287 lots

LOT 121

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5975J 175th ANNIVERSARY MULTI-SCALE CHRONOGRAPH, LIMITED 400 PIECES

Very fine and limited 18k yellow gold self-winding multi-scale Chronograph wristwatch, made in 2014 in a Limited Edition of 400 pieces to commemorate the 175th Anniversary of Patek Philippe (1839 to 2014)

Grading System: AAA

HKD 350,000 - 429,000

USD 45,000 - 55,000

CHF 41,900 - 51,150

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Multi-scale chronograph

Reference 5975J

Year Circa 2015

Movement No. 5878047

Case No. 6025417

Buckle 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe deployant buckle

Caliber CH 28-520

Dimensions Ø 40mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box, certificate of origin, attestation of limited edition, booklets

LOT 122

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2427, OVERHANGING TRIANGULAR EXPENDED LUGS; 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, curved, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snapon case-back, overhanging triangular expended lugs, silver dial with applied radial yellow gold indexes and subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back is engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the mention “M.D.L / April 8, 1951”

Grading System: AA

HKD 74,000 - 119,900

USD 9,500 - 15,470

CHF 8,900 - 14,380

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 2427

Year Circa 1950

Movement No. 972 304

Case No. 511 464 (by Jean-Pierre Ecoffey, succ. of Georges Croisier, Geneva)

Bracelet black leather strap; 18K yellow gold buckle (by A. Wenger, Geneva)

Caliber 9-90, Glucydur balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions

Dimensions 40.6 x 26 mm.

Signature dial, case, movement and bracelet

Accessories Extract from the Archives

LOT 123

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 130, CHRONOGRAPH, MINUTE COUNTER, SILVER DIAL; STAINLESS STEEL

Stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, concave bezel, yellow gold crown, silver colour dial with applied suspended Roman yellow gold numerals, radial indexes, subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
• 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
Movement 13-130, 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, “Poinçon de Genève” (Geneva Quality Hallmark or Geneva seal).

Grading System: AAA

HKD 740,000 - 1,107,600

USD 95,200 - 142,800

CHF 88,500 - 132,720

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 130

Year Circa 1942

Movement No. 862 656

Case No. 505 799 / 31

Bracelet stainless steel bracelet with clasp (by Bambi, Japan)

Caliber 13-130, eight adjustments

Dimensions 41.4 x 32.9 mm.

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives, Patek Philippe repair invoice (dated November 19, 2010)

LOT 124

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5070P, CHRONOGRAPH PLATINUM

Very fine and rare, platinum and diamond wristwatch with rectangular-button chronograph, blue dial, register, tachometer, and transparent and screw-down case back.

Grading System:

HKD 1,000,000 - 1,404,000

USD 128,000 - 180,000

CHF 119,000 - 167,400

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Grand complication

Reference 5070P-001

Year Sold circa 2009

Movement No. 3715579

Case No. 4463274

Bracelet Patek Philippe strap with platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp

Caliber CH27-70

Dimensions Ø 42mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box, certificate of origin, instruction booklet, leather folder.

LOT 125

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5270G, PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH, WHITE GOLD

Very fine and rare 18K white gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, square-button chronograph, register.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 650,000 - 1,000,000

USD 75,000 - 100,000

CHF 80,000 - 120,000

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Grand Complication

Reference 5270G

Year Circa 2014

Movement No. 4548077

Case No. 5532842

Buckle 18k white gold Patek Philippe depolyant clasp

Caliber CH 29-535 PS Q

Dimensions Ø 41mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box, certificate of origin, instruction booklet, 18K white gold case-back, and setting-pin

LOT 126

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF.5270G-015 PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH, “MUNICH BLUE EDITION”, LIMITED IN 50 PIECES. FACTORY SINGLE SEALED.

Very fine and very rare, manual winding 18K white gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, leap year indication, 24hrs, moon phases, and rectangular-button chronograph with limited sliver dial white gold baton indexes and blue color prints and blue chronograph hands.

