364 lots

LOT 1

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Sold: CHF 7,800

LOT 2

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Silver Lighter Watch Eterna Watch Co., Swiss, No. 6296. Made circa 1925. Fine and rare, silver and black lacquer cigarette lighter fitted with a watch. To be sold without reserve

C. Cigarette lighter, rectangular with curved sides, base with cap for the fuel and recessed winding crown, wick and flint enclosed by a hinged cover. D. Matte silver with applied gilt Breguet numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel poire and epee hands. M. 9 ½???, rhodium plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, self-compensating blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 48 x 37 x 12 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,000 - 2000

USD 1,000 - 2000

EUR 700 - 1400

LOT 3

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Desk Compendium Jaeger LeCoultre, Suisse, No. 071680, Patent No. 365.884. Made circa 1930. Very fine and rare, chrome and leather desk compendium with 8-day clock, triple date calendar, alarm, thermometer and barometer.

C. Two-body, leather-covered with folding cover forming the stand, two chromed hinged cases for the clock and barometer, telescopic winding crown with co-axial button for alarm setting, the thermometer between on a black plate with white painted scale. D. Cream painted with luminous Arabic numerals, inner minute track, apertures for the days of the week, the date and months. Luminous blued steel skeleton hands. Barometer: Cream painted with black barometric scale. Blued steel arrow hand and arrow pointer. M. Cal. 207, 50 mm., nickel, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, index regulator, alarm sounding on a single gong. Dial signed, case numbered. Dim. 15.8 x 12.3 x 3.1 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,500 - 2500

USD 1,500 - 2500

EUR 1,000 - 1700

Sold: CHF 1,080

LOT 4

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Art Deco Blue Enamel Mido, Swiss, Movement No. 259095, case No. 55962. Made circa 1920. Fine and elegant, Art Deco, silver and enamel keyless dress watch. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, asymmetric, the band overlaid with opaque blue enamel, black enamel triangular bow, back cover decorated with black and blue enamel stripes, winding crown set with a cabochon blue stone. D. Matte silver with applied yellow gold dauphine numerals, outer gold dot minute divisions and subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold halberd hands. M. 15 1/2???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial case and movement signed. Diam. 47 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,000 - 1500

USD 1,000 - 1500

EUR 700 - 1000

Sold: CHF 1,680

LOT 5

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Art Deco Red Enamel Doxa, Locle, ?Anti-Magnetique?, case No. 2175137. Made circa 1935. Fine, Art Deco, silver and red enamel, keyless dress watch. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, demi-bassine, overlaid with opaque red enamel, Art Deco hinged bow. D. Brushed champagne with reflective gold hour indexes and Arabic quarter-hour numerals, small black painted Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel baton hands. M. 16 ½???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 47 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,000 - 1500

USD 1,000 - 1500

EUR 700 - 1000

Sold: CHF 1,320

LOT 6

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Square Dress Watch Ebel, Swiss, "Chronometre", No. 244869. Made in the 1920s. Fine and elegant, square, 18K yellow gold and champleve enamel, keyless dress watch. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, laurel-leaf bezel and border, the back cover engine-turned, the border and center decorated with white and dark blue champleve enamel. D. Matte gilt with black champleve Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds, inner engraved laurel border. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 15 1/2''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 2 adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Ebel, case and movement signed Ebel Watch. Dim. 42 x 42 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,500 - 2000

USD 1,500 - 2000

EUR 1,000 - 1400

LOT 7

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Octagonal Dress Watch Ulysse Nardin, Locle & Genève, movement No. 76865, case No. 342242. Made for W. Turler, Berne, circa 1925. Fine and elegant, octagonal, 18K gold and enamel keyless Art Deco lever dress watch. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, Art Deco, polished, the bezels and bow decorated with geometric dark blue enamel decoration, chased band. D. Frosted gilt with champleve Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Black pierced hands. M. 36.5 mm., rhodiumplated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 44 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,500 - 2000

USD 1,500 - 2000

EUR 1,000 - 1400

Sold: CHF 1,680

LOT 8

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Geophysic Jaeger-LeCoultre, ?Geophysic, Chronometre?, movement No. 1331984, case No. 748229. Made in 1958. Very fine and extremely rare, water-resistant, anti-magnetic to 600 Gauss, indirect center seconds, stainless steel chronometer wristwatch with a stainless steel Jaeger-LeCoultre buckle. Accompanied by a Jaeger LeCoultre box.

