613 lots

LOT 121

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ROLEX REF. 16570 EXPLORER II STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. E780563, Ref. 16570. Sold on July 10th, 1991. Fine, two time zone, center seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, independently adjustable hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oysterlock bracelet. Accompanied by its original warranty, booklets and fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw down case back and crown, steel bezel graduated in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous round, baton and triangular steel indexes, outer minute division, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands, 24-hour red arrow hand for the second time zone. M. Cal. 3185, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 12 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,500 - 4500

USD 2,700 - 4800

EUR 2,100 - 3700

Sold: CHF 4,000

LOT 122

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ROLEX - REF. 14060M - SUBMARINER Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Submariner, 1000 ft = 300 m,? case No. D635548, Ref. 14060M. Made in 2006. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant to 300 m, stainless steel diver?s wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster Fliplock bracelet. Accompanied by its original warranty, hang tag and original fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down back and crown, graduated unidirectional revolving black bezel for decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, sapphire crystal. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton steel indexes, outer minute division. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 3000, rhodium-plated, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating fl at balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 12 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm. New Old stock

CHF 3,000 - 5000

USD 3,200 - 5300

EUR 2,500 - 4200

Sold: CHF 4,625

LOT 123

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ROLEX REF. 116520 DAYTONA, STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph Daytona", case No. V893661, Ref. 116520. Sold on November 1st , 2010. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Oysterlock bracelet. Accompanied by the instruction booklet, guarantee, hang tag, chronometer seal and fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed down case back, push-buttons and crown, Triplock winding-crown protected by the Crown Guard, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal. D. Black with applied luminous white gold indexes, subsidiary silver ring dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute and 1/5th seconds division. Luminous white gold baton hands. M. Cal. 4130, rhodium-plated, 44 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

USD 7,500 - 9500

EUR 6,000 - 7500

Sold: CHF 10,625

LOT 124

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ROLEX REF. 1665 DOUBLE RED SEA -DWELLER MARK IV Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, Submariner 2000, 2000 ft./610 m., Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. 5298269, Ref. 1665. Sold on June 15th,1981. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel diver's chronometer wristwatch with double red Sea-Dweller logo, helium escape valve, date and a stainless steel Fliplock Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by the original warranty, booklet and 3 service invoices (latest from Rolex dated 21st December 2011, valid 2 years)

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw down case back and crown, helium escape valve at 9, graduated bidirectional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, inner case stamped with S/N 5298269. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track, aperture for the date, Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000 in red letters. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 17 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 13,000 - 18000

USD 14,000 - 20000

EUR 11,000 - 15000

Sold: CHF 17,500

LOT 125

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

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C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw down case back and crown, helium escape valve at 9, graduated bidirectional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, inner case stamped with S/N 4190796. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track, aperture for the date, Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000 in red letters. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 17 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 20,000 - 40000

USD 21,000 - 43000

EUR 16,000 - 33000

LOT 126

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ROLEX REF 1665 ? THE SINGLE RED PROTOTYPE ? PATENT PENDING ? 500M-1650FT ? ONE OF SIX KNOWN Rolex - Ref. 1665 - Single Red Sea-Dweller - Patent Pending, Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, Submariner 1650 ft. = 500 m., Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. 1602931, Ref. 1665. Made in 1967. Fine and extremely rare rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver's chronometer wristwatch with double red Sea-Dweller logo, helium escape valve, date and a stainless steel riveted Rolex Oyster Ref. 7206 bracelet with patent pending extension link.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back engraved: "Oyster, Gas Escape Valve, (Patent Pending)," helium escape valve at 9, graduated bi-directional revolving bezel for the decompression times, winding crown protected by the crown guard, inner case stamped IV.67. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, aperture for the date, "Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000" in red letters. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil de perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 15 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm. Property of a Japanese Collector

Grading System:

CHF 80,000 - 120000

USD 85,000 - 130000

EUR 66,000 - 100000

Sold: CHF 490,900

LOT 127

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ROLEX REF. 1665, COMEX SEA DWELLER, NO. 2284 Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Comex, 2000ft./610 m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified?, case No. 6760501, Ref. 1665. Made in 1981. Fine and extremely rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver's chronometer wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Fliplock Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by its original warranty, booklet, hang tag and original invoice dated May 20th, 1982 for the amount of FF 2120.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back engraved with ?Rolex Patent Oyster Gas Escape Valve, Comex No. 2284?, and crown, helium escape valve at 9, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding-crown protected by the crown-guard. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute division, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil de perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and fi ve positions, shockabsorber, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 17 mm. Approx. overall length 170 mm

Grading System:

CHF 45,000 - 65000

USD 48,000 - 70000

EUR 37,000 - 55000

Sold: CHF 62,500

LOT 128

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

BREGUET ? YELLOW GOLD LEVER CHRONOMETER Breguet, No. 1990. Made circa 1930. Very fine, 18K yellow gold pocket lever chronometer, the movement with Besançon Observatory punch marks.

