610 lots

LOT 121

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie. a Geneve, No. 165747, case No. 269587, circa 1913. Fine 18K gold and enamel keyless watch.

C. Four body, massive, "demi-bassine", polished, the back with a black champleve enamelled coat-of-arms and the motto: Laet Vaeren Nydt. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with sunk centre, Arabic numerals and outer minutes ring. Blued-steel Breguet hands. M. 18"', gilt brass, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement "a moustaches " , cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Signed on the dial and cuvette. Diam. 51 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 6000

LOT 122

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie. a Geneve, No. 76227, case No. 76227, Invention Brevetee, circa 1885. Fine silver, keyless fob watch with matching clip.

C. Three body, "Louis XVI", the back with "St. George and the Dragon " in repousse work. Hinged silver cuvette. Matching clip designed as a ribbon knot. D. Silver, chased with foliage, Roman numerals on enamel cartouches. Gold "Louis XV" hands. M. 11 1/2"', nickel plated, "fausses cotes " decoration, 18 jewels, straight line escapement "a moustaches " , cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Signed on the cuvette. Diam. 32 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,000 - 2400

LOT 123

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, No.114399, case No. 236040, circa 1904. Fine 18K gold hunting cased, keyless pocket lever chronometer, in original fitted box.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine", polished, the cover engraved with the monogram "P.R.". Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel "spade" hands. M. 20"', nickel plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 20 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Adjusted Fxlra, Breguet balance spring with swan-neck micrometric index. Signed on the dial, case and movement. Diam. 52 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 4,000 - 5000

Sold: CHF 4,370

LOT 124

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, No. 112037, case No. 227169 made for L.H. Tuttle, Springfield Mass. (U.S.A.) circa 1929. Fine 18K gold minute repeating keyless watch, accompanied by the original certificate, in original mahogany fitted box.

C. Four body, massive, "pommes", polished. Hinged glared gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, red outer Arabic minutes ring and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel "spade" hands. M. gilt brass, 31 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring with swan-neck micrometric index. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the dial and movement. Diam. 52 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 15,000 - 18000

Sold: CHF 16,100

LOT 125

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, No. 157150, case No.157150, made for Tiffany & Co., circa 1912. Fine 18K gold, slim keyless minute repeating dress watch.

C. Three body, massive, "demi-bassine" polished with concealed hinges. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel "spade" hands. M. 17" rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, "Extra" quality, 29 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, eight adjustments, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. Diam. 46 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 10,000 - 12000

Sold: CHF 13,800

LOT 126

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, No. 197398, case No. 197398, made for Tiffany & Co., circa 1922. Fine 18K gold, keyless dress lever chronometer.

C. Double body, massive, "demi-bassine" polished with concealed hinges, the back engraved with a monogram and inside with a dedication dated 14 September 1922. D. Matted gold with Breguet numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel "spade" hands. M. 17" rhodium plated, "fausses cotes " decoration, "Extra" quality, 18 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, eight adjustments, Breguet balance spring. Signed on the dial, case and movement. Diam. 45 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,500 - 4000

LOT 127

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 806330, case No. 289033, made for Grogan Company, Pittsburgh, PA, circa 1925. Fine and rare, cushion shaped, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, dedicated back, straight lugs, gold bars. D. white enamel with radiumed Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Skeleton" radiumed hands. M. 11 3/4"', hurl quality, rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 15 jewels, lever escapement "a moustache", cut bimetallic balance, 8 adjustments, Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 30 x 30 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 15,000 - 18000

LOT 128

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 138891, case No. 286623, for Tiffany & Cie., New York, circa 1908. Fine and early, tonneau shaped, curved, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, hinged bezel, wire lugs. D. matt silver with painted radial Arabic numerals. "Moderne" blued steel hands. M. 10"' rhodium plated, "fausses cotes " decoration, 18 jewels, 18 jewels, lever escapement "a moustache", cut bimetallic balance, 8 adjustments, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 25 x 40 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 7,000 - 8000

LOT 129

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No 805517, case No 603298, circa 1925. Fine tonneau shaped, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, hinged back, lozenge shaped lugs. D. matt silver with radiumed Arabic numerals. "Skeleton" radiumed hands. M. 9"' rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, 8 adjustments, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 23 x 32 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 5000

Sold: CHF 9,200

LOT 130

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 811515, case No. 604909, circa 1927. Fine rectangular, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, hinged back. D. champagne with painted Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Spade" blued steel hands. M. 9 " ' rhodium plated, 18 jewels, lever escapement "a moustache", cut bimetallic balance, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 24 x 38 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 6,000 - 7000

Sold: CHF 8,625

LOT 131

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 162382, case No. 269021, circa 1912. Fine and early, 14K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, hinged back, pink gold cuvette, screwed bars. D. white enamel with painted Breguet numerals. "Spade" blued steel hands. M. 11 1/4 gilt brass, 18 jewels, lever escapement "a moustache", cut bimetallic balance, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 32 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 10,000 - 12000

Sold: CHF 12,650

LOT 132

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 178198, case No. 178198, circa 1917. Fine hexagonal-tonneau shaped, curved, 14K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, gold bars. D. matt silver with painted radial Roman numerals. "Spade" blued steel hands. M. 11 "' gilt brass, 18 jewels, lever escapement "a moustache " , cut bimetallic balance, flat balancespring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 30 x 42 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 8,000 - 10000

Sold: CHF 11,500

LOT 133

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 806511, case No. 288947, circa 1925. Fine and rare, cushion shaped, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, straight lugs. D. matt silver with radiumed Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Skeleton" radiumed hands. M. 11 3/4"' rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 15 jewels, lever escapement "a moustache " , cut bimetallic balance, 8 adjustments, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 30 x 30 num.

