260 lots

LOT 1

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Louis Baronneau, Paris, circa 1680. Rare early 8 day travelling clock, quarter pull repeating on three bells, in original enbossed leather fitted travelling case.

Shaped tortoise shell veneered cabinet with brass filets. Brass chapter ring engraved with Roman numerals and concentric Arabic 60 minutes ring applied on a pink silk covered dial-plate, subsidiary small regulator dial above for the silk suspension. Shaped movement with amphora pillars, going barrel, verge escapement, the balance wheel secured by a bridge, controlled by a pendulum. In very good condition. 22x13,5x9 cm.

USD 35,000 - 40000

LOT 2

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

J.T.C. (Geneva) circa 1900. Silver and painted enamel cased "grande sonnerie" minute repeating alarum carriage clock, in original green leather covered fitted case.

Rectangular silver case, front, sides and top pannels with Swiss landscapes painted on enamel (restored), onyx base and moon stone set repeating push piece. Oval gilt metal dial with arabic numerals, blue enamelled "pear" hands. Small silvered alarum setting dial on the back plate. Rectangular 8 day going movement with turned pillars, 13 jewels, going barrels, plateform straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Striking and repeating on three gongs with three hammers. Minute repeating work released by the bolt on the top. In good condition. Dim. 13 x 9 x 6 cm.

USD 6,000 - 8000

LOT 3

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Anonymous, France (?), circa 1860. Rare mysterious time piece.

The movement is concealed on the gilt bronze, base with a flexible motion transmission within the swan neck stem. Glass dial with Roman numerals. Steel hands (minute hand lacking). Silvered 20"' bar movement with going barrel, cylinder escapement, plain three armed brass balance. In good condition. Height 22,5 cm.

USD 2,000 - 2200

LOT 4

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Hase, Genève, circa 1900. Movement by Octava Watch Co. Gilt silver and enamel strut clock.

The front of light blue translucent enamel over engine turning with small painted pink roses. The back of engine turned gilt metal. Oval dial with Roman numerals. Paste set gilt metal hands. Nickel 18"' movement, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement adjusted in 3 positions, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balancespring. In good condition. 14x9 mm.

USD 1,000 - 2000

LOT 5

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Rolex Oyster Cosmograph, 1970's. Steel gentleman's wrsitwatch with chronograph, registers and tachometer with Président bracelet, box and certificate.

C. massive, polished and satined, tachometer graduations on the bezel, screwed buttons. D. bicoloured beige and black with indexes + auxiliary dials for the 12 hours and 30 minutes registers and the seconds. "Bâton" hands. M. 13', rhodiumed, 17 jewels, lever escapement, "glucidur" balance, antishock system, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 36 mm.

USD 2,000 - 2250

LOT 6

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Rolex Oyster Cosmograph, 1970's. Steel gentleman's wristwatch with chronograph, registers and tachometer with Jubilee bracelet. Box and certificate.

C. massive, polished and satined, tachometer graduations on the bezel, screwed buttons. D. bicoloured silver and black, tachometer graduations on the bezel, auxiliary dials for the 12 hours and 30 minutes registers and the seconds. " Bâton" hands. M. 13', rhodiumed, 17 jewels, lever escapement, " glucidur" balance, antishock system, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 36 mm.

USD 2,000 - 2250

LOT 7

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Rolex Oyster Cosmograph Daytona, 1970's. Steel gentleman's wristwatch with chronograph, registers and tachometer with Jubilee bracelet.

C. massive, polished and satined, tachometer graduations on the bezel, screwed buttons. D. bicoloured beige and black with indexes + auxiliary dials for the 12 hours and 30 minutes registers and the seconds. "Bâton" hands. M. 13', rhodiumed, 17 jewels, lever escapement, "glucidur" balance, antishock system, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 36 mm.

USD 2,000 - 2250

LOT 8

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 974233, case No. 512719, Ref. 2427, circa 1952. Fine rectangular 18-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, satined, trapezoïdal lugs. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes + auxiliary seconds dial. "Baton" gold hands. M. 9"'-90, tonneau, rhodiumed, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, Giromax balance adjusted to 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. 26x30 mm.

