416 lots

LOT 121

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Steel Navitimer Breitling, Genève, "Navitimer," case No. 1223939, Ref. 806. Made in the late 1960s. Fine, large, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, telemeter and slide-rule. Accompanied by an autographed copy of an auction catalogue.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, case back with logo, bidirectional revolving reeded and graduated bezel, lapidated lugs. D. Black with luminous indexes and Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer telemeter and slide-rule graduations. Luminous baton hands. M. Cal. 178, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 41 mm. Thickness 13 mm. From the Collection of Orlando Bloom

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 2000

EUR 750 - 1500

CHF 1,100 - 2300

Sold: USD 5,040

LOT 122

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Ref. 1016 - Explorer Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Explorer, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified,? Ref. 1016. Made in 1969. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Recently serviced by Rolex, Geneva. Accompanied by an autographed copy of an auction catalogue.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570/1530, rhodiumplated, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm. From the Collection of Orlando Bloom

Grading System: AA

USD 3,000 - 4000

EUR 2,300 - 3000

CHF 3,400 - 4600

Sold: USD 4,800

LOT 123

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Ref. 116400, Black PVD Milgauss Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Milgauss, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, Ref. 116400. Made in 2008. Very fine, self-winding, center seconds, water-resistant, stainless steel PVD-coated wristwatch, anti-magnetic to 1000 Gauss with a stainless steel PVD-coated Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by an autographed copy of an Auction Catalogue.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, signature reflector, screwed-down winding crown and case back engraved: ?Rolex Oyster Milgauss,? sapphire crystal. D. Matte black with applied luminous steel baton indexes, outer minute/ seconds track with red 5-minute markers. Luminous steel baton hands, orange lightning seconds hand. M. Cal. 3131, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes and oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperature and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm. From the Collection of Orlando Bloom

Grading System: AAA

USD 10,000 - 15000

EUR 7,500 - 11000

CHF 11,000 - 17000

Sold: USD 10,800

LOT 124

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Ref. 1655, "Steve McQueen" Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," Ref. 1655. Made circa 1973. Fine and very rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, special 24-hour bezel, large orange arrow 24-hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by an autographed copy of an Auction Catalogue.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated 24-hour bezel, screw-down case back and Oyster crown, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous baton indexes, aperture for the date. Luminous white baton hands, large luminous orange arrow to indicate the diurnal and nocturnal hours on the 24-hour graduated bezel. M. Cal. 1570, rhodiumplated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 13 mm. From the Collection of Orlando Bloom

Grading System: AAA

USD 10,000 - 15000

EUR 7,500 - 11000

CHF 11,000 - 17000

Sold: USD 12,600

LOT 125

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

1815 Up & Down, Walter Lange Edition A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i./Sa., No. 14/50, No. 31538, case No. 171064, Ref. 223.026. Made in a limited edition of 50 pieces in 2006, sold on October 15, 2007. Very fine, elegant and very rare, 18K white gold wristwatch with power reserve indicator and an 18K white gold A. Lange & Söhne buckle. Accompanied by the original box, certificate and manual.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, transparent case back with 6 screws, hinged cuvette to view the movement, sapphire crystals. D. Solid silver with painted Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45 hour power reserve indication at 9. Blued steel alpha hands. M. Cal. L 942.1, fausses cotes decoration, 27 jewels including 6 in screw-mounted gold chatons, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator, hand-engraved balance bridge, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 10 mm. Property of Various Owners

Grading System: AAA

USD 15,000 - 20000

EUR 11,000 - 15000

CHF 17,000 - 23000

LOT 126

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Platinum Wempe 1815 Sidestep A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i. SA, "1815 Sidestep," No. 07/50, Ref. 222.049. Made in a limited edition of 50 pieces in 2003 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Wempe. Very fine and rare, water-resistant platinum wristwatch with a special decorated movement and a platinum A. Lange & Söhne deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, transparent case back with 6 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Bicolor black and silver with painted white Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial at 4. White gold alpha hands. M. Cal. L 944.1, maillechort, hand engraved, 21 jewels, 5 in screw-mounted gold chatons, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed, case back also signed "Wempe - 125 Jahre - 1878-2003". Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 10,000 - 15000

