453 lots

LOT 101

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Breguet - Pocket watch with quarter-repeater; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with one horological complication: • Quarter-repeater on two steel square gongs (activated by a pull-and-twist piston in the pendant). Silver guilloché (engine-turned) dial; blued steel “Breguet” hands. Case-back guilloché (engine-turned). Movement, 21’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (probably in gold) and blued steel flat hairspring, index regulator with temperature compensating double bimetallic curb (compensateur double) and pare-chute.

Grading System: A

HKD 19,500 - 23400

USD 2,500 - 3000

EUR 2,300 - 2800

CHF 2,500 - 3000

Brand Breguet, probably Geneva

Model (apocryphal signature)

Year circa 1820-1830

Movement No. 1 764

Case No. 7 958 (by “G G / C”, probably Geneva)

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 53.3 mm.

Caliber 21’’’, cylinder escapement

Signature cuvette (dome)

LOT 102

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Edw. Darwin - Masonic pocket watch, pair-cased with Masonic emblems; gilded brass

Gilded brass, pair-cased, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch; white enamel dial. Pair cased with Masonic emblems (working tools of the various degrees of Freemasonry), clockwise: Eye of Providence, Stars, Hive, Square and Compass, the Mosaic Pavement, Level and Rule Level, Noah’s Ark surmounted by a Dove (representing the Holy Spirit), and, in the centre, the Temple of Solomon and the Sun.

Grading System: AA

HKD 15,600 - 19500

USD 2,000 - 2500

EUR 1,850 - 2300

CHF 2,000 - 2500

Brand Edw. Darwin, London

Year circa 1790

Movement No. 9 763

Case No. unnumbered (by “I•B / A”, probably London)

Material gilded brass

Diameter 46.9 mm.

Caliber 19’’’, verge escapement, pierced and engraved gilded English cock

Dimensions Ø 54.5 mm. (outer-case)

Signature movement

Sold: HKD 18,750

LOT 103

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Non-Magnetic Watch Co. - Pocket watch, non-magnetic, minute-repeater, moon phases; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications: • Minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 6 o’clock) • Phases of the moon (aperture at 12 o’clock) Cover and case-back guilloché (engine-turned). Movement 20’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, gold non-magnetic straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, Paillard patented compensated balance with gold and platinum poising screws and Palladium hairspring with terminal curve.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 39,000 - 46800

USD 5,000 - 6000

EUR 4,600 - 5500

CHF 5,000 - 6000

Brand Non-Magnetic Watch Co., Geneva

Year circa 1886-1887

Movement No. No. 46 214 (ebauche No. 1 093)

Case No. 117 318 (by “E.M & Co.”, an American case-maker)

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 55.8 mm.

Caliber 20’’’, gold non-magnetic lever escapement, Paillard balance and Palladium hairspring

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 104

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Unsigned - Pocket watch, minute-repeater; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication: • Minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 6 o’clock). Silvered dial with Breguet numerals.

Grading System: A

HKD 20,000 - 25000

USD 2,600 - 3300

EUR 2,400 - 3000

CHF 2,600 - 3300

Brand Unsigned, Switzerland

Year circa 1910

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 219 408

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 49 mm.

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement

LOT 105

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Ph. Dubois & Fils - Pocket watch, dead independent seconds; 14K pink gold

14K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with two horological complications: • Dead independent seconds (exterior graduation with central hand; activated by the single push-piece located on the winding-crown) • Two barrels with differential gears and bidirectional-winding inspired by Sylvain Mairet’s (1805-1890) works (1850 / 1855) Case-back polished. Movement 19’’’, gilded brass, with two going barrels, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 39,000 - 46800

USD 5,000 - 6000

EUR 4,600 - 5500

CHF 5,000 - 6000

Brand Dubois & Fils, Le Locle

Year circa 1900

Movement No. 25 970

Case No. 25 970

Material 14K pink gold

Diameter 52 mm.

Caliber 19’’’, lever escapement

Signature case

LOT 106

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

ATTRIBUTED TO LECOULTRE, CHRONOGRAPH WITH MINUTE-COUNTER, YELLOW GOLD

A fine, manual wind, 18k yellow gold open face pocket watch with chronograph

Grading System: AA

HKD 11,700 - 19500

USD 1,500 - 2500

EUR 1,400 - 2300

CHF 1,500 - 2500

Brand LeCoultre, Swiss

Year circa 1910

Case No. 35118

Material 18k yellow gold

Diameter 51 mm.

Caliber 18'''

Signature Case numbered

Sold: HKD 13,750

LOT 107

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Longines - Historical presentation heavy pocket watch, chronograph, minute recorder, cal. 1973 “high-class”; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, presentation heavy pocket watch, with two horological complications: • 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single round push-piece located on the winding-crown) • Instantaneous 30-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock). Case-back polished and engraved in taille-douce with the cypher “G K”. Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce with the mentionr “Zum Andenken / an / Herr Sulzer Steiner / 1837-1906” (In memory of Mr. Sulzer Steiner, 1837-1906). Movement 19.73, 19’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, monometallic screw-balance and self-compensating Breguet hairspring, index regulator with swan-neck spring and precision-regulating device for fast / slow by means of an eccentric snail.

