478 lots

LOT 61

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN MINUTE REPEATING AND SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Jules Jurgsensen, Copenhagen, made in Switzerland, No. 15257. Made in 1889. Very fine, rare and small minute-repeating 18K yellow gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with split- second chronograph. Accompanied by a copy of the Jules Jurgensen archive confirming the sale to Tiffany & Co. in the amount of CHF 1246.70

Four-body, "bassine et filets", inner back cover with dedication inscription. Glazed cover for the movement. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, red outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel breguet hands. 16''', rhodium plated, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 40,000 - 56000

USD 5,200 - 7300

Sold: CHF 12,500

Case, dial and movement signed. DIAM. 48 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm. A similar watch is illustrated in The Jurgensen Dynasty by John Knudsen, p. 280.

LOT 62

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Jules Jürgensen, Copenhagen, No. 15238. Made in 1898. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold keyless pocket watch with split seconds chronograph. Accompanied by the copy of the Jules Jurgensen extract confirming its sale in the amount of CHF 698.75

Four-body, "demi-bassine", polished, co-axial button in the crown for start/stop and return-to-zero of the chronograph hand, button at 11 o`clock for the split-seconds and re-join, slide at 11 for locking the chronograph,. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track and concentric red painted fifth of a second indexes, outer Arabic five minute/ second numerals, subsidiary seconds at 6. Blued steel Breguet hands. 17```, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance- spring, elongated index regulator with engraved scale on center bridge.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 5,500

Case, dial and movement signed. DIAM. 49.5 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.

LOT 63

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN MINUTE REPEATING SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Jules Jurgensen, Copenhagen, No. 15199. Made circa 1894. Very fine and very rare, minute repeating, 18K gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with split seconds chronograph, instantaneous 60-minute register and Jurgensen's patented bow hand-setting mechanism.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished, hinged gold cuvette White enamel with roman numerals, outer minute track and concentric red painted fifth of a second indexes, outer Arabic five minute/second numerals, subsidiary seconds at 6, 60-minute register at 12. Blued steel Breguet hands. 18''', rhodium-plated, 32 jewels, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance- spring, index regulator, repeating on two gongs activated by a slide in the band.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 48,000 - 64000

USD 6,300 - 8400

Sold: CHF 11,250

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 53 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm. This watch is illustrated in The Jurgensen Dynasty by John Knudsen, p. 281.

LOT 64

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN HUNTING CASED POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Jules Jürgensen, Swiss, No. 12977. Made circa 1880. Very fine 18K yellow gold keyless pocket watch with Jûrgensen's patent bow hand setting, patented in 1867.

Three-body, bassine, polished, Jürgensen's patented bow hand setting, gold hinged cuvette, the front and back covers engine-turned White enamel with black radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. 14', 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement with elongated fork, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, large index regulator with engraved scale on the center bridge.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 2,750

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 48 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.

LOT 65

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

URBAN JURGENSEN & SONS MINUTE REPEATING SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Urban Jurgensen & Sons, Copenhagen, No. 4887/3006. Made circa 1910. Very fine and very rare, minute repeating, 18K gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with split seconds chronograph, instantaneous 30-minute register and Jurgensen's patented bow hand-setting mechanism.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished, the front cover with gold applied diamond set flower. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with arabic numerals, outer minute track, outer Arabic five minute/second numerals, subsidiary seconds at 6, 30-minute register at 12. Blued steel "spade" hands. 18''', rhodium-plated, 32 jewels, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on two gongs activated by a slide in the band.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 48,000 - 64000

USD 6,300 - 8400

Sold: CHF 13,750

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 48 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.

LOT 66

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN, LARGE MINUTE REPEATING GRANDE ET PETITE SONNERIE CLOCKWATCH PINK GOLD Jules Jurgsensen, Copenhagen, made in Switzerland, No. 8308. Made in 1868. Very fine,rare and large two train, minute-repeating, grande et petite sonnerie clockwatch 18K pink gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished, glazed aperture for movement. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. 20''', two-train, rhodium plated, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System:

CHF 15,000 - 25000

HKD 120,000 - 200000

USD 16,000 - 26000

Sold: CHF 38,750

Case, dial and movement signed. DIAM. 57 mm. THICKNESS 19 mm.

