293 lots

LOT 41

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

PAUL PICOT - PAPILLON - GOLD & CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL SPECIAL EDITION Paul Picot, Genève, "Papillon Automatic", No. 10, Ref. AM0084S. Made in a limited series in the 2000s. Very fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold and champlevé enamel center-seconds wristwatch with date and an 18K yellow gold Paul Picot buckle. Accompanied by a Paul Picot fitted wooden box, Warranty (blank), hang-tag and instruction card.

Three-body, polished, the bezel inset with royal blue champlevé guilloche enamel, band with milled center, straight curved and fluted lugs, screw-down crown with crown guard, the back decorated with a multicolored champlevé enamel butterfly on a hand-engraved ground and the number "10", milled edge and 6 screws. Engine-turned silver with applied yellow gold radial Roman numerals, outer minutes and seconds divisions, date aperture. Yellow gold Breguet hands. Cal. 2892A2, rhodium plated, fausses cotes and oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 21 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber, micrometer regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 3,500 - 4500

HKD 29,000 - 37000

USD 3,700 - 4800

Sold: CHF 5,250

LOT 42

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

PAUL PICOT STAINLESS STEEL LIMITED EDITION CHRONOGRAPH Paul Picot, "New Technicum 1872, Hand Winding - Limited Edition", No. 153/400, Ref. 3813. SG. Made circa 2013. Fine, stainless steel, water-resistant, square-button chronograph wristwatch with register and a Paul Picot stainless steel buckle. Accompanied by a Paul Picot fitted wooden box, Warranty (blank), hang-tag and instruction card.

Three-body, polished, stepped bezel, rounded band, straight lugs, transparent screw-down back, sapphire crystals. Two-tone satine bronze and guilloche silvered with applied steel baton indexes, outer minutes and seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds at 9 and 30-minute register at 3. Steel baton hands. Rhodium-plated, brushed, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator, blued steel chronograph work.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,400 - 2400

HKD 11,700 - 20000

USD 1,500 - 2500

LOT 43

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

PAUL PICOT FIRSHIRE 3000 REGULATOR - LIMITED EDITION Paul Picot, "Firshire 3000", "Chronometer, Regulator, Automatic", No. 45/100. Made in a limited edition of 100 examples circa 2000. Very fine, tonneau-shaped, curved, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel Chronometer wristwatch with regulator dial, date, 44-hour power-reserve and a stainless steel Paul Picot buckle. Accompanied by a Paul Picot fitted wooden box, Warranty (blank), COSC Certificate, hang-tag, setting pin and instruction booklet.

Two-body, polished, stepped bezel, rounded case band, case-back with 4 screws, sapphire crystal. Black with luminous indexes for the minutes, subsidiary ring dials in red with luminous Arabic numerals and indexes for the hours at 12, blue for the seconds at 6, green for the days of the month at 9, light green sector for the up-and-down indication at 3. Luminous steel feuille hands. Cal. PP 1120, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 21 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,800 - 2800

HKD 15,000 - 23000

USD 2,000 - 3000

Sold: CHF 2,750

LOT 44

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

PAUL PICOT TECHNICUM CHRONOMETER RATTRAPANTE Paul Picot, "Chronometer Rattrapante - Technicum" No. 653, Ref. 8888.4101. Made in the late 1990s. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel Chronometer wristwatch with round button split-seconds chronograph, register, tachometer, day and date, power-reserve sector and a stainless steel Paul Picot buckle. Accompanied by a Paul Picot fitted wooden box, Warranty (blank), hang-tag, COSC Certificate and instruction card.

Three-body, solid, polished, stepped front and back bezels, rounded case band, transparent case-back with 6 screws, curved straight lugs, screwed bars, screwed-down and protected winding crown, sapphire crystals. The push-button between 7 and 8 is to stop and reunite the split-seconds hand. Guilloche silver with applied steel dart indexes, subsidiary chapter rings for the seconds, the 30-minute register and the days of the week, the days of the month, sector for the up-and-down indication, outer tachometer graduation on an inclined reserve. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal. PP 8888, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self- compensating Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator, 21K gold rotor.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,500 - 6500

HKD 37,000 - 54000

USD 4,800 - 7000

LOT 45

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

ALAIN SILBERSTEIN - UNIQUE SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL CASED SKELETONIZED TOURBILLON WATCH Alain Silberstein, "Piece Unique", No. 10. Made as one of a series of 10 unique pieces in 1994. Very fine and unique, sapphire crystal skeletonized wristwatch with one-minute tourbillion and a stainless steel Alain Silberstein buckle.