HKD 17,200 - 20300

USD 2,200 - 2600

EUR 2,100 - 2400

CHF 2,200 - 2600

Brand Longines, Saint-Imier

Year circa 1906

Movement No. 1 566 974

Case No. 1 566 974

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 54 mm.

Caliber 19.73, 19’’’, lever escapement

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

LOT 108

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Longines - Pocket watch, minute-repeater; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication: • Minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 9 o’clock). 24-hour white enamel dial with Breguet numerals (1-12) and red Arabic outer numerals (13-0). Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the cypher “J C”. Inside case-back engraved with the date “1932”.

Grading System: AA

HKD 30,000 - 40000

USD 3,900 - 5200

EUR 3,600 - 4800

CHF 3,900 - 5200

Brand Longines, Saint-Imier

Year circa 1914

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 2 437 724

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 52.8 mm.

Caliber 19/20, gold screwed-chaton (setting) on the central wheel, lever escapement

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

Sold: HKD 40,000

LOT 109

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Vacheron Constantin - Pocket watch, patented micrometric regulator; 18K pink gold

18K pink gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6. Movement 18’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, patented index regulator with micrometric screw.

Grading System: AA

HKD 23,400 - 27300

USD 3,000 - 3500

EUR 2,800 - 3200

CHF 3,000 - 3500

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year circa 1900

Movement No. 322 548

Case No. 195 659

Material 18K pink gold

Diameter 49 mm.

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement, patented index regulator

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories contemporary 18K yellow gold chain (length 380 mm. approx.)

Sold: HKD 15,000

LOT 110

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Courvoisier Frères - Pocket watch with tourbillon; “Mobilis”; silver

Silver (0.900), open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with patented one-minute tourbillon regulator. Movement, 19’’’, inverted calibre, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring set on the revolving carriage.

Grading System: AA

HKD 7,800 - 9400

USD 1,000 - 1200

EUR 950 - 1100

CHF 1,000 - 1200

Brand Courvoisier Freres, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Model “Mobilis”

Year circa 1910

Movement No. 10 405

Case No. 817

Material silver

Diameter 52.8 mm.

Caliber 19’’’, straight-line lever escapement set on the revolving carriage

Signature movement

Accessories copy of the invention patent

Sold: HKD 12,500

LOT 111

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Omega - Pocket watch for drivers, chronograph, minute-recorder, patented multiple tachometer scales dial; stainless steel

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Stainless steel, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, large pocket watch, with two horological complications: • 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single round push-piece located on the winding-crown) with patented multiple multicolour Archimedean spiral telemetric scales graduated for 140 kilometres • Half-instantaneous 15-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock). Case-back polished. White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals. 18’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, monometallic screw-balance and self-compensating Breguet hairspring, index regulator; chronograph work on the top plate.

Grading System: A

HKD 3,500 - 4000

USD 450 - 550

EUR 450 - 500

CHF 450 - 550

Brand Omega, Bienne / Biel

Year circa 1907-1910

Case No. 3 586 833

Material stainless steel

Diameter 59 mm.

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement

Signature dial and case

Sold: HKD 10,250

LOT 112

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LE PHARE, QUARTER REPEATER, TIR CANTONAL GENEVE 1914, SILVER NIELLO

A fine, manual wind, silver, quarter-repeating pocket watch with enamel dial made for the Geneva shooting contest in 1914

Grading System: A

HKD 7,800 - 11700

USD 1,000 - 1500

EUR 950 - 1400

CHF 1,000 - 1500

Brand Le Phare, Swiss

Year circa 1914

Case No. 81246

Material silver niello

Diameter 54 mm.

Caliber 19'''

Signature Dial and movement signed

Sold: HKD 8,750

LOT 113

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Angelus - Minute-repeater; silver niello

Silver (0.800) niello, open face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication: • Minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the rectangular push-piece located on the case-band at 6 o’clock). Cover and case-back decorated with niello pattern.

Grading System: A

HKD 15,600 - 19500

USD 2,000 - 2500

EUR 1,850 - 2300

CHF 2,000 - 2500

Brand Angelus, Le Locle

Model made by Fabrique Angélus, Stolz Frères

Year circa 1910

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 34 975 (by “A D”)

Material Silver niello

Diameter 52.3 mm.