Grading System:

HKD 860,000 - 1,170,000

USD 110,000 - 150,000

CHF 102,300 - 139,500

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Munich KunstWerkUhr fair in 2013, Limited edition in 50 pieces

Reference 5270G-015

Year Circa 2013

Movement No. 5764999

Case No. 4644858

Bracelet 18K White gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp

Caliber 29-535

Dimensions Ø 41mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box, certificate of origin, leather folder, additional solid case back, pushing pin, and hangtag.

LOT 127

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5970P PREPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH PLATINUM, FACTORY SINGLE SEALED

Very fine and very rare, platinum and diamond-set wristwatch with rectangular-button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases, 24-hour indication, tachometer, and transparent screwed-down case back and additional solid platinum case back .

Grading System:

HKD 1,290,000 - 1,716,000

USD 165,000 - 220,000

CHF 153,500 - 204,600

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Grand complication

Reference 5970P-001

Year Sold in 2009

Movement No. 3931001

Case No. 4476825

Bracelet Patek Philippe strap with platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp.

Caliber CH27-70Q

Dimensions Ø 40mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box, certificate of origin, instruction booklet, leather folder, additional solid platinum case back, and setting pin.

LOT 128

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3970 / 002 P, CHRONOGRAPH, MINUTE COUNTER, PERPETUAL CALENDAR, LEAP-YEAR INDICATION, MOON PHASES, PINK COLOUR DIAL WITH DIAMOND-SET INDEXES; PLATINUM

Platinum, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with sapphire-crystal screwed case-back, subsidiary seconds at 9 and nine horological complications:
• 1/5 second chronograph with round push-pieces
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
• Half-instantaneous perpetual calendar à guichets (with apertures)
• Date of the month (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
• Day of the week (aperture at 11 o’clock; indications given in English)
• Month of the year (aperture at 1 o’clock; indications given in English)
• Four-year cycle of leap-years (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
• Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)
• Diurnal (day-time) and nocturnal (night-time) hours with a 24-hour (AM-PM) scale (subsidiary dial at 9 o’clock)
Pink colour “semi-glossy” dial set with ten diamonds indexes (nine brilliant-cut diamonds and one baguette-cut diamond).
Additional silver colour “semi-glossy” dial, with platinum “Obus” indexes.

Grading System:

HKD 1,900,000 - 2,307,500

USD 244,000 - 297,500

CHF 226,700 - 276,500

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 39700 / 002 P

Year Circa 1994

Movement No. 876 851

Case No. 2 953 571

Bracelet integrated platinum Patek Philippe bracelet with clasp

Caliber CH 27-70 Q, adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 8 positions, Geneva Quality Hall Mark

Dimensions Ø 36.5 mm. / Length 180 mm. (approx.)

Signature Dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives, Patek Philippe repair invoice (dated Milano, October 27, 2009)

LOT 129

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3970 / 002 J, CHRONOGRAPH, MINUTE COUNTER, PERPETUAL CALENDAR, LEAP-YEAR INDICATION, MOON PHASES, SILVER COLOUR DIAL; 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, subsidiary seconds at 9 and nine horological complications:
• 1/5 second chronograph with round push-pieces
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
• Half-instantaneous perpetual calendar à guichets (with apertures)
• Date of the month (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
• Day of the week (aperture at 11 o’clock; indications given in English)
• Month of the year (aperture at 1 o’clock; indications given in English)
• Four-year cycle of leap-years (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
• Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)
• Diurnal (day-time) and nocturnal (night-time) hours with a 24-hour (AM-PM) scale (subsidiary dial at 9 o’clock)
Silver colour “semi-glossy” dial, with 18K yellow gold “Obus” indexes.

Grading System:

HKD 830,000 - 923,000

USD 107,100 - 11,900

CHF 99,500 - 110,600

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 39700 / 002 J

Year Circa 1994

Movement No. 876 1712

Case No. 2 901 006

Bracelet integrated 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe bracelet with clasp

Caliber CH 27-70 Q, adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 8 positions, Geneva Quality Hall Mark

Dimensions Ø 36.5 mm. / Length 180 mm. (approx.)

