319 lots

LOT 181

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

GIRARD PERREGAUX REF. 99741 OPERA TWO CARILLON MINUTE REPEATER PERPETUAL CALENDAR TOURBILLON PINK GOLD Girard-Perregaux, "Opera Two, Tourbillon, Westminster Minute Repeater, Perpetual Calendar," No. 20, Ref. 99741. Made circa 2012. Extremely fine, rare and important, minute-repeating 18k pink gold wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator under three bridges, perpetual calendar with leap year indication and an 18K pink gold Girard-Perregaux deployant clasp. Accompanied by a large wooden box, blank warranty card, certificate of authenticity/ instructions.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, straight and curved lugs, transparent case back with 6 screws, sapphire crystals. Black with applied white gold dart indexes, outer minute track, subsidiary silver ring dials for the date at 3, day of the month at 9, months and the leap year indication at 12, aperture for the tourbillon at 6, aperture to view the gongs between 8 and 10. White gold faceted dauphine hands. Cal. GP 9897, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 37 jewels, lateral lever escapement, one-minute tourbillon regulator, tourbillon carriage of the type designed by Ernest Guinand with A-shaped frame, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, repeating on gongs with 4 hammers by activating slide on the band.

Grading System: CHECK

CHF 120,000 - 180000

HKD 965,000 - 1500000

USD 124,000 - 187000

LOT 182

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

BREGUET REF. 3787 PERPETUAL CALENDAR YELLOW GOLD Breguet, "Classique- Perpetual Calendar, Retrograde Date", movement No. 5283, No. 4722, Ref. 3787. Made circa 2000. Very fine and rare, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, retrograde date, age and phases of the moon, leap year indications, two barrels and an 18K yellow gold Breguet buckle. Accompanied by a Breguet box.

Three-body, solid, polished, coin-edge band with correctors, straight lugs, transparent case back, screwed gold bars, sapphire crystals. Hand-guilloché silver with painted radial Roman numerals on a plain reserve, sector between 3 and 9 for the retrograde days of the month, sector for the age of the moon, apertures for the days of the week, the months, the leap year and the moon phases, secret signature flanking 12. Blued steel Breguet hands, serpentine hand for the date. Cal. 591, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 15,000 - 20000

HKD 120,000 - 160000

USD 16,000 - 21000

LOT 183

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

AUDEMARS PIGUET MILLENARY QUANTIEME PERPETUEL YELLOW GOLD Audemars Piguet, "Millenary Quantième Perpetuel, Automatique", No. 076, case No. D 73 627. Made circa 2003. Very fine, horizontal oval, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, leap year indicator, 52 week indicator, moon phases and an 18K yellow gold Audemars Piguet buckle. Accompanied by an Audemars Piguet box.

Three-body, polished and brushed, straight curved lugs, correctors on the band, crown set with cabochon sapphire, case back with 6 screws. Matte white with applied yellow gold baton and dot indexes, outer minute track, outermost 52 week indication, subsidiary dials for the months, leap year, day and date, aperture for the moon phases. Blued steel cathedrale hands, yellow gold hand with an arrow for the weeks indication. Cal. 2120/4, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 38 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax type balance, adjusted to heat, cold and isochronism and five positions, self-compensating free-sprung fl at balance spring, shock absorber, 21K gold rotor segment.

Grading System: AA

CHF 13,000 - 18000

HKD 104,000 - 145000

USD 13,500 - 19000

Sold: CHF 6,250

LOT 187

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

PANERAI REF. PAM 348 "LO SCIENZIATO" RADIOMIR TOURBILLON GMT CERAMICA Officine Panerai, Firenze 1860, No. M 23 / 30, OP6809, case No. BB 1454822. Made in a unique edition of 30 units in 2010. Very fine and extremely rare, large, cushion-shaped, two time zone, water resistant, skeletonized ceramic wristwatch with one minute dual axis tourbillon, three barrels, 6 day power reserve indicator, 24-hour indication and a black coating stainless steel Panerai double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original box, certificate, international guarantee certificate, booklet (Lo Scienziato 2010, Tribute to Galileo Galilei 2011 and Panerai catalog 2010.

Three-body, brushed black ceramic, transparent screw-down titanium coated case back, screw-down winding crown, wire lugs secured by four screws, concave bezel, sapphire crystal. Transparent with luminous Arabic and baton indexes chapter ling, subsidiary dials for the seconds at 9, for the AM & PM indication at 6, at 11 aperture for the visible tourbillion regulator. Luminous black baton hands. Cal. P 2005/S, 31 jewels, three barrels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, 28,800 vibrations per hour, self compensating flat balance spring, the tourbillion cage rotates on an axis parallel to the base of the movement at right angles to the axis of oscillation of the balance, the cage makes two rotations per minute, 6-day power reserve indication on the plate.

