Patek Philippe & Co | Geneva, Switzerland

Antoni Patek
Antoni Patek

Patek Philippe & Co. is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer founded in 1851, located in Geneva and the Vallée de Joux. It designs and manufactures timepieces and movements including some of the most complicated mechanical watches. Polish watchmaker Antoni Patek started making pocket watches in 1839 in Geneva, along with his fellow Polish migrant Franciszek Czapek. They separated in 1844, and in 1845 Patek joined with the French watchmaker Adrien Philippe, inventor of the keyless winding mechanism. Patek Philippe & Co was founded in 1851.

Patek Philippe pioneered the perpetual calendar, split-seconds hand, chronograph, and minute repeater in watches. Patek Philippe is notable for manufacturing its own watch components. Patek Philippe timepieces have recorded high prices in auctions worldwide. A large part of the demand for auction pieces is driven by Patek Philippe themselves, as they are often purchasing in the auction market to add to the collection of the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva. The company has been owned by the Stern family since 1932, and, as of the late 2000s, led by Philippe Stern and his son Thierry Stern.

Patek Philippe 18K Yellow Gold Vintage Watch 2594

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Patek Philippe 3514 Wrist Watch for Unisex

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PATEK PHILIPPE GONDOLO 18K W GOLD FACTORY DIAMONDS MOP DIAL LADIES WATCH 4869G

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Patek Philippe Ladies 18KWG Annual Moon Calendar Watch (4936G)

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Patek Philippe Gondolo 5124G-011 Manual White Gold Blue Dial Mens Strap Watch

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Rolex | Geneva, Switzerland

Hans Wilsdorf
Hans Wilsdorf

Founded by Hans Wildorf and Alfred Davis in London, England in 1905 as Wilsdorf and Davis, Rolex moved its base of operations to Geneva, Switzerland in 1919. Hans Wilsdorf and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis, founded Wilsdorf and Davis, the company that would eventually become Rolex SA, in London, England in 1905. Wilsdorf and Davis’ main business at the time was importing Hermann Aegler’s Swiss movements to England and placing them in quality watch cases made by Dennison and others. These early wristwatches were sold to jewellers, who then put their own names on the dial. The earliest watches from Wilsdorf and Davis were usually hallmarked “W&D” inside the caseback.

Rolex Logo
Rolex Logo

In 1908, Wilsdorf registered the trademark “Rolex” and opened an office in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. The company name “Rolex” was registered on 15 November 1915. The book The Best of Time: Rolex Wristwatches: An Unauthorized History by Jeffrey P. Hess and James Dowling says that the name was just made up.

Fidel Castro wearing Rolex
Fidel Castro wearing Rolex

One story, never confirmed by Wilsdorf, is that the name came from the French phrase horlogerie exquise, meaning “exquisite clockwork” or as a contraction of “horological excellence”. Wilsdorf was said to want his watch brand’s name to be easily pronounceable in any language. He also thought that the name “Rolex” was sounding like a watch being wound. It is easily pronounceable in many languages and, as all letters have the same size, allows to be written symmetrically. It was also short enough to fit on the face of a watch. Today, Rolex watches are popularly considered status symbols. For example, Cuba’s leader Fidel Castro always wore not one, but two Rolex watches.

Vintage 1967 Rolex GMT Master 1675 Mark I Long E Dial Free Overnite Shipping!

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Rolex President Vintage Day-Date 1803 18kt Yellow Gold Watch

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Rolex Day-Date Presidential 18k White Gold Roman Numeral Dial Rhodium 18239

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Rolex Masterpiece 81315 18K Rose Gold Chocolate Dial Diamond Bezel *BRAND NEW*

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UNWORN Rolex Datejust II 2Tone Gold/Steel 41MM Mens Watch 116333 Box

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BRAUN | AB 4 Quartz Clock | Rams + Lubs 1980´s

BRAUN | AB 4 Quartz Alarm Clock
BRAUN | AB 4 Quartz Alarm Clock
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This 1980s analogue clock is, in my experience, a particularly hard-to-find model. As one of my earliest Braun acquisitions, it also happens to be one of my favourites. Unusually it features an alarm on/off mechanism that extends across the entire rear half of the case, which simply lifts up for ‘on’ and down for ‘off’. The rounded shape of the case allows for comfortable handling. Needless to say Lubs’ trademark instantly-readable dial design and typography are present – already firmly established by this point of time. The clock was created by Lubs while working under the Design Directorship of Dieter Rams. The clock is in excellent vintage used condition – it’s fully working with only very light surface handling marks and no damages. It’s an extremely nice example.

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See Bernd Polster and Olaf Meyer, Braun 50 Jahre Produktinnovation, DuMont Press, Cologne, Germany, 2005, pp 473 for more information.


