608 lots

LOT 1

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Ulysse Nardin, Locle & Geneva, No. 124447, circa 1950. Very fine stainless steel keyless deck watch with 36-hour winding indicator, factory ?Bulletin de Marche? from 1953, in original mahogany fitted box.

C. Three-piece, polished, threaded back, detachable cuvette. Box: triple-body, removable seat, lock. D. White enamel, bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring, subsidiary sunk seconds, up-and-down indicator at 12 o?clock. Blued steel ?spade? hands. M. 48 mm (24???), frosted gilt brass, 18 jewels, Guillaume anibal-brass compensation balance, special balance spring with outer terminal curve, micrometric cam-type regulator. Signed on dial, case, movement and box. Diam. 64 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

EUR 5,000 - 6200

USD 4,300 - 5500

LOT 2

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

J. Nicolaus, Wien, No. 88, circa 1880. Very fine silver deck chronometer in original mahogany fitted box.

C. Three-body, displayed back (cuvette abandoned), undercut band to fit into special opening in the box. Box: three-body, metal seat, lock, ivory plaque at the top. D. White enamel, large radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring, subsidiary sunk seconds. Blued steel ?spade? hands. M. 53 mm (23 1/2???), frosted gilt full plate, 13 jewels, going barrel, Earnshaw-type spring detent chronometer escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance recessed for free-sprung helical balance spring with terminal curves, cock with diamond endstone, jeweled to the third wheel. Signed on dial and movement. Diam. 65 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 9,000 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 7500

USD 5,200 - 6500

LOT 3

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Johan Wirén, Saint Petersburg, No. 91, movement made by Kullberg, hallmarked 1878-79. Very fine silver and gold deck chronometer with 36-hour winding indicator in original mahogany fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished with gold hinges. Box: three-body, spring-suspended seat with Russian Imperial Eagle applied at the top. D. White enamel, bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring, subsidiary sunk seconds, sunk up-and-down indicator at 12 o?clock. M. 49 mm (17 3/4???), frosted gilt full plate, 17 jewels, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, Earnshaw-type spring detent chronometer escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, free-sprung helical balance spring with terminal curves, cock with diamond endstone, jeweled to the third wheel. Signed on dial and movement. Diam. 62 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 9,000 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 7500

USD 5,200 - 6500

Sold: CHF 7,475

LOT 4

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Viner & Co, New Bond St., London, No. 3251, circa 1840. Fine and rare silver pull-wound pocket watch.

C. Three-piece, ?bassine?, engine-turned. D. White enamel, bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring. Heavy blued steel ?spade? hands. M. 44 mm (19 1/2???), frosted gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, going barrel, cylinder escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, single-footed cock with diamond endstone, escapement jeweled and capped, Viner?s winding system activated by pulling the knob in the pendant. Signed on dial and movement. Diam. 57 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 4,500 - 6500

EUR 3,200 - 4500

USD 2,700 - 4000

Sold: CHF 3,795

LOT 5

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Ulysse Nardin, Locle & Geneva, No. 19685, circa 1928. Very fine and rare silver center-seconds, keyless, dead half-seconds deck chronometer in ebony fitted box.

C. Three-body, ?bassine et filets?, polished, glazed back. D. White enamel, bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute/seconds ring. Blued steel ?spade? hands. M. 45 mm (20???), frosted gilt half plate, Earnshaw-type spring detent chronometer escapement, steel escape wheel, Guillaume anibal-brass balance with special balance spring with outer terminal curve, 15 jewels, escapement capped, cock with diamond endstone. Signed on dial and movement. Diam. 64 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 8,000 - 9500

EUR 9,000 - 11000

USD 8,000 - 9500

Sold: CHF 10,580

LOT 6

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, No. 7253, circa 1890. Very fine and rare 18K gold keyless pocket chronometer.

