574 lots

LOT 1

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Christianus Caroly, Königsberg, Królewiec, circa 1690.

C. On three feet, each in the shape of winged woman?s head, windowed side panels for viewing the movement, molded base and top, hinged bottom with opening for bell. D. Solid silver ring with radial Roman numerals, half-hours and outer minute track with five-minute Arabic markers on gilt dial plate engraved with rural scene, a farmer sowing while another plays the flute, a church in the background. Pierced brass hands. M. Hexagonal, brass baluster pillars, fusee and chain for the going train, fixed barrel for striking, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance, blued steel balance spring, double-footed cock engraved with stylized foliage, slot by the regulator, rack striking, pull repeat. Signed on the movement. Dim. 112 x 112 mm

Grading System: AAA

CHF 14,000 - 18000

EUR 10,000 - 12500

USD 10,500 - 13500

Sold: CHF 14,950

LOT 2

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Johann Heckel, Warshaus, circa 1750. Fine silver pair-cased pull-wind quarter-repeating coach watch with an alarm.

C. Outer: double-body, leather-covered with sound holes. Inner: double-body, pierced, center with small engraved rosette, bezel pierced, swivel pendant, loose ring. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer Arabic minutes, inner white enamel alarm ring, aperture at 3 for alarm setting. Gold ?Louis XIV? hands. M. Gilded, full-plate, verge escapement, plain three-arm brass balance, flat balance spring, continental cock pierced and chased in elaborate floral decoration, diamond endstone, repeating and alarm trains with fixed engraved barrels, striking and alarm on bell. Signed on the movement. Diam. 123 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 16,000 - 20000

EUR 11,000 - 14000

USD 12,000 - 15000

Sold: CHF 28,750

LOT 3

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Paulus Radzinski, Vratislauie (Wroclaw), circa 1755. Very fine silver pair-cased, quarter-repeating, petite sonnerie striking coach watch with alarm and date.

C. Outer: double-body, chagrin-covered, with sound holes and silver studwork. Inner: double-body, pierced and engraved with foliage and flowers. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer Arabic minutes, aperture at 6 o?clock for date, another at 3 o?clock for setting the alarm. Gold "Louis XV" hands. M. 81 mm., hinged, gilded full plate brass with baluster hexagonal pillars, fusee with chain for the going train, worm-wheel set-up, verge escapement, plain three-arm brass balance, flat balance spring, fine continental gilded brass cock pierced and engraved with foliage. Trip-activated repeating train, repeating, striking and alarm trains with gilded fixed barrels engraved with leaf decoration, striking on a bell. Signed on the back plate. Diam. Outer case 125 mm., inner case 111 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 26,000 - 34000

EUR 18,000 - 23

USD 19,000 - 25000

Sold: CHF 29,900

LOT 4

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Reveries Daniel Schepcke, Horloger du Roy à Varsovie, circa 1775. Fine and very rare 18K gold and painted on enamel quarter-repeating watch.

C. Two-body, ?Louis XV?, back centered with oval enamel medallion painted with a wistful young girl in a park with ruins in the background, matte gold ground decorated with horns-of-plenty, back bezel pierced for sound, extended hinge. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, five-minute/seconds Arabic markers, winding aperture at 2 o?clock. Diamond-set ?Louis XVI? hands. M. 35 mm., hinged, frosted gilt full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, brass balance with flat balance spring, continental cock, Julien LeRoy type repetition, repeating on bell by depressing the pendant. Signed on dial and movement. Diam. 46 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 16,000 - 20000

EUR 11,000 - 14000

USD 12,000 - 15000

Sold: CHF 29,900

LOT 5

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

By the Altar of Love Francois Gugenmus, Horloger du Roy à Varsovie, circa 1790. Very fine and very rare 18K gold and painted on enamel watch with date.