Two-body, circular, solid sapphire crystal case with screw-down back, triangular-shaped frosted crystal crown, straight cylindrical stainless steel lugs. Skeletonized matte gilt chapter ring. Matte gilt luminous Silberstein hands Cal. LWO 8701, fully skeletonized with matte gray plates engraved Le Vrai Bonheur Est D'Avoir Sa Passion Pour Metier (True happiness is to have one's passion as a profession), lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, polished steel one-minute tourbillon carriage with S-shaped bridge. Case signed, movement numbered.

Grading System:

CHF 40,000 - 60000

HKD 350,000 - 531000

USD 46,000 - 68500

Sold: CHF 50,000

LOT 46

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

ALAIN SILBERSTEIN SINGING BIRD IN A BOX OPUS 2 - LIMITED EDITION Alain Silberstein, Architecte Horloger, Un Oiseau Dans La Boite, No. 58/99. Made circa 2006. Very fine and rare, limited edition, oval, steel and black lacquer singing bird box. Accompanied by an Alain Silberstein pen watch and original fitted Alain Silberstein presentation box.

Two body, black lacquer with reeded stainless steel trim, Alain Silberstein engraved stainless steel cover opens to reveal the singing bird, activated by a push button on the front, the bottom with built-in-key to wind, aperture on the top to hold the watch pen. Gilt brass, going barrel and bellow, the revolving bird with moving wings, beak and tail, controlled by two cams mounted beneath the barrel wheel, pierced and engraved gilt-brass grille. Pen watch with mechanical 17 jewel movement, black dial with Alain Silberstein hands and signature. Case signed and numbered.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 50,000 - 66000

USD 6,900 - 9200

Sold: CHF 6,250

LOT 47

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

ALAIN SILBERSTEIN - MUSICAL BIRD IN A BOX - LIMITED EDITION Alain Silberstein, Architecte Horloger, "Un Oiseau Dans La Boite" / "A Bird in a Box", No. 02/99. Produced in a limited edition of 99 examples in the 1990s. Fine and rare, square, beech-wood singing bird box with music playing one song at will. Accompanied by an Alain Silberstein ballpoint pen fitted with a watch, a box, certificate and instructions. The singing bird box:

Two-body with steel hinges, steel bracket to hold the pen watch, bird cover engraved with the Alain Silberstein logo. Inside top the key to wind the singing bird mechanism, the bottom the music with winding key. Pen watch with mechanical 17 jewel movement, white dial with Alain Silberstein hands and signature. Gilt brass, going barrel and bellow, the revolving bird with moving wings, tail and beak, controlled by two cams mounted beneath the barrel wheel, gilt brass grill, pierced and engraved. The music with 4 cm. pinned cylinder, fly regulator and a comb with 37 tuned steel blades.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 50,000 - 66000

USD 6,900 - 9200

Sold: CHF 7,500

LOT 48

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

ALAIN SILBERSTEIN LIMITED EDITION "BAUHAUS" WALL CLOCK Alain Silberstein, Architecte Horloger, "Wall Kontwas Bauhaus", No. 63/99. Made in the 1990s. Fine, elegant and unusual, iron, gilt-brass, suede and Perspex, 8-day going, hour striking wall clock with exposed movement. Accompanied by two suede-covered weights, serpentine steel pendulum and crank key.

Rectangular with four pillars, entirely suede covered, Perspex front and sides, the top with gilt-brass bell surmounted by a stylized angel on a suede-covered ball. Transparent and frosted Perspex cabochon hour indexes. Suede-covered triangular and serpentine baton hands. Four iron posts secured into the top and base, barrels for both trains with red cords, gilt-brass wheel train, anchor escapement, striking on a bell on the top of the case with a single conical hammer, multicolored fly governor.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,500 - 6500

HKD 37,000 - 54000

USD 5,100 - 7400

Sold: CHF 10,625

LOT 49

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

PATEK PHILIPPE GOLD & ENAMEL PENDANT WATCH Patek Philippe & Co. À Genève, No. 22505. Made circa 1865. Fine and elegant, 18K gold, enamel, coral and pearl-set lady's key-wound pendant watch.

