489 lots

LOT 121

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

H.R. EKEGREN RETROGRADE PERPETUAL CALENDAR GOLD AND ENAMEL Swiss, Retailed by H.R. Ekegrèn, Copenhagen, case Nr. 13655. Made circa 1870. Very fine and rare, hunting-cased, key-wound 18K gold and enamel pocket watch with retrograde perpetual calendar.

Four-body, bassine et filets, polished, the front cover with an engraved foliate monogram and a mermaid, the rim engraved: "Presented to Sam Smith for faithful service by Mrs. Theodorus Bailey Myers and Mrs. Julian James," cloisonné enamel case back depicting Chinese junk vessels in a harbor. Hinged gold cuvette with apertures for winding and setting. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the months, aperture for the days of the week at 12, retrograde date sector. Blued steel Breguet hands. 19''', nickel plated, 15 jewels, bar bridges, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold adjustment screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 62,000 - 94000

USD 7,980 - 12100

CHF 7,900 - 11980

Sold: HKD 93,750

Dial and cuvette signed by the retailer. DIAM. 51 mm. H.R. EKREGEN was founded by HENRI-ROBERTS EKEGREN in 1856 and was a watchmaker to the King of Denmark. The enamel work is reminiscent of the work by J. GRAFF renowned for his exquisite artistry receiving commissions from Indian maharajas, European nobility and American industrialists of his time. For images of watches with J. Graff's enamel portraits, see Jaquet, E. & Chapuis, A., Technique and History of the Swiss Watch, p.133.

LOT 122

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

BAYLEY LONDON Sn Bayley, London, No. 104. Made circa 1720. Fine and rare, gold and shagreen pocket watch. Accompanied by a key.

Two-body, shagreen back and bezel, back with shuttered winding aperture. Gold with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost Arabic five minute markers. Blued steel Beetle and Poker hands. 38 mm. hinged, frosted gilt full-plate with Egyptian pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, brass balance with flat balance spring, pierced and engraved single-footed clock, silver regulation dial.

Grading System: AA

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,060 - 4120

CHF 2,025 - 4070

Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 52 mm.

LOT 123

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

DANIEL QUARE LONDON D(aniel) Quare, London No. 2112. Made circa 1710. Fine and rare, gold and shagreen pocket watch. Accompanied by a key.

Two-body, "bassine" with deep back, polished, shagreen back and bezel. Gold with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost Arabic five minute markers. Blued steel Beetle and Poker hands. 38 mm. hinged gilt brass full plate, Egyptian pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass English clock with streamers, pierced and engraved with a mask and foliage.

Grading System: AA

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,060 - 4120

CHF 2,025 - 4070

Sold: HKD 20,000

Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 53 mm.

LOT 124

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

DANIEL QUARE STERLING SILVER QUARTER REPEATER Daniel Quare, London, No. 856. Made circa 1690. Fine and rare, quarter repeating, sterling silver pocket watch. Accompanied by a key.

Double body bassine with loose-ring pendant, the back finely engraved with foliage and flowers, the border finely pierced and engraved with inhabited foliage. Silver champleve with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute Arabic markers. Blued steel beetle and poker hands. Hinged gilt brass under a cover, full plate with "tulip" pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain steel three arm balance with flat balance spring and gilt brass clock pierced and engraved with scrolling foliage. Repeating on gongs by depressing the pendant.

Grading System: A

HKD 32,000 - 48000

USD 4,120 - 6180

CHF 4,070 - 6125

Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 50 mm.

LOT 125

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

GEORGE PRIOR LONDON SILVER TORTOISE George Prior, London, No. 7735. Made for the Islamic market circa 1780. Fine, triple-cased, sterling silver and tortoiseshell pocket watch. Accompanied by a key.

OUTER two-body, covered with tortoise-shell, 2nd: two-body, silver, polished with engraved floral and leaf pattern, INNER silver, bassine, polished White enamel with Turkish numerals. Blued steel beetle and poker hands 30 mm. gilt brass, full plate with pierced pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain steel three arm balance, flat balance spring and gilt brass floral clock.

