272 lots

LOT 81

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

DE BETHUNE PIECE UNIQUE TOURBILLON MINUTE REPEATER PERPETUAL CALENDAR & EQUATION OF TIME PINK GOLD De Bethune, "Pièce Unique, Tourbillon, Rèpètion à Minutes, Equation du Temps, Quantieme Perpetuel". Made in 2002. Extremely fine and unique, large, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold manual-winding wristwatch with one-minute tourbillion regulator, perpetual calendar, equation of time and an 18K pink gold De Bethune buckle. Accompanied by a technical description and by a certificate of authenticity.

Three-body, solid, polished, curved bezel, conical lugs, flat band with date corrector at 2, octagonal crown, transparent snap-on case back, sapphire crystals. Satiné and hand-guilloche silver with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, the center with equation of time graduations in the upper half, apertures for the date between 7 and 8 and the months in Roman numerals between 4 and 5. Blued steel Breguet hands, pink gold sun equation of time hand. Rhodium plated with cotes de Genève decoration, 20 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, A-form polished steel tourbillion carriage with index regulator, brushed steel bridge, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.

Grading System:

USD 60,000 - 120000

HKD 465,000 - 930000

CHF 60,000 - 120000

Sold: USD 93,750

LOT 82

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

VACHERON CONSTANTIN SAINT-GERVAIS TOURBILLON & PERPETUAL CALENDAR PLATINUM Vacheron Constantin, Genève, "Saint-Gervais," No. 12, movement No. 973011, case No. 81479, Ref. 80251/00P-9139. Made to mark the occasion of the Quarter Millennium of Vacheron Constantin in 2006. Extremely fine, rare and important, water-resistant platinum wristwatch with 250-hour autonomy and power reserve indication in 2 sectors, visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, perpetual calendar, leap year indication and an 18K white gold Vacheron Constantin double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original numbered fitted box, Certificate of Origin, Certificate of Jubilee, slide-out magnifying glass engraved: 1755 - 2005, the Maltese Cross, Vacheron Constantin, Un Quart de Millenaire, setting pin and user manual.

Three-body, solid, polished, bezel with reeded edge, rounded band, curved sloped "250 ans" lugs, transparent case back with reeded edge secured by 6 screws, correctors in the band, anti-reflective sapphire crystals. Hand-guilloche silvered 18K gold with applied and faceted white gold indexes, subsidiary dials for the date, day of the week and months, apertures for the leap year indication and one-minute tourbillon regulator under a polished steel bridge, carrying the subsidiary seconds hand, flanked by 2 power reserve sectors (the right 0-125/ the left 125-250), applied Seal of Geneva quality mark. White gold éventail hands. Cal. 2250, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 33 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with Maltese Cross-shaped steel cage, free-sprung monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold and isochronism, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, 2 barrels providing a 250-hour power reserve.

Grading System:

USD 200,000 - 300000

HKD 1,550,000 - 2300000

CHF 200,000 - 300000

LOT 83

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

ROLEX ART DECO WHITE GOLD Rolex, 'Art Deco", case No. 25176. Made circa 1929. Fine and rare, rectangular, 14K white gold Art Deco wristwatch.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Two-body, solid, polished, wire lug, case side and bezel engraved in a leaf motif decorated, hinged case back. Satan silver with painted Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel hands. Cal. 7 1/2''', tonneau-shaped, rhodium-plated Extra Prima, 17 jewels, lateral lever escapement, bimetallic balance adjusted 6 positions for all climates, self compensating flat balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 2000

HKD 7,800 - 15500

CHF 1,000 - 2000

Sold: USD 1,125

LOT 84

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

LEROY & FILS YELLOW GOLD LADY'S Leroy & Fils, case No. 154802. Made in the 1930's. Fine, rectangular, 18K yellow gold lady's wristwatch with a rope bracelet and yellow gold clasp.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Two-body, solid, polished, mobile central lugs, snap-on case back. Matte silver with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal. 5 1/2 ''' rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring.

Grading System: A

USD 700 - 1000

HKD 5,500 - 7800

CHF 700 - 1000

LOT 85

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

JAEGER CHRONOGRAPH RETAILED BY TURLER Jaeger, Chronograph, case No. 617573. Made in the 1940s. Very fine and rare, 14K yellow gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer scale.

