375 lots

LOT 21

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Omega Pocket watch, Zürich cantonal shooting festival of Rüti, 1906; silver and gilded silver

Silver (0.800) and gilded silver, open-face, keyless-winding, round- shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6, especially made for the Zürich cantonal shooting festival of Rüti in 1906.
Case-back stamped with the portrait of a hunter with a majestic beard, holding his rifle, with the inscription on the left “Rüti / 1906 –”, signed by Holy Frères, Saint-Imier (Bernese Jura).
White enamel dial with suspended Arabic numerals.
18’’’ gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 16,000 - 20000

CHF 2,000 - 2500

USD 2,100 - 2600

Brand Omega, Biel

Model Zürcher Kantonal Schützenfest – Rüti 1906

Year circa 1906

Case No. 3 599 806

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 51.5 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box, certificate of origin

LOT 22

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Omega Art Deco dress-watch; platinum and diamonds

Platinum and diamond-set, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, Art Deco dress-watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6; bezel set with diamonds.

Grading System: AA

HKD 40,000 - 56000

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,300 - 7400

Brand Omega, Bienne / Biel

Year circa 1934

Movement No. 8 110 358

Caliber 37.5 L-15 P, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 44.1 mm.

Signature dial and movement

Accessories original fitted box, platinum chain (Length 40 cm.)

LOT 23

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Omega for Story Ltd. and the British Navy 8-day going deck-watch or marine wall-clock; brass

Brass, open-face, keyless-winding, rectangular-shaped, deck-watch or marine wall-clock, with subsidiary seconds at 12, especially made for the British navy.

Grading System: A

HKD 8,000 - 16000

CHF 1,000 - 2000

USD 1,000 - 2100

Brand Omega, Bienne / Biel

Model made for Story, Barrow (England), and the British Navy

Year circa 1926-1936

Movement No. 9 114 044

Case No. 9 577 964 and No. 9 577 061

Caliber 59 8-D, 25’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions 115 x 102 x mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 24

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

A. Lange & Söhne Deck chronometer, centre-seconds beating half-seconds, Grossmann-type pivoted detent escapement, large compensated balance, free-sprung cylindrical hairspring; silver

Large and heavy, silver (0.900), open-face, keyless-winding, “Jürgens”- type round-shaped, deck chronometer, with centre-seconds beating half-seconds, so-called “Lange’s jumping seconds”.
Case-back polished.
Silver dial with large radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
Movement 21’’’, 3⁄4 plate, frosted and gilded brass, going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), Grossmann-type pivoted detent escapement (gold escape-wheel), large cut-bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel free-sprung cylindrical hairspring with terminal curves, diamond end-stone.

Grading System:

HKD 120,000 - 160000

CHF 15,000 - 20000

USD 16,000 - 21000

Brand A. Lange & Sohne, Glashütte b/Dresden

Year circa 1915-1920

Movement No. 72 028

Case No. 72 028

Caliber 21’’’, Grossmann-type pivoted detent escapement, large compensated balance, free-sprung cylindrical hairspring

Dimensions Ø 61.1 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 25

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Tobias Pair-case pocket watch, patented Massey lever escapement; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, pair-cased open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and patented escapement.
Outer case with cast, chased and engraved, bezel and border. Inner case polished.
Gold amati dial with applied pink gold polished radial Roman numerals, with, in the centre, applied varicoloured flowers and foliate decoration; pink gold “Spade” hands.
Movement 19’’’, full plate, fire gilded brass, turned baluster pillars, Liverpool ‘windows’ jewelling with screwed chatons, fusee and chain, maintaining power, patented detached Massey lateral lever escapement (type II), monometallic three-arm balance (probably gold) with peripheral adjustment screws and blued steel flat hairspring, engraved gilded English cock inscribed “Patent”, large diamond end- stone in a blued steel setting, blued steel index regulator; gilded brass sprung dust ring.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 32,000 - 40000

CHF 4,000 - 5000

USD 4,200 - 5300

Brand Tobias, Liverpool

Year circa 1825

Movement No. 4 281

Case No. 4 281 (by “T H & C”; with Chester letter-date for 1825)

Caliber 19’’’, patented detached Massey lateral lever escapement (type II)

Dimensions Ø 49 mm. / Ø 55.4 mm. (pair-case)

Signature movement

LOT 26

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

B. J. Warner, Royal Polytechnic Institution Pocket watch; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case with cast, chased and engraved, bezel and border; case-back guilloché (engine-turned).
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
Movement 18’’’, full plate, gilded brass, turned baluster pillars, fusee and chain, maintaining power, English lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, engraved gilded English cock, diamond end-stone in a blued steel setting, polished steel index regulator; gilded brass sprung dust ring (stamped “I•B”).

