550 lots

LOT 121

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Lugrin - Répétition à Quarts Automates Edda Watch Co., (A. Lugrin), Swiss, ?Répétition à Quarts et Automate?, No. 77268. Made for the Russian market circa 1890. Fine and unusual, large, hunting-cased, keyless, quarter-repeating, 14K pink gold pocket watch with automaton.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, engine-turned covers, the front with shield-shaped cartouche with flower and foliate border. Hinged gold cuvette with prize medals and technical details, glazed gold-rimmed cover over the movement. D. Red translucent guilloche enamel with gold paillon Arabic numerals, outer gold paillon dot minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, translucent blue guilloche enamel with varicolored jacks in peasant costume striking bells at the top. Gilt Louis XV hands. M. Cal. 21???, matte gilt, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, repeating on gongs activated by a push-button in the band. Cuvette signed Edda Watch Co., movement signed A. Lugrin under the quarter hammer. Diam. 57 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 45,000 - 65000

USD 5,800 - 8500

EUR 4,000 - 6000

Sold: HKD 56,250

LOT 122

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Reuge, Romance ? Erotic Automaton Charles Reuge a Sainte Croix, "Romance" No. 1480. Made in the 1980s. Fine, musical, gold-plated, center-seconds, keyless pocket watch with automaton, concealed erotic automaton and alarm. Accompanied by the original fitted box, instructiton, and key. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, bassine, polished bezel, reeded band, engineturned hinged back cover. Cuvette with aperture for the erotic automaton and winding the music and button for activating the music. D. Small with radial Roman numerals on a brushed steel chapter ring, outer minute divisions. Gilt Breguet hands. Painted view of a country landscape with applied gilt metal automaton of a lady operating a water pump with moving water, a gentleman on horseback with a hawk on his moving arm and the horse with animated head drinking from the fountain, gilt metal foliage with two dogs and a basket in the foreground. M. Rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, shock absorber, index regulator. Dial signed. Diam. 57 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 22,000 - 40000

USD 2,800 - 5000

EUR 2,000 - 3700

Sold: HKD 33,750

LOT 123

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Reuge, The Huntsman?s Rest - 18K Gold Model Reuge, a Saint Croix. "The Huntsman?s Rest", No. 9. Made in the 1980's. Fine and rare, musical, 18K gold, center-seconds, keyless pocket watch with automaton and alarm. Accompanied by a lyre-shaped key and a Reuge fitted box.

C. Three-body, bassine, polished bezel, reeded band, hinged back cover engraved with a musical trophy on a sunray background, alarm setting button at 11 o?clock. Solid cuvette with aperture for winding the music and button for activating the music. D. Small white with painted Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions. Gilt Breguet hands. Painted view of a country landscape with applied gilt metal automaton of a lady operating a water pump with moving water, a gentleman on horseback with a hawk on his moving arm and the horse with animated head drinking from the fountain, gilt metal foliage with two dogs and a basket in the foreground. M. Matte gilt, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, shock absorber, index regulator. Dial and cuvette signed. Diam. 57 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 27,000 - 45000

USD 3,500 - 5700

EUR 2,500 - 4000

Sold: HKD 65,000

LOT 124

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Bourchier, London, No. 627. Made for the South American market circa 1850. Very fine 18K yellow, white and pink gold pocket watch.

C. Two-body, back with sunburst engraving, vacant shield in the center, borders engraved with foliage, band chased and engraved. D. Champagne with applied Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, center in applied gold floral decoration. Black Breguet hands. M. 38 mm (10???), gilt brass, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, plain three-arm balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Diam. 48 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 12,000 - 20000

USD 1,500 - 2500

EUR 1,000 - 1800

LOT 125

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Courvoisier Frères. Made for the South American market circa 1830. Very fine 18K yellow and pink gold pocket watch.

C. Two-body, back with finely engraved flower and foliage pattern swirling from the center, bezel with repeating pattern. D. Champagne with painted Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, guilloche center, outer border with engraved floral pattern. Black Breguet hands. M. 35 mm, gilt brass, full brass plate with circular pillars, chain and fusee, verge escapement, micrometric potence adjustment, plain gilt brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, engraved gilt brass continental cock with polished steel end-piece, silver regulation disc. Signed on movement and dial. Diam. 45 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 30,000 - 40000

USD 4,000 - 5000

EUR 2,800 - 3700

LOT 126

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Swiss, No. 41038. Made for the South American market circa 1830. Very fine 18K yellow gold pocket watch.

C. Two-body, back with sunburst floral engraving, shield in the center with engraved flower, band chased and engraved. D. Champagne with applied Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, center in applied gold engraved floral decoration. Black breguet hands. M. 33 mm, gilt brass, 8 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, plain three-arm balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Diam. 48 mm. Thickness 10 mm

Grading System: A

HKD 10,000 - 20000

USD 1,300 - 2500

EUR 900 - 1800

LOT 127

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Enamel Flowers Pendant Watch CH. Friderich, Geneve, No. 3816. Made circa 1835. Fine, 18K gold and champlevé enamel lady?s pendant watch.