Three-body, solid, polished, mobile lugs, inclined bezel, snap-on case back. Champagne with sunk baton indexes and Arabic half hours, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45 minute register, outer 1/5th seconds track and tachometer scale. Yellow gold baton hands Cal 285, rhodium plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

HKD 15,500 - 23500

CHF 2,000 - 3000

Sold: USD 3,000

LOT 86

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

OMEGA FANCY LUGS STAYBRITE Omega, No. 9525349, case No. 8811277. Made circa 1935. Fine and very rare, stainless steel Staybrite wristwatch with extended lugs.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, extended claw lugs. Matte silver with embossed Breguet numerals, sunk guilloché subsidiary seconds dial, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal. 26.5 SOB T2, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

HKD 15,500 - 23500

CHF 2,000 - 3000

Sold: USD 2,500

LOT 87

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

MINERVA LARGE & EARLY SINGLE-BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH SILVER Minerva, Swiss, movement No. 1313217. Made circa 1915. Fine, oversized and early, silver wristwatch with single-button chronograph and register.

Three-body, polished, curved bezel, coin-edge band, transparent snap-on back, hinged wire lugs, co-axial button in the crown at 12 for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph, "faux" crown at 6. White enamel with black Arabic numerals, outer minutes and fifths of a second divisions, outer red Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute registers. Blued steel spade hands. 18 ''', matte gilt, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: A

USD 1,500 - 2500

HKD 11,600 - 19500

CHF 1,500 - 2500

Sold: USD 1,875

LOT 88

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

MINERVA SINGLE-BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH ENAMEL DIAL YELLOW GOLD-PLATED Minerva, Villeret, Suisse, movement No. 1418589, case No. 366877. Made circa 1930. Fine and rare, large, 18K yellow gold-plated wristwatch with single-button chronograph, register and tachometer.

Three-body, polished, curved bezel, curved lugs with fixed wire bars, olive-shaped button at 2 for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph, hinged back. White enamel with black Arabic numerals, outer minutes and fifths of a second divisions, outer red and blue tachometer scale, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute registers. Blued steel Breguet hands. 17 ''', rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: A

USD 3,000 - 5000

HKD 23,500 - 39000

CHF 3,000 - 5000

Sold: USD 3,750

LOT 89

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

LONGINES "LINDBERGH" REF. 35 Longines, "Lindbergh," No. 7320139, case No. 23469, Ref. 35, invented by Col. Chas. A. Lindbergh, US Pat. 1923305, launched in 1931. Very fine and very rare, small hour angle, stainless steel and silver aviator's wristwatch with center seconds and two crowns.

Three-body, polished, dedicated snap-on case back, revolving silver bezel with the enameled 15 degree graduations in black and blue Arabic numerals, graduated rounded band, the crown at 2o'clock activates the central revolving dial, lever at 6 o'clock for locking the revolving bezel. Matte silver with painted radial Roman quarter hour numerals and baton indexes, concentric 180degrees in blue Arabic numerals, at the center, revolving dial bearing the 60 seconds and 15 degrees in red Arabic numerals. Blued steel feuille hands. Cal.12 L, rhodium-plated, 17jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: AAA

USD 2,500 - 3500

HKD 19,500 - 27000

CHF 2,500 - 3500

Sold: USD 6,250

LOT 90

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

DUROWE REF. 127-560 B LACO B-UHR WORLD WAR II GERMAN AIR FORCE (LUFTWAFFE) Durowe, Assembled by Lacher & Co. Pforzheim, No. D 02019, Instrument No. 127-560 B. Made in 1942 by Lacher & Co. Pforzheim, Germany. Very fine and very rare, oversized, center seconds, anticorrosion matte nickel military pilot's wristwatch with indirect Center seconds and the original aviator's leather strap.

Three-body, matte gray, inclined bezel, concave lugs, large winding crown, snap-on case back, bandengraved "FL 23883." Black with luminous 60-minute Arabic numerals and baton indexes, concentric 12 hour graduation with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute/seconds division. Luminous blued steel lozenge hands. Cal. 48 mm. gilt brass, 22 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 4000

HKD 15,500 - 31000

CHF 2,000 - 4000

Sold: USD 4,750

LOT 91

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

MOVADO REF. 49020 RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO. Movado retailed by Tiffany & Co. Case No. 99210, Ref. 49020. Made in the 1940's. Fine, 14K yellow gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers and tachometer.

Three-body, solid, polished, concave lugs, snap-on case back. Champagne with applied yellow gold Breguet numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12 hour and 30 minute registers, outer 1/5th second track and tacometer scale to 900 UPH. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 90, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 3,000 - 4000

HKD 23,500 - 31000

CHF 3,000 - 4000

Sold: USD 3,750

LOT 92

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

JAEGER-LECOULTRE PINK GOLD Jaeger-LeCoultre, No. 562424, case No. 553905 Made in the 1950s. Fine 18K pink gold wristwatch.