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories certificate of origin (blank)

LOT 130

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5207/1P-001 PERPETUAL CALENDAR, TOURBILLON, MINUTE REPEATER, PLATINUM BRACELET. FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID OMAN.

Possibly piece unique, extremely fine, elegant and complicated, manual winding, platinum bracelet wristwatch with perpetual calendar, tourbillon and minute-repeater.
The original Certificate mentioned that this watch was delivered to Al-Qurum Jewellery L.L.C., Muscat (Oman), and sold on December 11, 2013, to Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Oman.
This is the only watch that appears to have been made by Patek Philippe with a platinum bracelet, probably at the special request of the Sultan.

Grading System:

HKD 8,600,000 - 23,400,000

USD 1,100,000 - 3,000,000

CHF 1,023,000 - 2,790,000

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Grande Complication

Reference 5207/1P-001

Year Sold in Dec 11th 2013

Case No. 5001400

Bracelet Platinum Patek Philippe bracelet and platinum deployant clasp, approx. length: 195mm

Caliber RTO 27 PS QI

Dimensions 41 mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box, certificate of origin, platinum case back, rate accuracy certificate, pushing pin, tag, and instruction booklet

LOT 131

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

CLARY DECORATIVE POCKET WATCH; YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL, PEARLS AND DIAMONDS

Yellow gold, enamel, pearl-set and diamond-set, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, “Directoire” pocket watch.

Case-back with a mythological scene showing a young couple at a sacrificial altar of Love; the painting on enamel on gold attributable to Jean-Louis Richter (1766-1841), Geneva; the case-back bezel set with two rows of half pearls, with a row of rose-cut diamonds in between; the front bezel set with a row of half-pearls; pendant and bow with a décor of gold paillons.

White enamel dial with suspended Arabic numerals; yellow gold pierced hands.

19’’’, full plate, gilded brass, with fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (probably gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 46,000 - 73,840

USD 6,000 - 9,520

CHF 5,500 - 8,850

Brand Clary, probably Geneva

Year Circa 1800

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. No. 12

Caliber 19''', fusee and chain, verge escapement

Dimensions Ø 49.9mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

LOT 132

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE DRESS-WATCH; 18K YELLOW GOLD

Very fine, 18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, dress-watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6; silver colour dial with applied 18K yellow gold suspended “Breguet” numerals.
Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the dedication “Abbot W. Sherwood / with / Affection and Esteem / from his / Owens-Illinois / Friends / May 1939”.
Movement 17’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions

Grading System: AA

HKD 16,000 - 23,400

USD 2,000 - 3,000

CHF 1,900 - 2,790

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 116400

Year Circa 1938

Movement No. No. 825 074

Case No. 417 760

Weight 54gram (approx.)

Caliber 17

Dimensions Ø 44.2mm

Signature dial, case and movement

LOT 133

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

CHARLES BARBEZAT-BAILLOT LARGE POCKET WATCH, QUARTER-REPEATER, CHRONOGRAPH; 18K YELLOW GOLD

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, large pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications:
• Quarter-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the single olive-shaped pushpiece located on the case-band at 6 o’clock)
• 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single olive-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 4 o’clock)
Cover and case-back guilloché (engine-turned), with, on the cover, in the centre, an escutcheon.
Movement 20’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel indexregulator; repeater work with silent centrifugal governor; chronograph work on the top plate.

Grading System: AA

HKD 12,000 - 19,500

USD 1,500 - 2,500

CHF 1,400 - 2,330

Brand Charles Barbezat-Baillot , Le Locle

Model under the trademark “Uti”

Year Circa 1896-1900

Case No. 3131

Weight 123gram. (approx.)

Caliber 20’’’, straight-line lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 58mm

Accessories copies of invention patents

LOT 134

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

ROSSEL & FILS POCKET WATCH; 18K YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

18K yellow gold and enamel, half hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
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, polished steel index-regulator.