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, lapidated lugs, inclined bezel, screwed down case back. D. Off-white with applied steel baton indexes and Arabic 12 and 6, luminous dots on the inner bezel, outer minute/second divisions. Luminous steel epee hands. M. Cal. P478/BWSbr, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to five positions and to temperatures, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, parachute shock absorber, hack mechanism, swan-neck regulator, anti-magnetic dust cap. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam 35 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

USD 10,000 - 15000

EUR 6,700 - 10000

Sold: CHF 14,400

LOT 9

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Book-Shaped Form Watch for Hermes Jaeger-LeCoultre, movement No. 484554, the case No. 141616 made by Hermes. Made circa 1947. Very fine and extremely rare, 18K pink and white gold, book-shaped form watch with concealed dial and integral short 18K pink gold chain with square fob.

C. Three-body, book-form, the pink gold outer cover polished and engraved with a geometric design, inner brushed white gold case pivoted to the outer cover at one corner allowing the inner case to open outwards to reveal the dial, back secured by four screws. D. Two-tone brushed gold with applied pink gold dart indexes, painted black Arabic 12, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Pink gold epee hands. M. 24 x 18 mm, gilt, fausses cotes decoration, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial and movement signed Jaeger-LeCoultre, case signed Hermes. Dim. 32 x 26 x 7.5 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,500 - 7500

USD 5,500 - 7500

EUR 3,700 - 5000

LOT 10

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Monopoussoir H. Moser & Cie, "Monopoussoir", movement No. 110088, case No. 1169047. Made for the Russian market circa 1910. Fine and rare, stainless steel wristwatch, single-button chronograph and register. To be sold without reserve

C. Four-body, polished, rounded bezel, hinged cuvette, mobile lugs, crown at 12, snap-on case back. D. Enamel, white with painted black Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30 minute register, outer minute/seconds track with every five Arabic numerals. Blued steel skeleton baton hands. M. 14???, rhodium plated, straight line lever escapement, cut bi-metallic balance, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickeness 14 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 3,000 - 5000

USD 3,000 - 5000

EUR 2,000 - 3500

Sold: CHF 3,120

LOT 11

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, movement No. 374707, case No. 230151. Made in the 1920's. Fine and rare 18K yellow gold lady?s wristwatch.

C. Three-body, solid, rounded bezel, concave lugs, snap-on case back. D. White enamel with painted black and red Breguet numerals, subsidiary dial for the seconds, outer minute track. Yellow gold pomme hands. M. 11???, frosted gilt, straight line lever escapement, cut bi-metallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 27 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,500 - 2500

USD 1,500 - 2500

EUR 1,000 - 1700

Sold: CHF 2,880

LOT 12

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Stainless Steel Yacht-Timer Chronograph Omega, movement No. 9379952, case No. 9015600. Made in the 1930's. Fine and very rare, large stainless steel Staybrite wristwatch with olive-button chronograph, register with yacht-timer scale, telemeter, tachometer and a stainless steel Omega buckle.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, lapidated bezel, concave lugs, olive-shaped pusher at 2 for start/stop, reset button in the winding crown. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register with yacht-timer, outer minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions with black Arabic five minute numerals, outer red telemeter scale, outermost blue tachometer scale, inner spiral scale. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. CHRO 33.3, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 15,000 - 20000

USD 15,000 - 20000

EUR 10,000 - 13000

LOT 13

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Monopoussoir Minerva, ?Chronograph?, movement No. 1348534, case No. 291846. Made in the 1940's. Fine and rare, oversized, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with single-button chronograph, register and tachometer.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, rounded bezel, concave lugs, snap-on case back. D. Enamel white with painted black Breguet numerals, subsidirary dials for the seconds and the 30 minute register, outer minute/seconds division with every five Arabic numerals, outermost tachometer scale. Blued steel pomme hands. M. 18???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial and case signed, movement numbered. Diam. 45 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 7,500 - 11000

USD 7,500 - 11000

EUR 5,000 - 7500

LOT 14

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Monopoussoir Longines, ?Anti-Magnetique?, movement and case No. 5188683. Made in the 1920's. Very fine, large, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with single-button chronograph, register and three different tachometer scales.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, rounded bezel, hinged cuvette, snap-on case back. D. Enamel, white with painted black Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30 minute register, inner 1/5th seconds track, outer red/black and blue tachometer scales. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 14???, frosted gilt, straight line lever escapement with gold anchor, bi-metallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Case, dial and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 12,000 - 18000

USD 12,000 - 18000

EUR 8,000 - 12000

LOT 15

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Cal. 15.26 Longines, movement No. 3364595, case No. 3489252. Delivered to Longines agent Nacib K.Djez Vedjian & Son, Constantinople in 1911. Fine and rare, early, large, stainless steel wristwatch. To be sold without reserve