C. Four-body, polished. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Brushed silver with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals and pyramidal indexes, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds. Yellow Gold Breguet hands. M. 18???, matte gilt, punched twice with the Besançon Observatory quality mark for chronometer standard, wolf?s tooth winding, 17 jewels, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial and cuvette signed. Diam. 49.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,000 - 5000

USD 3,200 - 5300

EUR 2,500 - 4200

Sold: CHF 4,500

LOT 129

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

GÜBELIN LARGE DRESS WATCH - MONOCHROME YELLOW E. Gübelin, Lucerne, case No. 113315. Made circa 1950. Very fine, elegant and rare, large, 18K yellow gold keyless dress pocket watch.

C. Three-body, ?varièe?, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, rounded band, U-shaped bow with ball terminals, snap-on case back.. D. Brushed yellow gold with applied yellow gold baton indexes and Arabic 12 numeral, outer minute track, large subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold baton hands. M. 16 ½ ''', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 3 adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 51 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,500 - 4500

USD 2,700 - 4800

EUR 2,100 - 3700

LOT 130

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

J.L. ST. IMIER. SKELETONIZED DRESS WATCH J.L. St. Imier. Made in 1988. Fine, gold-plated, skeletonized keyless dress watch.

C. Three-body, polished, glazed on both sides, D. Brushed gilt annular chapter ring with engraved radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Gilt, hand-engraved, skeletonized, wolf?s tooth winding, 17 jewels, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Movement signed ?J.L. St. Imier, 1988?. Diam. 49 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 4,000 - 6000

USD 4,300 - 6500

EUR 3,300 - 5000

Sold: CHF 5,000

LOT 131

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

IWC, REF. 5605. ? YELLOW GOLD DRESS WATCH International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, movement No. 2306014, case No. 2287167, Ref. 5605. Made in the 1980's. Fine, thin, 18K yellow gold hunting-cased dress watch. Accompanied by a hang-tag and IWC leather pouch.

C. Three-body, solid, polished. D. Matte, off-white enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer applied gold dot minute divisions. Black Breguet hands. M. Cal. 9???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, micrometric regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,000 - 2000

USD 1,100 - 2200

EUR 850 - 1700

Sold: CHF 2,000

LOT 132

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

OMEGA WHITE GOLD DRESS WATCH ? NEW OLD STOCK Omega, movement No. 25086449, case No. 1713. Made circa 1965. Fine and rare, center-seconds, keyless, 18K white gold dress watch with date.

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, inclined stepped bezel, recessed crown. D. Satine silver with applied baton indexes, outer minute and seconds divisions, date aperture at 3. Black baton hands. M. Cal. 611, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, four-arm monometallic balance adjusted to 2 positions, blued steel fl at balance spring, shock absorber, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 43 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

USD 2,200 - 4300

EUR 1,700 - 3300

Sold: CHF 3,625

LOT 133

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

BARRAUD & LUNDS, FREE-SPRUNG WITH POWER-RESERVE Barraud & Lunds, 14 Bishopsgate Within, London, No. 3/4681. The case with London hallmarks for 1900 ? 1901. Very fine, large and heavy, 18K pink gold, hunting cased keyless pocket watch with power-reserve, free-sprung balance and special winding.

C. Four-body, pomme et fi lets, mastermark JW, thief-proof swivel bow, button for engaging the winding at 2, for the hand-setting at 4. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel by Willis, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, power-reserve indication at 12. Blued steel pear hands. M. 45 mm., matte gilt, half-plate, engraved barrel cap,15 jewels, fusee and chain with Harrison?s maintaining power, lateral lever escapement, free-sprung bimetallic compensation balance with gold temperature and meantime adjustment screws, blued steel balance spring with double overcoil, foliate engraved cock. Dial and movement signed. Diam. 55 mm

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

USD 4,300 - 6500

EUR 3,300 - 5000

Sold: CHF 6,875

LOT 134

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LECOULTRE & CO ? PINK GOLD MINUTE REPEATING LeCoultre & Co., ?Repetition a Minutes?, retailed by Marius Favre & Co., Genève, No. 16125. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold, hunting cased, keyless pocket watch.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et fi lets?, polished. Hinged gold cuvette with engraved inscription. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, outer Arabic fi ve-minute numerals, inner red 24-hour numerals, subsidiary seconds. Gold Louis XVI hands. M. 19???, rhodium plated, wavy-line decoration, 35 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold meantime and temperature adjustment screws, Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Movement signed LeCoultre & Co. under the hour hammer, cuvette signed by Marius Favre & Co.. Diam. 56 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

USD 6,500 - 8500

EUR 5,000 - 6500

Sold: CHF 11,250

LOT 135

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE FIVE MINUTE REPEATER PINK GOLD MADE FOR TIFFANY & CO Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, No. 65689, made for Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1885. Very fine and rare, large, 18K pink gold, hunting-cased, keyless, five-minute repeating pocket watch.