EUR 7,500 - 11000

CHF 11,000 - 17000

Sold: USD 14,400

LOT 127

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Lange 1 Tourbillon A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i. Sachsen, "Lange 1 Tourbillon", No. 49/250. Made in a limited edition of 250 pieces in 18K pink gold and 150 in platinum circa 2000. Extremely fine and rare, 18K pink gold wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, off-center hour dial, oversized date, power-reserve and an 18K pink gold A. Lange & Söhne deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and a certificate. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, rounded bezel, transparent case back with 6 screws, push button at 10 to correct the date, sapphire crystals. D. Satiné, solid silver, subsidiary off-center hour dial with applied pink gold radial Roman numerals and dart indexes, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial at 9, sector for the up-and-down indication at 3, apertures for the oversized date at 1 and for the tourbillon regulator under a polished steel bridge at 5. Pink gold luminous alpha hands. M. Cal. L 9611, Glashütte 3/4 plate, maillechort, fausses cotes decoration, 49 jewels including 7 in screw-mounted gold châtons, 2 diamond endstones in screw-mounted gold chatons, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator, cage with 3 equidistant polished steel arms, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, hand-engraved balance bridge. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System:

USD 80,000 - 100000

EUR 60,000 - 75000

CHF 90,000 - 115000

Sold: USD 90,000

LOT 128

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Lange 1 Moon Phase A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i./ùSa., "Lange 1 Moon Phase," No. 39336, case No. 149288, Ref. 109.032. Made in 2003, sold April 4th, 2004. Production of this reference started in 2002. Very fine, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with off-center hour dial, oversized date, power-reserve indication, continuously driven moon phase and an 18K pink gold A. Lange & Söhne buckle. Accompanied by the original warranty, fitted box and setting pin.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, rounded bezel, curved straight lugs, transparent case back with 6 screws, pushbutton on the band for date correction, sapphire crystals. D. Solid silver, off-center dial for hours and minutes with applied pink gold radial Roman numerals and indexes, subsidiary seconds dial, power-reserve sector at 3, apertures for the oversized date and moon phases plus age of the moon. Luminous pink gold alpha hands. M. Cal. L 901.5, Glashütte 3/4 plate in German silver, fausses cotes decoration, 54 jewels, including 9 in screw-mounted gold chatons, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator, hand-engraved balance bridge. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 18,000 - 24000

EUR 14,000 - 18000

CHF 21,000 - 27000

LOT 129

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

PanoInverse XL Glashütte Original, "Gangreserve PanoInverse," No. 0023. Made in 2007, sold August 5th, 2008. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with power-reserve display and an 18K white gold Glashütte Original double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden box, wooden eye-loupe and a certificate-instruction booklet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped inclined bezel, curved lugs, transparent case back with engraved rim and 5 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Off-center black-ring dial mounted on the silver movement main plate with applied pink gold Arabic numerals, baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary seconds ring dial, sector for the up and down indication at 2. Luminous pink gold alpha hands. M. Cal. 66-01, rhodium-plated, Glashütte 3/4 plate, fausses cotes and hand-engraved decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, "duplex" double swan-neck regulators to regulate speed and beat. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 12 mm. Property of a West Coast Collector

Grading System: AAA

USD 10,000 - 15000

EUR 7,500 - 11000

CHF 11,000 - 17000

Sold: USD 13,200

LOT 130

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

BR 01-94 Aviation Instrument Bell & Ross, "Automatic Chronograph," No. 129/250, Ref. BR01-94-SO. Made in a limited edition of 250 pieces in 2007. Fine, large, square, self-winding, water resistant to 100 m, black powder coated stainless steel wristwatch with date, square button chronograph, registers, black rubber strap and a black Bell & Ross buckle. Accompanied by the original box, instruction booklet and guarantee.

