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RARE WATCHES Geneva 13th November SALE 14792-CHRISTIE’S GENEVA

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RARE WATCHES-CHRISTIE’S

Geneva 13th November

SALE 14792

 

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GIRARD-PERREGAUX. A VERY RARE, ATTRACTIVE AND

POSSIBLY UNIQUE PLATINUM MUSICAL WRISTWATCH WITH

SPECIAL ORDER BLACK DIAL, POWER RESERVE, CERTIFICATE

OF AUTHENTICITY AND BOX, PLAYING MOZART’S “A LITTLE

NIGHT MUSIC” OR TCHAIKOVSKY’S “NO GREAT LOVE” ON

DEMAND OR EVERY HOUR

SIGNED GIRARD-PERREGAUX, OPERA THREE, REF. 9979,

CASE NO. PT10, CIRCA 2007

Movement: cal. GP00950, 45 jewels, manual, musical pin barrel movement

with 150 hand-assembled pins, keyboard of 20 blades, bridge engraved with

the names of the two melodies and the composers, signed

Dial: sector indicating MZT (Mozart) and TKY (Tchaikovsky) for the selected

melody, power reserve indicator for the music, signed

Case: melody selection slide at 8 o’clock, music demand/passage selection

slide at 10, glazed display back, 42 mm. diam., signed

With: platinum Girard-Perregaux deployant clasp, Certifcat d’Authenticité,

instruction manual, wooden presentation box and outer packaging

CHF120,000–220,000 $130,000–230,000

€110,000–190,000

 

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CONCORD. AN EXTREMELY RARE AND UNUSUAL

TITANIUM AND 18K WHITE GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH

BI-AXIAL TOURBILLON, VERTICAL POWER RESERVE,

ORIGINAL WARRANTY CARD, TAG, KEY HOLDER AND

EXPLORER CASE

SIGNED CONCORD, LAB SERIES, C1 QUANTUM GRAVITY

TOURBILLON, REF. 0320071, NO. 5/10, CIRCA 2013

Movement: cal. Concord C104, 42 jewels, manual, signed

Dial: skeletonized, bi-axial tourbillon suspended from cables,

green phosphorescent vertical power reserve indicator, orange

luminescent small seconds on vertical roll, signed

Case: hinged back, glazed sapphire crystal cover, 48.5 mm. diam.,

58 mm. overall width, 22 mm. deep, signed

With: titanium Concord buckle, 3 Year International Warranty card

dated 16 July 2014, metal key holder, original tag, Explorer case

CHF60,000–90,000 $63,000–93,000

€53,000–79,000

 

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PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EXTREMELY FINE, ELEGANT AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE

18K GOLD, PLATINUM, DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND EMERALD-SET SUITE

COMPRISING A BRACELET WATCH WITH CONCEALED DIAL, MATCHING

RING AND PAIR OF EARRINGS

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 3266/101, MOVEMENT NO. 982’325,

CASE NO. 2’616’626, MADE IN 1962

Movement: cal. 13 ½ ‘’’, manual, signed

Dial: concealed silvered dial with applied baton indexes, signed

Case: snap on back, 15 mm. diam., signed

With: 18K gold, platinum, diamond, sapphire and emerald-set Patek Philippe integral

bracelet, approx. overall length 150 mm., matching earrings stamped PAX and matching

ring stamped PP& Co. The approximate size of the earrings is 41 mm. length, ring size 5.

Furthermore with Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present suite in

1962 for the “Montres et Bijoux” exhibition in Geneva and a letter from Gilbert Albert stating

that he created the design of this suite.

CHF50,000–80,000 $52,000–83,000

€44,000–70,000

 

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PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE PLATINUM

AUTOMATIC ASTRONOMICAL WRISTWATCH WITH SKY

CHART, PHASES AND ORBIT OF THE MOON INCLUDING TIME

OF MERIDIAN PASSAGE OF SIRIUS AND OF THE MOON, OUTER

DATE RING, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE, SALES TAG, PIN AND

BOXES

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF 6102P, MOVEMENT NO.