Grading System: CHECK

CHF 60,000 - 80000

HKD 480,000 - 640000

USD 62,000 - 83000

Sold: CHF 75,000

Sold: CHF 6,250

LOT 189

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Grading System: A

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,100 - 5200

Sold: CHF 3,750

LOT 190

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Sold: CHF 3,750

Sold: CHF 3,500

LOT 192

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

TRIPLE CALENDAR & MOON PHASE WATCH Swiss, case No. 11705. Made circa 1900. Fine, large, gun-metal keyless pocket watch with triple-date calendar and moon phases.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Three-body, bassine et filets. Hinged gun-metal cuvette. White enamel with bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary dials for the date, days of the week, months and seconds, aperture for the moon phases. Gilt Louis XVI hands. 52 mm., rhodium plated, wavy-line decoration, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: A

CHF 200 - 400

HKD 1,600 - 3200

USD 205 - 415

Sold: CHF 563

LOT 193

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

COURTENER "LA FORGE DE CUPIDON" AUTOMATON WATCH YELLOW GOLD Courtener à Strasbourg, Swiss. Made circa 1810. Very fine and rare, quarter-repeating, 18K gold and painted on enamel automaton pocket watch with jacks and separately activated automaton scene with five actions.

Three-body, "Empire", engine-turned, flat band, rope-twist pendant. Small eccentric, white enamel with Breguet numerals, flanked by fine varicolored gold jacks of Ceres standing on a pillar and a putto holding a flaming torch appearing to strike bells when the repeating is activated. Blued steel Breguet hands. The painted on enamel dial plate painted with a country landscape and applied with a fine varicolored gold automaton scene depicting three cherubs busily working at a forge: one is forging arrows for Venus while another sharpens the arrow and the third tends to the fire, activated by a slide concealed beneath the bezel. 41 mm. gilt brass, full plate, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance-spring with regulator on a silvered plate, continental cock, repeating on gongs activated by depressing the pendant. The automaton train with two speed regulators on the backplate. Movement signed.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 40,000 - 56000

USD 5,200 - 7200

Sold: CHF 37,500

LOT 194

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

QUARTER-REPEATING DIANA & APOLLO JACQUEMART AUTOMATON GOLD Swiss, case No. 12857, retailed by Ls. Bergmille à Paris. Made circa 1820. Fine and rare, gold, half skeletonised quarter repeating pocket watch with automaton Jacks of Diana and Apollo.

Three body, Empire, engine-turned with polished bezels, flat band, bolt at 11 to lock the repeating. Hinged and sprung gilt cuvette fitted to the movement ring. Annular white enamel chapter-ring with Arabic numerals, skeletonized with vari-colored gold "jacks" of Diana & Apollo appearing to strike bells when the repeating is activated. Blued steel Breguet hands. GiIt brass full plate, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain 3-arm gilt balance, engraved continental clock, polished under dial repeating work striking with two hammers on two blued steel gongs activated by depressing the pendant. Cuvette signed by the retailer.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,100 - 5200

Sold: CHF 6,000

LOT 195

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

CONCEALED EROTIC AUTOMATON & QUARTER REPEATING WATCH Swiss, case No. 19026. Made circa 1820. Fine and rare, 18K gold quarter-repeating pocket watch with concealed erotic automaton on the dial.

Four-body, Empire, polished, reeded band, bolt at 11 to lock the repeating and at 2 to reveal the erotic scene. Hinged gilt cuvette. Engine-turned gold, radial champlevé Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, aperture below 12 with shutters opening to reveal a couple on a couch, animated by the repeating mechanism. Blued steel Breguet hands. 41 mm., frosted gilt full-plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement brass balance with flat balance spring, continental cock, repeating on gongs activated by depressing the pendant. Case numbered.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

HKD 32,000 - 48000

USD 4,100 - 6200

Sold: CHF 16,250

LOT 196

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

REGNAULT "THE HEART" YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL Regnault à Paris, No. 2329. Made circa 1800. Very fine, rare and unusual, gilt and painted on enamel heart-shaped watch.

Two-body, heart-shaped, foliate-chased borders and band, hinged and sprung bezel with translucent royal blue enamel reserves decorated with painted flowers and gold paillons within white enamel line borders, the back with a finely painted on enamel oval portrait of a young lady within a translucent royal blue enamel border painted with cherubs and flowers and with gold paillon decoration. White enamel with Arabic numerals, dot minute divisions and Arabic fifteen minute numerals, winding aperture at 2. Gold beetle and poker hands. 36 mm., giIt brass full plate, fusee with chain, verge escapement with micrometric potence adjustment, plain 3-arm gilt balance, engraved continental clock, polished steel endplate. Movement signed.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 6,500 - 8500

HKD 52,000 - 68000

USD 6,700 - 8800

LOT 197

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

HENRY CAPT "MUSIQUE D'AMOUR" QUARTER REPEATING MUSICAL WATCH WITH THREE AUTOMATON ACTIONS Henry Capt à Genève, No. 602, retailed by Mignolet, Rue N.ve Des P.its Champs à Paris. Made circa 1810. Extremely fine and equally rare, large, 18K gold and painted on enamel, two-train, quarter-repeating musical watch with musicians and birds automaton scene on the dial plate, playing at will.

