340 lots

LOT 21

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

U-BOAT REF. 6475 TITANIUM CHRONOGRAPH ITALO FONTANA U-BOAT, Italy, U-42, No. 100 / 999, Ref. 6475. Made in a limited edition of 999 pieces in circa 2011. Fine and unusual, oversized, left-handed, water resistant, self-winding, titanium wristwatch with lever and rectangular button chronograph, registers, hinged winding crown, date and titanium U-BOAT buckle. Accompanied by the original metal box with porthole, warranty and instruction booklet. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, sand blasted titanium, straight lapidated lugs, case back with 9 screws, protected hinged titanium winding crown, graduated bidirectional revolving bezel with locking mechanism, the lever at 7 is to start and stop, the rectangular button at 10 to reset the chronograph, sapphire crystal. D. Black with large luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, aperture for the date at 9. Luminous black baton hands. M. Cal. U-77, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating fl at balance spring, index regulator, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 53 mm. Thickness 19 mm Property of an American Collector

Grading System: A

USD 800 - 1200

CHF 750 - 1100

EUR 600 - 900

Sold: USD 2,750

LOT 22

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. OP 6546 PAM 76 BLACKSEAL TITANIUM Luminor Panerai, Black Seal, Officine Panerai, Firenze 1860, No. E 171 / 300, Ref. OP 6546. Made in a limited edition of 300 pieces in 2002. Very fine and rare, large, self-winding, water-resistant, titanium, diver's hunting-cased wristwatch with date and a titanium Panerai buckle. Accompanied by the original wooden box, chronometer certificate, certificate of origin, guarantee, instruction booklet, tool, spare strap and a spare steel front cover.

C. Three-body, brushed titanium, screw-down case back, hinged steel cover engraved with a scene depicting 2 divers piloting a torpedo through an anti-submarine net, winding crown with security lever to wind the watch even under water, anti-refl ective sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Bi-color black and silver with applied luminous steel Arabic numerals and baton indexes, subsidiary seconds dial at 9, aperture for the date. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. OP III, rhodium-plated, 21 jewels, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 44 x 44 mm. Thickness 17 mm. Property of an American Collector

Grading System: AA

USD 5,000 - 7000

CHF 4,700 - 6500

EUR 4,000 - 5500

Sold: USD 9,625

LOT 23

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. OP 6673 PAM 246 1/8TH SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH STEEL Radiomir Officine Panerai, Automatic, 1/8th Second, No. I 128 / 300, Ref. OP 6673. Made in a limited edition of 300 pieces in 2006, sold January 9th, 2008. Very fine, large, cushion-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with round button co-axial 1/8th split-seconds chronograph, register, tachometer and a stainless steel Panerai double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted wooden box, certificate of origin, guarantee and instruction booklet.

C. Three-body, polished, transparent screw-down case back, screw-down winding-crown with co-axial push button for the split-seconds function, wire lugs secured by 4 screws in the case band, sapphire crystals. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals and indexes, subsidiary dials for the 1/8th seconds at 9 and the 30-minute register at 3, outer 1/5th seconds track and tachometer graduation to 400 UPH. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. OP XVI, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 40 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim 45 x 45 mm. Thickness 17 mm. Property of an American Collector

Grading System: AA

USD 4,000 - 6000

CHF 3,700 - 5500

EUR 3,000 - 4700

Sold: USD 9,625

LOT 24

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. OP 6779 PAM 326 LUMINOR CHRONO DAYLIGHT TITANIUM Luminor Panerai, Firenze 1860, Daylight - Chronograph, Automatic, No. M 284 / 500, Ref. OP 6779. Made in a limited edition of 500 pieces in 2010. Fine, large, cushion-shaped, self-winding, water resistant, titanium and stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, date and a stainless steel Panerai link bracelet with double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden box, guarantee, instruction booklet, Chronometer Certificate, tool, 2 spare straps with 1 buckle and 4 additional links.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back, straight lugs, bezel with tachometer graduation to 400 UPH, patented winding-crown security lever with integrated chronograph buttons, sapphire crystal. D. Midnight blue with luminous indexes and Arabic 12, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers, outer minute/seconds track with concentric 5-second Arabic markers, aperture for the date between 4 and 5. Luminous black baton hands. M. Cal. OP 1185, rhodium-plated, engraved with special Panerai decoration, 37 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, rotor with special Panerai decoration. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 44 x 44 mm. Thickness 16 mm. Approx. overall length 175 mm plus 4 links. Property of an American Collector

