660 lots

LOT 496

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Universal Genève, "Squelette". Produced in the 1980 's. Very fine and unusual, skeletonized, 18K yellow gold mid-size wristwatch, with a gold plated Universal buckle.

C. three-body, solid, polished, transparent back, lapidated lugs, cabochon sapphire-set winding-crown. D.satiné gold ring dial with painted radial Roman numerals. "Breguet" blued steel hands. M. Cal. 9 ''', engraved gilt brass, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Signed on the movement. Diam. 30 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,600 - 3200

LOT 497

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Unsigned, Swiss, circa 1820. Fine 18K varicolored gold half-hunting watch with matching chatelaine.

C. Two-body, back centered by applied gold foliate rosette on engine-turned background, bezels with applied gold foliate wreath, small aperture in the center of the front cover for the dial within engine-turned frame. Chatelaine: Gold, three links with applied varicolored trumpets, torch and flowers, joined by gold links, gold seal and gold key on each side at the end. D. Gold, engine-turned with Roman chapter in the center, outer minute divisions. Gold "lozenge" hands. M. 33 mm., hinged, frostd gilt full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement brass balance with flat balance spring, continental cock. Diam. 40 mm., length with chatelaine 165 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 3,200 - 4500

LOT 498

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Unsigned, Swiss, circa 1890. Fine 14K gold diamond-set keyless pendant watch.

C. Four-body, "bassine", back with flowers in relief, one set with a diamond, engraved bezel, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer minute gold paillon divisions, pressed sub-seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 22 mm., nickel-plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with Breguet balance spring. Diam. 27 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,500 - 2000

LOT 499

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Unsigned, Swiss, circa 1890. Fine silver keyless pocket watch with helical balance spring.

C. Four-body, "bassine", polished, silver hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track, five-minute red Arabic markers, subsidiary sunk seconds.M. Frosted gilt, 20 jewels, straight line calibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel helical balance spring with terminal curves. Diam. 52 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 500 - 700

LOT 500

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Unsigned, Swiss, circa 1915.Rare silver and enamel early lady's wristwatch.

C. Three-piece, polished back, translucent light violet enameled bezel over laurel-leaf engine-turning. D. White enamel, Arabic numerals, inner 24-hour scale, outermost gold paillon minute division. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. Frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring. Diam. 27 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 150 - 250

Sold: CHF 170

LOT 501

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Unsigned, Swiss, made for Schumann's Sons, New York, circa 1880. Fine 14K gold diamond-set keyless pendant watch.

C. Four-body, "bassine", back with flowers in relief, some set with a diamond, engraved bezel, gold hinged cuvette, swivel pendant. D. White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions with five-minute red Arabic markers. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 24 mm., nickel-plated, cylinder escapement, three-arm nickel balance with flat balance spring.Signed on dial and movement by the retailer. Diam. 28 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,500 - 2000

LOT 502

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Vacheron & Constantin Automatic, Genève, "Phidias", No. 2277, case No. 643050. Produced in the 1990's. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel, yellow gold and diamonds gentleman's wristwatch with date, a brushed and polished stainless steel integrated bracelet, the middle row in yellow gold and a double deployant clasp.

C. three-body, bicolored, polished and brushed, back with screws, gold bezel set with diamonds, gold winding-crown, steel case, concave lugs. D. black lacquered with applied diamond indexes, aperture for the date. "Bâton" yellow gold hands. M. Cal. 1130, rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 33 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 7,000 - 8000

LOT 503

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Van Cleef & Arpels Paris, "Traveler", No. 84. Produced in the 1990's. Fine and elegant, center-seconds, "World Time", 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with alarm and an 18K yellow gold Van Cleef and Arpels buckle.

C. three-body, solid, polished and brushed, case back with monogram, bezel bearing the names of 37 cities around the world, "Vendôme" type lugs, the crown on the 4 is for winding and hand-setting the watch, the one on the 2 is to set the central disc and for on/off functions of the alarm. D. off-white with yellow gold bâton indexes and Roman numerals, inner revolving graduated disc for the alarm feature. "Bâton" tritium-coated yellow gold hands. M. Cal. 911, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straightine lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 3,300 - 4000

LOT 504

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Vibra, Swiss. Produced in the 1930 's. Fine and unusual, stainless steel mid-size wristwatch, with digital day and date inserted into the cylindrical lugs.

C. three-body, polished, the date display in each cylindrical hooded lugs, defiling by means of two crowns on each lug. D. champagne with painted Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds dial. "Spade" blued steel hands. M. Cal. 10 ''', rhodium-plated, 10 jewels, lateral lever escapement, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Signed on the dial. Diam. 28 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 400 - 1000

LOT 505

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Waldan International, "Chronomètre Chronographe" No. 20. Produced in a limited edition in circa 2000. Fine, astronomical, self-winding, two time zone, water-resistant, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph and registers, triple date and moon phases, and an 18K white gold Waldan deployant clasp.

C. two-body, solid, polished, screwed-down case back, fluted straight lugs, domed sapphire crystal. D. two-tone off-white with applied black radial Roman numerals, auxiliary dials for the seconds, the 12 hour- and 30 minute registers, the second time-zone in 24 hours, outer graduation for the days of the month - 31 in red -, apertures for the days of the week, the months and moon phases. "Breguet" blued steel hands. M. Cal. 13''', rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" and "oeil-de-perdrix" decoratin, 25 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator.Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,800 - 8000

LOT 506

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

West End Watch Co., No. 9039, Ref. D 3152. Produced in the 1930's. Fine and unusual, small, center-seconds, water-resistant, stainless steel military wristwatch with a stainless steel extensible link bracelet.

C. two body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, dust protecting cap, lapidated lugs. D. red with radium-coated Arabic numerals on a "guilloché" gold reserve, outer off-white 1/5th second ring dial. "Spade" radium-coated hands. M. 8 1/2 ''' gilt brass, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Signed on the dial and on the case. Diam. 28 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 250 - 400

Sold: CHF 250

LOT 507

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Zenith, Swiss, circa 1935. Fine and rare agate and gold-filled keyless pocket watch.

C. Single piece of black agate with white bands, gold-filled reeded bezel and pendant.D. White enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, sunken center and subsidiary sunk seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 39,3 mm. (17 1/2""), rhodium-plated, damascened in geometrical pattern, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, cam-type patented regulator. Diam. 50 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,000 - 2800

LOT 508

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Zodiac "Electric", Ref. 1488. Produced in the 1970 's. Fine, center-seconds, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's electric wristwatch. Accompanied by a fitted box.

C. three-body, polished, screwed-down case back with anti-magnetic plate, lapidated straight lugs. D. matte silver with applied steel indexes. "Dauphine" steel hands. M. 13 ''', electrically powered, gilt brass, 13 jewels, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 200 - 400

Sold: CHF 210

LOT 509

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

LOT 510

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

LOT 511

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

LOT 512

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

LOT 513

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Sold: CHF 87

LOT 514

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Sold: CHF 82

LOT 515

Important Watches, Collector's Wristw... Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

Sold: CHF 66