478 lots

LOT 141

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

LE ROY STRIKING AND REPEATING CLOCK Le Roy & Fils, 13 & 15 Palais Royal/ 211 Regent Street, Paris/ London, No. 12511. Made in France, circa 1890. Fine, gilt brass and Limoges painted on enamel, 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking and repeating carriage clock with alarm.

Multi-piece, matte gilt, the sides Limoges painted on enamel representing a gazing Lady with a flower, the other with a nobleman with his sword, columns at each corner, square feet, hinged handle. Painted representing a boy with a bird riverside with black painted roman numerals, outer minute track, alarm setting dial with Arabic numerals. Blued steel Breguet hands. Rectangular brass plates, going barrels for the going and striking trains, further barrel for the alarm train, lateral lever escapement on a silvered platform, cut bimetallic compensation balance, flat balance spring, index regulator, striking and repeating on a gong.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,100 - 5200

Sold: CHF 4,500

Dial and movement signed. DIM. 15 x 11.5 x 10 cm. excluding handle.

LOT 142

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

MUSICAL CARRIAGE CLOCK I.L. Brown, French. Made circa 1880. Fine, rare and unusual, 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking, gilt-brass and silver carriage clock with musical movement, day, date and moon phases.

Multi-piece, Anglaise riche, gilt-brass, fluted corinthian pillars, molded top and base, the top with glazed aperture to view the escapement, glazed on four sides, the base containing the musical movement with triangular feet. White enamel annular chapter ring with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, painted with clouds and a starry sky with aperture for the moon phases, three white enamel dials below for the date, days of the week. Blued steel Breguet hands. Rectangular brass plates, going barrels for both trains, lateral lever escapement on a frosted silvered platform, cut bimetallic compensation balance, flat balance spring, index regulator, striking on a gong, the musical movement activated via a lever in the base, single-piece steel comb with tuned teeth, fly governor. DIM. 16.5 x 11.3 x 10 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 48,000 - 64000

USD 6,300 - 8400

Sold: CHF 7,500

LOT 143

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

L'EPEE, TWO TONE MOZART LIMITED EDITION MUSICAL ALARM CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH CALENDAR L'Epée, France, No.053/100. Made in a limited edition of 100 examples in 1991. Fine, gold plated, 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking, musical alarm carriage clock with repeating, day-date calendar and subsidiary seconds. Accompanied by a fitted L'Epée box, outer box, warranty, attestation and key.

Gold plated, polished, stepped molded base and top, fluted silvered pillars, bowed glazed sides and back door, the top glazed to view the escapement, hinged carrying handle. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, Arabic fi ve-minute numerals, alarm setting, date and days of the week dials below, subsidiary seconds at 12. Blued steel Breguet hands. Rectangular, gilt brass, four pillars, going barrels for both trains, 11 jewels, straight-line platform lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator, striking and repeating on a gong, separate alarm train with further hammer, musical movement in the base playing two tunes by Mozart activated by the alarm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

HKD 32,000 - 48000

USD 4,200 - 6300

Sold: CHF 5,000

Dial and movement signed, case numbered. DIM. 15.5 x 10.5 x 9.5 cm. excluding handle.

LOT 144

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

OMEGA 8 DAY TABLE CLOCK ENAMEL AND SILVER Omega, "8-Days", Swiss, movement No. 6756149. Made circa 1925. Fine and very rare, 8-day going, silver, guilloche enamel Art Deco desk clock. Accompanied by the original fitted box (base missing).

Polygon-form decorated with pink guilloche enamel, folding hinged stand. Ivory painted with black roman numerals, outer minute track. Steel Art Deco hands. Cal. 59-8D, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 40,000 - 56000

USD 5,200 - 7200

Dial and movement signed. DIM. 127 x 130 x 18 mm.