Caliber 20’’’, lever escapement

Signature cuvette (dome) and movement (patent number)

Accessories contemporary silver niello chain with gold motifs (Length 250 mm. approx.); copies of invention patents

LOT 114

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

A. Lange & Söhne - Historical, large and heavy pocket watch, Lange gold straight-line lever escapement (quality “1B”); silver

Silver (0.900), hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, large and heavy pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6. Case polished; cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce with a coat-of-arms and the name “Paul Kratzert.”. Movement 18’’’, ¾ plate, gilded brass, with going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), Lange gold straight-line lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 39,000 - 46800

USD 5,000 - 6000

EUR 4,600 - 5500

CHF 5,000 - 6000

Brand A. Lange & Sohne, Glashütte b/Dresden

Year circa 1900

Movement No. 30 266

Case No. 30 266

Material silver

Diameter 61.3 mm.

Caliber 18’’’, ¾ plate, Lange gold straight-line lever escapement (quality “1B”)

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 115

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Le Roy & Fils - Small pocket watch, quarter-repeater; 18K pink gold

18K pink gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, small pocket watch, with one horological complication: • Quarter-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 3 o’clock). Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the cypher “L B”. Inside case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the name “Mlle L. Barre”. White enamel dial with radial Arabic numerals. 14’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

HKD 15,000 - 18000

USD 1,950 - 2400

EUR 1,800 - 2200

CHF 1,950 - 2400

Brand Le Roy & Fils, Paris (13 & 15 Palais Royal) and London (57 New Bond Street)

Model “Horlogers de la Marine”

Year circa 1890

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 55 886

Material 18K pink gold

Diameter 39 mm.

Caliber 14’’’, lever escapement

Signature dial and cuvette (dome)

Sold: HKD 18,750

LOT 116

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Audemars Frères, J. Lippetz & Co., Succrs - Pocket watch; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, hinged case-back, with subsidiary seconds at 6. White enamel dial with suspended “Breguet” numerals.

Grading System: AA

HKD 9,400 - 11700

USD 1,200 - 1500

EUR 1,100 - 1400

CHF 1,200 - 1500

Brand Audemars Frères, Geneva

Year circa 1915-1920

Movement No. 199 277

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 49 mm.

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box

Sold: HKD 11,875

LOT 117

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Longines - Historical Art Nouveau pocket watch, double numbering guilloché dial; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, Art Nouveau, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6. Gold guilloché (engine-turned) dial with radial Roman numerals, with, in the centre, double numbering with radial Arabic numerals (13-24). Case-back amati with a chiselled pattern at the top forming the cypher "G G". 18’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 15,600 - 19500

USD 2,000 - 2500

EUR 1,850 - 2300

CHF 2,000 - 2500

Brand Longines, Saint-Imier

Year circa 1909

Movement No. 1 441 919

Case No. 1 441 919

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 48.7 mm.

Caliber 18.89, 18’’’, lever escapement

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box; Extract from the Archives

Sold: HKD 27,500

LOT 118

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Charles Barbezat-Baillot – Le Phare - Art Deco minute-repeater; 18K white gold, 18K yellow gold and enamel

18K white gold, 18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, Art Deco, dress-watch, snap-on case-back, silver colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication: • Minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 6 o’clock). Silver colour dial with suspended applied yellow gold “Breguet” numerals. Case-back and bezel black enamelled in champlevé with friezes.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 31,200 - 39000

USD 4,000 - 5000

EUR 3,700 - 4600

CHF 4,000 - 5000

Brand Le Phare, Le Locle

Year circa 1930

Movement No. 26

Case No. 64 439 (Neuchâtel mountains)

Material 18K white gold, 18K yellow gold and enamel

Diameter 46.9 mm.

Caliber 17’’’ ½, rhodium-plated, lever escapement

Signature dial

LOT 119

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Jaeger-LeCoultre - Ref. 5902, “Atmos VIII” clock; gilded brass and plexiglass

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Gilded brass and plexiglass, self-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, mantel clock wound by barometric pressure changes.

Grading System: A

HKD 7,000 - 9000

USD 900 - 1200

EUR 850 - 1100

CHF 900 - 1200

Brand Jaeger-LeCoultre, Le Sentier (Vallée de Joux)

Model “Atmos VIII”

Reference 5902

Year circa 1967-1984

Movement No. 64 624

Case No. unnumbered

Material gilded brass and plexiglass

Caliber 528-1, with vacuum chamber winding the going barrel and lever escapement driven by annular tension pendulum

Signature dial, case and movement

Sold: HKD 11,875

LOT 120

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

Jaeger-LeCoultre - Ref. 5901, “Atmos VII” clock; gilded brass and plexiglass

Gilded brass and plexiglass, self-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, mantel clock wound by barometric pressure changes; red lacquered sides.

Grading System: AA

HKD 10,000 - 12000

USD 1,300 - 1550

EUR 1,200 - 1450

CHF 1,300 - 1550

Brand Jaeger-LeCoultre, Le Sentier (Vallée de Joux)

Model “Atmos VII”

Reference 5901

Year circa 1967-1970

Movement No. 255 462

Case No. unnumbered

Material gilded brass and plexiglass

Caliber 528-1, with vacuum chamber winding the going barrel and lever escapement driven by annular tension pendulum

Signature dial, case and movement

Sold: HKD 16,250