295 lots

LOT 1

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

JAEGER LECOULTRE, ATMOS POSTER

A fine and extremely rare large advertising poster for the Jaeger LeCoultre Atmos. In as new condition. Frame not included

Grading System: AA

CHF 800 - 1000

USD 815 - 1020

HKD 6,300 - 7900

Brand Jaeger-Lecoultre

Year Circa 1950

Dimensions 90 x 130 cm.

Sold: CHF 937

LOT 2

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

UNSIGNED, CHINESE MARKET ENAMEL POCKET WATCH, PEARLS AND GILDED METAL

Fine and rare gilded metal, enamel and pearl-set, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, small pocket watch, with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market. Case-back with orange flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning), with polychrome painting on enamel, by an unidentified workshop, probably Geneva, showing a young Western woman, in bust, looking to the right; fluted case-band; bezels, pendant and bow set with half-pearls.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,200 - 7250

HKD 40,000 - 56000

Brand unsigned, Fleurier (Val-de-Travers)

Year circa 1860-1880

Numbers 105079 with prestige hallmarks imitating a London letterdate "U")

Caliber 15''', gilded brass, engraved Chinese-style, with going barrel, duplex escapement, monometallic balance (polished steel) with blued-steel wings balance and blued steel flat hairspring

Dimensions 39,5 mm.

Signature movement

LOT 3

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

JEAN-NICOLAS MENU, QUARTER-REPEATER POCKET WATCH, ENAMEL, PEARLS AND YELLOW GOLD

Very fine and rare 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearl-set, open-face, key- winding, round-shaped, "Directoire" pocket watch with quarter-repeater on one bell. Case-back painted on enamel on gold by an unidentified Genevan workshop, showing a stripling (jouvenceau) playing piper to charm the damsel (donzelle), the latter pointing out to him that he's making false musical notes.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 3,200 - 5200

USD 3,300 - 5500

HKD 26,000 - 43000

Brand Jean-Nicolas Menu, Geneva

Year circa 1790

Case No. 8639

Caliber 16''', full plate, gilded brass, with fusee and chain no. 4639

Dimensions 46 mm.

Signature dial and movement

Sold: CHF 4,000

LOT 4

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

REYMOND FRÈRES, FUTURE VALJOUX, POCKET WATCH, YELLOW GOLD

Fine and rare 18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round- shaped, chronograph pocket watch with subsidiary seconds at 9 and telemetric scale

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 3000

USD 2,100 - 3100

HKD 16,000 - 24000

Brand Reymond Frères S.A., Les Bioux (Vallée de Joux), futureValjoux

Year circa 1920

Numbers 20407

Caliber 19''', 5 KVM, lever escapement no. 23398

Dimensions 50,6 mm.

Signature movement (logo stamped)

LOT 5

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

UNSIGNED, CARILLON MINUTE- REPEATER, YELLOW GOLD

Fine and very rare 18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round- shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and Minute-repeater with carillon on three steel gongs by three hammers. Counter-enamel with the painted mention "Email gris" (grey enamel).

Grading System: AA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

USD 10,400 - 15500

HKD 80,000 - 120000

Brand unsigned, Swiss

Year circa 1900

Numbers 2973

Caliber 20''', gilded brass, straight-line lever escapement,compensated balance with gold and platinum poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve no. 2973

Dimensions 53 mm.

LOT 6

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

JULES AURICOSTE, SIDEREAL COUNTER, MAHOGANY AND BRASS

Fine and rare mahogany and brass, three-body, rectangular deck-watch type box, key-winding with a 2-day sidereal counter. This type of instrument was used by astronomers and navigators for their observations.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,800 - 2200

USD 1,850 - 2300

HKD 14,500 - 18000

Brand Jules Auricoste, "Horloger de la Marine", Paris

Year circa 1910

Caliber 19''', 3/4 plate, brass, cylindrical pillars, with going barrel, pivoted detent escapement, so-called à bascule, cut compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring with terminal curve

Dimensions 46.2 x 81.3 x 118.8 mm.

Signature box

LOT 7

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

CORUM JOLLY ROGER ALARM CLOCK, METAL

Fine and limited, painted metal, quartz, skull form clock set on top of a snake and crossbones with concealed dial and alarm. Made in a limited edition in 2005.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,500 - 3000

USD 1,550 - 3100

HKD 12,000 - 24000

Brand Corum

Model Jolly Roger Alarm Clock

Reference Ref 3.101.25

Year Circa 2005

Dimensions 110 x 110 x 75 mm.