LOT 145

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

MATHEY-TISSOT, PENDULETTE DE VOYAGE A REPETITION MINUTES E. Mathey-Tissot & Co., Swiss, "Pendulette de voyage a repetition minutes", No. 12178. Made circa 1910. Fine and rare, sterling silber, champlevé enamel and malachite, 8-day going, minute repeating desk clock with painted dial. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

Rectangular arch-top silver-gilt, the front, sides and top decorated with geometric art nouveau green and black champlevé enamel, silver bezel and sterling back door, standing on a stepped rectangular malachite base, agate push-piece. Oval ivory with radial black Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions, the center painted in watercolor with a landscape Chinese scene. Gilt and diamond hands. Rhodium plated, rectangular with going barrel, platform with straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by depressing the push piece on the top.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,100 - 5200

Sold: CHF 3,750

Case and movement signed. DIM. 95 x 57 x 43 mm.

LOT 146

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

LECOULTRE COMPASS CAMERA LeCoultre, Swiss, Compass 35 Camera, No. 3094. Made in 4000 units starting in 1938. Fine, ingenious and compact 35 mm.camera. Accompanied by the original cardboard fitted case.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Aluminium. 35 mm/ f 3.5, speed from 4.5 to 1/400 sec., range finder, right angle finder, panoramic and stereo heads, spirit level, DEPTH of focus scale.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4100

Sold: CHF 5,625

DIM. 66 x 54 mm. In excellent exterior condition, camera untested. To be sold without reserve

LOT 147

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JTC MINUTE-REAPEATING ENAMEL TRAVEL CLOCK ENAMEL AND SILVER JTC, Swiss, "Pendulette de voyage a repetition minutes", No. 4940/33149. Made circa 1910. Very fine and rare, silver, enamel and agate, minute repeating desk clock. Accompanied by its original fitted case.

Rectangular silver with white champleve enameled borders, entirely decorated with a translucent blue guilloche enamel and diamonds, gilt and white enamel dot bezel, standing on a rectangular agate base with four feet and pierced trim, engine-turned sterling silver back door, gilt with diamond push-piece. Silver engine turned with black painted roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Steel hands. Rhodium plated, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by depressing the push piece on the top. Case signed.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

HKD 56,000 - 72000

USD 7,200 - 9300

Sold: CHF 8,750

DIM. 74 x 58 x 48 mm.

LOT 148

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

JULES JURGENSEN POCKET WATCH ENAMEL AND YELLOW GOLD Jules Jurgensen., Swiss, No. 16879. Made in the 1930's. Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, sapphires and enamel keyless dress pocket watch.

Three-body, "bassine", polished, caseback with lady playing with doves against a sunburst cloisonne background, bezels hand engraved in a floral and leaf pattern, band set with sapphires. Champagne with applied blued steel Arabic numerals, outer dot divisions, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel hands. Rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to all positions and temperatures, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,100 - 5200

Sold: CHF 8,750

Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 45 mm. THICKNESS 8 mm. This watch is illustrated in The Jurgensen Dynasty by John Knudsen, p. 304.

LOT 149

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

INVICTA DRESS POCKET WATCH ENAMEL AND YELLOW/WHITE GOLD Tavannes Watch Co., Swiss, No. 2595. Made circa 1925. Fine, 18K yellow, white gold and enamel keyless dress pocket watch.

Three-body, "bassine", polished, band and bow hand engraved in a floral and leaf pattern, both bezels decorated with rectangular black enamel inlay, hand engraved yellow and white gold caseback centered by an engraved flower bouquet. Matte silvered with painted fancy black Arabic numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel Cathedral hands. Rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,200 - 2200

HKD 10,000 - 18000

USD 1,300 - 2300

Sold: CHF 1,750

Dial and movement signed, case stamped JxVV. DIAM. 46 mm. THICKNESS 8 mm.

LOT 150

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

Sold: CHF 1,875

DIAM. 44 mm. THICKNESS 6 mm.

LOT 151

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

Sold: CHF 4,500

DIAM. 45 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm.

LOT 152

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

Sold: CHF 2,125

DIAM. 47 mm. THICKNESS 7 mm.