C. Four-body, the bezel decorated with white and black enamel, the back cover with polychrome champlevé enamel flowers and foliage on a black enamel ground. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Champagne with radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, outer rim engraved with floral motif. Blued steel double spade hands. M. 45 mm, matte gilt, 4 jewels, cylinder escapement, plain three-arm gilt balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Diam. 49 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 30,000 - 40000

USD 4,000 - 5000

EUR 2,800 - 3700

Sold: HKD 47,500

LOT 128

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Feuer Wehr Bern Longines, Swiss, No. 1560263. Made circa 1905. Very fine, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket watch with chronograph and instantaneous 30-minute register.

C. Four-body, demi-bassine, matte, cast and chased with the arms of Bern in high relief and the inscription "Feuer Wehr, Bern", chased foliate and floral bezels and band, foliate cast bow. Hinged gold cuvette with engraved dedication. D. White enamel with bold painted Arabic numerals, outer minute and fifths of a second chronograph divisions, Arabic five minute/ seconds numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and instantaneous 30-minute register. Gilt Louis XV hands. M. Cal. 19.73N, frosted gilt, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic Compensation balance with gold adjusting screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, Wilmot's patent micrometer cam regulator, chronograph work on the back plate activated by a coaxial button in the crown. Dial and movement signed, case numbered. Diam. 52 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 20,000 - 30000

USD 2,500 - 3800

EUR 1,800 - 2700

LOT 129

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Longines ? Chronograph Longines, Swiss, No. 3911811. Made circa 1915. Fine, keyless, 18k gold, hunting cased pocket watch with chronograph and instantaneous 30-minute register.

C. Four-body, bassine, solid, the front cover decorated with monogram, dedication inside. Hinged cuvette engraved with various Longines Grand Prix award medals. D. White enamel with bold painted Arabic numerals, outer Arabic minute and fifths of a second chronograph divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30-minute register. Pink gold Louis XV hands. M. Cal. 19.73N, rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance with screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, cuvette and movement signed. Diam. 55 mm

Grading System: AA

HKD 20,000 - 30000

USD 2,500 - 3800

EUR 1,800 - 2700

Sold: HKD 31,250

LOT 130

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Swiss, case No. 10170. Made circa 1910. Fine, 18k yellow gold keyless pocket watch with chronograph, 30-minute recorder, tachometer and telemeter for 1 to 3 minutes base. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, solid, bassine, polished, hinged case back, bezel and cuvette. D. White enamel with printed Arabic numerals, inner sunk dial with 24-hour, 1/5th seconds chronograph scale, subsidiary sunk dials for the seconds at 6 and the 30-minute register at 12, outer tachometer and 3 multicolor telemeter scales. Pink gold spade hands. M. 41 mm, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Chronograph functions by a single button on the winding crown. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 50 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 35,000 - 55000

USD 4,500 - 7000

EUR 3,200 - 5000

LOT 131

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Zenith, Swiss, No. 2379168. Made circa 1915. Very fine, 18K yellow gold hunting-cased, keyless pocket watch with chronograph.

C. Four body, massive, "demi-bassine", polished. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track and outermost fifths of a second divisions, sunk inner dial with 24-hours, counters for subsidiary seconds and 30-minutes. Blued stainless steel spade hands. M. 41 mm, matte gilt, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometric index regulator. Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. Diam. 50 mm. Thickness 13 mm

Grading System: A

HKD 22,000 - 30000

USD 2,800 - 3800

EUR 2,000 - 2700

Sold: HKD 27,500

LOT 132

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

J. Auricoste/Just, Swiss, movement 140147, case No. 1033. Made circa 1910. Fine, 18k yellow gold keyless pocket watch with chronograph, 15-minute recorder, tachometer and telemeter for 1 to 3 minutes base

C. Three-body, solid, bassine, polished, hinged case back, bezel and cuvette. D. White enamel with printed Arabic numerals, inner scale for 24 hours, 1/5th seconds chronograph scale, subsidiary sunk dials for the seconds at 6 and the 15-minute register at 12, outer tachometer and 3 multicolor telemeter scales. Pink gold spade hands. M. 41 mm, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Chronograph functions by a single button on the winding crown. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 50 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 12,000 - 20000

USD 1,500 - 2500

EUR 1,000 - 1800

LOT 133

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Five-Minute-Repeater & Split-Seconds Chronograph Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 80124, retailed and cased by Tiffany & Co., New York. Made in 1887, sold on May 30th, 1888. Very fine and rare, keyless, half open face, five-minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold pocket watch with split-seconds chronograph. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, ?bassine,? solid, polished, rectangular pusher on the band for the split-seconds function, locking bolt at 11 o'clock, concealed hinges. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute and 1/5 seconds divisions with red Arabic 5-minute/seconds markers. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 16''', maillechort, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, straight-line counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed Tiffany & Co. Diam. 48 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

Grading System:

HKD 11,000 - 13000

USD 15,000 - 17000

EUR 10,000 - 12000

Sold: HKD 250,000

LOT 134

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Patek Philippe & Cie Chronome tro Gondolo made for Jose Gomes Loureiro Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 177161, case No. 279532. Made for Gondolo & Laboriau, Relojoeiros, Rio de Janeiro, circa 1912. Very fine, large, 18K yellow gold, keyless ?Chronometro Gondolo? pocket watch with enamel monogram.

