340 lots

LOT 141

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

C.L. WEIDMANN QUARTER-REPEATER POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD C. L. Weidemann, Geneve, No. 7193. Made circa 1900. Very fine and rare, quarter-repeating, keyless, gold pocket watch.

C. Four-body, demi bassine, solid, polished, the back cover with an engraved monogram, hinged gold cuvette with engraved dedication, concave hinged bezel. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 19???, nickel plated, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold adjustment screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial signed, case numbered. Diam. 47 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 3,000 - 5000

CHF 2,800 - 4700

EUR 2,300 - 4000

LOT 142

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

H.R. EKEGREN SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD H. R. Ekegrén, Copenhagen, No. 19060. Made for J. E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia circa 1910. Very fine 18K gold keyless pocket watch with split-seconds chronograph.

C. Four body, solid, demi-bassine, polished, hinged case back with engraved monogram, hinged gold cuvette with inscription. D. White enamel with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute and 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Gold ?Louis XV? hands. M. 16''', rhodium plated, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator. Chronograph with visible work, push button at 11 to activate the split-seconds chronograph function. Dial, case and movement signed Diam. 50 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 3,000 - 5000

CHF 2,800 - 4700

EUR 2,300 - 4000

Sold: USD 4,250

LOT 143

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

TIFFANY FIVE MINUTE REPEATING & SPLIT SECOND CHRONOGRAPH Tiffany & Co., New York, movement and case No. 18013. Made circa 1900. Very fine and rare, hunting cased, 18K yellow gold, five-minute repeating keyless pocket watch with split second chronograph. Accompanied by a 36 cm yellow and white gold chain with a rectangular pendant decorated with a dragon and opening slide to reveal 5 dice.

C. Four-body, "demi-bassine", polished, case back and front cover with fl uted edges and engraved monogram, button for splitseconds function at 2, hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer minute and 1/5th second track with red 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary sunk seconds dial. Blue steel spade hands. M. 16 1/4 ???, three-quarter plate, nickel plated, 28 jewels, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed Tiffany & Co. Diam. 55 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 8,000 - 12000

CHF 7,500 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 9000

Sold: USD 15,000

LOT 144

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

WESTMINSTER CHIME CARILLON MINUTE REPEATER YELLOW GOLD Attributed to Edouard Jean Richard, Swiss, No. 3887. Made circa 1910. Very fine and very rare, large, 18K yellow gold, hunting-cased, keyless, minute repeating pocket watch with carillon Westminster chime with four hammers on four gongs.

C. Four-body, bassine, polished, front cover with a central monogram. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel, large Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 45 mm., gilt brass, 32 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator, repeating on four gongs with four hammers activated by a slide on the band. Case numbered, movement punched with Constant Piguet?s partial patent number. Diam. 55 mm.

Grading System:

USD 30,000 - 50000

CHF 28,000 - 47000

EUR 23,000 - 40000

LOT 145

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

LAKE GENEVA VACHERON CONSTANTIN YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 480956, case No. 296113. Enamel by Helen May Mercier. Made circa 1945. Very fine and unique, 18K yellow gold and painted on enamel keyless dress watch.

C. Three-body, polished, the back with fi nely painted on enamel scene of Lake Geneva. D. Silvered, brushed, applied yellow gold dart and Arabic indexes, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Gold bâton hands. M. Cal. 17??? 439, rhodium plated, fausses-côtes decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut beryllium balance with timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 46 mm. Property of the Family of the Original Owner

Grading System:

USD 20,000 - 30000

CHF 19,000 - 28000

EUR 16,000 - 23000

Sold: USD 110,500

LOT 146

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

BLANCPAIN TRIPLE DATE MOONPHASE WHITE GOLD Blancpain, 1735, Automatic, No. 22. Made in the 1990's. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with triple date, phases and age of the moon and an 18K white gold Blancpain buckle.