Braun Men's BN0032BKBKMHG Classic Mesh Analog Display Quartz Black Watch

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NOS 80s BRAUN Quartz Wrist Watch 3812 AW 22 Hartwein Germany Bauhaus Lubs 20 VTG

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Braun Men's BN0035BKBKG Classic Chronograph Analog Display Quartz Black Watch

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Men's Braun Quartz Watch - Black BN0111BKORG

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Machine Age | Modernist Desk Clock | 1930´s

Machine Age | Modernist Desk Clock | 1930´s
Machine Age | Modernist Desk Clock | 1930´s
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Stunning modernist bronze and altuglas desk clock from the late thirties. Unfoundable art deco master school work, unique model, nice condition. Electro-mechanical movement in working order, power 110/130 v. Dimensions : 22 x 17 x 6 cm. (7.8 x 7 x 2.7 ”)

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1878 | Pierre Japy | France | Gilt Bronze Cartel

Pierre Japy | Gilt Bronze Clock | France 1878
Pierre Japy | Gilt Bronze Clock | France 1878
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Rare gilt bronze cartel made in France by Pierre Japy*, authentic end 19th century, excellent condition. Sightly gilt bronze frame, nice curved lines, bevelled glass, porcelain dial, blue numbers, openworked gilt hands. Striking halves and hours movement overhauled, keeps good time, easy soft sounding. Backplate signed ”P. Japy & Cie – 1878”

Winding key suppliedDimensions : 40 x 20 x 12 cm. (about 15.8 x 7.8 x 4.8 inches)

*Pierre Japy : son of Frederic Japy and founder of the Japy Beaucourt Cie.

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French Antique c1870 - JAPY FRERES BOULLE BOUDOIR MANTLE CLOCK

$1,745.76
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c1823 Japy Freres French Figural Gilt and Marble Hunter & Dog Clock Runs/Strikes

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FRENCH EBONY PORTICO CLOCK *JAPY FRERES* BOULLE INLAY & ORMOLU c.1860

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Antique 19th c French Japy Freres Boulle & gilt bronze Roccoco Mantle Clock set

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Tiffany & Co. | Atlas 9 | Chronograph Diamond Watch

Tiffany ] Co. | Atlas 9| Diamond Watch
Tiffany & Co. | Atlas 9 | Chronograph Diamond Watch

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Absolutely stunning Tiffany & Co. Atlas Chronograph Diamond Watch with 9 studded diamonds and Nacre dial also known as mother-of-pearl. Tiffany Atlas chronograph watch features beautiful round curved case with 9 all factory diamonds around the dial. The perfect cut diamonds are all flawless and shine brilliantly white.The case is highlighted by its Roman numerals.

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All Tiffany & Co. products I am selling are guaranteed to be brand new, authentic and in original packaging. Grab this piece of history before it disappears forever!! As with anything else, demand and scarcity will lead inevitably to higher and higher prices, SOON BE IMPOSSIBLE TO BUY ANYWHERE. This watch is very hard to find, and if you could find it, you would pay a lot more than you wanted.

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Atlas is the elite line of Tiffany & Co watches. This watch was sold for $7950 when introduced, sold out worldwide, similar watch but without chronograph is available on Tiffany website. That’s because everything about it says “class.” The polished atlas case surrounds a luminous mother-of-pearl dial and is enhanced by a graceful design accented by 9 genuine diamonds studded hearts. Inside, it has Tiffany’s proprietary Swiss movement with a quartz resonator technology. Mother-of-pearl adds gleaming and iridescent colors, shapes and shimmers to this watch dial. Depending on the angle and lighting, secretions form the beautiful, rainbow-colored shell. Tiffany & Co features only the best diamonds and gemstones.

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Hallmarked and serial numbered case back, watch has protective plastic on case back. This watch was produced in a very limited series. Sold out worldwide longtime ago. Unlike other timepieces in its class, this Chronograph, has a handy Date. The combination of these features makes it an ideal watch for any owner. Original and authentic collectible. Absolute Tiffany & Co. Craftsmanship and Quality from The Best in high end jewelry. Very limited and handmade craftsmanship! Classic proportions, simple lines and subtle details come together in perfect harmony to create pure elegance in a watch. The design is simply perfect.


Tiffany & Co 18K Yellow Gold Tesoro Ladies Watch White Dial Quartz

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Tiffany & Co. 18k Pink Gold Minute Repeater Calendar and moonphase watch. c1920s

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TIFFANY & CO 18K YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND TESORO WOMEN'S WATCH

$5,595.00
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Rolex “Tiffany & Co.” 18K Gold Ladies Presidential Wristwatch

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BRAUN | Watch DW 30 | Rams + Lubs 1978

BRAUN DW 30 | Digital Wristwatch
BRAUN DW 30 | Digital Wristwatch

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A Braun DW 30 quartz LCD digital wristwatch designed by Dieter Rams + Dietrich Lubs, 1978. Brushed steel rectangular case with original leather strap. Size approx. 33 x 36 x 8 mm. This is a true twentieth century design icon. Designed by Dieter Rams and Dietrich Lubs in 1978, the DW 30 is an early example of the digital watch and a shining example of Braun’s Bauhaus-tradition design.

