613 lots

LOT 581

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 1463, STAINLESS STEEL - BREGUET NUMERALS Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 867965, case No. 660163, Ref. 1463. Made in 1950, sold on June 25th, 1951. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, tachometer (in miles), and Breguet numerals. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Two-body, polished, inclined and stepped bezel, concave lugs, screw-down case back, dust-protecting cap. D. Matte silver with applied steel Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer tachometer graduation in miles. Steel "feuille" steel hands. M. 13'''-130, rhodium plated, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 23 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance with 8 adjustments, Breguet balance-spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Inside of the case punched F.B. for Taubert & Fils (formerly Freres Borgel). Diam. 35 mm. Thickness: 12 mm.

Grading System:

CHF 150,000 - 200000

USD 160,000 - 210000

EUR 125,000 - 165000

Sold: CHF 182,500

LOT 582

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 1463, STAINLESS STEEL ? ?ASTHMOMETER DIAL? THE ONLY KNOWN STEEL REF. 1463 WITH ASTHMOMETER DIAL ? THE PERSONAL WATCH OF PATEK PHILIPPE RÉGLEUR JACQUES GOLAY, Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 868889, No case number, Ref. 1463. Made circa 1950. Extremely fine and exeptionally rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, 30-minute register, respirations scale and a Patek Philippe stainless steel buckle. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Jules Golay.

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, inclined stepped bezel, concave lugs, screwed-down case back, inner dust protection cap. D. Matte silver with applied polished steel indexes, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer minute and seconds track with Arabic fi ve-second numerals, outermost scale graduated for 5 respirations. Stainless steel feuille hands. M. Cal. 13''', stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to 8 positions, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness: 13 mm.

Grading System:

CHF 100,000 - 150000

USD 105,000 - 160000

EUR 85,000 - 125000

Sold: CHF 194,500

LOT 583

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ULYSSE NARDIN PINK GOLD MINUTE-REPEATING & CHRONOGRAPH Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, No. 14973. Made circa 1920. Very fine and rare, large, minute-repeating, keyless, 18K pink gold pocket watch with oval button chronograph and instantaneous 30-minute register.

C. Four-body, "bassine", engine-turned with polished borders, button for start/stop/return-to-zero of the chronograph at 12. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute divisions and concentric fi fths of a second chronograph divisions, Arabic fi ve-second numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 20''', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 36 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold temperature adjustment screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring with terminal curve, index regulator, visible chronograph mechanism, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial, case and cuvette signed. Diam. 61.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

USD 7,500 - 9500

EUR 6,000 - 7500

Sold: CHF 15,000

LOT 584

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LONGINES ? 1ST CLASS LEVER CHRONOMETER WITH GUILLAUME BALANCE Longines, "Chronomètre 1er. Classe, Neuchatel", movement No. 2057154, case No. 2044073, retailed by Maeght-Amiens. Made circa 1910. Very fine and rare, 18K pink gold, keyless, pocket lever chronometer with Guillaume balance, achieved 1st class rating at the Observatoire de Neuchatel. Accompanied by a period Longines fitted rosewood box.

C. Four-body, bassine, polished. Hinged gold cuvette engraved "Longines Chronomètre, 1er. Classe, Neuchatel". D. White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track and outermost red 24-hour numerals, subsidiary seconds. Pink gold spade hands. M. Cal. 19.95, matte gilt, 17 jewels, the upper jewels in screwed gold chatons, straight-line lever escapement, Guillaume balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, micrometer cam regulator. Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. Diam. 50.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

USD 4,300 - 6500

EUR 3,300 - 5000

LOT 585

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LONGINES YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND & ENAMEL PENDANT WATCH Longines, case No. 844893. Made circa 1900. Very fine, yellow gold, rose-cut diamond and enamel huntingcased, keyless lady?s pendant watch with translucent red enamel decoration. Accompanied by the original Longines fitted box. To be sold without reserve

C. Four-body, demi-bassine, the front decorated with translucent red guilloche enamel over sunray engineturning, engraved stiff-leaf border, centered with a rose-cut diamond rosette, the back decorated to match with an engraved gold central rosette. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the prize medals. D. White enamel with black radial Roman numerals, outer dot minute divisions and red fi ve-minute numerals. Gold spade hands. M. Cal. 11???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial, cuvette and movement signed, Diam. 33 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,000 - 4000