C. Three-body, polished, stepped bezel, straight lugs, snap-on case back, sapphire crystal. D. Two-tone silver with applied white gold radial Roman numerals, outer graduation for the date, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the phases of the moon. Blued feuille hands. M. Cal. 6763, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 4,000 - 6000

CHF 3,700 - 5500

EUR 3,000 - 4700

Sold: USD 6,875

LOT 147

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

BLANCPAIN VILLERET PLATINUM Blancpain, Villeret, No. 494. Made in circa 1990. Fine, thin, platinum wristwatch with a platinum Blancpain buckle.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, straight lugs, stepped bezel, snap-on transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. White with applied white gold Roman numerals. White gold feuille hands. M. Cal 21, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to fi ve positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 34 mm. Thickness 5 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 3,000 - 5000

CHF 2,800 - 4700

EUR 2,300 - 4000

Sold: USD 4,625

LOT 148

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

BLANCPAIN CHRONOGRAPH AUTOMATIC YELLOW GOLD Blancpain, Chronograph Automatic, No. 447. Made circa 1996. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and date.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, curved lugs, screw-down case back and crown, sapphire crystal. D. White with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minutes and 12-hour registers, aperture for the date at 6. Luminous yellow gold skeletonized arrow hands with luminous tips. M. Cal. 1185, rhodium plated, 37 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 5,000 - 7000

CHF 4,700 - 6500

EUR 4,000 - 5500

Sold: USD 6,250

LOT 149

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

IWC REF. 3739 QUARTZ CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, case No. 2479724, Ref. 3739. Made in the 1990s. Fine, 18K yellow gold quartz wristwatch with date, square button chronograph, registers and an 18K yellow gold IWC buckle.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, stepped rounded bezel, hinged central lugs, sapphire crystal. D. Two-tone silver with printed radial Roman numerals, subsidiary guilloche dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, aperture for the date between 4 & 5. Blued steel feuille hands. M. With quartz standardization. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 32 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

Grading System: A

USD 2,000 - 3000

CHF 1,800 - 2800

EUR 1,600 - 2300

Sold: USD 2,500

LOT 150

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

BREGUET REF. 7027 CLASSIC TRADITION WHITE GOLD Breguet, Tradition, No. 3732, No. 602793, Ref. 7027. Made in 2007. Very fine, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with visible movement, double power reserve indication and an 18K white gold Breguet buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box, certificate of origin, warranty card and booklets.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, coin-edge band, rounded bezel, straight lugs, white gold screwed bars, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Visible movement, small off-center guilloché silver dial with radial Roman numerals, retrograde power reserve indication at 11. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 507 DR, Souscription style with sandblasted fi nish, 34 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with 4 regulating screws and adjusted in fi ve positions, blued steel parachute shock absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, power reserve indication. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 12,000 - 18000

CHF 11,000 - 17000

EUR 9,000 - 14000

Sold: USD 22,500

LOT 151

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

BREGUET REF. 5460 CHRONOGRAPH WHITE GOLD Breguet, Chronograph, Automatic, No. 4995 R, Ref. 5460. Made in 2004, sold June 19th, 2005. Very fine, tonneau-shaped, curved, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with 45 hours power reserve, oval button chronograph, registers, date and an 18K white gold Breguet deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, certificate, instruction booklet and service document.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, rounded bezel, reeded band, curled lugs, white gold screwed bars, sapphire crystal. D. Solid 18K gold, guilloché with painted radial Roman numerals on a plain outer reserve, outer 1/5th seconds track, secret Breguet signature, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, aperture for the date at 6. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 550, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 38 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, guilloché 18K gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 32 x 49 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 8,000 - 12000

