419 lots

LOT 1

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

LANGE & SOHNE 1ST QUALITY GOLD POCKET WATCH A.Lange & Söhne, Glashütte Bei Dresden, No. 16859. Made circa 1880. Very fine, large, 18K pink gold, keyless pocket watch with 1st quality movement. Accompanied by an A. Lange & Söhne fitted box and the original certificate.

Four-body, bassine, polished. Hinged gold cuvette with engraved dedication. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. 19```, Glashütte 3/4-plate, nickel plated, 18 jewels, gold chatons with blued steel screws, straight line Glashütte escapement, gold pallet fork and escape wheel, banking with a pin and hole, Lange Guillaume-type balance with gold timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, the terminal stud adjustable by a screw, diamond endstone, engraved balance cock, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 3000

HKD 17,000 - 25000

USD 2,200 - 3200

Sold: CHF 3,500

Dial and movement signed, case numbered. DIAM. 53.5 mm.

LOT 2

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

A. LANGE & SÖHNE POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Deutsche Uhrenfabrikation, A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte I/Sa, No. 72977. Made circa 1900. Fine, large, hunting cased, keyless, 14K yellow gold pocket watch with Lange's Guillaume-type balance. Accompanied by an A. Lange & Söhne fitted box and the original certificate.

Four-body, bassine, polished, engine-turned front cover with engraved monogram "AB". Hinged gold cuvette. Three-piece white enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold spade hands. 19```, Glashütte 3/4-plate, frosted gilt, 16 jewels, straight- line Glashütte escapement, gold pallet fork, gold escape wheel, Lange's Guillaume-type balance with gold timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 3000

HKD 17,000 - 25000

USD 2,200 - 3200

Sold: CHF 4,000

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 56 mm.

LOT 12

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

Grading System: A

CHF 800 - 1200

CHF 800 - 1200

CHF 800 - 1200

HKD 6,700 - 10000

HKD 6,700 - 10000

HKD 6,700 - 10000

USD 860 - 1300

USD 860 - 1300

USD 860 - 1300

Sold: CHF 1,188

DIAM. 55 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 13

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015
DIAM. 52 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 14

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

Sold: CHF 1,000

DIAM. 56 mm.

LOT 15

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

LOUIS AUDEMARS 1ST QUALITY PRECISION WATCH ORIGINAL BOX & PAPERS PINK GOLD Louis Audemars, Brassus & Geneva, No. 16680, cased by J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia. Made circa 1880. Extremely fine and very rare, highly precise, hunting cased, 18K pink gold, keyless pocket lever Chronometer with helical balance spring. Accompanied by the original Louis Audemars fitted rosewood box, original certificate and Certificate of Regulation dated 25th March, 1880 and signed by Louis Audemars.

Four-body, forme collier, polished, flat covers with reeded edges, polished band. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. 18''', nickel plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, the upper jewels in screwed gold chatons, straight line lever escapement with bishop's crook counterpoise, large bimetallic compensation balance with gold meantime and temperature adjustment screws, blued steel helical balance spring with inner and outer terminal curves, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 42,000 - 59000

USD 5,400 - 7600

Sold: CHF 8,750

Dial and movement signed Ls. Audemars, case signed J.E. Caldwell, Philadelphia. DIAM. 52 mm.

LOT 16

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

VULCAIN THIN MINUTE-REPEATER YELLOW GOLD Vulcain, (Ditisheim & Co.), "Répétition", No. 27260. Made circa 1915. Fine and rare, thin, minute-repeating, hunting cased, 18K yellow gold keyless pocket watch.

Four-body,"bassine", polished. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the technical details. Guilloché silver with painted Cubiste numerals on a plain outer reserve, outer minute track, sunk guilloché subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. Cal. 18''', nickel, fausses côtes decoration, 27 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Case and cuvette signed.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 3000

HKD 17,000 - 25000

USD 2,200 - 3200

Sold: CHF 3,500

DIAM. 49 mm.

LOT 17

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

MINUTE REPEATER & CHRONOGRAPH FOR THE MARQUIS D'AUXY Swiss, No. 3226. Made circa 1880. Very fine and rare, minute-repeating, 18K gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch with chronograph.

Four-body, bassine, polished, the front cover with applied gold monogram "AN" beneath a Marquis's coronet, the back cover engraved with the full coat of arms and the motto "Stirps Vera Nobilis Virtutum Opera" and "Et Toi Auxy", Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, outermost fifths of a second divisions with Arabic five-second numerals, subsidiary seconds. Gold spade hands. 19''', nickel plated, 31 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Case and movement numbered.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 42,000 - 59000

USD 5,400 - 7600

Sold: CHF 6,250

DIAM. 52 mm. The French Marquisate of Auxy dates back to the reign of Charles VII and was granted to David, sire d'Auxy after the Battle of Agincourt. His battle cry was "et toi auxy!" which became part of the family's motto and is engraved upon the present watch.

LOT 18

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

GOLAY MINUTE REPEATER & CHRONOGRAPH PINK GOLD A.Golay-Leresche & Fils, Genève, 2 Rue de la Paix, Paris, No. 18885. Made circa 1890. Very fine and rare, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold pocket watch with chronograph.

Four-body, "bassine," solid, polished, co-axial button in the crown for the start/stop and return-to-zero of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette, glazed gold-rimmed cover to view the movement. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute and 1/5th seconds divisions with Arabic 5-minute/seconds numerals. Blued steel spade hands. Cal. 18```, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 35 jewels, straight-line counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 25,000 - 42000

USD 3,200 - 5400

Sold: CHF 3,750

Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 49 mm.

LOT 19

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

COURVOISIER QUARTER-STRIKING CLOCK "VENUS DANS LE MIROIR" GILT BRONZE Courvoisier & Comp., Swiss. Made circa 1810. Very fine and rare, gilt-bronze, eight day going, hour and quarter striking mantel clock.

Rectangular ormolu base on four cast and chased spherical feet, the movement fitted in a rectangular case above, a cornucopia mount below the dial, surmounted by a dressing mirror in which the figure of Venus puts flowers in her hair, a wreath in her right hand, applied to the front with floral swags, to the right of the clock a flower urn and wreathed staff. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track, three winding apertures. Blued steel Breguet hands. Brass circular, three trains of wheels with going barrels, going train with anchor escapement, pendulum with silk suspension, striking on two bells independent trains for the hours and the quarters, the Neuchatel type striking work, set on the back plate.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 25,000 - 42000

USD 3,200 - 5400

Sold: CHF 4,750

DIM. 45 x 30 x 11 cm.

LOT 20

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

COURVOISIER QUARTER-STRIKING CLOCK "BACCHUS" GILT BRONZE Courvoisier & Comp., Swiss. Made circa 1810. Very fine and rare, gilt-bronze, eight day going, hour and quarter striking mantel clock.

Rectangular ormolu base on four cast and chased feet, the movement fitted in a rectangular case above, a Bacchante mount below the dial, surmounted by a classical ewer and Pan's pipes resting against it, applied to the front with scrolling vines and cornucopia, the standing figure of Bacchus to the left of the clock holding a wine goblet and staff. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track, three winding apertures. Blued steel Breguet hands. Brass circular, three trains of wheels with going barrels, going train with anchor escapement, pendulum with silk suspension, striking on two bells independent trains for the hours and the quarters, the Neuchatel type striking work, set on the back plate.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,500 - 3500

HKD 21,000 - 29000

USD 2,700 - 3800

Sold: CHF 3,000

DIM. 45 x 29.5 x 11 cm.