C. Two-body, matte black, case back secured by nuts, bezel with four screws, screwed-down winding crown, straight lugs, flat sapphire crystal. D. Black with painted orange Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute track, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, aperture for the date between 4 & 5. Black and orange épée hands. M. Cal. 2894, rhodium-plated, 37 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to four positions, shock absorber, self compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial case and movement signed Dim. 46 x 46 mm. Thickness: 13 mm. Property of a West Coast Collector

Grading System: AA

USD 3,000 - 4000

EUR 2,300 - 3000

CHF 3,400 - 4600

Sold: USD 3,240

LOT 131

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Yellow Gold World Time Patek Philippe, Genève, "World Time," No. 3207507, Ref. 5110. Made in 2001. Produced from 2000 to 2005. Very fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with World Time system and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by a warranty certificate.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, screwed-down transparent case back, protected crown, push button on the band at 10 to activate the settable discs with the different time-zones, the 24 hours and jump-type time-setting, concave lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Guilloche silver with applied yellow gold indexes, surrounded by a black and matte silver revolving disc in 24 hours for the diurnal and nocturnal hours, outer revolving ring dial bearing the names of 24 global locations. Yellow gold lozenge hands. M. Cal. 240/188, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 33 jewels, straightline lever escapement, Gyromax balance, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, 22K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 10 mm. Property of a West Coast Collector

Grading System: AAA

USD 15,000 - 20000

EUR 11,000 - 15000

CHF 17,000 - 23000

Sold: USD 18,600

LOT 132

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Ref. 5130 Platinum World-Time Patek Philippe, Genève, "World Time," Ref. 5130P. Sold in November, 2008. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, platinum and diamond wristwatch with world-time system and a platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original box, Certificate of Origin and booklets.

C. Two-body, polished, screwed-down transparent case back, protected crown, push button on the band at 10 to adjust the discs for the different time zones, the 24 hours and hour hand, concave lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Guilloche metallic blue with applied white gold baton indexes, surrounded by a brushed silver and blue revolving disc in 24 hours for the diurnal and nocturnal hours, outer revolving brushed silver ring dial bearing the names of 24 global locations. White gold dauphine and ring hands. M. Cal. 240HU, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 33 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, 22K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 39 mm. Thickness 10 mm. Property of a West Coast Collector

Grading System: AAA

USD 30,000 - 40000

EUR 23,000 - 30000

CHF 35,000 - 45000

Sold: USD 34,800

LOT 133

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Platinum Bigger Bang Tourbillon Hublot, Genève, "Big Bang," Tourbillon Chronograph, No. 11/18, Ref 308.TM. Made in 2006. Fine and unusual, water-resistant, platinum, ceramic and titanium wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, square one-button chronograph, register, 120 hour power reserve and a special integrated rubber strap with a stainless steel and platinum Hublot deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original box, 2 spare straps, guarantee and booklet.

C. Five-body, polished and brushed, transparent case back with 6 screws, hooded lugs, bezel fixed by 6 titanium nuts, black kevlar sides, sapphire crystals. D. Transparent with applied steel square indexes on a black outer reserve, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register, up-and-down sector for the 5-day power reserve at 9. Luminous white gold baton hands. M. Cal. HUB 1400 Ct, rhodium-plated, twin spring barrels, 33 jewels, lateral lever escapement with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator with blued steel cage and 3 equidistant arms, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 48 mm. Thickness: 15 mm. Property of a West Coast Collector

Grading System: AAA

USD 80,000 - 120000

EUR 60,000 - 90000

CHF 90,000 - 135000

Sold: USD 96,000

LOT 134

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Double Split Flyback A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i. SA., "Double Split Flyback," No. 55037, case No. 163891, Ref. 404.035. Made in 2007, sold October 18th, 2008. Production of this reference started in 2005. Very fine, rare and important, platinum wristwatch with square button split-seconds and split-minutes fly-back chronograph, register, tachometer, power-reserve indication and an A. Lange & Söhne platinum deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original box, certificate and manual.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, rounded bezel, transparent case back with 6 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Black, made from solid silver, applied radial white gold Roman numerals, baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary guilloche silver dials for the seconds and double 30-minute register, outer tachometer graduation, up-and-down indication below 12. Luminous white gold alpha hands. M. Cal. L 001.1, Glashütte 3/4 plate in German silver, fausses cotes decoration, 40 jewels including 4 in screw-mounted gold chatons, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with eccentric poising weights, adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator, hand-engraved balance bridge, push button on the band at 10 to activate split function, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 43 mm. Thickness 16 mm. Property of a West Coast Collector