Grading System: AA

HKD 32,000 - 40000

CHF 4,000 - 5000

USD 4,200 - 5300

Brand B. J. Warner, Royal Polytechnic Institution, London

Year circa 1860-1870

Movement No. 1 242

Case No. 4 651 / 4 (by “T H”, London)

Caliber 18’’’, lateral lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 50.6 mm.

Signature movement

LOT 27

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

E. J. Dent Historical presentation pocket watch, made for the Spanish market; 18K yellow gold

A Watch Offered by the Duchess of Fernán Núñez
18K yellow gold, hunting-case, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, made for the Spanish market, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication:
• Minute-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the slide at 2 o’clock)
Cover and case-back guilloché (engine-turned); cover engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with a coat-of-arms surmounting an Earl’s crown and stamped with a Duke crown, surrounded by the motto “Fluminum Familia Gotorum ex Sanguine Regum”; case-back engraved in taille- douce (fine-cut) with the cypher “F N”, of the Duchess of Fernán Núñez, province of Córdoba, Andalusia (Spain).
Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the Spanish mention “Recuerdo de Pilarita / á Manolo. / 1o de enero 1854.” (Remembrance of Pilarita / to Manolo. / January 1st, 1854.).
Silver stamped satiné dial with radial Roman numerals; the centre with scrolled floral decoration; the rim with gold scrolled floral frieze; blued steel “Breguet” hands.
Movement 18’’’, 4/5 plate, gilded brass, turned baluster pillars, fusee and chain, maintaining power, duplex escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, engraved gilded cock, diamond end-stone in a blued steel setting, polished steel index regulator; gilded brass sprung dust ring (stamped “I•B”).

Grading System: AAA

HKD 48,000 - 64000

CHF 6,000 - 8000

USD 6,400 - 8500

Brand E. J. Dent, London (Royal Exchange)

Year circa 1853

Movement No. 18 462

Case No. 18 462 (by Alfred Stram, London; with London letterdate for 1853-1854)

Caliber 18’’’, duplex escapement

Dimensions Ø 50.6 mm.

Signature dial, cuvette (dome) and movement

LOT 28

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

J. A. & N. S. – The Junior Army and Navy Stores Pocket watch, patented 52 1⁄2-minute Karrusel (carrousel) regulator, Kew Certificate, Class A, 82 marks rating; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, half hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket chronometer with subsidiary seconds at 6 and patented 52 1⁄2-minute Karrusel (carrousel) regulator.
Cover and case-back polished. Cover with champlevé Royal blue enamel radial Roman numerals
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
19’’’, 3⁄4 plate, ebauche by Bahne Bonniksen, gilded brass, going barrel, English lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold and platinum poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, diamond end-stone, index regulator, mounted on a Bonniksen 52 1⁄2-minute Karrusel (carrousel) carriage.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 48,000 - 64000

CHF 6,000 - 8000

USD 6,400 - 8500

Brand The Junior Army and Navy Stores, Regent Street, London (York House)

Model with Kew Certificate, Class A, 82 marks rating

Year circa 1909-1910

Movement No. 125 322

Case No. M / 5 051 (by Henry Green, London, 48 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell; with London letter-date for 1909-1910)

Caliber 19’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 50.7 mm.

Signature movement

LOT 29

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Patek Philippe Pocket watch, quarter-repeater; 18K pink gold

18K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication:
• Quarter-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the slide at 6 o’clock)
Cover and case-back guilloché (engine-turned); fluted case-band. White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
Movement 18’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, index regulator; repeater work

Grading System: AA

HKD 56,000 - 72000

CHF 7,000 - 9000

USD 7,400 - 9500

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Year circa 1873

Movement No. 47 469

Case No. 47 469

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 48.2 mm.