Grading System: AA

USD 6,000 - 8000

CHF 5,500 - 7500

EUR 4,700 - 6000

Sold: USD 6,500

LOT 25

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. OP 6650 SLYTECH CHRONO 1000 TITANIUM Luminor Panerai Slytech, Officine Panerai Firenze, Special Edition Sylvester Stallone, No. H 231 / 500, OP 6650, case No. BB 1167903. Made in a limited edition of 500 pieces in 2005. Fine and large, cushion-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant to 1000 m, titanium diver?s wristwatch with round button chronograph, helium escape valve, 46-hour power reserve, registers and a Panerai rubber strap with titanium buckle. Accompanied by original wooden box, Specification Certificate, booklets, guarantee and tool.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screw-down case back engraved with Sylvester Stallone?s autograph, screw-down push buttons, crown with patented security lever to wind the watch even underwater, graduated unidirectional revolving bezel, domed sapphire crystal. D. Black with luminous baton indexes and Arabic 12, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Luminous steel skeleton baton hands. M. Cal. OP XII, rhodium plated, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Glucydur balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, micrometer regulator, rotor with engraved Panerai signature. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 46 x 46 mm. Thickness 19 mm. Property of an American Collector

Grading System: AA

USD 7,000 - 10000

CHF 6,500 - 9500

EUR 5,500 - 8000

Sold: USD 10,000

LOT 26

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. OP 6558 PAM 165 AUTOMATIC STEEL Luminor Marina Panerai, Firenze 1860, Automatic, No. G 130 / 400, Ref. OP 6558. Made in a limited edition of 400 pieces in 2004. Fine, large, cushion-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant, titanium and stainless steel military diver?s wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Officine Panerai link bracelet and double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden box, guarantee, instruction booklet, Chronometer Certificate and 3 extra links.

C. Three-body, polished, screw-down engraved case back, patented crown security lever to wind the watch even under water, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, subsidiary seconds dial at 9, aperture for the date. Luminous steel bâton hands. M. Cal. OP III (base 7750 P1), rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix and special Panerai decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating fl at balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 44 x 44 mm. Thickness 15 mm. Approx. overall length 175 mm plus 3 links. Property of an American Collector

Grading System: AA

USD 4,000 - 6000

CHF 3,700 - 5500

EUR 3,000 - 4700

Sold: USD 5,250

LOT 27

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. OP 6558 PAM 187 CHRONO 1000 STEEL Luminor Officine Panerai, Firenze 1860, Automatic Chrono 1000, No. G 0962/1000, Ref. OP 6607. Made in a limited edition of 1000 pieces in 2004. Fine and rare, large, cushion-shaped, self-winding, waterresistant to 1000 meters, brushed stainless steel diver's chronometer wristwatch with helium escape valve, round button chronograph, registers, date and a stainless steel Officine Panerai buckle. Accompanied by the original wooden box, guarantee, instruction booklet, Chronometer Certificate, tool and spare nylon strap with slide through buckle.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and buttons, graduated unidirectional revolving bezel for the decompression times, straight lugs, patented crown with security lever to wind the watch even underwater, domed sapphire crystal. D. Black with luminous baton indexes and Arabic numeral, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers, aperture for the date between 4 and 5. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. OP XII, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Glucydur balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, rotor with special Panerai decoration. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 47 x 47 mm. Thickness 19 mm. Property of an American Collector

Grading System: AA

USD 7,000 - 10000

CHF 6,500 - 9500

EUR 5,500 - 8000

Sold: USD 8,750

LOT 28

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. OP 6640 FLYBACK REGATTA STEEL Luminor Regatta Panerai, 2006 Classic Yachts Challenge, Flyback Automatic Chronometer Chronograph, No. I 483 / 500, Ref. OP 6640. Made in a limited edition of 800 pieces in 2006, sold June 26th, 2007. Fine, large, cushion-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with round button Flyback chronograph, register, tachometer and a stainless steel Panerai double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden box, chronometer certificate, certificate of origin, guarantee, instruction booklet, tool and spare strap.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, straight lugs, transparent screw-down case back, patented crown with security lever to wind the watch even under water, sapphire crystals. D. Textured black with luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, sunk subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30-minute register, outer minute track and tachometer graduation to 400 UPH. Luminous black baton hands. M. Cal. OP X I X, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix and fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 44 x 44 mm. Thickness 18 mm. Property of an American Collector

Grading System: AA

USD 6,000 - 9000

CHF 5,500 - 8500

EUR 4,700 - 7000

Sold: USD 6,375

LOT 29

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. 5218-301/A MARE NOSTRUM STEEL Officine Panerai, Firenze 1860, Mare Nostrum, No. 0427, Ref. 5218-301/A. Made in 1994. Fine and rare, large, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, tachometer and a stainless steel Panerai double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original mahogany box, guarantee and extra strap.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 280 units per hour, concave lugs, screw-down case back, sapphire crystal. D. Black with luminous baton indexes and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials. Luminous black baton hands. M. Cal. 11''', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 4 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 12 mm. Property of an American Collector