Four-body, bassine, entirely engraved, the back cover decorated with a painted enamel dove of peace holding an olive branch on a black background, turquoise-colored enamel border set with cabochon coral and pearls. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with black radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel Breguet hands. 13''', matte gilt, bar caliber, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Cuvette signed.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 41,000 - 58000

USD 5,700 - 8000

Sold: CHF 5,750

LOT 50

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

JAMES MCCABE GOLD DUPLEX POCKET WATCH WITH BLUE ENAMEL DIAL Jas. McCabe, Royal Exchange, London, No. 9115. Made circa 1820, the case with indistinct London hallmarks. Very fine and rare, large and heavy 18K gold pocket watch with duplex escapement and unusual blue enamel dial.

Three-body, bassine, maker's mark TW, reeded bezel, the band, pendant and bow deeply chased with fruiting vines, acorns and flowers, engine-turned back with reeded border, the center with engraved initials on a circular reserve. Fixed gold cuvette, gilt dust cover. Blue enamel with gold painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Gold poire hands. 42 mm., matte gilt full-plate, turned cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain with maintaining power, jeweled duplex escapement, three- arm gold balance with timing screws, flat balance spring, diamond endstone, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,500 - 5500

HKD 29,000 - 45000

USD 4,000 - 6300

Sold: CHF 6,000

LOT 51

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

JOHN MARIE - GOLD, DIAMOND & ENAMEL WATCH John Marie, London, No. 402. Made circa 1775. Very fine and rare, 20K varicolored gold, painted on enamel and rose-cut diamond-set pocket watch.

Two-body, Louis XVI, the bezel chased and engraved with flowers and scrolls and set with rose-cut diamonds in silver, the pendant set with a large rose-cut diamond, the back with a painted on enamel scene depicting country lovers in a romantic landscape, chased and engraved varicolored gold border decorated with putti, flowers, doves and scrolls. Convex white enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and large Arabic five-minute numerals. Rose-cut diamond-set hands. 35 mm., matte gilt, pentagonal baluster pillars, fuse and chain, verge escapement with micrometric potence adjustment, three arm balance, flat balance spring, pierced and engraved continental-type cock with endstone, silvered regulation dial.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 33000

USD 2,300 - 4600

Sold: CHF 4,500

LOT 52

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

ROMILLY "DIANA & ENDYMION" Romilly, à Paris. Made circa 1765. Fine, 20K vari-colored gold and rose-cut diamond-set pocket watch.

Two-body, Louis XV, the bezel chased and engraved with flowers and scrolls, the pendant set with a large rose-cut diamond, the back with a chased varicolored gold scene depicting Diana and Endymion with Cupid, chased and engraved scroll border. Convex white enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and large Arabic five-minute numerals. Rose-cut diamond-set Louis hands. 37 mm., matte gilt, cylindrical pillars, fuse and chain, verge escapement, three arm balance, flat balance spring, pierced and engraved continental cock with steel endplate, silvered regulation dial, formerly repeating on a bell in the back of the case (repeat work now removed). Movement signed.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 33000

USD 2,300 - 4600

LOT 53

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

BRAS EN L'AIR Swiss, case No. 3829. Made circa 1790. Fine and very rare, 18K gold "bras en l'air" pocket watch.

Two-body, Directoire, polished. White enamel with sector for the hours on the right and the minutes on the left, a golden sun between, gilt foliate decoration, black and white checkerboard floor design in the lower half, applied gilt-brass figure in the center, his arms raising to indicate the time activated by depressing the pendant. 50 mm., matte gilt full-plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, three-arm balance, flat balance spring, pierced and chased continental balance clock with polished steel endplate, silver regulation dial.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

HKD 58,000 - 74000

USD 8,000 - 10300

Sold: CHF 12,500

LOT 54

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

MUSICAL AND REPEATING GOLD POCKET WATCH Attributed to Piguet et Meylan, case No. 945, movement No. 24 177. Made circa 1820. Fine and rare, 18K gold, quarter-repeating, musical pocket watch with music playing on the hour or at will.

Four-body, "Empire", polished with reeded borders, reeded band, bolt at 11 o`clock to lock the repeat and at 2 o'clock for the music. Hinged gilt brass cuvette with apertures for winding. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel Breguet hands. 52 mm.(22```), gilt brass two-train, with foliate engraved standing barrel for the going train, cylinder escapement, plain three-arm balance, flat balance spring, polished steel endplate, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by depressing the pendant. Sur plateau musical movement, 24 tuned, steel vibrating blades acting on both sides of the pinned disc. Movement numbered 24 177.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 41,000 - 58000

USD 5,700 - 8000

Sold: CHF 6,250

LOT 55

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

REYMOND - GOLD & ENAMEL CALENDAR WATCH Reymond à Paris, Swiss, case No. 1043. Made circa 1790. Fine and rare, 18K gold pocket watch with painted on enamel dial and calendar.