Signature cuvette (dome)

Accessories Later original fitted box (circa 1900; stamped “A. B.”); Extract from the Archives

LOT 30

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Patek Philippe Pocket watch, gold dial; 18K pink gold

18K pink gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, “Lentille”, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back polished.
Gold dial with suspended blue enamelled fancy Arabic numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
Movement 17’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, eight adjustments.

Grading System: AA

HKD 28,000 - 36000

CHF 3,500 - 4500

USD 3,700 - 4800

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Year circa 1910

Movement No. 159 866

Case No. 75 583 (probably by an American casemaker)

Caliber 17’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 47.8 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories copies of the invention patents; extract from the Archives

LOT 31

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Patek Philippe Ref. 735, pocket watch; stainless steel

Stainless steel (“Staybrite”), open-face, keyless-winding, roundshaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back satin-finish.
Silver colour dial with suspended applied “Breguet” numerals; polished steel hands.
Movement 19’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 60,900 - 87000

CHF 7,400 - 10600

USD 7,800 - 11200

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 735

Year circa 1924 and 1943

Movement No. 805 874

Case No. 625 556

Caliber 19’’’, lever escapement, à moustaches

Dimensions Ø 50 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories fitted box (mahogany, early 20th century); Extract from the Archives

LOT 32

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Patek Philippe designed by Jean Lurçat and made by Gilbert Albert “Collier Roue” (wheel) pendant and necklace; 18K yellow gold, 18K pink gold, silver and pearls

18K yellow gold, 18K pink gold and silver, “Collier Roue”, wheel pendant, with a Barocco button-shaped white pearl in the centre and a loose-pendant with a Barocco button-shaped black pearl; accompanied by its matching necklace; designed by Jean Lurçat (1892-1966) and made by Gilbert Albert (1930-2014).

Grading System: AAA

HKD 72,000 - 96000

CHF 9,000 - 12000

USD 9,500 - 12700

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model Collier Roue

Year circa 1969

Dimensions -Ø 74 mm. / Length 69 cm. (approx.) / Weight 207 gr. (gross)

Signature case

Accessories copies of original documentation

LOT 33

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Vacheron Constantin Pocket chronometer with Observatory Bulletin; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket chronometer, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back polished.
White enamel dial with suspended “Dauphine” numerals.
19’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, gold screwed-chaton (setting) on the central wheel, straight-line lever escapement, compensated brass-Invar Guillaume balance with gold and platinum poising screws, patented index regulator with micrometric screw.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 28,000 - 36000

CHF 3,500 - 4500

USD 3,700 - 4800

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Model Chronomètre, with First Class Bulletin de marche from the Astronomical Observatory of Geneva

Year circa 1925

Movement No. 403 118

Case No. 253 024

Caliber 19’’’, lever escapement, Guillaume balance

Dimensions Ø 53.8 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories copy of the invention patent

LOT 34

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Vacheron Constantin Art Nouveau pocket watch; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Cover amati, with, in the upper part, a chiselled and engraved decoration of garland and knotted ribbon and a medallion decorated with an Art Nouveau bust of a young woman in profile, in front of a lyre, surrounded by laurel leaves, signed “A.J.G.”. Case-back polished.
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; yellow gold “Spade” hands.
Movement 18’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

HKD 16,000 - 20000

CHF 2,000 - 2500

USD 2,100 - 2600

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year circa 1905-1910

Movement No. 348 028

Case No. 212 030

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 50.4 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 35

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Vacheron Constantin Exhibition movement, patented index regulator; brass

Brass, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, exhibition pocket watch movement in a working-case, with patented index regulator with micrometric screw
White enamel dial with radial “Breguet” numerals; yellow gold “Fleurde-Lys” hands.
Movement 17’’’, maillechort (nickel-silver or German-silver), going barrel, gold train of wheels, gold screwed-chatons (setting), straightline equilibrated lever escapement, compensated Crausaz balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, lever, escape wheel and balance gold end-stone plates, patented index regulator with micrometric screw.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 20,000 - 24000

CHF 2,500 - 3000

USD 2,600 - 3200

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year circa 1931

Movement No. 409 003

Caliber 17 M Extra, 17’’’, lever escapement, patented index regulator with micrometric screw

Dimensions Ø 41.6 mm.

