302 lots

LOT 1

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

IMHOF REF. 58-334 DESK COMPENDIUM Imhof Desk Compendium Imhof, Swiss, No. 1708656. Made in the 1950s. Fine and unusual, gilt brass, 8-day going, four-sided desk clock with hygrometer, thermometer and barometer.

Multi-piece, gilt brass, square revolving upper section for the dials, round gilt brass base, lantern-shaped carrying handle. Brushed silver with applied gilt baton hour indexes, black quarter-hour baton indexes, brushed silver dials for the hygrometer, thermometer and barometer. Black baton hands. Cal. 244, nickel finished, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, index regulator

Grading System: A

USD 800 - 1200

HKD 6,000 - 9000

CHF 700 - 1000

Dial signed. DIM. 12 x 8 x 8 cm.

LOT 2

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

IMHOF REF. 82-803 EMPIRE STYLE 8 DAY MARBLE CLOCK, RETAILED BY BUCHERER Imhof, Swiss, retailed by Bucherer, No.1679146, Ref. 82-803. Made in the 1960s. Fine and rare, green marble and gilt brass Empire-style 8-day going mantel clock.

Rectangular green marble and gilt brass with 5 gilt brass bow decoration, fluted bezel, hinged brass handle. Engine turned brass with radial black Roman numerals on a plain reserve, concentric minute track. Black fancy hands. Cal. 244, nickel finished, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: A

USD 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 15000

CHF 900 - 1800

Sold: USD 1,250

Dial signed Bucherer, dial and movement signed IMOF. HEIGHT 17 cm., WIDTH 11 cm., DEPTH 5 cm.

LOT 3

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

JAEGER-LECOULTRE DESK CLOCK Jaeger-LeCoultre. Made in the 1930s. Fine, round, wood and chrome desk clock.

Round wood with decorative circular grooves, U-shaped chrome base, telescopic winding crown in the back. Polished chrome ring with engraved radial Roman numerals. Black dauphine hands. Cal. 43 mm. rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: A

USD 1,500 - 2500

HKD 11,500 - 19000

CHF 1,300 - 2200

Dial signed. DIAM. 14 cm.

LOT 4

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

IMHOF REF. 2410-134 DESK COMPENDIUM Imhof, Swiss, No. 1286014, Ref. 2410-134. Made in the 1960s. Fine and rare, gilt brass, 8-day going desk clock with day and date, thermometer and barometer.

Square, gilt-brass, stepped base, square barometer on the left and thermometer on the right. Brushed silver with applied gilt brass inclined baton indexes, apertures for the date and day of the week. Gilt feuille hands. Cal. 244, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, rack regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 800 - 1200

HKD 6,000 - 9000

CHF 700 - 1000

Sold: USD 1,000

Signed on the movement, numbered on the case.. DIM. 11 x 27 x 4.5 cm.

LOT 5

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

J L REUTTER PATENT ATMOS GOLDEN MIRROR J.L. Reutter Patent Atmos - Golden Mirror Atmos, "Pendule Perpetuelle", J. L. Reutter patent, movement No. 21, case No. 5643, Swiss. Made circa 1934. Very fine and very rare, early, Art Deco, mirrored and gilt brass, "perpetual" clock wound by changes in barometric pressure with early mercury in glass expansion device.

Rectangular, gold-mirrored body, gilt brass inclined base, aperture to view the pendulum, gilt brass bezel. Matte pink with applied blued steel baton indexes and Art-Deco Arabic quarter-hour numerals. Blued steel sword hands. Chrome, vacuum chamber with rotating drum driven by a mercury in glass expansion device winding the going barrel by a blued steel spring and ratchet, lever escapement driven by annular torsion pendulum, locking lever in the base below the pendulum. Applied plaque on the case back inscribed "Brevets J.L. Reutter S.G.D.G". DIM. 25.3 x 20.3 x 12.8 cm.

Grading System: ???