7’048’019, CASE NO. 6’135’710, CIRCA 2017

Movement: cal. 240 LU CL C stamped with the PP seal, 45 jewels, automatic,

signed

Dial: signed

Case: single diamond set between the lower lugs, two crowns in the band

for time setting, sky chart, lunar orbit and moon phase corrections, glazed

sapphire crystal display screw back, 44 mm. diam., signed

With: platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp, Certificate of Origin dated 1

March 2017, original sales tag, 18K white gold and wooden setting pin, leather

portfolio containing user manual and product literature, original fitted wooden

presentation box, electrical winding box and accessories, outer cardboard

packagings

CHF150,000–250,000 $160,000–260,000

€140,000–220,000

 

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VACHERON CONSTANTIN. A FINE AND ELEGANT PLATINUM

AND DIAMOND-SET OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER DRESS

WATCH

MOVEMENT SIGNED VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, GENÈVE, SUISSE,

  1. 400’225, CASE NUMBERED 4’225, CIRCA 1926

Movement: manual winding, 18 jewels, signed Vacheron & Constantin and

numbered 400’225

Dial: signed Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, Suisse

Case: snap on back, band, crown and pendant finely set with diamonds,

numbered 4225, 43.5 mm diam.

CHF8,000–12,000 $8,300–12,000

€7,000–10,000

 

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CORUM. A FINE 18K WHITE GOLD OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER

DRESS WATCH WITH CHAIN

SIGNED CORUM, MOVEMENT NO. 38’855, CASE NO. 5522-17,

CIRCA 1970

Movement: cal. 4207, 21 jewels, signed

Dial: signed

Case: textured, snap on back, 42 mm. diam., signed

With: white gold link chain and fob

CHF5,000–10,000 $5,200–10,000

€4,400–8,700

 

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BREGUET. A FINE AND RARE LADY’S

PLATINUM, ENAMEL, DIAMOND

AND EMERALD-SET RECTANGULAR

WRISTWATCH WITH CERTIFICATE, MADE

FOR KING FOUAD I OF EGYPT

SIGNED BREGUET, NO. 773, MADE IN 1925

Movement: cal. 8’’’, manual, 18 jewels, signed

Dial: signed

Case: snap on back, 13 mm. wide, 24.5 mm. long,

signed

With: Breguet Certifcate dated June 2017 confirming

that the present watch was sold to his Majesty King

Fouad I of Egypt on 10 December 1925

CHF15,000–20,000 $16,000–21,000

€14,000–17,000

 

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JEAN ROUSSEAU. A VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE ROCK

CRYSTAL AND GILT BRASS CRUCIFIX-FORM PRE-BALANCE

SPRING PENDANT WATCH WITH SINGLE HAND

SIGNED JEAN ROUSSEAU, CIRCA 1660

Movement: partially foliate engraved gilt-brass cruciform plates, turned

pillars, gut fusée, short wheel train, verge escapement, two-arm steel balance

without spring, irregular oval florally pierced and engraved cock secured by a

screw, offset worm-and-wheel set-up with blued-steel brackets, signed

Dial: silver with champlevé Roman numerals and inner quarter-hour divisions,

center engraved with a village scene, gilt cruciform dial plate engraved with

instruments of crucifixion, the foot with Christ on the Cross flanked by the

Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene, the top with a rooster announcing the

denial, blued steel hand

Case: gilt brass-mounted rock crystal hinged at the top, foliate pendant with

loose ring, small lower final, 61 x 33 mm.