Signature dia

Accessories copy of the invention patent

LOT 36

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Vacheron Constantin Historical pocket watch; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back polished. Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the mention “La Société Genevoise / d’Instruments de Physique / à / Louis Tschumi / en souvenir de 25 ans / de bons services”.
White enamel dial with suspended Arabic numerals. Yellow gold “Breguet” hands.
18’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws, index regulator

Grading System: AA

HKD 16,000 - 20000

CHF 2,000 - 2500

USD 2,100 - 2700

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year circa 1925-1930

Movement No. 416 971

Case No. 259 257 (by E. & C. Nardin, La Chaux-de-Fonds)

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 48.9 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 37

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Vacheron Constantin Pocket watch; “Chronomètre Royal”; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back guilloché (engine-turned); silver guilloché (engine-turned) dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Breguet” hands.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 20,000 - 24000

CHF 2,500 - 3000

USD 2,600 - 3200

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Model Chronomètre Royal

Year circa 1905-1910

Movement No. 345 882

Case No. 211 916

Caliber 19’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 52.6 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 38

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Vacheron Constantin Decorative pre-Art Deco pendant-watch; 18K yellow gold and enamel

18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, keyless-winding, roundshaped, pre-Art Deco pendant-watch.
Case-back enamelled with vertical green stripes, with, in the centre, a vertical oval Royal blue flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) medallion with a wreath of flowers, inside a frame chiselled and engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with garland motif; the bezel decorated en suite.
Silver colour guilloché (engine-turned) dial, with “Breguet” suspended numerals. Yellow gold “Pear” hands.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 26,000 - 35000

CHF 3,200 - 4200

USD 3,400 - 4500

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year circa 1900-1910

Movement No. 339 933

Case No. 207 532

Caliber 13’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 38 mm

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 39

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Vacheron Constantin for C. W. Anderson & Co. Pocket watch made for the American market; 14K yellow gold

14K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6, made for the American market.
Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with foliate decoration; in the centre an escutcheon.
White enamel dial with suspended “Breguet” numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
Movement 18’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, patented index regulator with micrometric screw, adjusted; protected inside a soft iron ring against magnetic fields.

Grading System: A

HKD 10,000 - 12000

CHF 1,200 - 1500

USD 1,300 - 1600

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Model made for C. W. Anderson & Co., Manchester, New Hampshire (U.S.A.)

Year circa 1905-1910

Movement No. 336 100

Case No. 159 410 (by Gruen, National Watch Case Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.)

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement, adjusted

Dimensions Ø 49.2 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories copy of the invention patent

LOT 40

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Audemars Piguet for Le Roy & Fils Pocket watch, chronograph, split-seconds, minute recorder; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, thin pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and three horological complications, made for the English market:
• 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the winding-crown)
• Split-seconds (activated by the rectangular push-piece located on the case-band at 11 o’clock)
• Dragging 30-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock)
14K gold dial (by Stieger, No. 128 / 11602), with suspended Breguet numerals; blued steel “Lozange” hands.
Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) “To H.M. The KING / LE ROY & FILS / 57 NEW BOND ST / LONDON / PARIS / MADE IN FRANCE”.
17’’’, 171 / 2 SCRCV, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw; chronograph work and split-seconds work on the top plate.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 26,000 - 35000

CHF 3,200 - 4200

USD 3,400 - 4500

Brand Audemars Piguet, Le Brassus (Vallée de Joux)

Model made for Guignard & Co., London; retailed by Le Roy & Fils, London, Paris

Year circa 1909

Movement No. 11 602

Case No. 11 602 (Charles Guignard & Co., London, master mark (“C G”); with London import marks for 1909-1910)

Caliber 17’’’, 171 / 2 SCRCV, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 47.1 mm.

Signature cuvette (dome) by the retailer