 - 50,000  

LOT 170

Patek Philippe
Ref. Ref. 3796

Sold for 41,400.00 USD

Estimate USD 35,000 - 40,000