USD 8,000 - 12000

HKD 62,000 - 93000

CHF 7,000 - 11000

Sold: USD 10,625

DIM. 25.3 x 20.3 x 12.8 cm.

LOT 6

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

J L REUTTER PATENT ATMOST BLUE MIRROR J.L. Reutter Patent Atmos - Blue Mirror Atmos, Pendule Perpetuelle, J. L. Reutter patent, No. 6241, Swiss. Made circa 1935. Very fine and very rare, early, Art Deco, mirror and chrome, "perpetual" clock wound by changes in barometric pressure with early mercury in glass expansion device.

Rectangular, blue-mirrored body, chromed inclined base, aperture to view the pendulum, chromed bezel. Matte silver with applied blued brass baton indexes and Art Deco Arabic quarter-hour numerals. Blued steel sword hands. Chrome, vacuum chamber with rotating drum driven by a mercury in glass expansion device winding the going barrel by a blued steel spring and ratchet, lever escapement driven by annular torsion pendulum, locking lever in the base below the pendulum. Applied plaque on the case back inscribed "Brevets J.L. Reutter S.G.D.G".

Grading System: AAA

USD 6,000 - 8000

HKD 46,000 - 62000

CHF 5,000 - 7000

Sold: USD 11,250

DIM. HEIGHT 25.3 cm., WIDTH 20.3 cm., DEPTH 12.8 cm.

LOT 7

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

JAEGER-LECOULTRE ATMOS CHINOIS JAEGER-LECOULTRE WHITE CHINOIS Jaeger-LeCoultre, "Plexi Opale Chinois, Atmos V", Ref. 5809. Made in the 1960s. Fine and very rare, rectangular, gilt brass and perspex (lucite) mantel clock with "chinoiserie" panels and wound by barometric pressure changes. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

Glazed on 4 sides and on the top with perspex (Lucite) panels, set with gilt chinoiserie water landscapes, the front panel with aperture to view the pendulum, stepped plinth base. Matte off-white with applied gilt brass faceted dart indexes and Arabic quarter-hour numerals. Gilt brass dauphine hands with black tips. Cal. 526-5, gilt brass, vacuum chamber winding the going barrel, lever escapement driven by annular torsion pendulum, locking screw in the base below the pendulum disc. Case, movement and vacuum signed.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

HKD 15,000 - 23000

CHF 1,800 - 2800

Sold: USD 4,000

DIM. 23 x 18 x 14 cm.

LOT 8

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

JAEGER-LECOULTRE ATMOS BRASS Jaeger-LeCoultre, Atmos. Made in the 1970s. Fine, rectangular, gilt brass and glass Atmos clock wound by barometric pressure changes.

Gilt brass, 5 sides with glass in brass borders on a canopy locked by two pins, beveled base, leveling screws and spirit level in the base. White, applied gilt dart indexes and Arabic quarter-hour numerals. Gilt dauphine hands. Cal. 528/1 / 528/8, gilt brass, 15 jewels, vacuum chamber winding the going barrel, lever escapement driven by annular tension pendulum, locking lever above the pendulum disc, regulator at the top.

Grading System: A

USD 1,500 - 2500

HKD 11,000 - 19000

CHF 1,300 - 2200

Case and movement signed. DIM. 24 x 21 x 16 cm.

LOT 9

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF. 389 MARINA DESK CLOCK DANCERS BRASS Jaeger-LeCoultre, Swiss, Ref. 389, Made circa 1960. Fine and rare, brass and Lucite, 8-day going desk clock.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Rectangular Lucite and glass mounted within a gilt brass frame, mounted on a stepped rectangular brass base, flanked by two frosted Lucite panels with three dimensional artwork by "Marina" depicting tribal dancers. Frosted Lucite with gilt brass faceted applied baton indexes. Polished brass dauphine hands. Baguette, skeletonized, 16 jewels, train running in straight line in small two bar frame, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,500 - 2500

