659 lots

LOT 41

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 850468, case No. 617192, circa 1938. Fine and rare rectangular, 18ct pink and yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. bi-colour, massive, polished, reeded cylindrical hooded lugs. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals. "Feuille" gold hands. M. 8 "'- 85 rhodiumed, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 21 x 34 mm.

CHF 5,500 - 6500

Sold: CHF 8,050

LOT 42

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 832351, case No. 614319, presented by Patek Philippe to Mr G. Pettmann in "souvenir" of 30 years collaboration, 1910-1940. Fine and rare rectangular curved, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, dedicated hinged back, reeded bezel, stepped sides. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Feuille" gold hands. M. 9 "'-90 tonneau, rhodiumed, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 25 x 40 mm.

CHF 40,000 - 45000

LOT 43

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 837594, case No. 509352, circa 1945. Fine and rare rectangular, 18ct pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, stepped sides, overhanging fluted lugs. D. pink with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Feuille" pink gold hands. M. 9 "' tonneau, rhodiumed, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 24 x 40 mm.

CHF 11,000 - 13000

Sold: CHF 10,925

LOT 44

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 922500, case No. 628764, circa 1942. Fine 18ct pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, stepped hooded lugs. D. pink with applied gold Roman numerals and indexes + auxiliary seconds dial. "Baton" pink gold hands. M. 12 "'-120 rhodiumed, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 35 mm

CHF 14,000 - 16000

LOT 45

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 836808, case No. 508953, circa 1944. Fine and rare rectangular, 18ct pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, stepped sides, overhanging fluted lugs, table crystal. D. pink with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Feuille" pink gold hands. M. 9 "'-90 Geneva Quality Hall Mark, tonneau, rhodiumed, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 24 x 40 mm.

CHF 11,000 - 13000

Sold: CHF 12,650

LOT 46

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 863919, case No. 644761, Ref. 1463, circa 1946. Very fine and rare waterproof, 18ct pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, register and pulsometer.

C. massive, polished, screwed back, dust protecting cap. D. champagne with applied gold indexes and Roman numerals + auxiliary seconds and 30 minutes register dials, outer pulsometer graduation for 15 pulsations. "Baton" gold hands. M. 13 "' , rhodiumed, "fausses cotes" decoration, 23 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to 8 positions, Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 34 mm.

CHF 65,000 - 70000

LOT 47

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 921373, case No. 626625, Ref. 1526, 1st series, made in 1941, sold on 8 September 1942. Extremely fine and rare astronomic, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

C. massive, polished, concave bezel. D. matt silver with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds dial, concentric, inner graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the lunations. "Feuille" gold hands. M. 12 "'-120 Q rhodiumed, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition, with certificate. Diam. 34 mm.

CHF 80,000 - 100000

LOT 48

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

B. Maingot a Paris, circa 1630. Fine silver and gilt brass octagonal pre-balance spring watch.

C. Three body, the band overlaid with silver, engraved with winged angel's heads and rabbits, cover and back of silver, engraved with foliage and allegorical scenes, the cover with a later glazed dial aperture, the back engraved inside with a laurel wreath. D. Silver chapter ring with Roman numerals applied on a gilt brass dial-plate engraved with cherubs and scrolling foliage, while in the centre of the dial ring is a village and horse riders on the foreground. Blued steel single hand. M. Octagonal gilt brass full plate with urn pillars, three wheel train, fusee with gut line, verge escapement, steel two-arm balance without spring, irregular foliage pierced gilt brass cock secured by a pin, worm-and-wheel set-up with small silver disc. Signed on the back plate. In good condition, with some restorations. Dim. 55 x 30

CHF 28,000 - 32000

LOT 49

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Rousseau a Geneve, circa 1630. Very fine and rare 22 ct. gold, enamel and agate, pre-balance spring watch.

C. Double body, the gold frame decorated with white and green translucent champleve enamel decoration, the pendant and button finial en suite, plain oval back cut from a single large piece of agate. D. Gold dial with Roman numerals on a white enamel chapter ring, the centre of translucent green enamel over engine-turning. Gold single hand. M. Shaped hinged gilt brass full plate with turned baluster pillars, three wheel train, fusee with gut line, verge escapement, steel two-arm balance without spring, irregular foliage pierced gilt brass cock secured by a pin, the matching ratchet wheel set-up click with blued steel wheel and spring. Signed on the back plate. In very good condition. Dim. 47 x 31

CHF 60,000 - 70000

Sold: CHF 64,400

LOT 50

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Girod a Copet, circa 1690. Very large and fine silver Louis XIV watch with alarm.

C. Double body, bassine, polished, the band pierced and engraved with inhabited foliage, the back with winding hole shutters. D. Silver champleve with Roman numerals and inner silver alarm setting disc. Blued steel single hand and pointer. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with Egyptian pillars, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass cock pierced and engraved with inhabited foliage. Alarm train with fixed barrel engraved with foliage, striking on a bell. Signed on the back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 69 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 12000

Sold: CHF 14,375

LOT 51

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Jacques Girod a Copet, circa 1690. Fine silver Louis XIV watch with alarm.

C. Double body, bassine, polished, the band pierced and engraved with inhabited foliage. D. Silver champleve with Roman numerals and inner silver alarm setting disc. Blued steel single hand and pointer. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with turned conical pillars, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass cock pierced and engraved with foliage. Alarm train with fixed barrel pierced and engraved with foliage, striking on a bell. Signed on the back plate. In good condition. Diam. 48 mm.