CHF 7,500 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 9000

Sold: USD 12,500

LOT 152

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

ULYSSE NARDIN SONATA DUAL TIME ALARM PINK GOLD Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle, Swiss, Sonata Dual Time, No. 267, Ref. 676-88. Made circa 2006. Production of this reference started in 2003. Very fine, rare and unusual, large, center seconds, two crowns, self-winding, water-resistant, two time zone, 18K pink gold wristwatch with 24-hour alarm function, alarm countdown, large date and an 18K pink gold Ulysse Nardin double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee certificate and instruction booklet.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, concave bezel, fl uted stepped lugs, protected blue enamel crown with UN logo, transparent case back with 6 screws, push button at 4 to adjust the hour hand backward and at 8 to adjust it forward, crown at 9 for the on/off alarm function and for the date setting. D. Silvered, partial vertical fausses cotes decoration and partial plain sector, outermost applied yellow gold dart indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the 24-hour alarm countdown, the alarm setting, the 24-hour second time zone, apertures for the large 2-digit date and the alarm?s centrifugal governor under a blued steel bridge. Luminous blued steel fancy hands, red hand to indicate the alarm function on or off. M. Cal. UN-67, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 109 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, alarm repeating on gong, automatic adjustment of alarm function and alarm countdown when a time zone is changed, special patented mechanism to adjust the hour hand backward and forward. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 42 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 20,000 - 30000

CHF 19,000 - 28000

EUR 16,000 - 23000

Sold: USD 25,000

LOT 153

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

CHOPARD REF. 16/1912 L.U.C. STRIKE ONE WHITE GOLD Chopard, Strike One, Limited Edition, No. 28/100, movement No. 104528, Ref. 16/1912. Made in a limited edition of 100 pieces in 2011. Very fine and unusual, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold chronometer wristwatch with date, striking mechanism to strike once every hour and an 18K white gold Chopard deployant buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box, certificate, L.U.C Chronometer Certificate, instruction booklet and a spare strap.

C. Three-body, polished, rounded bezel, concave lugs, push button at 10 to activate or deactivate the striking mechanism, transparent back with 4 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Bicolor sunburst silver and black chapter ring with applied white gold radial Roman numerals and dart indexes, rotating seconds disc with red triangle under a half-moon shaped aperture at 6, apertures for the date at 3, the visible striking mechanism at 1 and striking on / off indication at 12. White gold dauphine hands. M. L.U.C. Cal. 96 SH, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 33 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, 22K white gold microrotor engraved L.U.C, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 41 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 15,000 - 25000

CHF 14,000 - 23000

EUR 12,000 - 20000

Sold: USD 16,875

LOT 154

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

ALAIN SILBERSTEIN REF. TAI2 MONKEY TOURBILLON STEEL Alain Silberstein, Horological Architect, Monkey Tourbillon, No. 1/10, Ref. TMA1-002. Made in a limited edition of 10 pieces in 2005. Very fine and highly unusual, self-winding, stainless steel wristwatch with visible one-minute flying tourbillon regulator and date. Accompanied by a certificate, instruction, bill of sale, stainless steel link bracelet, rubber strap and tools.

C. Two-body, polished, cylindrical lugs, transparent case back with 8 screws, star-shaped crown with red triangle enamel inlay, sapphire crystals. D. Red lacquer depicting two Monkey Kings, outer white ring with round luminous indexes and minute divisions, silver dial for the date at 12, large aperture for the tourbillon cage at 6. Fancy gold triangular hour and bâton minute hand. M. Cal. ASC 1.2 with fancy shaped bridges, fausses côtes decoration, 25 jewels, lateral lever escapement with fl ying tourbillon regulator with polished steel arms, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness: 12 mm.