Grading System:

USD 15,000 - 25000

CHF 14,000 - 23000

EUR 12,000 - 20000

Sold: USD 22,500

LOT 30

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PANERAI REF. OP 6795 PAM 341 8 DAY RADIOMIR EGIZIANO TITANIUM Radiomir Panerai, Firenze, Special Edition Radiomir Egiziano 8 Giorni Brevettato, No. L 443 / 500, case No. BB 1404922, Ref. OP 6795. Made in a limited edition of 500 pieces in 2009. Very fine and very rare, giant, water-resistant, 8 days, titanium wristwatch with a titanium Panerai buckle. Accompanied by the original wooden box, warranty, booklet, additional leather strap with buckle, tool and additional crystal.

C. Three body, brushed, concave lugs, bi-directional revolving graduated bezel, patented crown with security lever, case back with 6 screws. D. Black with luminous baton indexes and Arabic quarters, subsidiary dial for the seconds at 9. Luminous steel black baton hands. M. Cal. P 2002/7, rhodium plated, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, hack mechanism with zero reset function. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 60 mm. Thickness 20 mm. Property of an American Collector

Grading System:

USD 15,000 - 25000

CHF 14,000 - 23000

EUR 12,000 - 20000

Sold: USD 23,750

LOT 31

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

BREGUET REF. 5827 MARINE CHRONOGRAPH PINK GOLD Breguet, Horloger de la Marine, No. 519, Ref. 5827. Made in 2011. Very fine, large, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with curved-rectangular button chronograph, central instantaneous 60-minute register hand, 12-hour register, date and an 18K pink gold Breguet deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee, certificate of origin, booklets and a battery operated winder in a leather case.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, screw-down winding crown, transparent case back with 7 screws, curved and inclined bezel, coin-edge band, straight lapidated lugs, pink gold screwed bars, sapphire crystals. D. Bicolor hand-turned guilloche, black and silver with applied pink gold radial Roman numerals on a brushed reserve, subsidiary silver ring dials for the seconds and the 12-hour register, outer 60-minute divisions, aperture for the date at 6. Luminous pink gold Breguet hands. M. Cal. 5830, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 24 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, engine-turned gold rotor segment. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 43 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 10,000 - 15000

CHF 9,500 - 14000

EUR 8,000 - 12000

Sold: USD 20,000

LOT 32

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

BREGUET REF. 8908 WHITE GOLD & DIAMONDS Breguet, Reine de Naples, No. 2522, Ref. 8908. Made circa 2008. Very fine and elegant, egg-shaped, 18K white gold and diamond-set, water-resistant, self-winding, lady?s wristwatch with phases of the moon, power reserve indication and an 18K white gold deployant clasp set with 26 round diamonds. Accompanied by a fitted wooden box and guarantee.

C. Three-body, egg-shaped, polished, the bezel set with 117 round diamonds (approx. 0.99 ct) on the inner and outer edge, coin-edge band, case back with transparent aperture and 6 screws, cabochon sapphire-set winding crown at 4, sapphire crystals. D. Mother of pearl with painted radial Breguet numerals on an offset engine-turned silver reserve, subsidiary guilloche seconds dial, sector for the power reserve and aperture for moon phases at 12, secret Breguet signature. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 537 DRL, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 37 x 29 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 14,000 - 20000

CHF 13,000 - 19000

EUR 12,000 - 16000

Sold: USD 31,250

LOT 33

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

ROLEX REF. 8655 PRECISION RING WATCH YELLOW GOLD Rolex Geneve, Precision, case No. 778588, Ref. 8655. Made circa 1950s. Fine, octagonal, 18K yellow gold, ring watch with concealed dial. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, octagonal, hinged cover set with the Rolex logo. D. Honeycomb silver with applied yellow gold dart and round indexes. Yellow gold feuille hands. M. Cal. 280, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 15 mm. Thickness 9 mm

Grading System: AAA

USD 5,000 - 8000

CHF 4,700 - 7500

EUR 4,000 - 6000

Sold: USD 11,250

LOT 34

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

SET OF 2 BALL PENDANT WATCHES A)ANONYMOUS SWISS BALL WATCH SILVER AND ENAMEL Anonymous, Swiss. Made circa 1930. Fine, sterling silver and enamel Art Deco ball-shaped pendant watch with a 40 cm sterling silver chain with 11 blue enameled sections. B)BUCHERER BALL WATCH SILVER AND ENAMEL Bucherer, Swiss. Made circa 1930. Fine, sterling silver and enamel Art Deco ball-shaped pendant watch with a 32 cm sterling silver chain with 18 floral décor round stations and 34 baton sections.