Signature dial

LOT 8

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

COMPAGNIE M. NORMANT, CHINESE MARKET STRIKING CLOCK, BRONZE

Very fine and rare painted wood panel, ormolu and chiselled gilded bonze, 2-day going, key-winding, "Chinoiserie" small mantel clock, in the shape of a neo-classical architecture surmounted by a Chinese character smoking his pipe, with hour and half-hour striking on a bell; made for the Chinese market. Silver colour dial with Chinese characters; gilded metal "Chinese" hands.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,200 - 1500

USD 1,250 - 1600

HKD 10,000 - 12000

Brand Compagnie M. Normant, France

Year circa 1850-1880

Caliber small brass, circular Paris-type, with two going barrels, anchor escapement, spring suspension and pendulum

Dimensions 30.5 x 21.2 x 13 cm.

Signature movement

Accessories a pair of candlesticks “à deux feux” (23.9 x 15.2x 12.2 cm.)

Sold: CHF 3,125

LOT 9

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

TALLIBART, TURKISH MARKET MARINE CHRONOMETER OVER-SIZED, MAHOGANY AND BRASS

Very fine and extremely rare, large over-sized, mahogany (plain box) and brass (bowl, gimbal ring, rectangular handles), key-winding, eight-day, marine chronometer, made for the Turkish market. Silvered dial with black painted Turkish numerals, outer minute track, large subsidiary seconds at 6, with 8-day power-reserve indication at 12 o'clock. Gold "Spade" hands.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 15,000 - 25000

USD 15,600 - 26000

HKD 120,000 - 200000

Brand Louis Tallibart, London

Model made for the Turkish market

Year circa 1845-1850

Numbers 449

Caliber 39''' and 54''' (88 mm. and 121 mm.), 3/4 plate, brass, with fusee and chain, Earnshaw-type spring detent escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel cylindrical hairspring with terminal curves No.449

Dimensions 240 x 230 x 230 mm.

Signature dial

Accessories original brass winding-key

LOT 10

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

HONORE PONS, CHINESE MARKET STRIKING CLOCK, PAINTED BRONZE

Very fine and rare polychrome painted, ormolu and chiselled gilded bonze, 8-day going, key-winding, "Chinoiserie" mantel clock, in the shape of a "Louis-Philippe" architecture, surmounted by a Chinese woman carrying a fan and serving tea, with hour and half-hour striking on a bell; the base decorated, in bas-relief, with Chinese dignitaries on a boat navigating on a river, with a pagoda in the background; made for the Chinese market. Silver colour dial with Roman numerals; blued steel "Breguet" hands.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,200 - 7250

HKD 40,000 - 56000

Brand Honore Pons

Year circa 1830

Caliber medium brass, circular Paris-type, with two going barrels, anchor escapement, spring suspension and pendulum (stamped "Pons / Médaille d'or / 1827")

Dimensions 42.5 x 30.5 x 11 cm.

Signature mouvement

Accessories steel winding-key

Sold: CHF 6,250

LOT 11

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

UNSIGNED, STRIKING CLOCK, BRONZE

Extremely rare and fine ormolu and chiselled gilded bonze, and patinated bronze, 8-day going, key-winding, mantel clock, in the shape of a Restauration architecture, surmounted by characters showing "Atala delivering the Natchez Chactas" stained palm tree, hero of Chateaubriand's novel "Atala", which exalted the fusion of natural innocence and divine grace, with hour and half-hour striking on a bell; the base decorated, in bas-relief, with the Atala's funeral. Silver colour dial with Roman numerals; blued steel "Breguet" hands.

Grading System: AA

CHF 8,000 - 12000

USD 8,300 - 12500

HKD 64,500 - 97000

Brand Unsigned, Paris

Year circa 1820

Caliber brass, circular Paris-type, with two going barrels, anchor escapement, spring suspension and pendulum

Dimensions 38 x 32.5 x 11 cm.

Accessories steel winding-key

LOT 12

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 503.24E, SOLAR PERPETUAL CALENDAR TABLE CLOCK, GILDED BRASS

Extremely rare and fine, gilded brass, rectangular-shaped, mechanical solar-powered table clock with linear perpetual calendar, so-called "American calendar".

Grading System:

CHF 20,000 - 30000

USD 21,000 - 31000

HKD 161,000 - 242000

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model Pendulette à énergie lumineuse et quantième perpétuel

Reference Ref. 503.24 E

Year Sold on February 3rd, 1966

Numbers 11399

Caliber 17-250 EQ, lever escapement with Gyromax balance, no. 873719

Dimensions 142 x 201 x 90 mm.

Signature dial and movement

Accessories original fitted box, Extract from the Archives

LOT 13

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 1505 E, ELECTRONICAL SOLAR-POWERED TABLE CLOCK; "ELLIPSE D'OR", GILDED BRASS

Fine and rare gilded brass, satin-finished and polish-finished, electronical solar-powered, vertical rectangular-shaped with curved tambour ends, table cloc with royal blue "Ellipse d'Or" oval shaped dial, applied faceted gilt brass baton indexes and gilt brass baton hands.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,500 - 4000

USD 2,550 - 4600

HKD 20,000 - 36000

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model Pendulette à remontage automatique par la lumière

Reference Ref. 1505 E

Year circa 1970's

Caliber 92 mm.circuit board with transistors connected to the photo-electric cell, battery back-up power, no. 1802013

Dimensions 20 x 18 x 7.2 cm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Sold: CHF 3,750

LOT 14

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, POCKET CHRONOMETER, YELLOW GOLD.

