646 lots

LOT 1

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Chronometer, No. 2804, October 1867. Fine 18K gold, hunting cased, keyless pocket chronometer with 24 hour power reserve indication.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", engineturned, the band chased with a floral decoration. Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, sunk subsidiary seconds and Up-and-Down scale. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', frosted and gilt, three quarter plate, 15 jewels, fusee with chain and maintaining power, pivoted detent escapement with gold escape wheel, two-arm compensation balance with gold timing and poising screws, free sprung helical balance spring with terminal curves, ruby end-stone. Signed on the case and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 51 nun.

CHF 11,000 - 13000

LOT 2

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, No. 4624, October 1872. Fine 18K pink gold hunting cased, keyless quarter repeating watch.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets" with reeded band, cover and back fully engraved with floral and foliage decoration (slightly worn). Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border, engraved with technical details. D. Matt silver with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds, centre and border with cast gold floral decoration. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, 23 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 53 mm.

CHF 3,000 - 4000

Sold: CHF 3,450

LOT 3

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, Chronometre, No. 5668, March 1875. Very fine 18K pink gold, keyless pocket chronometer with 32 hour power reserve indication.

C. Four body, massive, "pomme et filets", polished, the back engraved with the monogram: "E.B." and inside with the inscription: Obsequio de los Profesores de la Escuela Naval - 1 ° Enero 1884. Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, sunk subsidiary seconds and Up-and-Down scale. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 18"', nickel plated, "a vagues" decoration, 17 jewels, pivoted detent escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel balance spring with terminal curve. Signed on the case and movement. h1 very good condition. Diam. 53 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 12000

LOT 4

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 5809, December 1876. Fine 18K pink gold hunting cased keyless watch with dead independent centre seconds.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", engineturned (slightly worn), the cover centered with the small monogram "B.R.". Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, sunk subsidiary seconds and outer minute and second's ring. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 18"', nickel plated, double train with differential winding, 31 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. hldependent seconds with flirt on the escape-wheel pinion and push-piece in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 53 mm.

CHF 4,000 - 5000

LOT 5

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, No. 6675, December 1883. Fine 18K pink gold half-hunting cased keyless pocket chronometer with 32 hour power reserve indication and photographic portrait on the cuvette.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", engineturned, the cover with black champleve enamelled Roman numerals on the dial aperture border, the back centered with the small monogram "A.G." and engraved inside with the name of the owner. Hinged gold cuvette with the enamel photographic portrait of a lady. D. White enamel with Roman nmerals, sunk subsidiary seconds and Up-and- Down scale. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, three-quarter plate, 15 jewels, spring detent escapement, two-arm compensation balance with gold poising and timing screws. Blued steel helical balance spring with terminal curves. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 55 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 10000

Sold: CHF 10,350

LOT 6

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 6705, September 1884. Fine 18K gold hunting cased, moon phase astronomical, keyless watch with triple calendar.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", engineturned, the cover engraved with the monogram "P.L.C.". Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, sunk subsidiary dials for the months, days of the week, dates and seconds with inner moon phase aperture. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, "19 jewels partly in gold screwed setting, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Dian. 56 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 10000

Sold: CHF 10,350

LOT 7

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Choonometee, No. 7130, October 1887. Very fine 18K gold, keyless pocket chronometer.

C. Four body, massive, "pomme et filets", with polished borders and band, the engine-turned back engraved inside with the dedication: Los Herederos de Cecilio Jncobe y Ciriaca Y. de Jncobe, a Jose Sanchez. Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, "a vagues" decoration, 18 jewels, pivoted detent escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel balance spring with terminal curve. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 53 mm.

CHF 6,000 - 7000

Sold: CHF 7,475

LOT 8

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 7134, November 1888. Very fine 18K gold hunting cased, keyless minute repeating watch.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets" with polished borders and band, engine-turned cover and back, the back applied with the monogram "L.W.". Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, 29 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 54 mm.

CHF 6,500 - 7500

Sold: CHF 7,475

LOT 9

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 7183, July 1888. Retailed by Armando Tixier & Ca., Rosario, Relojeria de la Marina (Argentina). Very fine 18K pink gold hunting cased, keyless watch.

C. Four body, massive, "grande gouge", polished, engine-turned inside cover and back, the cover engraved with the monogram "J.F.D.". Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M.19-, nickel plated, three-quarter plate, 15 jewels, English lateral levert escapement with pointed toothed escape wheel, cut bimetallic balance, Breg-F balance spring. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 55 mm.

CHF 2,000 - 2500

Sold: CHF 2,300

LOT 10

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 7212, March 1890. Fine 18K gold, keyless watch with chronograph in original mahogany fitted box and certificate.

C. Three body, massive, "bassine et filets", the engine-turned back engraved with the monogram "A.W.C" . Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute and chronograph rings and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, 23 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Chronograph -.?;ith visible work and button on the winding crown. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 55 mm.

CHF 3,000 - 3500

Sold: CHF 4,600

LOT 11

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle & Geneve, C/n onotrMtre, No. 7581, case decorated by C.H. Jacot, specially made for the Chicago Exhibition of 1893. Extremely fine and unique 18K pink gold and silver, keyless minute repeating pocket chronometer with chronograph, in original leather shaped fitted box "AG 1881" Brevete S.G.D.G., accompained by a reproduction of the original Medal awarded at the Exhibition.