C. Two-body, spring-loaded back centered with an oval enamel medallion painted with a scene of a couple by the altar of love, two doves courting at the top, Cupid?s quiver with arrows on the ground, a castle in the background, paillon frame, translucent dark blue enamel over engine-turning, geometrical patterned bezels and pendant. D. White enamel, upright Arabic numerals, outer dot minute divisions, Arabic date on the outermost. Blued steel Breguet hands, gold ?serpentine? date hand. M. 53 mm., hinged, gilt Hessen full plate dustproof caliber with aperture for the balance, fixed barrel, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance with flat balance spring. Signed on dial and movement. Diam. 62,5 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 20,000 - 30000

EUR 14,000 - 21000

USD 15,000 - 22000

Sold: CHF 24,150

LOT 6

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

The Repeating ?Souscription? Jean Georges Herbst à Varsovie, No. 352/7899, circa 1825. Fine and very rare 18K gold quarter-repeating ?souscription? type watch with ruby cylinder escapement and special repetition system.

C. Four-body, ?forme quatre baguettes?, engine-turned, reeded band, gilded hinged cuvette with winding aperture, repeater blocking bolt at 1 o?clock. D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer 5-minute divisions. Single blued-steel hand. M. 57.5 mm. (25 1/2???) gilded, center barrel, four-wheel train, balance jeweled, ruby cylinder escapement with ruby insert, gilt three-arm balance, blued steel flat balance spring, compensation curb, parachute on the top pivot, all-or-nothing repetition with a single cam (Jaquet-Droz style). Signed on the cuvette. Diam. 63 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 9,000 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 7500

USD 6,500 - 8000

Sold: CHF 21,850

LOT 7

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Kosciuszko on Horseback Patek i Czapek w Genewie, No. 650, made for the Polish market in 1842, sold on September 4, 1843. Extremely rare and fine slim 18K gold watch, accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, ?bassine? with coin edge, back very finely engraved with Kosciuszko on horseback, scrolling border, bezel chased with scrolling, gold hinged cuvette. D. Silver, champlevé radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, center florally engraved, snap-on fit. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 40 mm. (18???), Cal 1, frosted gilt, 10 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring, hanging barrel. Signed on the cuvette, punched with the maker?s trademark under the dial. Diam. 44 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 5,500 - 7500

EUR 3,800 - 5200

USD 4,000 - 5600

Sold: CHF 6,900

LOT 8

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

The Wounded Virgin (Matka Boska Bolesna) Czapek i Spólka W GENEWIE, No. 1315, circa 1846. Fine and rare 18K gold lady?s pendant watch.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets? with coin edge, the back engraved with the Virgin under the Cross, a sword in her chest, foliate border, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, secured by two small screws. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 29 mm. (13???), Cal. 4 (Patek classification), frosted gilt, hanging barrel, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring. Signed on case and movement. Diam. 33 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,600 - 2000

EUR 1,100 - 1400

USD 1,200 - 1500

Sold: CHF 2,760

LOT 9

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Patek i Spólka w Genewie, No. 1390, made for the Polish market in 1845, sold to Mr. J. Seifert on April 16, 1847. Extremely rare and fine 18K gold hunting-cased slim keyless watch with very early Philippe keyless winding/setting system.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, with coin edge, engine turned covers, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, secured by two screws. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 38 mm. (17???), Cal. 15, frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring. Signed on the cuvette, movement punched with the maker?s trademark under the dial. Diam. 45 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 8,000 - 10000

EUR 5,300 - 7000

USD 5,700 - 7400

Sold: CHF 8,050

LOT 10

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Copernicus Patek i Spólka W GENEWIE, No. 1409, made for the Polish market in 1845, sold on December 1, 1846. Very fine and elegant 18K gold slim pocket watch from the first year of the partnership between Patek, Philippe and Gostkowski, accompanied by the ?Extract from the Archives?.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets? with coin edge, spring-loaded back cover finely engraved with the portrait of Copernicus, after a work by Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) placed in Warsaw in 1832, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, secured by two small screws. Gilt Breguet hands. M. 38 mm. (17???), Cal. 3, frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring. Signed on the cuvette, punched with maker?s mark under the dial. Diam. 42 mm

