Wristwatches & Pocketwatches
Wednesday 24 June 2015, 05.30 PM
RARE ROLEX PRE-DAYTONA, ca. 1965. Stainless steel. Ref. 6238, Stainless steel case No. 1226672 with screw-down back and screw-down crown, round chronograph pushers, Plexiglas, silver-plated dial with baton indices, luminous dots and baton hands. Minute counter at 3h, hour counter at 6h, small second at 9h. Hand-winding chronograph movement, rhodium-plated, Cal. 72B, with 17 rubies. Stainless steel Oyster band with fold-over clasp. D 36.5 mm.
Sold for CHF 46 100
PATEK PHILIPPE, RARE JUMBO NAUTILUS, WITH ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE, 1970s Stainless steel Ref. 3700/001, matte-finished and polished case, screwed lunette, sapphire glass, anthracite-coloured dial with luminous indices and hands, date at 3h. Automatic, movement No. 1306203, Calibre 28 255 C with Geneva seal. Patek Philippe Nautilus steel link band with hidden fold-over clasp. D 40 x 42 mm. With original certificate, September 1979 and receipt for the revision.
Sold for CHF 36 500
VERY FINE AND RARE CARTIER TABLE CLOCK, ca. 1915. Agate, gold and enamel. Square, polished agate disk, the four corners decorated with sapphire cabochons. Round, gold lunette with white enamel and gold Roman numerals. Engine-turned dial, enamelled light blue, with diamond-set arrow hands. Round, gold-plated watch case mounted on the back of the agate disk. Signed and numbered: Cartier, 96982. Gold-plated, silver folding base, numbered and signed: 96982 Paris 373. One knob for setting the time and one for winding the clock. 8-day movement with compensation balance and Breguet spring. D 92 x 92 mm. This very fine "Montre de Bureau" comes with the original Cartier case in red leather embossed with gold. The leather case likewise has a foldable base, enabling the clock to be set-up and shown in the case as well. D 120 x 120 mm. With original case by Cartier.
Sold for CHF 26 900
PATEK PHILIPPE, MINUTE REPEATER WITH SWEEP CHRONOGRAPH HAND AND MINUTE COUNTER, ca. 1904. Yellow gold 750. Very fine, open pocket watch, "Bassine"-type, polished case No. 236 997, signed PPCo, with minute repeater lever at 8h, chronograph pusher at the crown, locking lever at 11h, sweep hand pusher at 10h. White enamelled dial signed: Bailey Banks & Biddle Co, with black Breguet numerals, red minute indication, additional dial for minute counter, and small second, blued hands. 16-line movement No. 125 044 with minute repeater on 2 gongs, compensation balance with Breguet spring and swan neck regulator. Signed Patek Philippe & Co, Special, Bailey Banks & Biddle Philadelphia. Manufactured in 1904, sold on 1 May 1905. D 47 mm. With excerpt from the Patek Phillippe Archives and a leather pouch.
Sold for CHF 26 900
A. LANGE & SÖHNE FLYBACK CHRONOGRAPH, ca. 2007. Platinum 950. Ref. 403.035. Heavy, three-part case No. 148192, sapphire glass exhibition back, date corrector button at 10h. Black dial with applied Roman numerals and indices, minute counter at 4h, small second at 8h. Large date at 12h. Tachymeter scale. Very fine, hand-winding movement No. 42080, Cal. L951.1 with flyback chronograph, 3/4-plate with Geneva stripes, 40 rubies, 4 of which are set in screwed gold chatons. Screw balance with Breguet spring and swan neck regulator, engraved balance bridge. Black crocodile band with original platinum clasp. D 39 mm.
Sold for CHF 26 900
EARLY ROLEX GMT MASTER, GENTLEMAN'S WRISTWATCH, 2 TIME ZONES, 1960s. Yellow gold 750. Ref. 1675. Tonneau-shaped, matte-finished and polished case No. 900 029 with Plexiglas, screw-down back and crown without crown protection (one of the early designs), bi-directionally rotatable lunette with black / gold 24 hour division. Black dial with applied luminous indices and luminous hands. Signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master. Date at 3h, 24h hand extending from the centre. Rhodium-plated automatic movement Cal. 1565. Brown leather band with gold-plated clasp. D 39.5 mm.
Sold for CHF 22 100
PATEK PHILIPPE, RARE TABLE CLOCK WITH ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE, 1974. Gold-plated brass. Ref. 1160. Mint condition, unusual table clock with gold-plated brass case and silvered dial, baton indices and gold Dauphine hands, central second, signed Patek Philippe and with the logo of the Swiss Bank Corporation. Early quartz movement, developed by Patek Philippe, similar to the "Chronotome C" type. The 10-kHz quartz frequency is reduced to 1 Hz, and is then amplified. This current drives a step motor, with the second hand jumping precisely every second. These clocks were produced in 1974 in a very limited series for the 75-year jubilee of the Swiss Bank Corporation. Case No. 1.800.129. D 145 x 210 mm. With original certificate and instructions. Sold by Chronometrie Beyer, 7 September 1974.
Sold for CHF 10 000
MORITZ GROSSMANN, GLASHÜTTE, GENTLEMAN'S WRISTWATCH "BENU" ca. 2010. Pink gold 750. Small, exclusive series of only 100 pieces. Reference 001.A-211-01-1. Round, 3-part case No. 9/100, with screw-down sapphire exhibition back, solid silver dial, Arabic numerals, hand-made steel hands, brown-violet tempered. Hand-winding movement No. 9, Cal. 100.0 with 42-hour power reserve. Hacking mechanism when setting the time, 17 sapphire bearings, 3 of which are in screwed chatons in gold. Screw balance with Breguet spring, engraved balance bridge with Grossmann fine adjustment. Crocodile band with pink gold double fold-over clasp. D 41 mm.
Sold for CHF 8 125