CHF 4,000 - 5000

Sold: CHF 5,290

LOT 52

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Jacques Girod a Copet, circa 1690. Fine silver Louis XIV "Oignon" with alarm.

C. Double body, "oignon", the bezel chased with military trophies and foliage decoration, the back polished, centred with an engraved rosette of foliage, the border pierced with foliage, and engraved with trophies and animals in cartouches. D. Silver champleve with Roman numerals and inner silver alarm setting disc. Blued steel single hand and pointer. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with turned conical pillars, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass cock pierced and engraved with foliage, worm-and-rack regulator . Alarm train with fixed barrel pierced and engraved with foliage, striking on a bell. Signed on the back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 56 mm.

CHF 6,000 - 7000

Sold: CHF 8,050

LOT 53

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Elrhow, London, (Friedberg, Germany), circa 1750. Fine 22 ct. gold, triple cased half-quarter repeating watch, the repousse case signed with the monogram "M.P."

C. Outer double body, gilt brass mounted, shagreen covered. Second, double body, the bezel pierced and repousse with foliage decoration, the back repouse with a scene depicting "the artist and his model" and outer foliage decoration. Inner double body bassine, the band pierced and engraved with a mask and inhabited foliage. D. Gold champleve with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Blued steel "poker and beetle" hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with square baluster pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass cock pierced and engraved with foliage. Repeating on a bell by depressing the pendant. Signed on the dial and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 53 mm

CHF 8,000 - 10000

LOT 54

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

F. Baccuet, London, No. 340, (Friedberg, Germany), made for the Dutch Market, circa 1750. Fine 22 ct. gold pair cased watch.

C. Double body outer, the bezel chased with shell and foliage decoration, the back repousse with a scene depicting Saint George and the Dragon. Inner double body bassine, polished, marked "I.R.". D. Gold champleve with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring with arched divisions. Blued steel "poker and beetle" hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with square baluster pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring and gilt brass English style cock pierced and engraved with foliage. Signed on the dial and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 47 mm

CHF 5,000 - 6000

LOT 55

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Archambo, London, No. 706, with London hallmarks for 1731. Fine 22 ct. gold pair cased watch, the case repousse by Char.

C. Double body outer, the bezel chased with shell and foliage decoration, the back repousse with a scene depicting Saint George and the Dragon, signed Char, with outer foliage decoration, diamond push pieces. Inner double body bassine, polished, marked "S.G.". D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Blued steel "poker and beetle" hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with square baluster pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass threearm balance, flat balance spring and gilt brass English cock pierced and engraved with foliage. Signed on the back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 47 mm.

CHF 6,000 - 7000

LOT 56

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

I. Welldon, London, with London hallmarks for 1731. Very fine 22 ct. gold pair cased, quarter repeating watch.

C. Outer double body, the bezel pierced and engraved with flowers and foliage, the back repousse with a scene depicting Ceres and Bacchus, as an allegory of plenty, outer pierced and engraved decoration matching that of the bezel. Inner bassine, marked "LW." (John ward), pierced with inhabited foliage and engraved with a mask, the back centred with a rosette. D. Gold champleve with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Fine and unusual blued steel hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, the back plate partly covered with a gilt brass pierced and engraved fret, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass threearm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass cock pierced and engraved with a mask and inhabited foliage. Repeating on a bell by depressing the pendant. Silver dust-cap. Signed on the dial, dust-cap and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 49 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 10000

Sold: CHF 8,855

LOT 57

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

James Cox, London, No. 603, circa 1770. Very fine 22 ct. gold, hard-stone and ruby set, pair cased, quarter repeating watch.

C. huger double body, bassine, the back engraved with a branch of flowers, the band pierced and engraved with a mask and inhabited foliage. Outer with gold frame inset with panels of mossagate bordered with rubies and divided by pierced ruby-set floral motifs. D. White enamel with Roman numerals. Blued steel "poker and beetle" hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring and gilt brass English cock. Repeating on a bell by depressing the pendant. Gilt brass dust cap. Signed on the dust cap and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 37 mm.

CHF 15,000 - 17000

Sold: CHF 16,675

LOT 58

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Dangers, London, circa 1760. Very fine and rare 22 ct. gold mounted moss-agate watch with matching chatelaine.

C. Double body Louis XV with moss-agate bezel and back. Four element matching chatelaine with moss-agate panels and cast gold rocaille decoration. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Blued steel "poker and beetle" hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, silver English pierced and engraved cock. Silver dust cap. Signed on the dust cap and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 34 mm.

CHF 15,000 - 17000

LOT 59

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

James Hubert, London, No. 657, made for the Dutch Market, circa 1750. Very fine 22 ct. gold mounted agate watch, in tortoiseshell protecting case.

C. Double body "oignon", the gold bezel polished, the back of polished carneol with diamond-set push-piece. Outer double body gilt brass, tortoiseshell veneered cover and back. D. Gold champleve with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring with arched divisions. Blued steel "poker and beetle" hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with square baluster pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass English cock with diamond end-stone. Signed on the dial and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 35 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 10000

LOT 60

Important Watches, Wristwatches and c... Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

Hy. Sulzerde a Paris, No. 1788, circa 1780. Fine 18 ct. gold dumb quarter repeating watch.

C. Double body, Louis XVI, polished. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals. Gold "poker and beetle" hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass continental cock with polished steed end-piece. Repeating on the case by depressing the pendant. Signed on the back plate. h1 very good condition. Diam. 47 mm.

CHF 2,000 - 2500

Sold: CHF 2,530