416 lots

LOT 141

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

Minute Repeating, Swiss, case No. 16980. Made circa 1900. Very fine and rare, small, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold keyless dress watch..

C. Three-body, ?demi-bassine,? polished, hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with printed Breguet numerals, outer gold dot minute track with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold Louis XVI hands. M. 13???, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a button on the crown. Diam. 33 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 4,500 - 6500

EUR 3,400 - 5000

CHF 5,100 - 7400

Sold: USD 5,640

LOT 142

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

Triple Date Calendar Anonymous, Swiss, No. 20860. Made in 1887 especially for Jose L. Vernengo. Fine, large, yellow gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with triple date calendar.

C. Four-body, "bassine," polished, engine-turned case back, initials JLV on the cover, hinged gold cuvette engraved: Fabricado Especialmente Para Jose L. Vernengo Noviembre 1887. D. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary dials for the date, the seconds and the days of the week, aperture for the months at 12. Gold Louis XVI hands. M. 21''', rhodiumplated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Jose L. Vernengo. Diam. 55 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

EUR 1,500 - 2300

CHF 2,300 - 3400

LOT 143

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

Five-Minute Repeater Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 97926, Ref. 237. Retailed and cased by Tiffany & Co., New York. Movement made in 1898, sold on June 2nd, 1899. Very fine, 5-minute repeating, 18K yellow gold, keyless pocket watch. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Three-body, ?bassine,? polished, cuvette engraved: Charles Henry Farnam ? Sept. 12, 1899. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 17???, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 26 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, blued steel Breguet balance spring, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed Tiffany & Co. Diam. 47 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 8,000 - 12000

EUR 6,000 - 9000

CHF 9,000 - 14000

Sold: USD 8,400

LOT 144

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

International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, Scarabaeus, No. 14/5000, No. 2341688, case No. 2300504, Ref. 5420. Designed by Prof. Ernst Fuchs. Made in a limited edition of 5000 pieces in the 1980s. Fine, rare and unusual, keyless, sterling silver gold-plated hunting cased pocket watch.

C. Three-body, "bassine et filets," the cover with a swirl design centered by the image of a beetle and signed on the inside by Prof. Ernst Fuchs, case back decorated in an astronomy motive centered by the sun. D. Gold face, sun dial image (no crystal), the rim with printed Arabic numerals. Yellow gold lightningtype hands. M. Cal. C 982 F, gilt brass, hand-engraved decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator. Case and movement signed. Diam. 56 mm

Grading System: AA

USD 2,200 - 3200

EUR 1,700 - 2400

CHF 2,500 - 3600

Sold: USD 4,320

LOT 145

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

Swiss, Sterling Silver Travel ? Desk Watch, No. 59259. Made in the 1930s. Fine, rare and unusual, sterling silver Art Deco keyless travel - desk and dress watch in the shape of a book. To be sold without reserve

C. Four-body, rectangular with multi-color crackle enamel finish, hinged cover and inner case. D. Satine silver with painted Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute track. Blued steel epee hands. M. Cal. 10???, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring. Case signed LSZEHA and DRCM. Dim 37 mm x 42 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 1500

EUR 750 - 1100

CHF 1,100 - 1700

Sold: USD 1,320

LOT 146

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

Enamel Pendant Watch Case possibly Augsburg. Made circa 1670. Movement by Isaac Phelippon, London, No. 350. Made circa 1780. Very fine, important and unusual 20K gold and painted enamel key-wound pendant watch.

C. Two-body, "bassine" with rounded edge, hinged gold bezel decorated with foliage, finely painted enamel with a scene depicting the flight into Egypt, with the Madonna and Child, a donkey, a goat, and two angels, the inside painted with a rural landscape. D. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with five-minute Arabic markers, winding aperture at 4. M. 42 mm., frosted gilt full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain steel balance with flat balance spring, single-footed cock. Movement signed. Diam. 49 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 10,000 - 15000

EUR 7,500 - 11000

CHF 11,000 - 17000

LOT 147

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

Steel Chronograph Breitling, Swiss, case No. 1225. Made circa 1940. Fine, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, tachometer, telemeter and a stainless steel Breitling buckle. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, lapidated concave lugs, snap-on case back. D. Matte silver with painted radial black Arabic numerals 3 & 9 and yellow gold round indexes, outer black tachometer and red telemeter scale, 1/5th second track with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute registers. Blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. 13???, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial and case signed. Diam. 32 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: A