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

EUR 2,600 - 4000

USD 2,800 - 4500

Sold: CHF 20,125

LOT 11

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Sowinski in the Wola Church. M & B, Geneva, made for the Polish market circa 1860. Fine and very rare 18K gold and enamel hunting-cased pocket watch.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, the front engraved and filled with black champlevé enamel after a lithograph by Jean A. Duruy, depicting General Józef Longin Sowinski in the St. Laurence church in Wola, in the background a Russian soldier killing an inhabitant, within a thorn frame, on the front the Polish Eagle and Lithuanian Chase (Pogon Litewska), and Polish and Lithuanian coats of arms within thorn frames, polished band, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel ?spade? hands. M. 40 mm. (38???), frosted gilt bar caliber, 15 jewels, lateral counterpoised lever escapement with hidden ruby pallets, uncut bimetallic balance with flat balance spring. Casemaker?s mark M & B Diam. 45 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,500 - 6500

EUR 3,100 - 4500

USD 3,300 - 4800

Sold: CHF 5,175

LOT 12

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Tribute to Kosciuszko Patek i Spólka W GENEWIE, No. 1963, made for the Polish market in 1846, sold on July 15, 1849. Fine and very rare 18K gold and painted on enamel lady?s pendant watch with portrait of Tadeusz Kosciuszko and etched enamel dial featuring Poland?s coat of arms. Accompanied by a ?L.M. Lilpop, Warszawa, ul. Wierzbowa No. 3? fitted box and the Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets? with flat coin-edge band, spring-loaded back with finely engraved and black champlevé enamel portrait of Kosciuszko within a gold frame, black champlevé edges with gold stylized foliage, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel with letters ?POLSKA I LITWA? (Poland and Lithuania) for the numerals, center finely etched with Poland and Lithuania?s coat of arms. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 29 mm. (13???), Cal. 4, frosted gilt, hanging barrel, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring. Signed on the cuvette in Polish, movement punched with Patek?s trademark. Diam. 33 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 11,000 - 13000

EUR 7,600 - 9000

USD 8,200 - 9600

Sold: CHF 12,075

LOT 13

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

King Batory on a Horse Czapek i Spólka w GENEWIE, No. 2695, made for the Polish market, circa 1852. Fine 18K gold pocket watch.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, spring-loaded back engraved with King Batory on a horse, floral borders, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, secured by two small screws. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 40 mm. (18???), Cal. 4 (Patek classification), frosted gilt, 15 jewels, lateral counterpoised lever escapement with visible ruby pallet stones, uncut bimetallic balance with flat balance spring. Signed on the cuvette and on movement. Diam. 45 mm

Grading System: A

CHF 3,500 - 4500

EUR 2,400 - 3000

USD 2,600 - 3300

Sold: CHF 3,450

LOT 14

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Patek i Spólka W GENEWIE, No. 3196, made for the Polish market in 1848, sold to Mr. Kwiatkowski on August 22, 1850 for 153 francs. Fine and very rare 18K gold lady?s pendant watch in a ?L.M. Lilpop, Warszawa, ul. Wierzbowa No. 3? fitted box, accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets? with flat coin-edge band, spring-loaded back cover engine-turned and florally engraved, gold hinged cuvette with winding and setting apertures. D. White enamel, mounted by two screws, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 32 mm. (14???), Cal. 4, frosted gilt, hanging barrel, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring. Signed on the cuvette in Polish, movement punched with Patek?s trademark. Diam. 35 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 3,000 - 5000

EUR 2,000 - 3500

USD 2,100 - 3700

Sold: CHF 2,990

LOT 15

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

The Two Monarchs Patek Philippe & Co. à Genève, No. 4254, made for the Polish market in 1850, sold on April 15, 1852. Extremely rare and very fine 18K gold keyless watch with early Philippe winding/setting system, accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, the back finely engraved with the statue of the first two rulers of Poland ? Duke Mieczyslaw I and his son King Boleslaw Chrobry, after Christian Rauch?s sculpture built around 1840 for the Poznan Cathedral, scrolling and floral border, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, subsidiary sunk seconds between 4 and 5 o?clock, secured by two small screws. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 40 mm. (18???), Cal 10, frosted gilt, hanging barrel with Geneva stop work, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance with flat balance spring, 3rd Philippe winding/setting system. Signed on dial, case and movement, movement also punched with the maker?s trademark under the dial. Diam. 45 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 12,000 - 15000