Grading System:

USD 70,000 - 90000

EUR 53,000 - 70000

CHF 80,000 - 100000

Sold: USD 72,000

LOT 135

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Minute Repeater with Automatons, No. 1 Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle, Suisse, ?Répétition Minutes, Jaquemart Forgerons,? No. 1, Ref. 736-61. Made in a limited edition of 50 pieces. Made in 2006, sold on June 18, 2007. Very fine and rare, minute-repeating, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with 3 automatons. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, rounded bezel, straight fluted lugs, winding crown with blue UN logo, transparent case back with 6 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Black onyx with applied pink gold dart indexes, minute divisions on an outer gold reflector ring. Pink gold feuille hands. M. Cal. UN 72 (Christophe Claret), rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 32 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs by activating slide on the band, upon activation the 3 figurines on the dial strike the bells according to the time. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

Grading System:

USD 90,000 - 130000

EUR 70,000 - 100000

CHF 100,000 - 150000

Sold: USD 98,400

LOT 136

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Platinum Dress Watch Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 397021, case made in USA, No. 7918. Made circa 1920. Very fine and elegant platinum Art Deco dress watch.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped bezel and back rim. D. Satine silver with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals, outer dot minute divisions, subsidiary sunk guilloche seconds dial. Yellow gold Breguet hands. M. 35 mm (17'''), rhodiumplated, 18 jewels, 8 adjustments, straight-line lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance with flat balance spring. Dial and movement signed. Diam. 45 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

EUR 1,500 - 2300

CHF 2,300 - 3400

LOT 137

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Touchon & Co., Swiss, No. 44431, case No. 72194. Made in the 1920s. Very fine, thin, keyless, platinum dress watch.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, hinged case back. D. Matte silver with applied white gold Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions, subsidiary guilloche seconds dial. White gold Breguet hands. M. Cal. 16''', rhodium plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to 8 positions, blued steel flat balance spring. Dial and movement signed, case numbered. Diam. 41 mm. Thickness 7 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

EUR 1,500 - 2300

CHF 2,300 - 3400

LOT 138

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Yellow Gold Dress Cartier, European Watch Co., Paris, case No. 24389, Ref. 04477. Made in the 1930s. Fine and rare, very thin, 18K yellow gold dress watch.

C. Three-body, ?bassine?, polished, rounded bezels, triangular bow, case back with initials: E.F.E. D. Guilloché silver, sunburst pattern with printed black Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 16???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel flat balance spring. Dial signed, numbered on the case, movement signed: European Watch and Clock Co. inc. Diam. 45 mm. Thickness 4 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,200 - 3200

EUR 1,700 - 2400

CHF 2,500 - 3600

LOT 139

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Split-Seconds Chronograph C. H. Meylan, Brassus, Swiss, No. 6799, case No. 50139. Made in the 1890s. Very fine and rare, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket watch with split-seconds chronograph.

C. Four-body, "bassine et filets,? solid, polished, hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with printed Breguet numerals, outer minute and chronograph divisions with 5-minute red Arabic markers, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel double spade hands. M. Cal. 18''', bridge caliber, maillechort, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial and movement signed, case numbered. Diam. 47 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,500 - 2500

EUR 1,100 - 1900

CHF 1,700 - 2800

LOT 140

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P... New York, Jun 11, 2009

Minute Repeater Grand Prix Paris 1900 Longines, Swiss, No. 1693580. Made circa 1899. Very fine, 18K yellow gold, keyless minute-repeating pocket watch. Accompanied by the original wooden box.

C. Four-body, "bassine," polished, gold hinged cuvette engraved with medals awarded at different exhibitions and ?Grand Prix ? Paris - 1900.? D. White enamel with fancy Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary sunk seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 45 mm (20???), frosted gilt, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs by activating slide in the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 54 mm. Thickness 16 mm.

Grading System: A

USD 3,000 - 5000

EUR 2,300 - 3800

CHF 3,400 - 5700

Sold: USD 3,600