USD 1,500 - 2500

EUR 1,100 - 1900

CHF 1,700 - 2800

Sold: USD 1,200

LOT 148

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

Steel Chronomat Breitling, Genève, Chronomat, Patent No. 217012, case No. 581873, Ref. 769. Made in the 1960s. Fine, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, telemeter and slide rule. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished, bi-directional revolving ridged bezel and inner graduated silvered ring dial, concave lugs. D. Bicolor matte silver and black with printed luminous Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45-minute register, outer graduation for the telemeter, slide-rule and 1/5th seconds chronograph scale with Arabic 5-minute/seconds markers, concentric telemeter scale in red. Blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. 14''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial and movement signed, numbered on the case. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: A

USD 1,000 - 1500

EUR 750 - 1100

CHF 1,100 - 1700

Sold: USD 1,440

LOT 149

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

Steel Chronomat Breitling, Genève, Chronomat, Patent No. 217012, case No. 646653, Ref. 769. Made in the 1960s. Fine, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, telemeter, slide rule and a stainless steel Breitling deployant clasp. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished, bi-directional revolving ridged bezel and inner graduated silvered ring dial, case back with initials: J.W.T., concave lugs. D. Bicolor matte black and silver with printed luminous Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45-minute register, outer graduation for the telemeter, slide-rule and 1/5th seconds chronograph scale with Arabic 5-minute/seconds markers, concentric telemeter scale in red. Luminous white baton hands. M. Cal. 14''', rhodiumplated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balancespring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: A

USD 1,000 - 1500

EUR 750 - 1100

CHF 1,100 - 1700

Sold: USD 1,440

LOT 150

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

Chronomat Breitling, Genève, Chronomat, case No. 629118, Ref. 769. Made in the early 1950s. Fine, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, telemeter and slide-rule.

C. Three-body, polished, bidirectional revolving ridged bezel and inner graduated silvered ring dial, curved lapidated lugs, snap-on case back. D. Bicolor black and silver with luminous Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45-minute register, outer graduation for the telemeter and the slide-rule, concentric 1/5th seconds scale with 5-minute/second Arabic markers, patent number 217 012 above the 6. Luminous white baton hands. M. Cal. 13''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial and movement signed, numbered on the case. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,500 - 3500

EUR 1,900 - 2600

CHF 2,800 - 4000

Sold: USD 3,000

LOT 151

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

Lindbergh - Hour Angle Watch Longines, No. 5446895, invented by Col. Chas. A. Lindbergh, US Pat. 1923305, launched in 1932. Very fine and very rare, hour angle, ?Staybrite? stainless steel aviator's wristwatch with indirect center seconds system and 2 crowns. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished, revolving silver bezel with the enameled 15 degree graduations in black and green Arabic numerals, graduated rounded band, the crown at 2 activates the central revolving dial. D. Matte silver with painted radial Roman numerals, at the center, revolving 60-seconds dial in black Arabic numerals. Blued steel feuille hands. M. Cal. 12.68 Z, rhodiumplated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring. Dial and movement signed, case numbered. Diam. 33 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 1500

EUR 750 - 1100

CHF 1,100 - 1700

Sold: USD 1,080

LOT 152

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

Sterling Silver Aviator?s Watch Longines for Wittnauer, No. 5442792, ?Weems? second setting watch. Made circa 1933. Fine and very rare, large, center seconds, sterling silver aviator's wristwatch with a 21? long leather strap.

C. Four-body, solid, polished, hinged case back and sterling silver lunette, ball-shaped winding-crown, pull out to set the center dial time. D. White enamel with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute track, at the centre a revolving matte silver dial to adjust the time in seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 18.69 N, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 48 mm. Thickness 17 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 8,000 - 12000

EUR 6,000 - 9000

CHF 9,000 - 14000

Sold: USD 9,000

LOT 153

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

Longines, Ref. 8226-1. Made circa 1968. Fine and rare, cushion-shaped, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tachometer. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, 14-facet bezel, hooded lugs. D. Tri-color black, silver and red with applied luminous steel indexes, outer 1/5th seconds scale and tachometer graduation, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and12-hour registers. Luminous white hands, red for the chronograph. M. Cal. 330, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 43 x 44 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