C. Four-body, polished, curved bezel and band, mobile lugs, hinged back and cuvette. D. White enamel with painted black and Red Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary dial for the seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 15.26, frosted gilt, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bi-metallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 41 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 3000

USD 2,000 - 3000

EUR 1,300 - 2000

Sold: CHF 1,920

LOT 16

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Military Aviator?s Wristwatch Longines, ?Anti-magnetique?, movement No. 6230964, case No. 23313. Made for the Czech Air Force, circa 1938. Fine and rare, large, cushion-shaped, stainless steel military wristwatch.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, revolving reeded bezel with pointer, curved lugs, snap-on case back engraved: ?Majetek Vojenské Spravy ? 1955?. D. Black with silver Arabic numerals, outer minute track, guilloche subsidiary seconds dial. Luminous skeleton hands. M. 14 ½''', gilt brass, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,300 - 4300

USD 2,300 - 4300

EUR 1,600 - 3000

LOT 17

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Military Aviator?s Large Single-Button Chronograph Leonidas, movement No. 6530. Made in the 1940's. Fine and very rare, large and unusual, stainless steel aviator?s wristwatch with single-button chronograph and instantaneous 30-minute register.

C. Four-body, massive, polished and brushed, castellated large rotating bi-directional bezel with luminous arrow pointer, lapidated lugs, large winding crown, snap back. D. Black gloss painted with luminous baton hour indexes and Arabic 12 and 6, outer white painted minutes and fifths of a second divisions, Arabic five-second numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and instantaneous 30-minute register. Luminous skeleton baton hands. M. 18???, frosted gilt, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator, visible steel chronograph work. Dial and movement signed. Diam. 50 mm. Thickness 16 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,500 - 6500

USD 4,500 - 6500

EUR 3,000 - 4400

LOT 18

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Steel Flyback Cal 30CH Longines, Flyback Chronograph, No. 12895250, case No. 7413 3 58. Made in the 1960's. Fine and rare, water-resistant, antimagnetic, stainless steel wristwatch with round button fly-back chronograph, register, telemeter, tachometer and a stainless steel Longines buckle. Accompanied by a Longines fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, lapidated lugs, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back. D. Satine silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-minute/seconds Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the second and the 30-minute register, outer red telemeter scale and outermost tachometer scale. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 30CH, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, shock absorber, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,000 - 7000

EUR 3,400 - 4700

Sold: CHF 5,760

LOT 19

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Cal. 13ZN, Retour en Vol Longines, movement No. 5827377, case No. 5967 40 52. Made circa 1952. Very fine and rare, large, 18K pink gold wristwatch with square button fly-back chronograph, instantaneous 30-minute register, telemeter, tachometer and a gold-plated Longines buckle.

C. Three-body, polished, inclined bezel, concave lapidated lugs, snap-on case back. D. Matte silver with applied pink gold baton indexes and Arabic 12 and 6, subsidiary dials for the 30-minute register and for the seconds, outer telemeter scale in red, outermost tachometer scale in blue. Pink gold alpha hands. M. Cal. 13ZN, rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Glucydur balance, self compensating blued Breguet balance spring, shock absorber, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 9,000 - 12000

USD 9,000 - 12000

EUR 6,000 - 8000

LOT 20

Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po... Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

Siderograph Longines Watch Co., ?Service Hydrographique de la Marine?, No. 5789255. Made circa 1943. Very fine and rare aluminium, siderograph with center-seconds, seconds recorder, split-seconds, 36-hour power reserve indication and stop feature, in a gimballed mahogany deck box.

C. Deck box with brass bound corners, aluminium gimbal and external start-stop for the chronograph. Inner: Cylindrical, massive, back secured by five screws, chronograph pushbutton at 8 o'clock, knob for setting revolving 60 seconds dial at 5 o'clock, winding/setting stem at 12 o'clock, start/stop lever at 10 o'clock, glazed back removable screw-on weight to work with the gimbals. D. Two-tone, silvered, black Arabic numerals, outer minute track, with outer revolving blue chronograph ring, power-reserve sector below the 12. M. 21''', Cal. 21.29, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement with beryllium pallet fork, monometallic balance, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring with micrometric cam-type regulator, chronograph work visible on the back plate. Dial, movement and deck box signed. Deck box: 15.3 cm x 15.3 cm x 100 cm. Inner: Diam. 94 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

USD 7,000 - 9000

EUR 4,700 - 6000

Sold: CHF 10,800