USD 2,200 - 4300

EUR 1,700 - 3300

Sold: CHF 1,500

LOT 586

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LOUIS AUDEMARS WATCH WITH SIX COMPLICATIONS ? DUCAL & VICOMTE ARMS Louis Audemars, Brassus (Suisse), ?Quantieme Perpetuel Phase de Lune Repetition Minutes?, No. 12333. Sold in Paris in 1883 for 2100 Francs. Extremely fine and very rare, large, minute-repeating, 18K rose gold, cloisonnè and painted on enamel, keyless pocket watch with perpetual calendar, moon phases and lunar calendar.

C. Four body, bassine, polished, master mark MF (Meylan Freres), the front cover with a very fi nely painted on enamel and cloisonnè Ducal coat of arms, the back cover with a further fi nely painted on enamel and cloisonne Vicomte?s coat of arms and the motto ?Malo Mori Quam Faedari? (Death before Dishonor), fl at band. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the listing of Louis Audemars prize medals from 1851-1879. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with Arabic fi ve-minute numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds, date, days of the week and months with leapyear cycle, aperture for the moon phases with lunar calendar on the edge. Gold spade hands. M. 19"', matte gilt brass, 31 jewels, straight line lever escapement with Audemars Bishop?s crook counterpoise, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs with two polished steel hammers, activated by a slide in the band. Dial, case and cuvette signed, case with punch mark MF for Meylan Freres. Diam. 53 mm.

Grading System:

CHF 50,000 - 70000

USD 53,000 - 75000

EUR 42,000 - 58000

LOT 587

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

GIRARD-PERREGAUX PINK GOLD CALENDAR & CHRONOGRAPH Girard-Perregaux, Chaux-de-Fonds, ?Chronographe Quantieme?, No. 100356. Made circa 1875. Fine and rare, keyless 18K pink gold pocket watch dual date ?digital? calendar and chronograph.

C. Four-body, "bassine et fi lets", polished, the back cover with applied foliate gold monogram JD, co-axial button in the crown for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph, button at 11 for hand-setting. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the technical details within an engineturned and fl orally engraved border. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and 1/5th of a second chronograph divisions, subsidiary seconds dial, apertures for the days of the week and date. Rose-cut diamond-set pink gold hands. M. Cal. 19???, nickel plated, 21 jewels, counterpoised straightline lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, visible chronograph work. Dial, case and cuvette signed. Diam. 54 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,500 - 4500

USD 2,700 - 4800

EUR 2,100 - 3700

Sold: CHF 5,875

LOT 588

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN LADY?S EARLY WRISTWATCH Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, movement No. 355654, case No. 220881. Made as a pendant watch, circa 1900. Fine, 14K yellow gold lady?s wriswatch.

C. Four-body, bassine, polished, hinged engine-turned back with engraved monogram, wire lugs. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel dial with Paris numerals, outer minuet track, subsidiary seconds at 9. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 11???, matte gilt, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. Diam. 30 mm. Thickness 10 mm

Grading System: A

CHF 1,200 - 2200

USD 1,300 - 2300

EUR 1,000 - 1800

Sold: CHF 1,875

LOT 589

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & Constantin à Genève, No. 36703. Made circa 1850. Fine and rare, very small and thin, 18K yellow gold lady?s pendant watch.

C. Four-body, cast and chased foliate bezel, reeded band, the back cover engraved with a lady holding cupid?s hands within a foliate scroll border. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Silver with radial engine-turning, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Gilt hands. M. 9???, matte gilt, Lepine caliber, jewelled cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator. Cuvette signed. Diam. 25 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,500 - 2500

USD 1,600 - 2700

EUR 1,200 - 2100

Sold: CHF 1,625

LOT 590

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE, THE HARPIST Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, movement No. 145571, case No. 260199. Made circa 1908. Very fine and rare, 18K gold and rose-cut diamond-set keyless lady's pendant watch.