C. Four-body, bassine et fi lets, polished with reeded edges. Hinged gold cuvette with engraved presentation inscription. D. White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track with red Arabic fi ve-minute numerals, subsidiary seconds with red Arabic numerals. Gold Louis XVI hands. M. Cal. 19???, rhodium-plated with fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding wheels, straight-line counterpoised lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Movement, cuvette and case signed, dial signed Tiffany & Co. Diam. 52 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

USD 11,000 - 16000

EUR 8,500 - 12000

Sold: CHF 20,000

LOT 136

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

MINUTE REPEATING, MOON PHASE, CALENDAR & CHRONOGRAPH Swiss, retailed by Escasany Hnos. Buenos-Aries, ?Répétition à Minutes Quantièmes Chronographe?, No. 201705. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, minute-repeating, hunting-cased, keyless 18K pink gold pocket watch with triple date calendar, chronograph and moon phases.

C. Four-body, "bassine", engine-turned, button at 12 for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals and technical details, glazed gold-rimmed cover to view the movement. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track and 1/5th of a second chronograph divisions calibrated to 300, subsidiary seconds, date, days of the week and months dials. Gilt Louis XVI hands. M. Cal. 20???, frosted gilt, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator, visible chronograph work, repeating on gongs activated by a push-button in the band, centrifugal governor. Cuvette signed by the retailer. Diam. 58 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,300 - 7500

EUR 4,200 - 6000

Sold: CHF 8,125

LOT 137

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ROCAIL, QUARTER REPEATING, MOON PHASE, CALENDAR & CHRONOGRAPH Rocail (Pierce S.A., Genève), Swiss, ?Répétition à Quarts Quantième Chronographe?, No. 23424. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, quarter-repeating, hunting-cased, keyless 18K yellow gold pocket watch with triple date calendar, chronograph and moon phases.

C. Four-body, "bassine", polished, button at 2 for the start/ stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals and technical details. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track and 1/5th of a second chronograph divisions, red 24-hour numerals, subsidiary seconds and date dials, apertures for the days of the week and months. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 20???, frosted gilt, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator, visible chronograph work, repeating on gongs activated by a push-button in the band, silent centrifugal governor. Dial and cuvette signed. Diam. 56 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

USD 2,200 - 4300

EUR 1,700 - 3300

Sold: CHF 2,750

LOT 138

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

WITTNAUER MINUTE-REPEATER Wittnauer & Co., Geneva, movement No. 17849, case No. 18046. Made as a pendant watch circa 1900. Fine, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

C. Four-body, ?bassine?, polished, articulated upper lug above the crown, the back with engraved monogram. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with black radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track and red Arabic fi ve-minute numerals, subsidiary seconds dial. Gold spade hands. M. Cal. 12???, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial and movement signed. Diam. 33 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

USD 7,500 - 9500

EUR 6,000 - 7500

Sold: CHF 10,625

LOT 139

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

PAUL BREGUETTE ? JOAN OF ARC CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL DIAL Paul Breguette Watch Co. Inc., Swiss, No. E22072. Made for the North American market, circa 1960. Fine and rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 14K yellow gold wristwatch with polychrome champlevé enamel dial.

C. Three-body, polished, fl at and inclined bezel, angled lugs, the back secured by a screw-down ring. D. Polychrome soft champlevé enamel on gold depicting Joan of Arc on horseback carrying a fl ag, dot hour indexes. Luminous gilt baton hands. M. Cal. 1580, gilt, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating fl at balance spring, shock absorber, micrometer regulator. Movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,500 - 6500

USD 4,800 - 7000

EUR 3,700 - 5300

LOT 140

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

ROLEX REF. 3055 "PICCOLINO" Rolex, ?Chronograph, Anti-Magnetique?, case No. 789901, Ref. 3055. Made circa 1950. Very fine and extremely rare, 18K pink gold small-sized wristwatch with oval button chronograph, register and tachometer with a gold plated Rolex buckle. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, concave lugs. D. Matte silver with applied pink gold diamond-shaped indexes, outer minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register, outermost tachometer scale. Pink gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 69, 10 1/2''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 30 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

USD 11,000 - 16000

EUR 8,500 - 12000

Sold: CHF 11,875