LOT 67

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN LARGE MINUTE-REPEATING PINK GOLD Jules Jurgsensen, Copenhagen, made in Switzerland, No. 14893. Made circa 1885. Very fine,rare and large minute-repeating 18K pink gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with Jurgensen's patented bow hand-setting mechanism.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", engine-turned caseback, glazed cover for movement. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. 20''', rhodium plated, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

HKD 80,000 - 120000

USD 10,500 - 16000

Case, dial and movement signed. DIAM. 54 mm. THICKNESS 18 mm.

LOT 68

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN MINUTE-REPEATING AND SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH PINK GOLD Jules Jurgsensen, Copenhagen, made in Switzerland, No. 15036. Made in 1889. Very fine,rare and small minute-repeating 18K yellow gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with split-second chronograph.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished, gold hinged cuvette. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, red outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel breguet hands. 16''', rhodium plated, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 8,000 - 12000

HKD 64,000 - 96000

USD 8,400 - 12500

Sold: CHF 13,750

Case and movement signed. DIAM. 49.5 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.

LOT 69

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN SMALL DETENT ESCAPEMENT PINK GOLD Jules Jürgensen, Swiss, No. 12211. Made circa 1870. Very fine 18K pink gold keyless pocket watch with Jûrgensen's patent bow hand setting, patented in 1867. Accompanied by a copy of the Jurgensen archive.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Three-body, "bassine", polished, Jürgensen's patented bow hand setting, glazed cover for the movement White enamel with black radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. 14''', 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement with elongated fork, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, large index regulator with engraved scale on the center bridge.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 48,000 - 64000

USD 6,300 - 8400

Sold: CHF 6,250

Case, dial, and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 70

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN LARGE 5-MINUTE REPEATING POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD, DETENT ESCAPEMENT Jules Jurgsensen, Copenhagen, made in Switzerland, No. 13130. Made in 1880. Very fine,rare and large 5-minute-repeating 18K yellow gold openface keyless pocket watch with Jurgensen's patented bow hand-setting mechanism.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished caseback, hinged gold cuvette. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. 20''', rhodium plated, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 40,000 - 56000

USD 5,200 - 7300

Sold: CHF 6,375

Case and movement signed. DIAM. 54 mm. THICKNESS 18 mm.

LOT 71

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN HUNTING CASED POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Jules Jürgensen, Swiss, No. 9632. Made circa 1864. Very fine 18K yellow gold keyless pocket watch

Four-body, "bassine", polished, engine turned front and back, hinged gold cover for the movement White enamel with black radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. 14''', 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement with elongated fork, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, large index regulator with engraved scale on the center bridge.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 2,500

Case, dial, and movement signed. DIAM. 51.5 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.

LOT 72

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

Sold: CHF 1,750

DIAM. 39 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.

LOT 73

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

Sold: CHF 2,375

DIAM. 33 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.

LOT 74

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

Sold: CHF 1,500

DIAM. 47 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.

LOT 75

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

URBAN JURGENSEN & SONNER MINUTE REPEATING SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH 18K GOLD Urban Jurgensen & Sonner, Copenhagen, No. 3007. Made circa 1910. Very fine, large and very rare, minute repeating, 18K gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch with split seconds chronograph

Four-body, "bassine et filets", polished, Hinged gold cuvette, glazed back covering the movement. White enamel with arabic numerals, outer minute track, outer Arabic five minute/second numerals, subsidiary seconds at 6. Blued steel "spade" hands. 18''', rhodium-plated, 32 jewels, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on two gongs activated by a slide in the band.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 8,000 - 12000

HKD 64,000 - 96000

USD 8,400 - 12500

Sold: CHF 17,500

Case and movement signed. DIAM. 55 mm. THICKNESS 20 mm.