HKD 11,000 - 19000

CHF 1,300 - 2200

Sold: USD 2,500

Dial and movement signed, case numbered. HEIGHT 215 mm. WIDTH 410 mm. DEPTH 80 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 10

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

LECOULTRE REF. 443 DESK CLOCK LeCoultre, Swiss, Ref. 443. Made circa 1960. Fine, brass and glass 8-day going desk clock.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Circular with outer black baton indexes, brass lapidated base. Glass. Polished brass baton hands. Baguette, skeletonized, 16 jewels, train running in straight line in small two bar frame, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: A

USD 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 15000

CHF 900 - 1800

Sold: USD 938

Dial and movement signed, case numbered. Case DIAM. 170 mm. HEIGHT 175 mm. DEPTH 50 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 11

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

JAEGER-LECOULTRE Jaeger-LeCoultre Ciga rette Box Jaeger-LeCoultre, No. 55964. Made circa 1945. Fine and rare, red leather-covered cigarette box with 8-day going clock.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Rectangular cigarette box overlaid with red leather, hinged lid with aperture for the dial. Black with Arabic indexes and outer minute track. White alpha hands. 43 mm., rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,500 - 2500

HKD 11,500 - 19000

CHF 1,300 - 2200

Sold: USD 2,250

Dial signed. DIM. 18 x 14 x 7 cm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 12

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

PATEK PHILIPPE SOLAR CLOCK RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO. Patek Philippe, Genève, Retailed by Tiffany & Co. case No. 1646, Ref. 1675. Made circa 1963. Fine and rare, solar-powered gilt-brass table clock with solar powered electric winding system. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

Gilt-brass, brushed, 4 square columns, top with solar cells, hinged back door. Matte silver with painted black baton indexes. Gilt circle and baton hands. Based on a 17``` Gondolo keyless mechanical movement, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold and 1 position, free-sprung Breguet balance spring, solar-powered with lithium battery back-up, driving a winding train which replaces the barrel spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 5,000 - 7000

HKD 39,000 - 54000

CHF 4,500 - 6200

Sold: USD 8,750

Dial signed, dial also signed Tiffany & Co. DIM. HEIGHT 14 cm. WIDTH 14 cm. DEPTH 9 cm.

LOT 13

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY WORLD CLOCK Arthur Imhof, La Chaux-de-Fonds, "The Royal Geographical Society World Clock." Made in a limited edition in 1982. Fine and unusual, brass and ebonized wood, terrestrial globe table clock with cercle tournant dial.

Brushed brass framework with four hexagonal pillars, black painted globe with the continents and countries in gold, brushed brass drum case for the movement, winding crown at the back, square ebonized plinth. Brushed silver annular chapter ring with Roman numerals, Arabic quarter-hour numerals and minute track, brass pointer. Cal. 15 jewels, mechanical.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 4000

HKD 15,000 - 31000

CHF 1,800 - 3500

Signed on a brass plaque on the base. DIM. HEIGHT 28 x WIDTH 22 x DEPTH 22 cm.

LOT 14

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

LONGINES STERLING SILVER & GOLD HUNTING CASE Longines, Swiss, case No. 4068457. Made in the 1920s. Fine, sterling silver and gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Four-body, "bassine", triple-hinged, covers with gold rims and decorated with swirls, bows and laurels, centered by a shield, cuvette engraved with "Grand Prix" and various Longines Grand Prix award medals. White enamel with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Gold spade hands. Cal. 1850, 17''', rhodium plated with fausses cotes decoration, 15 jewels, lateral lever escapement, cut bi-metallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 15000

CHF 900 - 1800

Sold: USD 688

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 50 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 15

