139 lots

LOT 112

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Arthur Chevalier, Palais Royal 158, Paris, 19th. century.

Nickeled brass and mahogany foldable marine compass with graduation of 400o. In good condition. Dim. 73 x 73 mm.

ITL 200 - 300

Sold: ITL 460

LOT 113

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Anonymous, U.S.A.,19th. century.

Brass, universal equinoxial table sundial. A compass within the tower part, two spirit levels, the latitude scale engraved on a folding brass sector.Set on three adjustable feet. The time scale engraved on a folding brass sector set with the gnomon. In good condition. Dim. 105 x 105 mm.

ITL 800 - 1000

Sold: ITL 1,380

LOT 114

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Pietro Tommaso Campani, Romae.

Horizontal ivory sundial for diurnal and vesperal hours in form of an oval snuff-box with scallop edge. Time scale with the compass and indication of the winds on the tower part, the signature engraved inside the cover. In very good condition. Dim. 106 x 80 mm.

ITL 2,000 - 3000

Sold: ITL 2,530

LOT 115

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Hanns Ducher, Germany, year 1582.

Important rectangular, double body ivory diptych sundial. Altimetric vertical dial on the upper inner face, engraved: " l'elevatio poli" (latitudes) for 6 cities and with the signature. Horizontal dial with a compass, within the louver inner face, engraved with scales for vesperal hours and date. In good condition. Dim. 90 x 70 mm.

ITL 6,000 - 8000

LOT 116

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Lionhard Miller, Germany, l7th. Century.

Important rectangular, double body, ivory diptych sundial. Lunar calendar with inner equatorial dial engraved on the upper outer face, with a central revolving dial at the center for the nocturnal hours, divided twice from 1 to12 and moon phase aperture. Altimetric vertical dial inside the top cover, calculated for one latitude only. Horizontal dial with a compass and vesperal hour scale on the tower inner face. The outside engraved with the signature and the inscription: " Wenich campast recht sol weisen so richt mich nicht nahe weisen" In good condition. Dim. 60 x 48 mm.

ITL 4,000 - 6000

Sold: ITL 3,680

LOT 117

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Anonymous, Germany, l7th. Century.

Very rare double body horizontal sundial in form of a mandolin. The upper outer face engraved with two figures. Time scales within the top cover, calculated for three latitudes with further floral engraved decoration. Horizontal dial with a compass on the lower inner face, the outer face with engraved sectors and heads of ladies. In good condition. Dim. 75 x 20 mm

ITL 4,000 - 6000

Sold: ITL 4,140

LOT 118

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Ch. Bloud, Dieppe, circa 1720.

Important rectangular, magnetic, double body, ivory sundial. Complete in a leather fitted box. The equatorial dial is engraved on the upper inner face, with concentric revolving dial for the conversions, annual calendar and moon phase, nocturnal hour chapter ring graduated twice from 1 to 12, outer latitude ring. Analemmatic elyptical dial on the lower inner face, adjustable by means of a sliding pointer on the scale of the calendar set on the rear face of the tower part. When pointed toward the sun, the right time is geaven by the hand of the compass, when the calendar is turned in such a way, the index points to the date. The indications given by this sundial do not take into consideration the magnetic declination. In very good condition. Dim. 87 x 75 mm.

ITL 6,000 - 8000

LOT 119

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

leronimus Reinman, Norenberg, faciebat, year 1561.

Important and rare rectangular, double-body diptich sundial. On the upper outer face, equatorial dial with chased latitude of 18 cities. Planitary dial inside the top cover with doble time scale for the altimetric vertical dial, signature and date. Horizontal dial with composs within the tower face with scales for the Italian and Babylonian time. In very good condition. Dim. 55 x 88 mm

ITL 8,000 - 10000

LOT 120

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

L.M. (Lionhard Miller). Germany, l7th. Century (?)

Rare ring shaped, double body, ivory diptich sundial. Finely engraved upper outer face, vertical altimetric dial within the top cover, calculated for one latitude only. Horizontal dial with a compass on the lower inner face signed with the initiais "L.M.". Two dolphins engraved on the ring's sides. In good condition. Dim. 36 x 19 x 27,5 mm.

ITL 2,000 - 3000

Sold: ITL 3,220

LOT 121

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Anonymous, 20th. century. GiIt brass oval pendant watch in the 17th, century style.

C. Three body, "fermé" type with a chased cover. D. GiIt metal with Roman numerals on a plain silver reserve. Steel hands. M. GiIt braaa, oval, full plate, fusee with gut line, verge escapement with balance wheel foliot. In good condition. Dim: 41 x 28 mm.