Grading System: AA

CHF 13,000 - 15000

LOT 134

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 191553, case No. 284342, for Henry Kohn & Sons Inc., Hartford, Conn., circa 1919. Fine and rare, cushion shaped, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, straight lugs. D. white enamel with painted Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Skeleton" radiumed hands. M. 11 3/4 " ' rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 15 jewels, lever escapement "a moustache", cut bimetallic balance, 8 adjustments, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 30 x 30 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 8,000 - 10000

LOT 135

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 192410, case No. 603692, circa 1920. Very fine and rare, "carre galbe", 18K white and yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. bi-colour, massive, polished, white gold stepped band, yellow gold case. D. matt silver with painted radial Arabic numerals. "Breguet" blued steel hands. M. 9 "' rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 26 x 26 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 9,000 - 11000

Sold: CHF 10,925

LOT 136

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No 814061, case No 292094, circa 1927. Very fine, square, 18K yellow gold lady's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, hinged back, engraved band, wire lugs, table crystal. D. matt silver with painted Arabic numerals. "Spade" blued steel hands. M. 8 1/2"' gilt brass, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 21 x 21 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 6000

LOT 137

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No 804808, case No 289097, made in 1923 and sold on 30 April 1926. Extremely fine and rare, "carre galbe", 18K yellow gold and platinum gentleman's wristwatch with special lugs.

C. bi-colour, massive, polished, hinged back, fluted white and yellow gold mobile lugs. D. pink with radiumed Arabic numerals. "Skeleton" radiumed hands. M. 10"' rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, 5 adjustments, Breguet balancespring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 25 x 43 mm. Accompanied by Extract from the Archives.

Grading System: AA

CHF 15,000 - 18000

Sold: CHF 17,250

LOT 138

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Attributable to the workshop of Jaquet Droz or that of Henry Maillardet, circa 1780. Fine and rare full-size gilt-metal singing bird clock with two birds and double fountain.

C. Octagonal gilt bronze, gilt bronze urns on the canted corners flanked by fluted pilasters to the apex of each angle, with turned columns above terminating in flambeau urn finials; tortoiseshell veneered side panels with applied gilt-bronze floral decoration and ribbon foliage. Wirework above and ring suspension. D. Bombe white enamel, mounted below, with Breguet numerals regulator index. Engraved and gilt Louis XV hands with blued-steel centre-seconds. M. Mounted in the base below a silkcovered brass fret-work panel, the small clock movement with dead-beat verge escapement, the birdsong train with fusee and chain, rectangular section bellows and pin-drum for the 10 tin pipes, playing 6 different tunes, released after the stiking of the hour, or at-will by a pull-cord. Birds decorated with natural feathers, moving the body, head, beak, wings and tail. Double fountain of revolving twisted glass rods. Dim. 43 x 27 cm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 60,000 - 80000

Sold: CHF 179,500

LOT 139

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Charles Abraham Bruguier, Geneva, circa 1830. Extremely fine and rare gilt-bronze, silver and enamel singing bird cage.

C. Cylindrical form with eight Corinthian columns supporting the arched dome decorated below with an applied garland of painted enamel flowers, the cage work of pierced and chased floral and foliate design, with alternate silver garlands and opening doors to the front, the body with applied musical trophies and silver floral bouquets, acanthus mouldings, cast lion paws feet and ball finial with rope twist suspension ring. Large multicolour feathered bird with moving wings, tail, turning head and swivelling body. M. Brass plates, turned pillars, fusee with chain, circular bellow, eight lifting cams, the bird operating mechanism on the top plate. Bruguier trade mark punched on the movement. Dim. 30 x 13 cm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 130,000 - 150000

LOT 140

Important Watches, Wristwatches and C... Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

Attributed to Charles Abraham Bruguier, Geneva, No. 386, circa 1840. Extremely fine and rare gilt-bronze singing bird cage with two birds and built-in watch.

C. Gilt bronze octagonal, body and base, standing on four cast chased scalloped shell feet, the bottom section containing the movements, with acanthus mouldings and further floral decoration, the watch dial below the hinged doors of the cage supported on four pairs of twinned columns with pierced gilt floral scroll dividers, gilt-brass side panels made of lattice openwork with fleurettes intersections. The dome fixed between cast and chased acanthus scroll pediments with the pierced tile pattern sides and corners decorated with florally scrolled panel, a double acanthus leaf support for the ring handle. The birds inside the cage, supported on bars between side pillars. M. Brass plates, turned pillars, fusee with chain, fly regulator, circular bellow, eight lifting cams, the bird operating mechanism on the top plate. Watch: Later gilt-brass three-quarter plate movement with cylinder escapement, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals. Dim. 33 x 13 x 13 cm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 130,000 - 150000