Antiquorum’s Hong Kong, Hotel Furama Kempinski, 9th June 1997 Auction Totaled HKD 29,995,880

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 199

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 888029, case No. 678868, Ref. 2497, made in 1953, sold on 22 octobre 1953. Probably unique and very fine, centre second, astronomic, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, with integrated Patek Philippe platinum bracelet.

Sold for HKD 5,850,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 0 - 0

USD 0 - 0

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LOT 55

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 HKD 1,285,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 900,000 - 1,100,000

USD 120,000 - 140,000

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LOT 206

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 867846, case No. 663036, Ref. 1436, made in 1950 and sold on 28 May 1951. Extremely fine and rare, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button split-second chronograph, register and tachometer.

Sold for HKD 1,243,750.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,250,000 - 1,400,000

USD 160,000 - 180,000

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LOT 233

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 HKD 900,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 700,000 - 850,000

USD 90,000 - 110,000

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LOT 421

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 HKD 878,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 390,000 - 465,000

USD 50,000 - 60,000

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LOT 204

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 HKD 790,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 850,000 - 1,000,000

USD 110,000 - 130,000

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LOT 401

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 HKD 768,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 540,000 - 620,000

USD 70,000 - 80,000

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LOT 425

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 HKD 768,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 660,000 - 775,000

USD 85,000 - 100,000

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LOT 402

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 HKD 630,500.00

Estimations :

HKD 0 - 0

USD 0 - 0

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LOT 426

Unsigned, the enamel by Richter, Swiss, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1815. "The children and the bunny rabbit" Rare and magnificent 18K gold and enamel pearl-set centre seconds watch designed as an urn.

Sold for HKD 614,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 540,000 - 700,000

USD 70,000 - 90,000

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