615 lots

LOT 601

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 959236, case No. 674649, Ref. 2488, 1950's. Fine rectangular, 18ct pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, bevelled bezel. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes + auxiliary seconds dial. «Bâton» gold hands. M. 10"'-200 rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating Breguet balancespring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 28 x 30 mm.

CHF 4,500 - 5000

LOT 602

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 744169, case No. 423119, Ref. 2548, circa 1956. Fine and rare 18ct pink gold gentleman's wristwa ch:

C. massive, polished, bevelled fancy lugs. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. «Bâton» gold hands. M. 10"'-200 Geneva Quality Hall Mark, rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 33 x 38 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 9000

LOT 603

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 951688, case No. 421555, Ref. 2428, circa 1947. Very fine 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, fluted straight lugs, concave bezel. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes + auxiliary seconds dial. «Dauphine» gold hands. M. 10"'-200 rhodiumed, " fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 35 mm.

CHF 6,500 - 7500

LOT 604

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 965373, case No. 302261, Ref. 1589, circa 1949. Fine, large 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes and Roman numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. «Bâton» gold hands. M. 12"'-120 rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 36 mm.

CHF 5,000 - 6000

LOT 605

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 704257, case No. 685807, Ref. 2514/1, circa 1955. Fine «carré galbé», centre second, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes. «Bâton» gold hands. M. 27- SC Geneva Quality Hall Mark, rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, antishock system, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 31 x 31 mm.

CHF 5,500 - 6500

LOT 606

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 954973, case No. 659503, Ref. 2452, circa 1948. Fine 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, fluted lugs. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. «Feuille» gold hands. M. 10"'-200 rhodiumed, " fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In good condition. Diam. 35 mm.

CHF 5,000 - 6000

LOT 607

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 700255, case No. 660734, Ref. 2466, circa 1949. Fine centre second, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, bevelled lugs. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals. «Bâton» gold hands. M. 27 SC Geneva Quality Hall Mark, rhodiumed, " fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 32 mm.

CHF 5,500 - 6500

LOT 608

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 818200, case No. 295194, Ref. 542, made in 1928 and sold on 7 October 1938. Extremely fine and rare, early, small «World Time», 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, revolving bezel bearing the names of 30 towns in the world, straight lugs. D. mat silver with painted Roman numerals, concentric revolving dial in 24 hours for the nocturnal and diurnal hours. «Spade» gold hands. M. 10-rhodiumed, " fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 27 mm.

CHF 100,000 - 120000

LOT 609

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 921186, case No. 626965, Ref. 1415, made in 1941, sold on 15 March 1943. Extremely fine and rare «World Time», 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch with two crowns.

C. massive, polished, lapidated lugs. D. mat silver revolving ring dial bearing the narres of 41 towns in the world, at the centre, «guilloché» silver dial with applied gold indexes, concentric revolving dial in 24 hours for the nocturnal and diurnal hours. The windingcrown at 3 o'clock adjusts the hours and the 24 hours ring; the winding-crown at 9 o' clock turns the ring with the places names. Gold fancy hands. M. 12"'-400 Geneva Quality Hall Mark, rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, antishock system, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 36 mm.

CHF 240,000 - 260000

LOT 610

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 861182, case No. 674092, Ref. 2524, made in 1950. Extremely fine and rare minute repeating, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, satined, concave lugs. D. twotone silver with applied gold indexes and Roman numerals. «Bâton» gold hands. M. 12- rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 29 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, Breguet balance-spring, repeater on gongs by means of a slide on the band.Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 32 mm.

CHF 320,000 - 350000

LOT 611

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 964568, case No. 512185, Ref 1526, made in 1949. Exceptionally fineand probably unique astronomic, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

C. polished, satined, concave bezel. D. mat silver with applied black Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial, concentric, graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the lunations. «Feuille» black hands. M. 12"'-120 rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In mint condition. Diam. 34 mm.

CHF 0 - 0

LOT 612

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Not signed, probably Charles Bruguier, Geneva, circa 1830. "La Fée Carabosse". Extremely rare gilt brass androide automaton.

C. GiIt brass figure of an old woman with engraved and repoussé face and clothing, hobbling on two mechanically actuated sticks. Cape can be removed, arms are articulated and ankles pivot as feet are lifted and step forward. The purse on her left side disclose the winding hole and set the movement in motion. M. Shaped gilt brass, fusee with chain and speed speed controlled by wormand-wheel driven fly regulator. In very good condition. Dim. 21 cm high.

CHF 60,000 - 120000

LOT 613

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Not signed, probably Piguet & Meylan, Geneva, circa 1820, the enamel probably by Adam. "Le Chiromancien". Very fine 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl-set musical snuff-box with a builtin watch.

C. Double body, bottom and side panels of blue translucent enamel over engine-turning, the borders of azure enamel with champleve foliage decoration. The lid with split-pearlset border, entirely enamelled with a very fine painted scene depicting a young couple paying a visit to le Chiromancien. Hinged left side panel disclosing the watch. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and fast/slow white enamel sector. Azure enamelled dial plate with champleve floral decoration. M. Rectangular, full plate with cylindrical pillars, going barrel, cylinder escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring. Musical train with pin cylinder and 17 groups of three vibrating steel blades, playing two tunes at will. In very good condition. Dim. 88 x 54 x 25 mm.

CHF 80,000 - 100000

LOT 614

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Piguet & Meylan, No. 1202, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1820. "Le Coeur". Magnificent and extremely rare 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl and ruby set heart-shaped quarter repeating musical automaton centre seconds watch.

C. Two-body, massive, certainly made by George Reymond, hinged at the top, the blue enamelled covers with a split-pearl inlaid decoration, the back centred with an exceptionally fine enamel plaque painted in the manner of Adam, depicting Cupid and Venus, within a pearl-set frame and "pierced" by ruby-set crossed quivers, the front face with a similar decoration and centred with the dial. The back cover opening and decorated on the edge with eau-de-nil champleve enamelled decoration. The plate surrounding the movement engraved with ribbon flowers enamelled in green and red translucent colours against a Royal blue champleve ground. The raised panel of the automaton scene finely painted with a lakeside landscape with varicoloured gold applied automaton seated figures of a maiden playing the guitar and a young man beating time in the foreground, a revolving windmill sail behind. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, outer minute and seconds ring. Blued steel "scoties" hands with counterpoised centre-seconds. M. GiIt bras, Lepine calibre with going barrel, cylinder escapement with plain brass three-arm balance and blued steel flat balance spring. Pin disc musical train with 18 individual vibrating steel blades, playing on the hour or at will, with Music/Silent switch in the edge. Repeating on two gongs by depressing the pendant. Piguet & Meylan trade-mark punched on the front plate beneath the dial. In perfect condition. Dim. 89 x 66 mm.

CHF 0 - 0

LOT 615

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

Not signed, attributed to Piguet & Capt, Geneva, circa 1810.

Magnificent and extremely rare 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl-set musical fan with inset watch. Fan. Green translucent enamel panels with blue champleve enamel and split-pearl inlaid decoration over the handles, the bases with small enamel panels framed with splitpearls, painted with bunches of flowers. Vellum leaf painted with a mythological scene on the front and an allegorical scene on the back spreading over pierced and chased gold sticks. One handle opens to reveal the watch, the other contains the musical box with slide on the edge. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds dial, flanking the exposed diamond-studded three-arm balance. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. GiIt brass, shaped inverted bar calibre with going barrel, cylinder escapement. Pinbarrel musical train with 6 stacked vibrating steel blades. In very good condition. Dim. 195 mm.

CHF 0 - 0