Grading System: A

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,060 - 4120

CHF 2,025 - 4070

Dial signed, movement signed: Benjamin Narber. DIAM. 51 mm.

LOT 126

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

MEURON QUARTER REPEATER GOLD Meuron, Paris, No. 9340, made circa 1830. Fine and rare, large, quarter-repeating 18K gold pocket watch. Accompanied by a key.

Four-body, "Empire", polished, reeded band, case back with engraved sunburst pattern and a blank cartouche. Hinged brass cuvette with winding and setting apertures. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track. Steel half-moon hands. 48 mm. gilt, full plate, cylinder escapement, brass three-arm balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

HKD 32,000 - 48000

USD 4,120 - 6180

CHF 4,070 - 6125

Sold: HKD 43,750

Dial signed by Meuron. DIAM. 55 mm.

LOT 127

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

PATRY & CHAUDOIR CENTER SECONDS POCKET WATCH GOLD AND ENAMEL Patry & Chaudoir à Genève. Made circa 1790. Very fine, center seconds, 18K yellow gold and enamel pocket watch. Accompanied by 2 keys.

Double-body, bezels engraved with foliate decoration, the back with a polychrome enamel depicting a guitar playing lady and a boy in a garden setting. Off-white enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, outermost Arabic 5-minute markers. Gold cathedral hands. Gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass continental clock, polished steel end-piece.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 62,000 - 94000

USD 7,980 - 12100

CHF 7,900 - 11980

Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 58 mm.

LOT 128

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

BORDIER GENEVE QUARTER REPEATING JACQUEMART AUTOMATON GOLD AND ENAMEL Bordier & Cie., Geneva, No. 1967, case No. 932. Made circa 1810. Very fine and rare, gold and enamel, quarter repeating pocket watch with automaton scene. Accompanied by a key.

Four body, polished, fluted band, hinged gold cuvette. Small white enamel with Breguet numerals. Gold Breguet hands. Driven by the repeating train, the gold bell striking automaton scene is applied over midnight blue enamel. Two cherub automaton Jacks strike hours and quarters on two bells standing on a floral and leaf decoration. Gilt brass three-quarter plate with cylindrical pillars, going barrel, virgule escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, blued steel flat balance spring. Repeating on gongs by depressing the pendant.

Grading System: AA

HKD 40,000 - 55000

USD 5,150 - 7080

CHF 5,085 - 6

Cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 55 mm.

LOT 129

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

BERTHOUD SKELETONIZED QUARTER REPEATER YELLOW GOLD Berthoud & Comp., No. 173624. Made circa 1815. Very fine and very rare, quarter-repeating, 18K yellow gold skeletonized pocket watch. Accompanied by a key.

Three-body, engine-turned case back, fluted band, transparent spring-loaded cuvette. Transparent, white enamel outer ring with Breguet numerals, outer minute track, the polished steel repeating mechanism visible on the skeletonized gilt brass front plate. Blued steel Breguet hands. 42 mm., frosted gilt, full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusée and chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance with flat balance spring, pierced and engraved continental balance clock , silver regulation dial. Repeating on gongs activated by depressing the pendant.

Grading System: AA

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,090 - 5150

CHF 3,065 - 5085

Sold: HKD 30,000

Cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 54 mm.

LOT 130

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

SWISS SKELETONIZED QUARTER REPEATER GOLD Anonymous, Swiss, case No. 3999. Made circa 1830. Fine 18K gold, skeletonized quarter repeating pocket watch. Accompanied by a key.

Double body, polished with reeded band. Hinged transparent cuvette. Transparent, white enamel outer ring with Breguet numerals, outer minute track, the polished steel repeating mechanism visible on the skeletonized gilt brass front plate. Blued steel Breguet hands. Gilt brass, partly skeletonized and engraved with free standing barrel, cylinder escapement, plain brass three arm balance, flat balance spring. Repeating on gongs by depressing the pendant. Unsigned.