Grading System:

USD 15,000 - 25000

CHF 14,000 - 23000

EUR 12,000 - 20000

Sold: USD 20,000

LOT 155

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

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5711 NAUTILUS WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Nautilus, No. 3981216, case No. 4461154, Ref. 5711G. Sold July 27th, 2009. Very fine, cushion-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant 18K white gold wristwatch with date and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden box, Certificate of Origin and booklets.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, transparent screwed down case back and crown, wide fl at bezel, sapphire crystals. D. Anthracite with horizontal stripes, applied luminous white gold baton indexes, outer dot minute/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous white gold baton hands. M. Cal. 324/390, stamped with the Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 29 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. 43 x 44 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 15,000 - 25000

CHF 14,000 - 23000

EUR 12,000 - 20000

Sold: USD 26,250

LOT 156

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

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5135 ANNUAL CALENDAR WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Gondolo Calendario - Annual Calendar, No. 3422835, Ref. 5135G. Made in 2008. Very fine, tonneau-shaped, Art Deco style, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with annual calendar, moon phases, 24-hour indication and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box and booklets.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, concave and curved lugs, correctors on the band, transparent screw down case back, sapphire crystals. D. Guilloche anthracite with applied white gold Arabic numerals and dart indexes on a plain outer reserve, concentric minute/ seconds track, apertures for the days of the week at 10, the date at 12, the months at 2 and the moon phases and 24-hour display at 6. White gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 324/205, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 34 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating freesprung fl at balance spring, 21K gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 38 x 51 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 25,000 - 35000

CHF 23,000 - 33000

EUR 20,000 - 27000

Sold: USD 43,750

LOT 157

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

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3800 NAUTILUS STEEL & GOLD Patek Philippe, Geneve, Nautilus, No. 1423928, Ref. 3800/001. Made in 1985. Fine and rare, cushion-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and a stainless steel and 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe link bracelet with deployant clasp. Accompanied by the Certificate of Origin and sales receipt.

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, protected winding crown, sapphire crystal. D. Black with horizontal stripes and applied luminous yellow gold indexes, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 335 SC, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 37 x 39 mm. Thickness 8 mm. Approx overall length 175 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 6,000 - 9000

CHF 5,500 - 8500

EUR 4,700 - 7000

Sold: USD 8,750

LOT 158

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

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3992 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Calatrava Clous de Paris, No. 1202144, case No. 4087103, Ref. 3992J. Made in 1998, sold November 25th, 1999. Very fine and elegant, thin, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box, Certificate of Origin, booklets and service invoice.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, Clous-de- Paris decorated bezel, straight lugs, sapphire crystal. D. Matte ivory with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes. Black yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 240, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung fl at balance spring, shock absorber, 22K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 33 mm. Thickness: 6.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 6,000 - 8000

CHF 5,500 - 7500

EUR 4,700 - 6000

Sold: USD 10,000

LOT 159

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

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5015 PLATINUM Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 1959838, case No. 2968128, Ref. 5015. Made in 1997. Very fine and rare, astronomic, self-winding, platinum wristwatch with 48-hour power reserve, moon phases and a platinum Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the original wooden box, booklet, setting pin and Certificate of Origin within a leather wallet.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, beaded and stepped bezel, hinged case back over transparent back to view the movement, straight lugs, gold screwed bars, sapphire crystals. D. White with painted radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial at 4, up-and-down indication at 10, moon age and aperture for the moon phases at 7. Black oxidized gold spade hands. M. Cal. 240/152 stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung fl at balance spring, 22K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System:

USD 25,000 - 35000

CHF 23,000 - 33000

EUR 20,000 - 27000

Sold: USD 31,250

LOT 160

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

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5270 PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 5632845, case No. 4556041, Ref. 5270G. Made in 2012, sold on June 18th, 2012. Very fine and rare, large, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, square-button chronograph, register and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden box, Certificate of Origin, instructions, booklets, setting pin and a solid 18K white gold case back.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, transparent screw-down case back, stepped concave bezel, fl uted lugs, correctors in the band, sapphire crystals. D. Satine silver with applied faceted black oxidized gold baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute register and the date, outer 1/5th seconds track, apertures for the days of the week, the months, the moon phases, the leap year cycle between 4 & 5 and the day / night indicator between 7 & 8. Black oxidized gold feuille hands. M. Cal. CH 29-535, 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 Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System:

USD 130,000 - 180000

CHF 120,000 - 170000

EUR 100,000 - 140000