C. Four-body, "bassine", matte back, the front cover decorated with a chased scene in relief of a a classical lady playing the harp, the top and base set with rose-cut diamonds, outer border with raised stylized leaf pattern and set with four rose-cut diamonds. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Gold feuille hands. M. 12???, frosted gilt, 15 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case cuvette and movement signed. Diam. 33 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

USD 6,500 - 8500

EUR 5,000 - 6500

Sold: CHF 7,500

LOT 591

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE HALF-HUNTING CASED PENDANT WATCH WITH EARLY ADRIEN PHILIPPE WINDING SYSTEM Patek Philippe & Co, à Genève, ?Invention & Exécution?, No. 20754. Made circa 1860. Fine and very rare, keyless, 18K yellow gold and enamel lady's half-hunting cased pendant watch with Adrien Philippe?s first patented stem-wind and hand.setting mechanism of 1845 without coasting.

C. Four-body, "bassine", the front cover with glazed aperture, radial dark blue Roman numerals, the back cover with a dark blue champleve enamel monogram. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel double spade hands. M. Cal. 10???, matte gilt, 8 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, cylinder escapement, plain three-arm balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Cuvette signed. Diam. 28 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,500 - 4500

USD 2,700 - 4800

EUR 2,100 - 3700

Sold: CHF 2,750

LOT 592

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

CARTIER PLATINE MONTRE DE POCHE EN CRISTAL DE ROCHE Cartier, No. 04887/29, the movement by European Watch and Clock Co., Inc. Made circa 1920. Very fine and rare, platinum and rock crystal keyless dress watch.

C. Rock crystal case with faceted border on both sides, platinum band and triangular bow. D. Silver with engine-turned vertical lines, triangular hour indexes on the outer minute ring. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 10 ½ "', rhodium plated, fausses-cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Cartier case punch mark ?EJ? and numbered, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc. Diam. 45 mm. Property of an Italian collector

Grading System: AA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

USD 11,000 - 16000

EUR 8,500 - 12000

Sold: CHF 12,500

LOT 593

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

CARTIER - ?PENDULETTE PRESSE-PAPIERS À CALENDRIER? DESK CLOCK WITH CALENDAR Cartier, No. 2483, ?Pendulette Presse-Papiers à Calendrier?. Made by European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., circa 1928. Very fine and extremely rare, silver, yellow gold and lapis-lazuli, 8-day going keyless desk clock with manual tripledate calendar.

C. Three-body, polished rectangular with canted ends, engraved with initials A.F.L., inclined yellow gold bezel with polished and engine-turned line decoration, the sides set with four hexagonal lapis-lazuli in gold collet settings, gilt-brass back secured by 4 screws, winding, hand-setting and calendar adjustment wheels, hinged strut. D. Matte silver with black radial Roman numerals, engine-turned center, gold lines above and below, three apertures for the date, days of the week and the months. Fine Art Deco gold and royal blue enamel hands. M. 19???, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 3 adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Cartier, case and movement signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., case numbered. Dim. 110 x 70 x 30 mm. Property of an Italian collector

Grading System: AAA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

USD 7,500 - 9500

EUR 6,000 - 7500

Sold: CHF 15,000

LOT 594

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

CARTIER GUILLOTINE ? 24 HOUR DOUBLE DIAL Cartier, Paris, No. 5103/3872. Made circa 1920. Fine and extremely rare, thin and elegant, 18K yellow gold keyless dress watch with spring-loaded sliding shutter Roman dial and concealed 24-hour dial.

C. Three-body, polished, the back set with a photographic portrait within a gold frame, front with small glazed aperture for the shuttered dial, revealing the 24-hour dial by pressing the button in the crown. D. Roman dial : bisected silvered satine engine-turned, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. 24-hour dial : silvered satine engine-turned, radial Arabic numerals from 13-24. Blued steel poire hands. M. 16 ½ ?'', rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial and movement signed Cartier, Paris, case numbered. Diam. 45 mm. Property of an Italian collector

Grading System: AAA

CHF 16,000 - 20000

USD 17,000 - 21000

EUR 13,000 - 16000

Sold: CHF 26,250

LOT 595

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

CARTIER JUMP-HOUR DRESS WATCH Cartier, the movement by European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., No. 216123. Made for the American market, circa 1925. Fine 14k pink gold, keyless dress watch with jumping digital hours.