Three-body, "Empire", maker's mark ID, polished back and bezel, reeded band with button at 5 o'clock for activation of the music and automaton. Hinged gilt cuvette engraved with a musical score and the retailer's details, apertures for winding and hand-setting. Small eccentric gold, engine turned and engraved, Breguet numerals on a plain reserve, outer dot minute divisions. Steel Breguet hands. The gold dial plate finely painted on enamel with a scene of a landscape with a classical fountain, the foreground applied with a varicolored gold chased automaton scene of a seated gentleman playing the mandolin and a seated lady playing the lyre, to the side two birds in an arbor, one moving towards the other with the music. Gilt brass full plate, finely foliate engraved, double train movement with cylindrical pillars, going barrel and cylinder escapement, plain gold three-arm balance, flat balance spring, small pierced and chased gilt brass clock with jeweled end-piece, Maltese cross stopwork, silver regulation dial, repeating on gongs activated by depressing the pendant,. Musical train with pinned-barrel and eight blued steel tuned blades mounted in two stacks of four set between the plates.

Grading System:

CHF 35,000 - 55000

HKD 280,000 - 440000

USD 36,000 - 57000

Sold: CHF 43,750

LOT 198

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

FOR THE HOUSE OF HABSBURG-LORRAINE EXCEPTIONAL CHATELAINE & WATCH Retailed by Otterbourg, Paris, case No. 17916. Made for a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine, circa 1850. Exceptionally fine and rare, varicolored gold, silver and painted on enamel, keyless pendant watch with a matching chatelaine, key and fob with lapis-lazuli matrix.

Four-body, bezel with engraved repeated laurel leaf decoration, engine-turned back applied with high-relief chased varicolored gold scrolls and flowers, the center with painted on enamel shield of the Hbsburg-Lorraine arms flanked by silver putti. Hinged gold cuvette. CHATELAINE extremely finely chased with varicolored scrolls and articulated flower swags, the watch support with two silver billing doves, lapis-lazuli seal fob with a silver cherub holding a flower garland, matching key, three silver winged putti above holding the painted on enamel Habsburg-Lorraine arms, surmounted by a jeweled ducal coronet. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost large red Arabic five-minute numerals. Pierced gold hands. 13''', matte gilt, wolf's tooth winding, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance, flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 40,000 - 60000

HKD 320,000 - 480000

USD 41,000 - 62000

Sold: CHF 46,250

LOT 199

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

RECENTLY DISCOVERED IMPORTANT BREGUET JUMP HOUR MINUTE REPEATER SOLD TO THE INFANTE OF SPAIN IN 1818 Breguet, No. 3104, "Montre Or à Répétition à Minutes". Sold to Son Altesse L'Infant d'Espagne, Comte de la Moratalla par de Matschado, on April 21st, 1818, for the sum of 2,980 Francs. Very fine and extremely rare, large, minute-repeating, 18K gold pocket watch with jump-hours and Breguet's intermediary hammer repeating.

Four-body, forme quattre baguettes, No. 3566 by Pierre-Benjamin Tavernier, engine-turned "grains d'orge". Hinged gold cuvette. Silver, two-piece, by Tavernier, radial champlevé Roman numerals on a brushed chapter ring, outer minute divisions, outermost Arabic 10-minute numerals in square reserves within an engine-turned border, matte engine- turned center, applied offset large subsidiary seconds ring at 8 fixed by two blued steel screws from the back, secret signatures each side of the XII numeral, secured by a single screw. Blued steel Breguet hands. 22''', gilded brass, full plate, going barrel with separate bridge secured by two blued steel screws, jeweled train, visible inverted cylinder escapement with steel escape wheel, three-arm brass balance mounted on the dial plate, blued steel flat balance spring, pare-chute suspension on the top pivot, index regulator with bimetallic compensation curb controlled via a blued steel index on the back plate with engraved scale, exposed spring for the repeating on two gongs with two hammers, each with intermediate fixed hammer, centrifugal governor, activated by a pull-and-twist piston in the pendant.

Grading System:

CHF 50,000 - 100000

HKD 400,000 - 800000

USD 52,000 - 104000

Sold: CHF 195,750

LOT 200

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

HAAS JEUNE SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH & MINUTE RPEATING WATCH WITH 8 COMPLICATIONS B. Haas Jeune, Genève - Paris, Chronometre, No. 1355. Made circa 1900. Very fine and very rare, large 18K pink gold, keyless, minute-repeating, pocket watch with triple date calendar, moon phases and split-seconds chronograph with 30-minute register.

Five-body, "bassine et filets", polished, buttons in the band for the start/ stop and return-to-zero and the split-seconds functions of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette engraved "Exposition de Moscou 1891" with engine- turned border, hinged gold-rimmed glazed cover to view the movement. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, outermost 1/5th seconds track calibrated from 0-300, four subsidiary dials for the days of the week, date, months concentric with 30-minute register with red numerals, subsidiary seconds, moon phase aperture with luner calendar on the edge. Gold Louis XV hands. Cal. 21''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 36 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide in the band. Cuvette signed, case numbered.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 15,000 - 20000

HKD 120,000 - 160000

USD 16,000 - 21000

Sold: CHF 27,500