ITL 6,500 - 7500

LOT 122

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Josiah Jolly à Paris, 20th. century. Unusual metal copy of an oval 17th. century watch.

C. With a miniature on the back. D. Engraved and gilt metal with Roman numerals. Steel hands. M. GiIt brass full plate, fusee with gut-line, verge escapement with balance wheel foliot. Dim. 29 x 26 mm.

ITL 2,000 - 4000

LOT 123

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Conrad Kreiser, 20th. century. GiIt brass pendan watch in the 17th. century style.

C. Shaped, with front cover pierced in the form of a large rose. D. GiIt brass with Roman numerals on a plain silver reserve. Steel hands. M. Shaped, gilt brass, full plate, engraved going barrel with stackfreed, vewrge escapement with balance wheel foliot. In good condition. Dim. 44 x 31 mm.

ITL 2,000 - 4000

Sold: ITL 3,680

LOT 124

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Piquet à Rennes, circa 1690. Good gilt brass Louis XIV French "oignon", with central winding.

C. Double body, polished. D. Silver champlevé with Roman numerals, the center engraved with a floral decoration. Blued steel single hand. M. GiIt brass full plate with Egyptian pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement with plain steel three armed balance with mock pendulum, chased silver cock with mock pendulum aperture. In good condition. Diam. 58 mm.

ITL 3,500 - 4000

LOT 125

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

John Kirton, London, circa 1720. Fine gilt metal calendar watch.

C. Double body tortoiseshell covered. D. GiIt champlevé with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring, aperture for the date. Blued steel "poker and beetle" hands. M. GiIt brass full plate with Egyptian pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain steel three armed balance, gilt metal English cock. In good condition. Diam. 55 mm.

ITL 2,000 - 2500

Sold: ITL 3,220

LOT 126

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Louis Clauseau à Avignon, circa 1700. Rare silver cased alarum watch.

Double body bassine, pierced and engraved with inhabited foliage (slightly damaged). D. Silver champlevé with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring, Iater central revolving alarum disc. Silver pointer and later hand. GiIt brass full plate with baluster pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement with plain three armed balance, gilt metal pierced and engraved continental cock. Alarm train with gilt brass pierced ancI engraved standing barrel (restored). In working order. Diam. 49 mm.

ITL 3,500 - 4500

Sold: ITL 2,990

LOT 127

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Pellaton, Alexandrie, Swiss, circa 1780. Interesting and rare brass cased quarter repeating alarum coach-watch.

C. Double body, covered with chagreen (later). D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring, central revolvig alarm setting disc. Fine blued steel hands. M. Brass full plate with column pillarsd, the back plate engraved with scrolls, fusee and chain, verge escapement with plain three armed balance, pierced and engraved gilt brass cock. In good condition. Diam. 104 mm.

ITL 8,500 - 9500

LOT 128

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Duchêne & Cie, circa 1780. Fine 18 ct. three couloured gold, dumb quarter repeating watch.

C. Double body Louis XVI, with paste set bezel, the back chased with a scene depicting Cupid and Venus in a garden, diamond set push piece. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Paste set Louis XVI hands. D. GiIt brass full plate with fusee and chain, verge escapement with plain three armed balance, gilt continental cock. Repeating on the case by depressing the pendant. In good condition. Diam. 43 mm.

ITL 3,500 - 4500

Sold: ITL 3,680

LOT 129

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Anonymous, German, made for the English market, circa 1750. Interesting silver pair cased alarum watch.

C. Double bocly outer pierced and engraved with floral decorarion on the edge, the back repousse with a mythological scene, plain pierced inner case. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, and outer Arabic minute ring, central revolving alarm setting disc. GiIt brass Iater Louis XV hands. GiIt brass, full plate, with fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain four armed steel balance, English type gilt brass cock. Alarm train with gilt brass engraved standing barrel. In good condition. Diam. 54 mm.

ITL 3,500 - 4000

Sold: ITL 2,530

LOT 130

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 491491, case No. 325985, circa 1950. Fine, center second, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, fancy lugs . D. mat silver, with applied gold indexes. "Bâton" gold hands. M. 12? rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures, antishock system, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 35 mm.

ITL 5,000 - 6000

LOT 131

Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc... Vicenza, Jan 18, 1992

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 823494, case No. 503260, circa 1933. Very fine and rare, early, octogonal, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch.

C. massive, polished, stepped, hooded lugs. D. twotone silver and gold, with painted Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial. "Feuille" gold hands. M. 10? rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 25 x 33 mm.

ITL 12,000 - 14000

Sold: ITL 14,950