LOT 153

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

URBAN JURGENSEN THE VIRGIN MARY DRESS WATCH YELLOW GOLD ENAMEL AND DIAMONDS Urban Jurgen & Sonner, Switzerland, No. 5454. Made circa 1923. Very fine, thin, keyless, 18k yellow gold, diamond and enamel Art Nouveau dress watch

Three-body, solid, brushed, bezels with enamel blue and white borders, band with engraved floral motif, hinged caseback with pillar motif engraved caseback, guilloche enamel with bow decoration bordered by rose-cut diamonds, centered with the virgin Mary. Champagne with painted arabic numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. Rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, wolf's tooth winding, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

HKD 32,000 - 48000

USD 4,200 - 6300

Case and movement signed. DIAM. 30 mm. THICKNESS 6 mm.

LOT 154

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

BEYER 1ERE CLASSE ART DECO POCKET WATCH Beyer, Zurich, No. 41788. Made circa 1925. Fine, open face 18K yellow gold Art Deco pocket watch.

Three-body, polished, front, bow and back engraved with geometric motif, coin edge band. Silver with hand engraved floral center with arabic numerals on an ivory reserve, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold Breguet hands. Rhodium plated, 18 jewels, fausses cotes decoration, movement with double seal of Geneva, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,200 - 2200

HKD 10,000 - 18000

USD 1,300 - 2300

Sold: CHF 1,500

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm.

LOT 155

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016
DIAM. 44 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm.

LOT 156

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

Sold: CHF 1,375

DIAM. 43 mm. THICKNESS 6 mm.

LOT 157

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016
DIAM. 43 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm.

LOT 158

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

THE LOVER'S SERENADE ENAMEL HEART-SHAPED WATCH SILVERT GILT Swiss. With british import stamps for 1819-1820. Fine and elegant, large and rare heart-shaped, silvert gilt and painted on enamel heart-shaped case revealing a hinge mounted silver gilt openface pocket watch..

Two-body, "heart", blue guilloche enamel representing a multi-color bouquet, the back cover decorated with a painted on enamel scene of a lover's serenade in a parc, opening to reveal a hinge mounted pocket watch holder with stand to hold in the upright position. White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel spade hands. Gilt, three-quarter plate, elongated straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System:

CHF 15,000 - 25000

HKD 120,000 - 200000

USD 16,000 - 26000

DIAM. 60 mm. (DIAM. of the watch 34 mm.) The exact same scene is represented on the FABERGE fan purchased by QUEEN ALEXANDER in 1912 for her daughter in law QUEEN MARY that is today part of the ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST.

LOT 159

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

ST-MARTHA QUARTER-REPEAT WITH CLOISONNE ENAMEL AND YELLOW GOLD Anonymous, Swiss, No. 6323. Made circa 1910. Very fine, quarter-repeating, 18K yellow gold, keyless pocket watch.

Four-body, bassine, solid, polished, reeded borders, caseback with painted on enamel representing Saint Martha with a dragon at her feet on a guilloche sunburst enamel background, outer rim with floral pattern inlaid with black enamel. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the technical details, glazed aperture for the movement. White enamel with roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary dial for the seconds. Blued steel hands. Rhodium plated, 30 jewels, wolf`s tooth winding, 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. Cuvette signed.

Grading System: AA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

HKD 80,000 - 120000

USD 10,500 - 16000

DIAM. 51 mm. THICKNESS 16 mm.

LOT 160

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 15, 2016

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN CHRONOMETRE ROYAL EXTRA ENAMEL DIAL ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, "Chronomètre Royal", No. 356987, case No. 220075. Made circa 1900. Very fine and rare, large, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket lever chronometer. Accompanied by the certificate of origin and an extra enamel Vacheron & Constantin chronometre royal dial.

Four-body, bassine, polished, engine-turned case back. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, lsubsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold spade hands. 22```, frosted gilt, 18 jewels, wolf`s tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan- neck micrometer regulator.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 40,000 - 56000

HKD 40,000 - 56000

USD 5,200 - 7300

Sold: CHF 7,500

Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 57 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm. Not only is this the desireable version in its large 57mm.case of the Chronometre Royal, but it is the only example offered at auction by ANTIQUORUM that comes with an extra enamel dial in perfect condition but also with its elusive original certificate of origin.