C. Two-body, solid, polished. D. Matte silver engine-turned with rayons de soleil, black painted Arabic fi ve- minute numerals, outer minute track, aperture for the jumping hours. Blued steel single arrow hand. M. 16"', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with eight adjustments, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Cartier, movement signed E.W & C. Co. Inc., case signed A.W.C. & Co. Diam. 46 mm. Property of an Italian collector

Grading System: AAA

CHF 8,000 - 12000

USD 8,500 - 13000

EUR 6,500 - 10000

Sold: CHF 28,750

LOT 596

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

CARTIER PLATINUM DRESS WATCH Cartier, the movement by European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., No. 15558/11696/70059/860061. Made circa 1925. Very fine, platinum and enamel, keyless dress watch.

C. Three-body, polished, wide bezel, the case back with circular black champleve enamel monogram DBA. D. Silver, engine-turned, inner Roman chapter ring for the hours, outer minute track with Arabic fi ve-minute numerals. Blued steel halberd hands. M. 16 ½???, rhodium plated, fausses-côtes decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial and case signed Cartier, movement signed E.W & C. Co. Inc. Diam. 46 mm. Property of an Italian collector

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

USD 4,300 - 6500

EUR 3,300 - 5000

Sold: CHF 10,000

LOT 597

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LOT 598

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

CARTIER ?TRIPTYQUE? Cartier, Breveté, No. 9217, ?Pendulette en cadran deployant?. Made circa 1928. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold and enamel keyless purse watch/desk clock with concealed triptyque dial.

C. Gold rectangular with black champlevé enameled Art Deco line decoration and engine-turned in a striped pattern, the front with two hinged shutters, opening via a slide in the back of the case to reveal the three section Roman chapter ring, the pediment overlaid with black champleve enamel, beaded winding crown, the base with swivel gold stand. D. Matte silver with champleve blue enamel radial Roman numerals, inner minute divisions. Blued steel poire hands. M. 8 ½???, by Majestic Watch Co., rhodium plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Case numbered, movement signed Majestic Watch Co. Dim. 42 x 26 x 11 mm. Property of an Italian collector

Grading System: AA

CHF 8,000 - 12000

USD 8,500 - 13000

EUR 6,500 - 10000

Sold: CHF 10,000

LOT 599

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

CARTIER GOLD TRAVEL CLOCK Cartier, "8-Days", No. C431, the movement by Concord Watch Co., Swiss. Made circa 1915. Fine, solid 14K yellow gold, 8-day going, folding travel clock.

C. Six-body, polished, folding case, the base cover with white champleve enamel monogram "E.R.S.", reeded bezel within a gold hinged plate. Hinged gilt metal cuvette. D. White enamel with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Luminous blued steel skeleton hands. M. 18???, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration,15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial and case signed Cartier, movement and cuvette signed Concord Watch Co. Dim. 7.6 x 6.3 cm. Property of an Italian collector

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

USD 3,200 - 5300

EUR 2,500 - 4200

LOT 600

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

CARTIER - 18 CARAT GOLD MINIATURE ?PENDULE MYSTÉRIEUSE PRISME? ORIGINAL BOX Cartier, No. 100204/011653. Made by the European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., circa 1950. Very fine and extremely rare, miniature, 18K gold and rock crystal mystery clock, made to the design of Gaston Cusin, patented in 1937. Accompanied by the original Cartier goldtooled red morocco leather covered fitted box.

C. Rectangular, polished, the upper section housing two opposing rock crystal prisms, base secured by four screws in the sides, winding and hand-setting crown in a recess in the side. D. Matte silver, painted in mirror-image with black baton indexes and Arabic quarter-hour numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel epee hands. M. 7???, rhodium plated, 16 jewels, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance with screws, self-compensating blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Movement and case signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., case with Cartier numbers on each part and punch mark EJ for Edmond Jaeger. Dim. 28 x 17 x 17 mm Property of an Italian collector

Grading System: AAA

CHF 18,000 - 28000

USD 20,000 - 30000

EUR 15,000 - 23000

Sold: CHF 32,500