Two-body, solid, polished, straight lugs, snap-on case back engraved "Dr. Raul Baz." Matte silver with applied pink gold faceted triangular indexes and Arabic quarters, concentric minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Pink gold dauphine hands. Cal. P449/3, gilt brass, fausses cotes decoration, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,800 - 2800

HKD 14,000 - 21700

CHF 1,800 - 2800

Sold: USD 2,250

LOT 93

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN REF. 4667 YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, No. 533139, case No. 363157, Ref. 4667. Made circa 1953. Very fine and rare, thin, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

Three-body, solid, polished, inclined bezel, straight lugs, snap-on case back. Silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal 1001, rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronisms and 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,500 - 2500

HKD 11,600 - 19500

CHF 1,500 - 2500

Sold: USD 2,750

LOT 94

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

GIRARD-PERREGAUX GYROMATIC GOLD PLATED Girard-Perregaux, "Gyromatic", Ref. 9788 RA. Made circa 1977. Fine, center seconds, water-resistant, self-winding, gold plated wristwatch with date. Accompanied by a guarantee (now void).

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, flat bezel, concave lugs, screwed-down stainless steel case back with engraved N. ERNEST IN APPRECIATION 1977 THE HOUSE OF SEAGRAMS. Champagne with applied black and gold color baton indexes, seconds/minute division, aperture for the date. Luminous black and gold color baton hands. Cal. 461,-770, gilt, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating steel flat balance spring.

Grading System: A

USD 1,000 - 2000

HKD 7,800 - 15500

CHF 1,000 - 2000

LOT 95

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

OMEGA REF. 6525 AUTOMATIC 14K YELLOW GOLD Omega, Automatic, No. 12712314, Ref. G 6525. Made in the 1950's. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, yellow gold wristwatch with a 14K yellow gold Omega buckle.

Two-body, polished, case back with screw-down ring, inclined bezel, lapidated lugs. Matte silver with applied yellow gold dart indexes and Arabic quarter hour numerals, concentric 1/5th seconds track. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. 351, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,000 - 2000

HKD 7,800 - 15500

CHF 1,000 - 2000

Sold: USD 1,250

LOT 96

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

LONGINES CONCEALED DIAL Longines, No. 4762895. Made in circa 1930. Fine and very rare, rectangular, 18K yellow gold Art Deco wristwatch with concealed dial.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, hinged case back, hinged cover to protect the crystal and dial, reeded sides, straight lugs. Matte silver with printed black and red Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel feuille and Breguet hands. Cal. 9.47 N, rhodium-plated, fausses-cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

HKD 15,500 - 23500

CHF 2,000 - 3000

LOT 97

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

AUDEMARS PIGUET RECTANGLE YELLOW GOLD Audemars Piguet & Co., Genève, No. 47602. Made in the 1940s. Fine and rare, rectangular, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

Two-body, solid, polished, straight lugs, snap on case back. Matte silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes and Arabic quarter hour numerals, subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold baton hands. Rectangular, rhodium plated, 18 jewels, fausses cotes decoration, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with 8 adjustments, self compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

USD 2,000 - 3000

HKD 15,500 - 23500

CHF 2,000 - 3000

Sold: USD 3,375

LOT 98

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 476454, case No. 305868. Made in the 1940's. Fine, square, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

Two-body, solid, polished, stylized lugs, snap-on case back, flat-top crystal. Matte silver with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold bâton hands. Cal. V458, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 1,800 - 2800

HKD 14,000 - 21700

CHF 1,800 - 2800

Sold: USD 3,500

LOT 99

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

OMEGA QUARTZ CONSTELLATION YELLOW GOLD & DIAMONDS Omega, Constellation, case No. 2960360. Made in circa 2000. Fine and elegant, 18K yellow gold and diamond quartz wristwatch with date and a gold-plated Omega buckle.

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, bezel set with 38 round diamonds, snap-on case back, Vendome-type lugs, sapphire crystal. Champagne with round indexes, outer minute track, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. With quartz standardization.

Grading System: A

USD 1,500 - 2000

HKD 11,600 - 15500

CHF 1,500 - 2000

Sold: USD 2,000

LOT 100

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces New York, Apr 15, 2015

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN REF. 15207 PRESTIGE DE LA FRANCE YELLOW GOLD & DIAMONDS Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, case No. 534847, Ref. 15207, III series 133. Made in 1978 to mark the occasion of Vacheron Constantin receiving the "Prestige de la France" award on 23 June 1972. Fine and rare, asymmetric and curved, 18K yellow gold and diamond lady's wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Vacheron Constantin buckle.

Two-body, solid, polished, case back engraved "Prestige de la France," hooded lugs, cabochon sapphire-set winding crown, sapphire crystal. Satine champagne. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. K 1050/B, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 20 jewels, lateral lever escapement, free-sprung Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, self-compensating flat balance spring.

Grading System: AA

USD 3,500 - 5500

HKD 27,000 - 43000

CHF 3,500 - 5500

Sold: USD 4,375