C. Four body, shaped, the silver band chased in high relief decorated by C.H. Jacot, with acanthus leaves, chimxra and cherubs, gold finials, winding crown and bow, the silver cover with gold border, chased in high relief with an allegory paying tribute to Labour and hldustry with the inscription: Gloria Labor. The back decorated en suite with symbols of arts. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer Arabic minute and chronograph rings and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. Glazed 20"', rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 33 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide on border of the bezel. Chronograph with visible work, push piece in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Dim. 115 x 90 mm.

CHF 100,000 - 120000

Sold: CHF 113,500

LOT 12

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Lode, No. 7382, June 1889. Fine and almost certainly unique pocket chronometer movement, made as an exhibition piece.

D. White enamel with gilt Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds, applied with gold stylised medals and laurel branches symbolising the prizes awarded in exhibitions and timing contests. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', framed in a ring engraved: Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 7382, Grand Prix, Paris 1889,18 jewels, pivoted detent escapement, two-arm compensation balance with gold poising and timing screws, blued steel balance spring with terminal curve. Signed on the dial and and the frame of the movement. h1 very good condition. Diam. 62 mm.

CHF 700 - 900

Sold: CHF 1,725

LOT 13

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Choonometee, No. 7742, April 1892. Fine 18K gold half-hunting cased keyless pocket chronometer.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", engineturned, the cover with black champleve enamelled Roman numerals on the dial aperture border, the back centered with a blank escutcheon. Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute ring and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 18"', nickel plated, threequarter plate, 18 jewels, pivoted detent escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel balance spring with terminal curves and swan neck micrometric index. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 54 mm.

CHF 4,500 - 5500

LOT 14

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, No. 7915, April 1899. Retailed by Th. Dartigues, agent in Buenos-Aires. Fine 18K gold, keyless watch with chronograph and instantaneous 30 minute recorder, in original mahogany fitted box and certificate.

C. Three body, massive, "bassine", polished, the back engraved with the monogram "J.R.V.". Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with radial red Arabic numerals, outer Arabic minute and chronograph rings, sunk subsidiary seconds and minute register. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, 25 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring with micrometric index. Chronograph with visible work and button on the winding crown. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 57 mm.

CHF 3,500 - 4500

Sold: CHF 5,750

LOT 15

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 7926, December 1893. Retailed by Th. Dartigues, agent in Buenos-Aires. Very fine and unusual silver, moon phase astronomical, keyless watch with perpetual calendar.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine", polished. Hinged silver cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, outer minute ring, sunk subsidiary dials for the days of the week, the months with inner leap-year cycle, dates and subsidiary seconds with inner moon phase aperture, its age on the border. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, 18 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring with swan neck micrometric index. Signed on the dial , case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 56 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 12000

Sold: CHF 16,100

LOT 16

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, No. 8522, June 1893. Fine 18K gold and enamel hunting cased, diamond-set keyless fob watch in original fitted box.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets" with reede borders, the cover with a painted champleve enamelled floral decoration inlaid with rose-cut diamonds. Hinged gold cuvette with engineturned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer gilt Arabic minute ring. Gold "Louis XV" hands. M. 13"', nickel plated, "A vagues" decoration, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 34 mm

CHF 2,500 - 3000

Sold: CHF 3,450

LOT 17

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 8675, May 1895. "Tir de Winterthur, 1895". Fine 18K gold, keyless watch, awarded prize at the Winterthur shooting contest in 1895.

C. Four body, massive, "grande gouge", polished, the back decorated with a monument, military trophies, the National coat-of-arms of Switzerland flanked by those of Winterthur, with the date: Fidgenossisches Schiitzenfest in Winterthur, 1895 and further foliage decoration. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Signed on the dial, case and movement. h1 very good condition. Diam. 49 mm

CHF 4,000 - 5000

LOT 18

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, C/ironomeh re, No. 9444, February 1899. Retailed by Th. Dartigues, agent in Buenos-Aires. Extremely fine and rare 18K gold, keyless pocket chronometer with detent escapement, 52 1/2 minute revolving Karrusel, with original fitted box.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine" with engineturned back centered with the engraved monogram: "J.S.R.". Hinged gold cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds; Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 20"', frosted and gilt, special half plate skeletonised calibre with going barrel, 8 jewels, spring detent escapement mounted on a 52 1/2 minute revolving gilt brass carriage, two-arm compensation balance with gold poising and timing screws, blued steel balance spring with terminal curve and swan neck micrometric index. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In excellent condition. Diam.54 mm.

CHF 50,000 - 60000

Sold: CHF 46,000

LOT 19

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, No. 9899, July 1899. Retailed by Th. Dartigues, agent in Buenos-Aires. Very fine 18K pink gold hunting cased, keyless minute repeating watch with chronograph.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets" with polished borders and band, engine-turned cover and back, the cover engraved with the monogram "A.M.B.". Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute and chronograph rings and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19"', nickel plated, 31 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Chronograph with visible work and push piece in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 56 mm.

CHF 7,000 - 9000

LOT 20

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 12, 1996

Ulysse Nardin, Lode, No. 9415, February 1899. Retailed by Th. Dartigues, agent in Buenos-Aires. Fine silver keyless watch.

C.Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", polished. Hinged silver cuvette with engine-turned border. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 22"', nickel plated, 19 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring with micrometric index. Signed on the dial case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 61 nn.

CHF 1,500 - 2000

Sold: CHF 1,840