USD 9,000 - 10000

LOT 9

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 971694, case No. 656271, Ref. 1560, circa 1948. Rectangular 18-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, convex crystal. D. mat silver with Breguet numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Feuille" hands. M. 9"'-90, tonneau, rhodiumed, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In good condition. 23x32 mm.

USD 5,000 - 6000

LOT 10

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 972369, case No. 511447, Ref. 2445, circa 1950. 18-carat gold, rectangular gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, parallel lugs. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes + auxiliary seconds dial. "Bâton" gold hands. M. 9"'-90, tonneau, rhodiumed, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, Giromax balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In good condition. 26x30 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 9000

LOT 11

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 837953, case No. 641446, circa 1945. Rectangular curved 18-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. flared massive, polished. D. white with applied indexes + auxiliary seconds dial. "Baton" gold hands. M. 9"'-90, tonneau, rhodiumed, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. 25x40 mm.

USD 9,000 - 10000

LOT 12

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 936652, case No. 634170, circa 1945. Rectangular 18-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, fluted lugs. D. mat silver with applied gold Arabic numerals + monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In good condition. 22x35 mm.

USD 5,000 - 6000

LOT 13

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 838919, case No. 643901, circa 1949. Rectangular 18-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, satined. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes + auxiliary seconds dial. "Feuille" gold hands. M. 9'-90, tonneau, rhodiumed, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. 20x35 mm.

USD 5,000 - 6000

LOT 14

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Rolex Oyster Chronograph, Ref. 6234, 1950's. Stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with round buttons and Jubilee bracelet.

C. mat silver with applied gold indexes + auxiliary dials for the seconds and 12 hours and 30 minutes registers, concentric, tachometer graduation. "Bâton" gold hands. D. mat silver with applied steel indexes. "Feuille" steel hands. M. 13', rhodiumed, 17 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, antishock system, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In good condition. Diam. 36 mm.

USD 3,000 - 4000

LOT 15

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Rolex Oyster Chronograph Antimagnetic, Ref. 6036, made in circa 100 examples in 1951. Very rare, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with round buttons chronograph, registers and triple date.

C. waterproof, polished, satined, plain bevelled bezel. D. mat silver with indexes + auxiliary dials for the seconds, and the 12 hours and 30 minutes registers, apertures for the day of the week and the month, concentric graduation for the day of the month. Skeleton radiumed hands. M. 13"'-72 C, rhodiumed, 17 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, antishock system, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 36 mm.

USD 8,000 - 10000

LOT 16

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Rolex Oyster Cosmograph, Ref. 6262, 1980's. Stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with chronograph, registers and tachometer with Jubilee bracelet.

C. massive, polished and satined, tachometer graduations on the bezel, screwed buttons. D. bicoloured silver and black with indexes + auxiliary dials for the 12 hours and 30 minutes registers and the seconds. "Bâton" hands. M. 13"', rhodiumed, 17 jewels, lever escapement, "glucidur" balance, antishock system, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 36 mm.

USD 2,000 - 2250

LOT 17

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Omega, 1930's. Rare 14-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch with single button chronograph and register.

C. massive, polished, graduated bezel. D. black with auxiliary seconds and 60 minutes register dials and tachometer and telemeter indications. "Bâton" silvered hands. M. 14½"', giltbrass, 17 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In good condition. Diam 38 mm.

USD 3,000 - 4000

LOT 18

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Eberhard & Co (La Chaux-de-Fonds) extra-fort, 1940's. Large and rare 18-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch with split seconds chronograph, register and tachometer.

C. massive, polished, lapidated lugs. D. mat silver with gold indexes + auxiliary seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers dials, concentric, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, incabloc system. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 40 mm.

USD 10,000 - 15000

LOT 19

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Record, Genève, 1970's. Large and rare 18-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch with split seconds chronograph and registers.

C. massive, polished and fluted lugs. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes + auxiliary seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers. " Baton" gold hands. M. 12', rhodiumed, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 20 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 38 mm.

LOT 20

Important watches, wristwatches & clocks New York, Dec 07, 1988

Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, recent. 18-carat gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, guilloché bezel, water resistant. D. white enamel with Roman numerals ? auxiliary seconds dial. "Feuille" blued steel hands. M. 9?, rhodiumed, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In mint condition. Diam. 34 mm.

USD 2,000 - 2500