Very fine and rare, in 18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, roundshaped, pocket chronometer with subsidiary seconds at 6. Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 31 052, delivered on May 24, 1904, to George Marin Grandjean, Genève (former Director of the Ancienne fabrique Vacheron et Constantin, Société Anonyme), for a “Dispositif perfectionné pour la manoeuvre de la raquette.” (Improved device for the manoeuvring of a regulator). The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this movement was made in 1919 and sold in 1920. The movement was completed in 1919 and delivered on April 12, 1920, to Shreve & Co., New York (U.S.A.).

Grading System: AAA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

USD 5,200 - 7250

HKD 40,000 - 56000

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1919

Numbers 18769 ( Probably by an American case-maker)

Caliber RA 17''', lever escapement, brass-Invar Guillaume balance, index regulator with patented swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, eight adjustments, no. 386090

Dimensions 45 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives, copy of the invention patent.

LOT 15

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, POCKET CHRONOGRAPH, PULSOMETRIC SCALE, YELLOW GOLD

Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch with subsidiary seconds at 6 and 1/5 second chronograph with pulsometric scale graduated for 30 pulsations. The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1919 and sold in 1920. The watch was completed in April 1920 and delivered on June 21, 1920, to R. Carassale, the agent of Vacheron Constantin in Montevideo (Uruguay).

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,200 - 7250

HKD 40,000 - 56500

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1920

Numbers 242437

Caliber RA 17''', lever escapement, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw no. 388003

Dimensions 50,5 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

LOT 16

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, ART DECO DRESS WATCH, YELLOW GOLD

Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, Art Deco dress-watch with subsidiary seconds at 6. The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1931 and sold in 1936 to Verger & Fils, Paris. Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 101652, delivered on September 30, 1922, to Vacheron Constantin, Geneva, for a "Raquette de montre".

Grading System: AAA

CHF 2,500 - 3500

USD 2,600 - 3600

HKD 20,000 - 28000

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1931

Case No. 260045

Caliber 16''', lever escapement no. 414267

Dimensions 44,4 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

LOT 17

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH, POCKET WATCH, YELLOW GOLD

Attractive and extremely rare, yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications: - 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single round push-piece located on the winding-crown) - Split-seconds (activated by the rectangular push-piece located on the case-band at 11 oâ??clock) The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1907 and sold in 1907. The watch was completed in July 1907 and delivered on November 14, 1907, to F. W. Drosten Jewelry Co., Saint-Louis, Missouri (U.S.A.).

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,200 - 7250

HKD 40,000 - 56000

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1907

Numbers 207948

Caliber RA 18''', lever escapement, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted no. 336784

Dimensions 48,4 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

Sold: CHF 6,250

LOT 18

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, POWER RESERVE, POCKET CHRONOMETER, SILVER

Fine and very rare, Silver (0.925), open-face, keyless-winding, round- shaped, pocket Chronometer with subsidiary seconds at 6 and a 32-hour power-reserve indication at 12. The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1942 and sold in 1943. The watch was completed on November 17, 1942 and delivered on December 28, 1943 to Conrad Felsing, Berlin (Germany).

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,200 - 7250

HKD 40,000 - 56000

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1942

Numbers 272000

Caliber 21''', lever escapement, brass-Invar Guillame balance, index regulator with patented swan-neck spring and micrometric screw no. 444898

Dimensions 60 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

LOT 19

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, POCKET WATCH, PINK GOLD

Fine and rare, 14K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round- shaped, pocket Chronometer with subsidiary seconds at 6. Cover engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the cypher "J C W". The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1913 and sold in 1919. The watch was completed in 1914 and sold on September 1919, to Mr. Vaviska.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

USD 3,100 - 5200

HKD 24,000 - 40000

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1913

Case No. 229077

Caliber RA 17''' 73 PRC Sav., lever escapement, index regulatorwith swan-neck spring and micrometric screw no. 363808

Dimensions 52,4mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

LOT 20

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH, YELLOW GOLD

Attractive and extremely rare, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch in 18K yellow gold with subsidiary seconds at 6 and second chronograph with tachometric scale graduated for 1000 metres. The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1911 and sold in 1931. The watch was completed in 1925 and sold on February 23, 1931, to Mr. F. Chiappe (Italy).

Grading System: AAA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

USD 7,250 - 9400

HKD 56,500 - 72500

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Model Chronomètre

Year Circa 1911

Numbers 250767

Caliber RA 19/20''' 38/12, lever escapement, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted by Edmond Olivier, Geneva no. 402550

Dimensions 52,4 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives; copy of the Bulletin de marche of the Astronomical Observatory of Geneva (dated September 20, 1994)

Sold: CHF 8,750