C. Four-body, ?grande gouge?, engine-turned back, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring, subsidiary sunk seconds. Blued steel ?spade? hands. M. 43 mm ø (19 1/4???), rhodium-plated half plate, ?fausses-côtes? decoration in a rare angular pattern, 16 jewels, spring detent Earnshaw-type chronometer escapement, bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel balance spring with outer terminal curve, index regulator. Signed on dial, case and movement. Diam. 55 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 13,000 - 16000

EUR 9,000 - 11000

USD 8,000 - 9500

LOT 7

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

The Jewels Unsigned, Swiss, probably made for the 1893 Chicago Universal Exhibition. Fine and unusual exhibition piece, 18K gold keyless watch with ruby-set movement screws.

C. Three-body, ?grande gouge?, glazed back, polished, gold hinged glazed cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Arabic numerals, outer minute ring with five-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary sunk seconds, sunk center. Gold ?Louis XV? hands. M. 45 mm ø (20???), nickel, 22 jewels ? the top ones in gold settings, two sapphires for winding gear and barrel arbor, the others red rubies, balance endstone plate of solid red ruby, all screws as well as cock base set with rubies, straight line ?moustache? lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, gold index regulator. Diam. 58 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 9,000 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 7500

USD 5,200 - 6500

Sold: CHF 8,280

LOT 8

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Certified Chronometer, Ref. 3131, 1940's. Fine water-resistant tonneau-shaped, center-seconds, self-winding, 14K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. three-body, solid, polished, screwed case back and crown. D. black arabic numerals. "Alpha" pink gold hands. M. 9 3/4''' rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case, and movement signed. Diam. 32 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 7,000 - 9000

EUR 4,800 - 6200

USD 4,200 - 5500

LOT 9

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex Perpetual, Ref. 8126. Produced in the 1950's. Fine "carré galbé", self-winding, 18K pink gold lady's wristwatch with an 18K pink gold bracelet.

C. solid, polished, flared lapidated sides. D. black with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds dial. "Dauphine" gold hands. M. Cal. 7 3/4''' rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 22 x 22 mm. Approx. overall length 200 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 6,000 - 8000

EUR 4,000 - 5500

USD 3,500 - 4800

LOT 10

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Précision", Ref. 5003. Produced in the 1950's. Fine tonneau-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold lady's wristwatch with a gold-plated Rolex buckle.

C. two-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, reeded graduated bezel. D. champagne with applied gold indexes, auxiliary seconds dial. "Alpha" radium-coated gold hands. M. Cal. 8''' rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 23 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 3,500 - 5500

EUR 2,500 - 3800

USD 2,000 - 3300

LOT 11

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Certified Chronometer, Ref. 5015. Produced in the 1940's. Very fine tonneau-shaped, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. two-body, polished, screwed-down case back and crown. D. black with radium-coated gold indexes. "Alpha" radium-coated gold hands. M. Cal. 9 3/4 ''' rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 32 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 7,000 - 9000

EUR 5,000 - 6200

USD 4,500 - 5500

LOT 12

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Explorer", Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, Ref. 1016. Production of this reference started in 1960's. Fine tonneau-shaped, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with a stainless steel Oyster bracelet.

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed down case back and crown. D. black with tritium-coated Arabic numerals and indexes. "Skeleton" tritium-coated hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Approx. overall length 200 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 3,000 - 4000

EUR 2,000 - 2700

USD 1,800 - 2400

Sold: CHF 4,600

LOT 13

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex Oyster Perpetual, "Turn-O-Graph", Ref. 6202. Produced in the 1950's. Fine center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, tonneau-shaped, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch, with black bezel with a stainless steel "Oyster" bracelet.

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, black graduated revolving bezel with radium-coated Arabic numerals and indexes, an arrow to indicate the point zero. D. "guilloché" black with triangular white gold indexes. "Dauphine" yellow gold hands. M. Cal. 9 3/4''' rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 19 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 9,000 - 11000

EUR 6,300 - 7500

USD 5,500 - 6500

LOT 14

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Submariner", 100m/330ft, Ref. 6204, so-called ?James Bond?. Produced in the 1950's. Fine center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with stainless steel Oyster bracelet and deployant clasp, with black bezel.

