Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 12th April 1997 Auction Totaled CHF 6,842,499

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 600

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 722704, case No. 306209, Ref. 2523, made in 1953, sold on 9 July 1956. Extremely fine and rare, "World Time", 18K yellow gold and enamel gentleman's wristwatch with two crowns.

Sold for CHF 652,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 607

Breguet & Fils No. 2497, "Pendule a Almanach", sold to Prince Aldobrandini on 9th June 1810, for 2544 Francs. Very fine small gilt bronze quarter repeating, moon phase astronomical eight day going travelling clock with full calendar and alarm.

Sold for CHF 214,700.00

Estimations :

CHF 160,000 - 200,000

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LOT 576

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 868540, case No. 691607, Ref. 2499, 1st series, made in 1956, sold on 1st October 1956. Very fine and rare astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman' s wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 190,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 120,000

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LOT 594

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 868326, case No. 676624, Ref. 1436, made in 1952, sold on 30 November 1955, retailed by Tiffany & Cie, New York. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button split-second chronograph, register and tachometer.

Sold for CHF 185,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 150,000 - 180,000

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LOT 199

"The Longitude Watch" Louis Audemars, Brassus, Swiss, No. 11734, specially made for the 1873 Universal Exhibition in Vienna. Extremely fine and unique 18K gold hunting cased, double face, moon phase astronomical keyless watch with perpetual calendar and two time zone subsidiary dial, specially designed to give the time by difference of longitude, for one of the 40 European cities selected on the outer ring.

Sold for CHF 174,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 80,000 - 100,000

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LOT 605

William Anthony, London, Nos. 1567 and 1568, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1795. Magnificent and rare 18K gold and enamel, pearl and diamond-set pair of centre seconds watches with special escapement.

Sold for CHF 168,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 130,000 - 160,000

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LOT 590

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 869257, case No. 2792113, Ref. 2499/100, 4th series, made in 1982, sold on 10 November 1983. Very fine and rare astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 126,700.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 120,000

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LOT 325

A. Lange & Sane, Glashiitte B/Dresden, No. 31837, sold to Fa. A. Fick & Sohne, Essen, on 24 June 1898, for 693 Marks. Fine and extremely rare 18K pink gold, hunting cased self winding watch with 30 hour power reserve indication.

Sold for CHF 124,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

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LOT 585

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 869483, case No. 2700435, Ref. 2499, 3rd series, made in 1977, sold on 3 February 1978. Very fine and rare astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 124,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 90,000 - 110,000

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LOT 196

Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Officially Certified Chronometer, Ref. 6062, 1950's. Extremely rare and fine tonneau shaped, waterproof, self-winding, astronomic, 18K yellow gold and diamonds gentleman's wristwatch with triple date and moon phases, and 18K yellow gold flexible bracelet.

Sold for CHF 119,000.00

Estimations :

CHF 90,000 - 11,000