Two-body, Directoire, polished. Eccentric white enamel with Arabic numerals, outer star minute divisions, calendar dial opposite, painted background decorated with a scene of young lovers by an urn in an arcadian landscape. Gold Breguet hands. 48 mm., matte gilt full-plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, three-arm balance, flat balance spring, pierced and chased continental balance clock with polished steel endplate, silver regulation dial.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 25,000 - 41000

USD 3,400 - 5700

Sold: CHF 3,750

LOT 56

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

GOLD GRANULATION & ENAMEL DECORATED JUMP HOUR WATCH Swiss, case No. 6258. Made circa 1830. Very fine and rare, jump-hour, gold granulation decorated, enamel and gem-set pocket watch.

Four-body, entirely decorated with granulation technique, the back cover set with 16 faceted oval amethysts, central octagonal painted on enamel panel decorated with a portrait of a lady representing flora. Hinged gilt-metal cuvette. Engine-turned silver, eccentric chapter ring for the minutes, subsidiary seconds, aperture for the date. Blued steel lozenge hand. 34 mm., matte gilt, full plate, fusee and chain, verge escapement, brass balance with flat balance spring, continental clock with polished steel endplate, silvered regulation dial.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

HKD 33,000 - 50000

USD 4,600 - 6900

Sold: CHF 5,625

LOT 57

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

LECOULTRE & CO - PINK GOLD MINUTE REPEATING LeCoultre & Co., "Repetition a Minutes Chronographe", No. 2292. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold, hunting cased, keyless pocket watch with chronograph.

Four-body, "bassine et fi lets", polished. Hinged gold cuvette, glazed gold-rimmed cover to view the movement. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, outer Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary seconds. Gold spade hands. 19''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 31 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Movement signed LeCoultre & Co. under the hour hammer.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

HKD 33,000 - 50000

USD 4,300 - 6400

Sold: CHF 10,000

LOT 58

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

DENT LARGE GOLD CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH Dent, Watchmaker to The King & Queen, 34, Cockspur Street, London, No. 33757, the movement supplied by Nicole Nielsen. The case with London hallmarks for 1911. Very fine and rare, heavy, half-hunting cased 18K gold keyless pocket watch with chronograph and progressive 60-minute register.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Four-body, "bassine et filets", master mark RN, polished, hinged and sprung front cover with blue enamel radial Roman chapter ring and inner minute track, thief-proof swivel bow. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and concentric fifths of a second track, Arabic five minute/seconds numerals, subsidiary seconds at 9, 60-minute register dial at 3. Blued steel double spade hands. 43 mm., 19''', frosted gilt half-plate, 15 jewels, going barrel, lateral English lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold timing and temperature adjustment screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, diamond endstone, index regulator, Nicole Nielsen chronograph work mounted on the backplate activated by a button in the band.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

HKD 33,000 - 50000

USD 4,300 - 6400

Sold: CHF 6,250

LOT 59

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

SILVER NIELLO MINUTE REPEATING DOCTOR'S CHRONOGRAPH Swiss, No. 58947. Made circa 1910. Fine and unusual, minute-repeating, nielloed silver and pink gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch with chronograph, register and pulsations scale.

Four-body, bassine, polished, entirely decorated with a checkerboard pattern, the front cover inlaid with a pink gold vacant cartouche, pink gold repeating and chronograph buttons. Hinged silver cuvette. White enamel with Breguet numerals, inner red 24-hour numerals, outer minute and fifths of a second track, outer most red pulsation scale to 30 pulsations, subsi. Blued steel epee hands. 19''', matte gilt, 28 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by depressing a button in the band, centrifugal governor. Case numbered & with German silver marks.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,500 - 4500

HKD 21,000 - 37000

USD 2,600 - 4800

Sold: CHF 3,375

LOT 60

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 11, 2014

OUDIN - SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH Ch. Oudin à Paris, No. 330925, case No. 118860. Made circa 1910. Fine and rare, nickel cased, keyless pocket watch with split second chronograph and 30 minute instantaneous recorder.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Four body, "bassine" polished, co-axial button in the crown for start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph, olive- shaped button at 11 for the split-seconds. Hinged nickel cuvette. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer Arabic minute and fifths of a second chronograph divisions, sunk subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register. Gold spade hands. 18''', matte gilt, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 16000

USD 1,100 - 2100