Mondani Web is extremely happy to present Important Antique, Vintage & Modern Timepieces and Jewellery Auction on July 23 in Antiquorum Hong Kong (Room 76, 7th Floor, Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong.
Antiquorum Hong Kong present a fine selection of pocket watches, chronometers, singing-birds and antique enamels, featuring timepieces with horological complications (repeaters, chronographs, split-seconds, calendars of all kinds, special escapements, patented mechanisms, etc.) and pieces intended for export markets, notably China.
These treasures of horology were mainly made in Switzerland, but also in France, England and Germany, and date from the mid-18th to mid-20th centuries. In addition to these true works of art, there is a collection of Masonic watches and some timekeepers that belonged to important people of the past.
An important group of vintage wristwatches featuring models from the major historical manufactures (Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Blancpain, Breitling, Cartier, Heuer, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, Omega, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Universal, Vacheron Constantin, Zenith, etc.); dress or sports models.
There is no need to explain what “Oyster”, “Calatrava”, “Reverso”, “Daytona”, “El Primero”, “Royal Oak”, “Nautilus”, etc., are to arouse the interest of connoisseurs.
Numerous contemporary wristwatches where you will find these same brands but also other names that delight collectors of modern watches, some in limited or numbered editions (Bulgari, Chopard, Corum, Exception, Girard-Perregaux, IWC, Maîtres du Temps, Panerai, Piaget, Ulysse Nardin, etc.).
17 “new-old-stock” Omega wristwatches sold on a charity basis to the benefit of Po Leung Kuk, Hong Kong (https://www.poleungkuk.org.hk/en).
Jewellery and precious stones, including Ilías Lalaoúnis (1920-2013) creations, and “loose” diamonds.
The preview of this auction will be as follows:
Friday, 17 July 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, 18 July 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Monday, 20 July 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, 21 July 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, 22 July 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
In this article, we show you the top lots to give you a preview of some of the best for sale.
Ami Lecoultre, Movement with patented split-seconds chronograph with oscillating pinion and “foudroyante”, patented non-magnetic compensated balance; white metal.
Estimate: 8.447,00€ – 11.263,00€
Lange & Söhne, Glashütte b/Dresden, circa 1915-1920. Silver deck chronometer, centre-seconds beating half-seconds, Grossmann-type pivoted detent escapement, large compensated balance, free-sprung cylindrical hairspring.
Estimate: 14.079,00€ – 18.772,00€
Unsigned, Geneva, circa 1815-1825. 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls, small pocket watch, décor representing Lotus flowers, made for the Chinese market.
Estimate: 11.920,00€ – 14.923,00€
Chopard, Geneva, circa 2007. alladium, 8-day going, skeleton, gold movement, tourbillon regulator, power reserve indication; “L.U.C. – Louis Ulysse Chopard Chronometer” “Heritage Model”; limited edition of 25 examples, No. 1.
Estimate: 15.956,00€ – 20.649,00€
IWC – International Watch Co., Schaffhausen / Schaffhouse, 1980. 18k Yellow gold, self-winding, centre-seconds, date, lapis-lazuli dial; “Yacht Club II”.
Estimate: 14.079,00€ – 23.465,00€
Rolex, Geneva, circa 1942. Stainless steel, Ref. 3525, chronograph, minute recorder, “salmon” dial; “Anti Magnetic”.
Estimate: 29.847,00€ – 39.797,00€
Patek Philippe “Nautilus”, Geneva, circa 1986. Stainless steel, Ref. 3800-1, self-winding, centre-seconds, date.
Estimate: 18.302,00€ – 29.754,00€
Patek Philippe, Geneva, circa 2000. Platinum, Ref. 5016, one-minute tourbillon regulator, minute-repeater, perpetual calendar with retrograde date, leap-year indicator, moon phases, black dial.
Estimate: 337.901,00€ – 459.921,00€