Grading System: A

USD 1,000 - 2000

EUR 750 - 1500

CHF 1,100 - 2300

Sold: USD 1,140

LOT 154

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

Steel Chronograph Cal. 13ZN Longines, ?Chronograph,? No. 5765820, case No. 21346, Ref. 53. Made in the 1950s. Fine and rare, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and a stainless steel Longines buckle.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, stepped straight lugs, snap-on case back. D. White enamel with painted black Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30-minute register, outer 1/5th seconds track. Blued steel feuille hands. M. Cal. 13ZN, gilt brass, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 10,000 - 15000

EUR 7,500 - 11000

CHF 11,000 - 17000

LOT 155

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

Yellow Gold Constellation Omega, Automatic, Chronometer, Officially Certified, No. 24435377, case No. 675468, Ref. 168005/6. Made in the 1960s. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and an 18K yellow gold Omega mesh bracelet.

C. Two-body, polished, flat bezel, angled faceted lugs, screweddown case back with the Constellation logo, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Champagne with applied yellow gold and black baton indexes, aperture for the date, applied gold star above 6. Gold and black-lined dauphine hands. M. Cal. 561, copper-colored, 24 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic fourarm balance adjusted to five positions and temperature, selfcompensating flat balance spring, shock absorber, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness: 10 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 4,000 - 6000

EUR 3,000 - 4500

CHF 4,600 - 6800

Sold: USD 5,280

LOT 156

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

Yellow Gold Constellation Omega, "Constellation, Automatic, Chronometer, Officially Certified,? No. 25992738, Ref. 168.009/168.017. Made circa 1967. Very fine, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and an 18K yellow gold Omega mesh bracelet with deployant clasp. To be sold without reserve

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back with embossed Constellation logo. D. Linen-textured champagne with applied yellow gold and black baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, signature and an applied gold star above the 6, aperture for the date. Yellow gold and black baton hands. M. Cal. 564, copper-colored, 24 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 34 x 40 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

EUR 1,500 - 2300

CHF 2,300 - 3400

Sold: USD 3,240

LOT 157

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

Gold Olympic Seamaster Omega, Seamaster XVI , movement No. 15507809, case No. 11426489, Ref. 2850 SC. Made for the XVI Olympic Games in 1956. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with a gold-plated JB expansion link bracelet.

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, lapidated lugs, hexagonal winding crown, back engraved: Seamaster XVIAutomatic- Waterproof with embossed Olympic crest in the center. D. Satine silver with applied yellow gold faceted indexes, applied gold Roman XVI at 6. Yellow gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 470, copper color, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

EUR 1,500 - 2300

CHF 2,300 - 3400

Sold: USD 3,120

LOT 158

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

Yellow Gold Constellation Omega, Automatic, Chronometer, Officially Certified, No. 33087860, Ref. 091919. Made in the 1970s. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and a gold Omega buckle. To be sold without reserve

C. Two-body, polished, flat bezel, angled faceted lugs, screweddown case back with the Constellation logo, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Champagne with applied yellow gold faceted triangular indexes, aperture for the date, applied gold star above six. Yellow gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 565, copper-colored, 24 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic four-arm balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness: 10 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,500 - 2500

EUR 1,100 - 1900

CHF 1,700 - 2800

Sold: USD 3,600

LOT 159

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

Seamaster Cosmic 2000 Omega, "Seamaster, Automatic, Cosmic 2000,? Ref. 766.0804. Made circa 1972. Fine and very rare, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, selfwinding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with day, date and an integral stainless steel Omega link bracelet with deployant clasp. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, case back with logo. D. Satiné silver with applied faceted and black painted steel indexes and luminous dots, outer minute/seconds divisions, apertures for the day and date. Luminous steel and black painted baton hands. M. Cal. 751, rhodium-plated, 24 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 2000

EUR 750 - 1500

CHF 1,100 - 2300

LOT 160

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

Seamaster Automatic Omega, Automatic, Seamaster, No. 34492313, Ref. ST 166.066. Made circa 1972. Fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date.

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, screweddown case back with Seamaster logo, protected winding crown, sapphire crystal. D. Silver linen textured with applied steel and black inlay baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute/seconds divisions on a yellow disc, aperture for the date. Luminous steel and black baton hands. M. Cal. 565, coppercolored, 24 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 2000

EUR 750 - 1500

CHF 1,100 - 2300

Sold: USD 1,320