Grading System: AA

HKD 16,000 - 23,400

USD 2,000 - 3,000

CHF 1,900 - 2,790

Brand Rossel & Fils, Geneva

Year Circa 1900

Case No. 90 239 (by “R B”)

Weight 88gram (approx.)

Caliber 18’’’, straight-line lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 47.5 mm

Signature cuvette (dome)

LOT 135

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE FOR GONDOLO & LABOURIAU POCKET WATCH MADE FOR THE BRAZILIAN MARKET; “CHRONOMETRO GONDOLO”; 18K PINK GOLD

18K pink gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, made for the Brazilian market, white enamel dial with radial Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back guilloché (engine-turned).
20’’’ gilded brass, going barrel, train of gold wheels, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, patented index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 28,000 - 46,150

USD 3,600 - 5,950

CHF 3,300 - 5,530

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model “Chronometro Gondolo”, especially made for Gondolo & Labouriau, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Year Circa 1908-1910

Movement No. 146 290

Case No. 249 816

Caliber 20’’’, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches

Dimensions Ø 55.9mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

LOT 136

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

PATEK PHILIPPE EARLY, LARGE; 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, early, vertical rectangular-shaped, large, gentleman’s wristwatch, with hinged case-back, “officier”-type lugs, gold colour dial with large suspended Arabic numerals.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 320,000 - 507,650

USD 41,600 - 65,450

CHF 38,800 - 60,830

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Year Circa 1925

Movement No. 199 133

Case No. 289 634

Bracelet Black leather strap; gilded metal buckle

Caliber 11’’’ ½, gilded brass, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches

Dimensions 50.5 x 30.2 mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

LOT 137

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

Paul Ditisheim Historical pocket chronometer offered by the Canton of Neuchâtel in July 1898 for the 50th Anniversary of the Republic of Neuchâtel (1848-1898); 18K yellow gold and enamel

18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, “Louis XV”, heavy pocket chronometer, with subsidiary seconds at 6, offered in July 1898 by the State Council of the Canton of Neuchâtel for the 50th Anniversary of the Republic of Neuchâtel (1848-1898), to Mr. Ernest-Henri Bouvier (1862-1913), owner of the annual almanac “Le Véritable Messager boiteux de Neuchâtel”.

Case-back painted on enamel on gold en grisaille by Johann Lanz (1864-1941), showing a lame messenger, emblem of the eponymous almanac (“Le Messager boiteux”), in front of the lake and the town of Neuchâtel, where the Protestant Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame of Neuchâtel and the surrounding architectural ensemble on the hill of the Castle can be seen. The scene is surrounded by the dedication “Le Conseil d’Etat au Messager Boiteux 1898” (The State Council to the Messager Boiteux, 1898).

Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the dedication “No 11098 / Chronomètre à Ancre / Fabriqué par / Paul Ditisheim / à / La Chaux-de-Fonds / Offert à / Mr Ernest H. Bouvier / Le 28 Juillet 1898” (Lever chronometer No. 11098 made by Paul Ditisheim in La Chauxde-Fonds, Offered to Mr. Ernest H. Bouvier on July 28, 1898).

White enamel dial with suspended “Breguet” numerals. Blued steel “Spade” hands. The dial is dedicated “1898 / Souvenir / du / Cinquantenaire” (1898, Souvenir of the Fiftieth Anniversary).

18’’’ ½ (ebauche probably by LeCoultre, Le Sentier, Vallée de Joux), gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold and platinum poising screws and blued steel hairspring with Phillips terminal curve, polished steel indexregulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw.

The original fitted box (perfectly preserved by its protective cardboard box) is dedicated “Souvenir / du / Cinquantenaire de la République / 11 Juillet 1898 / Chronomètre No 11098 / Fabriqué par / Paul Ditisheim / à La Chaux-de-Fonds.” (Souvenir of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Republic, July 11, 1898, Chronometer No. 11098 made by Paul Ditisheim in La Chaux-de-Fonds).