Grading System: AA

HKD 39,000 - 54000

USD 5,020 - 6950

CHF 4,960 - 6885

DIAM. 60 mm.

LOT 131

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

ARNOLD & DENT POCKET WATCH GOLD Arnold & Dent, 82 Strand, London, No. 4772. Made circa 1870. Fine and rare, 18K gold pocket watch. Accompanied by 2 keys.

Three body, solid, "bassine et filets," polished, triple hinged, engine-turned back, reeded band. Champagne, engine-turned, with radial Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel Breguet hands. 16''', gilt brass, full plate, 9 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance , blued steel flat balance spring.

Grading System: AA

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,090 - 5150

CHF 3,065 - 5085

Signed on the movement. DIAM. 48 mm.

LOT 132

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

COURCOISIER FRERES REGULATOR DIAL EXTRA THIN POCKET WATCH GOLD Courvoisier Freres, Chaux de Fonds, No. 17761. Made in 1849. Very fine and rare, extra-thin, 18K gold pocket watch with regulator dial. Accompanied by a key.

Four-body, polished bezel, coin-edge band, engine-turned case back engraved inside: Presented by H. H. Said Pasha to P. P. Green at the Alexandria Races 29th May 1849. Hinged gold engraved cuvette with engine-turned rim. Matte silver with narrow radial Roman numerals for the hours, radial Arabic numerals for the minutes, subsidiary seconds dial. Gold arrow hands. 40 mm. 17''', extra thin, gilt brass, bar caliber, gold wheel train, lateral lever escapement, three-arm steel balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

HKD 20,000 - 35000

USD 2,575 - 4500

CHF 2,545 - 4450

Signed cuvette. DIAM. 46 mm. THICKNESS 7 mm.

LOT 133

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

BARRAUD & LUND HUNTING CASED POCKET WATCH GOLD Barraud & Lund, 41 Cornhill, London, No. 2/8672. Made circa 1910. Fine and rare, 18K gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch.

Four body, solid, "bassine et filets," front cover and back engine-turned and engraved with a floral and leaf pattern, dedication engraving inside the back. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds at 9. Blued steel spade hands. 16"' , frosted and gilt, three-quarter plate, 9 jewels, pointed tooth lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws, Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: AA

HKD 16,000 - 30000

USD 2,060 - 3865

CHF 2,025 - 3815

Dial and movement signed, numbered on the case. DIAM. 42 mm.

LOT 134

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

BARRAUD & LUNDS POWER RESERVE POCKET WATCH GOLD Barraud & Lunds, 41 Cornhill, London, No. 2/9995. Made circa 1900. Fine and rare, 18K gold pocket watch with power reserve indicator. Accompanied by a key.

Four body, solid, "bassine et filets," polished. Hinged gold cuvette with winding and setting apertures. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary second dial, power reserve indicator at 12. Gold spade hands. 20"' , gilt brass, three-quarter plate, 9 jewels, pointed tooth lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws, Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: AA

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,090 - 5150

CHF 3,065 - 5085

Dial and movement signed, numbered on the case. DIAM. 52 mm.

LOT 135

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

LE ROY & FILS MINUTE REPEATER GOLD AND ENAMEL Le Roy & Fils, France, Paris and 57 New Bond St., London, No. 11661, case No. 25210. Made circa 1910. Very fine and rare, thin, minute repeating, 18K gold and polychrome enamel keyless pocket watch.

Four-body, "demi-bassine", polished, case back decorated with a floral and leaf pattern in relief, centered by a fine polychrome enamel design. Hinged gold cuvette. Engine-turned silver with Breguet numerals on a plain reserve, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. 38 mm., 18''', nickel-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring. Repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Cuvette signed.

Grading System: AA

HKD 39,000 - 56000

USD 5,020 - 7210

CHF 4,960 - 7145

DIAM. 47 mm.

