The top lots for the auction are as follows:
Cartier Paris, dated 25 July 1980. Very fine silver gilt mounted rock crystal and agate, diamond set, eight day going portico mystery clock, in the original red leather fitted box.
Sold for 1,285,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 900,000 - 1,100,000
USD 120,000 - 140,000
Blancpain, "Platinum Masterpiece Collection " , No. 75/99, present series, with original fitted box. "Ultra-Plate" . Very fine and rare, flat, water-resistant, platinum gentleman's wristwatch. "Phase de Lune". Very fine and rare, water-resistant, self-winding, platinum gentleman' s wristwatch with triple date and moon phases. "Quantieme Perpetuel". Very fine and rare, water-resistant, self-winding, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar. "Chronographe Rattrapante". Very fine and rare, water-resistant, self-winding, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with round button split-second chronograph, registers and date. "Tourbillon JB 1735". Very fine and rare, water-resistant, platinum gentleman' s wristwatch with 8 days power reserve, tourbillon escapement and date. "Repetition Minutes" . Very fine and rare, flat, minute-repeating, waterresistant, platinum gentleman ' s wristwatch.
Sold for 900,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 700,000 - 850,000
USD 90,000 - 110,000
Jaquet Droz & Leschot, London, No. 1293, circa 1780, the watch and music, completed for the Chinese Market, circa 1840. "Playing at Thread the Needle" Fine and very rare silver gilt and enamel, pearl-set singing bird box with music and built-in centre seconds watch.
Sold for 878,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 390,000 - 465,000
USD 50,000 - 60,000
Patek Philippe & Cie. A Geneve, No. 197582, case No. 407957, made for Shaefer & Hartel, Rochester, N.Y. (U.S.A.), sold to William E. Sloan Jr. in July 1927 for $ 1'450. Very fine and rare 18K gold, triple complication, moon phase astronomical, keyless minute repeating watch, with perpetual calendar, split second chronograph and instantaneous twice 30-minute recorder. Accompanied by a mahogany original fitted box with original certificate and receipt dated 1927.
Sold for 790,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 850,000 - 1,000,000
USD 110,000 - 130,000
Bovet, London, No. 604, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1830. Very fine 18K gold and enamel centre seconds watch with special escapement.
Sold for 768,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 540,000 - 620,000
USD 70,000 - 80,000
Unsigned, the enamel by Richter, Swiss, made for the Chinese Market circa 1815. "Playing at Thread the Needle" Rare and magnificent 18K gold and enamel pearl-set centre seconds watch designed as an urn.
Sold for 768,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 660,000 - 775,000
USD 85,000 - 100,000
Bovet "Fleurier", No. 1, made in 1997. Unique pair of 18K pink gold self-winding wristwatches No.1, out of a series of 10 pairs only, produced expressly for commemorating the hand over of Hong Kong on 1st of July 1997, with fitted box and certificates. These two watches only, bearing No.1, are fitted with a sapphire crystal back revealing an exceptional self-winding and fully decorated movement. The open-work, enamelling and engraving are executed by Switzerland's most skilled craftsmen. The split-pearl setting on the enamelled rotor recalls the ornamental Bovet pocket-watches made for the Chinese Imperial Court.
Sold for 630,500.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 0 - 0
USD 0 - 0
Patek Philippe & Cie. A Geneve, No. 97778, case No. 222976, made in 1897, sold on 26 December, 1900 to an eminent Officer from an i mportant Italian family. Very fine 18K pink gold and enamel hunting cased, moon phase astronomical, keyless minute repeating watch with perpetual calendar, in original fitted box.
Sold for 614,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 540,000 - 580,000
USD 70,000 - 75,000