C. three-body, polished, brushed, screwed case back and crown, graduated revolving bezel. D. black with radium-coated round and bâton indexes. "Skeleton" radium-coated hands. M. 9 3/4''' rhodium-plated and gilt brass, 19 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 4,000 - 6000

EUR 2,700 - 4100

USD 2,400 - 3600

LOT 15

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, "Submariner", Ref. 5512. Production of this reference started in 1959. Fine and rare center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant to 200m./660ft., stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with a black fabric bracelet.

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, graduated revolving black bezel for the decompression times, "Triplock" winding-crown protected by the "Crown Guard". D. black with tritium-coated round, triangular, bâton indexes and Arabic numerals. "Skeleton" tritium-coated hands. M. Cal. 1530, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 7,000 - 9000

EUR 4,800 - 6000

USD 4,000 - 5400

Sold: CHF 12,650

LOT 16

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex "Anti-Magnetic", Ref. 3055. Produced in the 1930's. Fine and rare 18K pink gold mid-sized wristwatch, with olive-shaped button chronograph, registers and tachometer.

C. three-body, polished, stepped bezel, concave lugs. D. matte silver with applied dart indexes, auxiliary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer tachometer graduation."Dauphine" gold hands. M. Cal. 10 1/2 ''' rho- dium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 30 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 15,000 - 18000

EUR 10,000 - 12000

USD 9,000 - 11000

Sold: CHF 17,250

LOT 17

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex "Anti-Magnetic", Ref. 3055. Produced in the 1950's. Fine and rare 18K yellow gold mid-sized wristwatch, with square-shaped button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a gold-plated Rolex buckle.

C. three-body, polished, stepped bezel, concave lugs. D. black with applied lozenge-shaped and dart indexes, auxiliary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer tachometer graduation."Alpha" gold hands. M. Cal. 10 1/2''' rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 30 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 20,000 - 25000

EUR 14,000 - 17000

USD 12,000 - 15000

LOT 18

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex, Ref. 2022. Produced in the 1930's. Fine and rare cushion-shaped stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with coaxial single button chronograph on the crown, register and pulsometer, a stainless steel Rolex bracelet.

C. three-body, polished, triangular lugs. D. two-tone silver with painted Breguet numerals, auxiliary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer pulsometer graduation for 30 pulsations in blue painted Arabic numerals. "Feuille" blued steel hands. M. Cal. 13''' rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 33 x 33 mm. Approx. overall length 230 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 12,000 - 16000

EUR 8,000 - 11000

USD 7,000 - 9500

Sold: CHF 20,700

LOT 19

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Rolex "Anti-Magnétique", Ref. 3529. Produced in the 1940's. Very fine and rare square stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex buckle.

C. two-body, polished and brushed, sharp angles, domed crystal, straight lugs. D. champagne with painted Roman numerals and indexes, auxiliary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer graduation for the seconds, at the center, spiral tachometric scale in blue painted Arabic numerals. "Bâton" blued steel hands. M. Cal. 10 1/2 ''' rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 26 x 26 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 12,000 - 14000

EUR 8,000 - 10000

USD 7,000 - 8000

Sold: CHF 13,800

LOT 20

Important collector's watches, wristw... Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Apr 13, 2002

Harper, London, circa 1700, made for the Dutch market. Fine and rare silver pair-cased watch with mock pendulum and regulator through the dial.

C. Outer: two-body, polished; inner: two-body, ?bassine?, with deep back, polished. D. Silver, champlevé, eccentric with the chapters at top, radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring with five-minute Arabic markers on polished cartouches, aperture below for the mock pendulum, regulating aperture at 4 o?clock. ?Spade? hands. M. 41 mm, hinged, gilt brass full plate with elaborate Egyptian pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, steel balance with circular disc for the mock action, flat balance spring. Signed on dial and movement. Diam. 58 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 9,000 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 7500

USD 5,200 - 6500