A) C. Three-body, spherical, blue guilloche enamel. D. Satine silver with printed Breguet numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel cathedral hands. M. Cal. 1005, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Diam. 23 mm.
B) C. Three-body, spherical, yellow guilloche enamel detailed with 24 diamond-shaped green enamel decoration. D. Satine silver with applied yellow gold Arabic 12 numerals and baton indexes. Yellow gold alpha hands. M. Cal. 1001, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 23 mm.

Grading System: A

USD 1,000 - 2000

CHF 900 - 1800

EUR 850 - 1600

Sold: USD 1,000

LOT 35

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 4462 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 1396541, case No. 2776474, Ref. 4462/1. Made circa 1993. Fine, oval, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with an integral 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe mesh bracelet. Accompanied by the Certificate of Origin and an appraisal.

C. Two body, solid, polished and brushed, fl uted bezel, sapphire crystal. D. Champagne with applied yellow gold baton quarters with black inlay. Yellow gold dauphine hands. M. Cal.16- 250, 18 jewels, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating fl at balance spring, shock absorber, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 21 x 26 mm. Thickness 6 mm. Approx. overall length 160 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 4,000 - 6000

CHF 3,700 - 5500

EUR 3,000 - 4700

LOT 36

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3285 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 999440, case No. 2682942, Ref. 3285 / 49. Made in the 1960s. Fine, square, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with an integrated linen-textured 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe bracelet. Accompanied by the Certificate of Origin. To be sold without reserve

C. Two-body, solid, brushed, textured bezel and sides, case back with 4 screws. D. Matte silver with applied yellow gold Arabic 12 and faceted indexes. Yellow gold bâton hands. M. Cal. 13.5, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 20 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 16 x 16 mm. Thickness: 6 mm. Approx. overall length 165 mm.

Grading System: A

USD 1,500 - 2500

CHF 1,400 - 2300

EUR 1,000 - 1200

Sold: USD 3,000

LOT 37

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

ROLEX CELLINI REF. 4086 YELLOW GOLD Rolex, Geneve, Cellini, Ref. 4086. Made in the 1980s. Very fine, tonneau-shaped, 18k yellow gold wristwatch with an integrated 18K yellow gold Rolex mesh bracelet. To be sold without reserve

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, snap-on case back, sapphire crystal. D. Bronze with applied yellow gold baton indexes. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1600, rhodium plated, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 28 x 31 mm Thickness 5.5 mm. Approx overall length 175 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,500 - 2500

CHF 1,400 - 2300

EUR 1,000 - 1200

Sold: USD 2,375

LOT 38

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

ROLEX REF. 8255 DRESS WATCH YELLOW GOLD Rolex, Genève, Ref. 8255. Made in 1929. Fine, 18K yellow gold, keyless dress watch.

C. Three-body, textured and polished, wide engine-turned bezel, engine-turned snap-on case back centered by a monogram: F.S.B, inside back engraved with dedication. D. Guilloche silver with printed Arabic numerals on a plain reserve, outer minute track. Blued steel open square hands. M. Cal. 10 ½ ???, rhodium-plated, extra prima quality, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 45 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,500 - 4000

CHF 2,300 - 3700

EUR 2,000 - 3000

Sold: USD 3,125

LOT 39

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

INVICTA MINUTE REPEATER & CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Invicta, Swiss, Minute repeater, No. 91455. Made circa 1900. Fine, 18K yellow gold, hunting-cased, keyless, minuterepeating pocket watch with chronograph.

C. Five-body, bassine, polished, engine-turned front cover with a central shield surrounded by a fl oral and leaf design, engine-turned back cover, hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals. D. White enamel with printed Arabic numerals, outer minute track and outermost 1/5th second chronograph divisions with 5-second Arabic markers, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. M. 48 mm (21'''), gilt brass, 14 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a push piece in the band, centrifugal governor. Dial signed, numbered in the case. Diam.54 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

CHF 1,800 - 2800

EUR 1,600 - 2300

Sold: USD 2,750

LOT 40

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

ALTO QUARTER REPEATER CHRONOGRAPH PINK GOLD Alto Watch Co. Swiss, Quarter Repeater Chronograph, No. 26538. Made circa 1900. Fine and rare, large, hunting-cased, keyless, quarterrepeating, 18K pink gold pocket watch with chronograph.

C. Five-body, solid, polished, stepped case, engine-turned covers, front cover with central shields, hinged gold cuvette with Alto Watch inscription. D. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost 1/5th seconds chronograph divisions with 5-second Arabic markers, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Gilt Louis XV hands. M. Cal. 20', nickel, fausses côtes decoration, 25 jewels, straightline lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, visible chronograph works, repeating on gongs by activating slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 53 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 3,000 - 5000

CHF 2,800 - 4700

EUR 2,300 - 4000