LOT 136

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

BARRAUD & LUNDS MINUTE REPEATER GOLD Barraud & Lunds, 12 Bishopsgate Within London, No. 3/5035. Made circa 1907. Fine and rare, 18K gold half-hunting cased keyless minute repeating pocket watch.

Four body, solid, "bassine et filets," by Joseph Walton (Master mark), polished with black enameled Roman numerals around the port hole, the back engraved with the coat of arm of Bevan of Fosbury, Wilts and Trent Park, with the motto: Deus Proesidium, gold bow. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel double spade hands. 18"' , frosted and gilt, three-quarter plate with raised going barrel, 15 jewels in screwed settings for the going train, pointed tooth lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws, free sprung Breguet balance spring, ruby end-stone. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band.

Grading System: AA

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,090 - 5150

CHF 3,065 - 5085

Sold: HKD 46,250

Dial and movement signed, numbered on the case. DIAM. 53 mm.

LOT 137

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

CHA. FRODSHAM HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATER GOLD Charles Frodsham, 84 Strand, London, "AD. Fmsz," By Appointment to the Queen, No. 08131. Very fine, hunting-cased, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold pocket watch. Made circa 1900.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", solid, polished, hinged gold cuvette, cover with engraved crest. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. Cal. 20''', frosted gilt, 3/4-plate, 17 jewels with 4 in screwed châtons, lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold temperature screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Repeating on gongs by activating slide on the band.

Grading System: AA

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,090 - 5150

CHF 3,065 - 5085

Sold: HKD 43,750

Dial and movement signed. Case hallmarked. DIAM. 54 mm.

LOT 138

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

J. W. BENSON HUNTING CASED FREE-SPRUNG MINUTE REPEATER GOLD J.W. Benson, 62 & 64 Ludgate Hill, London, By Warrant to H.M. The Late Queen Victoria, No. 2598. The case by Frederick Thoms with London hallmarks for 1896. Very fine and rare, hunting-cased, keyless, minute- repeating, 18K gold pocket watch.

Four-body, "bassine," polished, by Frederick Thoms (case maker's mark FT), swivel bow. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. 43 mm.(19'''), 3/4-plate, pillar plate and bridges gilded, 17 jewels, lateral counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold temperature adjustment screws, blued steel free-sprung Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs by activating slide on the band.

Grading System: AA

HKD 39,000 - 54000

USD 5,020 - 6950

CHF 4,960 - 6885

Sold: HKD 48,750

Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 54 mm.

LOT 139

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

SWISS QUARTER REPEATER CHRONOGRAPH TRIPLE DATE CALENDAR PINK GOLD Anonymous, Swiss, "Quarter Repeater Chronograph Triple Date Moon Phases," No. 15833, case No. 15709. Made circa 1890. Fine, large, hunting-cased, keyless, quarter-repeating, 14K pink gold pocket watch with triple-date calendar, chronograph and moon phases.

Four-body, bassine, polished, olive-shaped button at 12 for the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the date, apertures for the days of the week, months and moon phases. Gilt Louis XV hands. Cal. 20''', nickel-plated, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Repeating on gongs activated by a push-button on the band. Case and movement numbered.

Grading System: AA

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,090 - 5150

CHF 3,065 - 5085

Sold: HKD 37,500

DIAM. 58 mm.

LOT 140

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

MINUTE REPEATER CHRONOGRAPH TRIPLE DATE CALENDAR YELLOW GOLD Anonymous Swiss, No. 14173. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, hunting-cased, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K gold pocket watch with chronograph, triple date calendar and moon phases.

Four-body, bassine, polished. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic numerals to 300 units, subsidiary dials for the seconds, date, days of the week, months and aperture for the moon phases. Blued steel spade hands. Cal. 22```, frosted gilt, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Repeating on gongs activated by push-button on the band. Case numbered.

Grading System: AA

HKD 24,000 - 40000

USD 3,090 - 5150

CHF 3,065 - 5085

Sold: HKD 43,750

DIAM. 58 mm.