Grading System:

HKD 125,000 - 210,000

USD 16,200 - 27,000

CHF 15,000 - 25,000

Brand Paul Ditisheim, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Year Circa 1897-1898

Movement No. 11 098

Case No. 11 098

Weight 116.2 gr. (approx.)

Caliber 18’’’ ½ (ebauche probably by LeCoultre, Le Sentier, Vallée de Joux), lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 52.1mm.

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box and outer box, Bulletin de Marche from the Astronomical Observatory of Neuchâtel (December 1897)

LOT 138

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

BREGUET HISTORICAL POCKET WATCH, QUARTER-REPEATER, RUBY-SET CYLINDER ESCAPEMENT; “RÉPÉTITION À PONTS, BOÎTE OR”; 18K YELLOW GOLD

The Watch of Alexandre Berthier, 1st Prince of Wagram, Sovereign Prince of Neuchâtel, Marshal of the Empire, Minister of War and chief of staff to Napoleon

18K yellow gold, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with special escapement and one horological complication:
• Quarter-repeater by one hammer on one steel gong (activated by a pull-and-twist piston in the pendant)

Three-piece case “Empire” with guilloché (engine-turned) case-back and case-band. Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) and black enamelled in champlevé with the cypher “A B”.

White enamel dial with suspended Breguet numerals and secret signature at 12 o’clock; blued steel Breguet hands. Counter enamel signed and numbered “Borel / 502”.

20’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, overhanging ruby-set cylinder escapement, monometallic balance with three arms (probably in gold) and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel and blued steel index-regulator with temperature compensating bimetallic curb and pare-chute.

Grading System:

HKD 84,000 - 168,000

USD 10,800 - 21,600

CHF 10,000 - 20,000

Brand Breguet, Paris

Model “Répétition à ponts, boîte or”

Year Circa 1812-1813

Movement No. 2 261

Case No. 3 095 (by Pierre-Benjamin Tavernier, Paris)

Weight 100.9 gr. (approx.)

Caliber 20’’’, ruby-set cylinder escapement

Dimensions Ø 51 mm.

Signature Dial and cuvette (dome)

LOT 139

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

VACHERON CONSTANTIN POCKET WATCH, MINUTE-REPEATER; 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, white enamel dial with suspended “Breguet” numerals and subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the cypher “E R J C”.
Movement 17 / 18’’’ (ebauche by LeCoultre & Co., Le Sentier, Vallée de Joux), nickelplated, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swanneck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 47,000 - 92,300

USD 5,900 - 11,900

CHF 5,500 - 11,060

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1907-1908

Movement No. 340 949

Case No. 209 359

Bracelet black leather strap; gilded metal buckle

Caliber 17 / 18’’’, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, adjusted

Dimensions Ø 45.3 mm

Signature dial, case, movement

LOT 140

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

ROLEX FOR VERGA REF. 1559, PATENTED PURSE-WATCH, THREE-TONE SECTOR DIAL; “SPORTING PRINCE” “CHRONOMÈTRE”; 18K WHITE GOLD AND STAINLESS STEEL

18K white gold and stainless steel, manual-winding, horizontal rectangularshaped, purse-watch, with silver three-tone sector dial, with suspended Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds at 3; with hinged central section allowing the watch to be used as a desk timepiece (“bed side clock” function).

Spring-loaded case, with guilloché (engine-turned) lines décor; patented sliding mechanism, with stainless steel inner case with spring suspension

Grading System: AAA

HKD 65,000 - 110,760

USD 8,300 - 14,280

CHF 7,800 - 13,280

Brand Rolex, Geneva

Model “Sporting Prince” “Chronomètre”; made for Verga, Rome (Italy)

Reference 1559

Year Circa 1930-1935

Case No. 2 451 (by Schmitz & Cie, Nidau; with Glasgow import marks for 1931-1932)

Caliber TS 300, 7’’’ ½, “Extra Prima”, “Observatory Quality”, lateral lever escapement, timed 6 positions (with stainless steel protective dust cap)

Dimensions 33.1 x 47.8 mm.

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories stainless steel fine chain and “crocodile” clip