CHF25,000–45,000 $26,000–47,000

€22,000–39,000

 

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VACHERON CONSTANTIN. AN EXTREMELY FINE AND UNIQUE

PLATINUM CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH TWO-TONE

SILVERED DIAL WITH BLACK HARD ENAMEL BATON AND

ARABIC NUMERALS

SIGNED VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, GENÈVE, REF. 92900,

MOVEMENT NO. 422’599, CASE NO. 509’768, MOVEMENT

MANUFACTURED IN 1939 AND ENCASED IN 1990

Movement: cal. 295, manual, 21 jewels, signed

Dial: signed

Case: screw back, 35 mm. diam., signed

CHF50,000–80,000 $52,000–83,000

€44,000–70,000

 

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CARTIER. A VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE 18K GOLD

SINGLE BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH

SIGNED CARTIER, MOVEMENT BY EUROPEAN WATCH &

CLOCK CO. INC., TORTUE À PATTES MODEL, MOVEMENT NO.

32’837, CASE NO. 30’850, 32’837 AND 8’214, CIRCA 1929

Movement: cal. 11’’’, manual, 25 jewels, signed European Watch Co.

Inc.

Dial: signed Cartier

Case: back secured by four screws in the band, engraved with initials

“N.E.”, single button chronograph operated through the cabochon

sapphire-set crown, signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., France,

stamped with Cartier reference numbers on both parts, 25 mm. width,

35 mm. overall length

CHF40,000–60,000 $42,000–62,000

€35,000–52,000

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ROLEX. A VERY FINE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE 18K WHITE

GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE

SECONDS, DAY, DATE, SPECIAL ORDER LUMINOUS BLACK

DIAL, SPECIAL ORDER “SPORTS” HANDS, SPECIAL ORDER

SMOOTH BEZEL, ORIGINAL 18K WHITE GOLD PRESIDENT

BRACELET, BOX AND SERVICE GUARANTEE

SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, DAY-DATE, REF. 1803, CASE

  1. 2’167’821, MANUFACTURED UPON SPECIAL REQUEST IN 1969

Movement: cal. 1556, automatic, 26 jewels, signed.

Dial: black with large dot and baton luminous numerals, luminous “Mercedes”

hands, signed

Case: screw back, 36 mm. diam., signed

With: 18K white gold Rolex President bracelet with deployant clasp punched

“4/69”, approximate overall length of the bracelet 180 mm., endlinks stamped

“53”, International Service Guarantee dated 30th March 2017, copy of Rolex

Geneva service invoice also dated 30th March 2017, document from the main

Scandinavian Rolex agent Klarlund, Copenhagen stating that the watch was

serviced in 1976, 1978, 1994 and 1996

CHF60,000–120,000 $63,000–120,000

€53,000–100,000

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ROLEX. A HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE 18K GOLD

AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS AND

CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DIAL DEPICTING A DRAGON BY NELLY RICHARD

SIGNED ROLEX, PERPETUAL CHRONOMETER, REF. 6099,

MOVEMENT NO. 53814, CASE NO. POSSIBLY ?852?8, CIRCA 1952

Movement: cal. A-296, automatic, 20 jewels, signed

Dial: cloisonné enamel on gold, the reverse stamped 103∗770 and scratched “dessin No.

11” beneath the counter enamel

Case: screw back signed, reference 6098 erased and 6099 engraved below,

35 mm. diam.

With: gold-plated Rolex buckle and presentation box

CHF120,000–180,000 $130,000–190,000

€110,000–160,000

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ROLEX. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND HIGHLY ATTRACTIVE

18K GOLD CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BLACK

“JOHN PLAYER SPECIAL PAUL NEWMAN” DIAL

SIGNED ROLEX, COSMOGRAPH, DAYTONA, PAUL NEWMAN

JOHN PLAYER SPECIAL MODEL, REF. 6241, CASE NO. 1’947’369,

MANUFACTURED IN 1969

Movement: cal. 722-1, manual, 17 jewels, signed

Dial: black matte dial with sunken champagne track and engine-turned

subsidiary dials, signed

Case: screw back stamped with French Rolex importation hallmarks “Sté R”,

inside case back stamped 6241 and engraved 6241 between the lugs, 37.5 mm

diam., signed

With: 14K gold associated period Rolex riveted bracelet and deployant clasp,

overall length of approximately 180 mm.

CHF380,000–480,000 $400,000–500,000

€330,000–420,000

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