LOT 76

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

URBAN JURGENSEN QUARTER REPEAT WITH DOUBLE WHEEL DUPLEX ESCAPEMENT PINK GOLD Urban Jurgensen, Copenhagen, No. 643. Made circa 1805. A fine, early and very rare, quarter repeating 18k pink gold pocket watch with double duplex.

Four-body, bassine, trois pommes, reeded bezels and band, engine-turned back with reeded border. hinged gold cuvette, gilt dust cover. Enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel breguet hands. 50 mm., matte gilt full-plate, turned cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain with maintaining power, jeweled duplex escapement, three- arm gold balance, flat balance spring, diamond endstone, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 800 - 1200

HKD 6,400 - 10000

USD 830 - 1300

Sold: CHF 2,750

Dial and case signed. DIAM. 60 mm. THICKNESS 21 mm.

LOT 77

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

URBAN JURGENSEN QUARTER REPEAT WITH DOUBLE WHEEL DUPLEX ESCAPEMENT YELLOW GOLD Urban Jurgensen, Copenhagen, No. 598, No. 277. Made circa 1800. A fine, early and very rare, quarter repeating 18k yellow gold pocket watch with double duplex. Accompanied by an invoice from Beyer Zurich dated 1978.

Four-body, bassine, trois pommes, reeded bezels and band, engine-turned back with reeded border. hinged gold cuvette, gilt dust cover. Enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel breguet hands. 50 mm., matte gilt full-plate, turned cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain with maintaining power, jeweled duplex escapement, three- arm gold balance, flat balance spring, diamond endstone, index regulator.

Grading System: A

CHF 800 - 1400

HKD 6,400 - 11200

USD 830 - 1500

Sold: CHF 2,500

Dial and case signed. DIAM. 58 mm. THICKNESS 22 mm.

LOT 78

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES F.U. JURGENSEN DETENT ESCAPEMENT YELLOW GOLD Jules Jürgensen, Swiss, No. 227. Made circa 1870. Very fine 18K yellow gold key-wound Chronometer pocket watch with detent escapement.

Three-body, "bassine", polished, reeded band, hinged cuvette with aperture for winding and hand setting White enamel with black radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. Gilt, half-plate, jewels in gold screwed chatons, detent escapement with elongated fork, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, large index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

HKD 32,000 - 48000

USD 4,100 - 6200

Dial, and movement signed, case signed T. Sandoz. DIAM. 51 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. This watch is illustrated in JOHN KNUDSEN, the Jurgensen Dynasty, p. 271.

LOT 79

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

FREDERIK JURGENSEN QUARTER-REPEAT WITH verge ESCAPEMENT PINK GOLD Urban Jurgensen, Copenhagen. Made circa 1805. A fine, early and very rare, quarter repeating 18k pink gold pocket watch .

Four-body, bassine, trois pommes, reeded band, engine- turned. hinged gold cuvette, gilt dust cover. Enamel with radial arabic indexes, outer minute track. Blued steel breguet hands. 46 mm., matte gilt full-plate, turned cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain with maintaining power, jeweled duplex escapement, three- arm gold balance, flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 16000

USD 1,050 - 2100

Sold: CHF 2,375

Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 60 mm. THICKNESS 22 mm. This watch is illustrated in The Jurgensen Dynasty by John Knudsen, p. 71.

LOT 80

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016
DIAM. 64 mm. This type of pocket thermometer was first made by FRÉDERIC HOURIET followed by URBAN JÜRGENSEN and ABRAHAM LOUIS BREGUET. It was described by Houriet in an advertising leaflet, unfortunately undated. The bimetallic thermometer device is extensively explained and illustrated by Urban Jürgensen in "Principes Généraux de l'Exacte Mesure du Temps par les Horloges", Copenhagen, 1805, pp. 245-253, pl. XIX. An almost identical thermometer signed `Fred Houriet` was sold by ANTIQUORUM, Geneva, October 11th, 2003. This watch is illustrated in The Jurgensen Dynasty by John Knudsen p. 129.