EUR 8,300 - 10000

USD 9,000 - 12000

Sold: CHF 20,125

LOT 16

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

River Landscape Patek, Philippe & Co. W GENEWIE, No. 5101, made for the Polish market in 1850, sold on July 20, 1852. Very fine and rare 18K gold and painted on enamel lady?s pendant watch, in a Woroniecki leather fitted box, accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, the back finely painted with a river landscape, azure enamel border, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track, secured by two small screws. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 31 mm. (14???), Cal 4, frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring. Signed on the cuvette, punched with Patek?s trademark on the pillar plate under the dial. Diam. 35 mm

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

EUR 3,400 - 4800

USD 3,700 - 5200

Sold: CHF 8,625

LOT 17

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Wild Horse Patek Philippe & Co. W GENEWIE, No. 5604, made for the Polish market in 1851, sold on September 28, 1852, accompanied by the Extract from the Archives. Very fine and rare 18K gold keyless watch with very early Philippe keyless winding mechanism.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, the back finely engraved with a wild horse against a woodland background, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, secured by two small screws. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 40 mm. (18???), Cal. 9, frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, hanging barrel, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring, Philippe?s 3rd winding/setting system. Signed on the cuvette and on the movement under the dial. Diam. 45 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

EUR 3,500 - 4800

USD 3,700 - 5200

Sold: CHF 5,175

LOT 18

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 10937, made for the Polish market in 1855, sold on December 31, 1856. Fine and very rare 18K gold and painted on enamel en grisaille hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with early Philippe winding/setting system, accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, back with a black champlevé monogram, polished front, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette finely painted on enamel depicting a gentleman wearing the Virituti Military cross in his lapel, engine-turned and scrolling border. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, secured by two small screws. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 39 mm. (18???), very rare Cal. 10R, frosted gilt, 15 jewels, straight line ?moustache? lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with flat balance spring, 3rd Philippe keyless winding/setting system. Signed on the movement, numbered on the case and movement. Diam. 45 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 8,000 - 10000

EUR 5,500 - 7000

USD 6,000 - 7400

Sold: CHF 14,950

LOT 19

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Hetman Stanislaw Zólkiewski Patek Philippe & Co W GENEWIE, No. 11606, made for the Polish market in 1856, sold on January 31, 1857. Fine and rare 18K gold and enamel pocket watch, accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, back finely engraved and filled with black champlevé enamel, depicting Hetman Stanislaw Zólkiewski engine-turned background, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, secured by two small screws. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 40 mm. (18???), Cal. 4, frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with flat balance spring. Signed on the cuvette. Diam. 45 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,500 - 5500

EUR 2,400 - 3800

USD 2,600 - 4000

Sold: CHF 6,325

LOT 20

Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatc... Noga Hilton, Geneva, Apr 12, 2003

Patek, Philippe & Co. W GENEWIE, Wynalezli i Zrobili, No. 16161, made for the Polish market in 1859 and sold on June 15, 1860 to Mr. A. Wisniewski for 449 francs. Very fine and rare 18K gold hunting-cased keyless watch with early keyless winding mechanism.

C. Four-body, ?bassine et filets?, front centered by the Polish-Lithuanian eagle surmounted by a count?s crown, initialed back, reeded band, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary sunk seconds. Blued steel ?spade? hands. M. 41 mm., Cal. 19h, frosted gilt, 19 jewels, hanging barrel, straight line ?moustache? lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance with flat balance spring, Philippe?s 3rd winding/setting system. Signed on the cuvette. Diam. 47 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

EUR 3,600 - 4800

USD 4,000 - 5200

Sold: CHF 9,200