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

LONGINES STERLING SILVER & GOLD HUNTING CASE Longines, Swiss, case No. 4662101. Made in the 1920s. Fine, sterling silver and gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Four-body, "bassine", triple-hinged, covers with gold rims and decorated in a floral and leaf motif, cuvette engraved with "Grand Prix" and various Longines Grand Prix award medals. White enamel with painted Arabic numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel Cathedral hands. Cal. 1850, 17''', rhodium plated with fausses cotes decoration, 15 jewels, lateral lever escapement, cut bi-metallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 15000

CHF 900 - 1800

Sold: USD 750

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 50 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 16

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

LONGINES STERLING SILVER & GOLD HUNTING CASE Longines, Swiss, case No. 4885508. Made circa 1930. Fine, sterling silver and gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Four-body, "bassine", triple-hinged, covers decorated with vertical gold stripes, cuvette engraved with "Grand Prix" and various Longines Grand Prix award medals. Matte silver with applied yellow gold Breguet numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold Breguet hands. Cal. 17''', rhodium plated with fausses cotes decoration, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bi-metallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 15000

CHF 900 - 1800

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 46 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 17

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

INGOLD SWISS QUARTER REPEATER CHRONOMETER Ingold, Swiss, case No. 555. Made circa 1900. Fine and rare, 18K gold, hunting-cased, quarter repeating, keyless, pocket watch. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Four-body, bassine, polished, hinged cover, back and cuvette, front and back ornately decorated, the front centered by a shield and the back by a bird tending to it's eggs. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, concentric 24-hour scale in red Arabic numerals, subsidiary sunk seconds dial. Gold Louis XV hands. Cal. 20''', nickel plated, 21 jewels, 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.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,500 - 3500

HKD 19,000 - 27000

CHF 2,200 - 3100

Sold: USD 2,750

Dial signed, case numbered, cuvette signed: Calame Robert, Chaux-de-Fonds. DIAM. 51 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 18

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

INITIATIVE QUARTER-REPEATER & CHRONOGRAPH Initiative, Swiss, No. 59164. Made circa 1905. Fine, 18K gold, keyless, quarter-repeating pocket watch with co-axial single button chronograph. Accompanied by a fitted box.

Four-body, "bassine", polished, engine-turned case back centered bi a shield, hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals. White enamel with printed radial Roman numerals, outer minute and 1/5th seconds track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. 45 mm.(20''') frosted gilt, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, repeating on gongs by depressing push button in the band at 3.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

HKD 15,000 - 23000

CHF 1,800 - 2700

Sold: USD 2,375

Dial and cuvette signed. DIAM. 54 mm.

LOT 19

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

LONGINES CHRONOGRAPH STERLING SILVER Longines, "Chronografo Contador," Swiss, No. 3767097. Made in the 1920s. Fine, keyless, sterling silver pocket watch with co-axial single button chronograph, instantaneous 30-minute register and pulsometer. Accompanied by the original fitted wooden box.

Four-body, "demi-bassine", solid, polished, engine-turned case back with, hinged cuvette engraved with various Longines "Grand Prix" award medals. White enamel with bold painted Arabic numerals, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second red Arabic markers, outermost pulsometer graduation to 30 pulsations, sunk subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30-minute register. Gold Breguet hands. Cal. 19.73N, rhodium-plated, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with gold screws, Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,500 - 2500

HKD 11,500 - 19000

CHF 1,300 - 2200

Sold: USD 1,875

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 54 mm.

LOT 20

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 09, 2014

ULYSSE NARDIN MEDICAL CHRONOGRAPH Ulysse Nardin, Locle & Genève, "Medical Chronograph," No. 203274, case No. 355333. Made circa 1920. Fine and rare, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket watch with single button chronograph, instantaneous 30-minute register and pulsometer graduation.

Four-body, "demi-bassine", solid, polished, gold hinged cuvette. White enamel with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute and 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, outermost red graduation to 30 pulsations, sunk subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials. Blued steel spade hands. Cal. 19''', rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,200 - 3200

HKD 17,000 - 25000

CHF 2,000 - 2800

Sold: USD 2,750

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 47 mm.