C. Four-body, "bassine", polished, case back with enamel initials. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with owner?s name with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with red 24-hour indication, subsidiary seconds. Gold spade hands. M. 47 mm. (21'''), gilt brass patented bridge caliber, 21 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, gold wheel train, straight-line moustache lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometric cam regulator. Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. Diam. 56 mm.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 60,000 - 80000

USD 7,800 - 10000

EUR 5,500 - 7200

Sold: HKD 75,000

LOT 135

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Vacheron & Constantin Chronome tre Royal Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, ?Chronomètre Royal?, No. 364064, case No. 226904. Made circa 1915. Very fine and rare, large, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket lever chronometer.

C. Four-body, "bassine", polished with ?sunray? engine turned case back. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with bold upright Arabic numerals, outer minute track, large subsidiary seconds. Gold spade hands. M. Cal. 21??? 2 PRC, frosted gilt, 18 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. Diam. 57 mm.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 35,000 - 45000

USD 4,500 - 5800

EUR 3,200 - 4000

Sold: HKD 50,000

LOT 136

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Audemars Piguet Twenty Dollar Coin Wa tch Audemars Piguet, ?Twenty Dollars 1907?, Genève, case No. 62566.movement No. 119221. Made circa 1960. Very fine, keyless, 18K yellow gold purse watch, set into a U.S. 20 Dollar coin dated 1907. Accompanied by a U.S. 20 Dollar coin set 18K gold chain.

C. Double case, coin opening with a push-piece concealed in the band, three-body hinged inner case. D. Matte silver with painted baton indexes. Oxydized gold baton hands. M. Cal. 2003, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 40,000 - 60000

USD 5,200 - 7700

EUR 3,500 - 5500

Sold: HKD 75,000

LOT 137

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Piaget ? Twenty Dollar Coin Watch Piaget, ?Twenty Dollars 1895?, No. 32, movement No. 634762. Made in the 1970's. Very fine, U.S. 20 Dollar gold coin dated 1895 with concealed watch. Accompanied by a pouch.

C. Double case, coin opening with a push-piece concealed in the band, three-body hinged inner case. D. Satine silver with painted baton indexes. Blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. 9P, rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 39.5 mm

Grading System: AA

HKD 22,000 - 28000

USD 2,800 - 3700

EUR 2,000 - 2500

Sold: HKD 50,000

LOT 138

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Cartier ? Twenty Dollar Coin Watch Cartier, Paris. ?Twenty Dollars 1907?, No.02756, Made circa 1920s. Very fine and extremely rare, 18K yellow gold U.S. 20 Dollar coin dated 1907 set with a concealed keyless watch.

C. Double case, coin opening with a push-piece concealed in the band, two-body hinged inner case with 2 screws, D. Matte silver with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 9???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial and movement signed Cartier. Diam. 34.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 47,000 - 62000

USD 6,000 - 8000

EUR 4,300 - 5700

LOT 139

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Commemorative Hans Wilsdorf Coin Fine gold commemorative coin, mounted in a leather folder inscribed: Hans Wilsdorf, founder of Montres Rolex S.A., 1881?1981.

This coin was minted for Rolex in honor of Hans Wilsdorf's 100th birthday. The coin features a portrait of Hans Wilsdorf and the inscription: Hans Wilsdorf - 22 III 1881 - 6 VII 1960. Diam. 22 mm.

HKD 10,000 - 15000

USD 1,300 - 2000

EUR 900 - 1300

Sold: HKD 35,000

LOT 140

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2011

Clinton Extra Minute-Repeating Triple Date and Chronograph Clinton (Leon N. Robert, La Chaux de Fonds), Swiss, No. 75290. Made circa 1900. Very fine, 18K yellow gold, keyless, minute-repeating pocket watch with triple date calendar, chronograph and moon phases.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine", engine-turned,. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the technical details. D. White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track and fifths of a second chronograph divisions, subsidiary dials for the date, apertures for days of the week the months, the seconds with inner moon phase aperture. Gold spade hands. M. 21''', rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a push-button in the band, chronograph with visible work activated by a push-button in the crown. Cuvette and movement signed "Clinton Extra", case numbered. Diam. 54 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 55,000 - 70000

USD 7,000 - 9000

EUR 5,000 - 6300