Even the strap exudes functional minimalist perfection – it is attached to the body of the watch by means of four cross-headed screws that are incorporated into a metal strip. The watch was only produced until 1981 and this is one of only 3000 ever made, making this is an extremely rare and highly sought-after item. Only a handful have appeared in modern design sales in the top London auction houses over the past decade or so.

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The watch is in very good vintage used condition with some expected minor surface signs of age and wear but no significant damages or signs of repair. The face has some minor surface scratches consistent with a few bumps over the years. The smooth leather strap shows a little wear also, but I would nevertheless describe it as being in uncommonly good used condition.

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All of the watch’s original functions still work – pressing the side buttons cause the light to come on or minutes & seconds and date to be shown. I will include two brand new spare batteries with the sale.


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Dresden Porcelain Clock | Cobalt Blue & Gold Deco

Dresden Vintage Porcelain Clock
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This is a beautiful Dresden porcelain shelf or mantel clock. This tall clock has four feet, a glass clock hinged cover, and a tall finial. It is decorated with flowers, dark cobalt blue color and many gold highlights. The clock strikes the half hour with a single chime, and strikes the hour with the appropriate number. The clock is running very well. The porcelain case has a glaze on the front and sides. The bottom and back are not glazed. It is marked on the back with a crown and N, Dresden. The clock is 22 1/2″ tall. Great condition – no chips. Please note there is no key for the clock.

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Rolex | Cellini Rectangular Wrist Watch | 18K Gold

Rolex 18K Yellow Gold Cellini Rectangular Wrist Watch
Rolex 18K Yellow Gold Cellini Rectangular Wrist Watch

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Scarce Rolex 18K Cellini Rectangular Wrist Watch With Burlwood (Stone) Dial
Rolex; Country: Swiss; Man’s; Circa Date: 1990s

STYLE: Length lug-to-lug 34mm, width 24mm without crown.

CASE: No. 950, Ref. No. 4,127; The 18K yellow-gold, rectangular case with hidden lugs has a brushed bezel and a snap back.

DIAL: This polished brown (stone) dial displays solid gold markers and solid gold baton hands.

MOVT: Manual, 19 jewel, lever escapement, stem-set, signed.


Vintage 1967 Rolex GMT Master 1675 Mark I Long E Dial Free Overnite Shipping!

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Rolex President Vintage Day-Date 1803 18kt Yellow Gold Watch

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Rolex Day-Date Presidential 18k White Gold Roman Numeral Dial Rhodium 18239

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Rolex Lady Datejust Gold & Steel White Roman Dial 69163 Oyster - WATCH CHEST

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Seth Thomas | Crystal Regulator Clock | 1900

Seth Thomas | Crystal Regulator Clock | 1900
Seth Thomas | Crystal Regulator Clock | 1900

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THIS LISTING IS FOR A GORGEOUS AMERICAN SETH THOMAS “EMPIRE” CRYSTAL REGULATOR SHELF CLOCK, c. LATE 1800’s – EARLY 1900’s.

This nice Crystal Regulator clock has a metal face that is marked “Seth Thomas”. The face is in good condition although there are scratches throughout (see photos) – no other noted damage. The clock has an eight day movement and strikes on the hour and half-hour with a gong strike. Original gilt metal figural pendulum with face surrounded by sunburst.

The case has beveled glass on all four sides that is in excellent condition, no chips, cracks or repairs. The brass case has its original “rich gold” polished finish and is in very good condition with no noted damage, some minor surface scratches. The clock’s works are marked “Made by Seth Thomas, USA, 48S” and are in nice running condition. Key included. Measures 9 3/4″ high, 6 1/4″ wide and 4 3/4″ deep.


25-Jewel Seth Thomas Maiden Lane 18-Size Railroad Pocket Watch CA1891

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18S Seth Thomas 25J Maiden Lane Tu-Tone Movement in a Display Case Pocket Watch

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POCKET WATCH SETH THOMAS #419360-1-5/8" DIA GOLD PLATED CA LATE 1800'S

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1889 14K YELLOW GOLD SETH THOMAS POCKET WATCH 6 SIZE 15J LEVER SET HUNTER CASE

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French Collectible Clocks | USA

IMPORTANT MAGNIFICENT LOUIS XV FRENCH PALACE CLOCK SEVRE PORCELAIN DORE BRONZE

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French Empire Gold Gilt Urn Garniture Mantel Claw Feet Acanthus Molding No Clock

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Glass Dome Clock French Victorian

$1,818.50
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RARE BERTHOUD FRENCH WATCH BRASS TOBACCO BOX c1770s

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SPECTACULAR 19TH CENTURY FRENCH MARBLE CRYSTAL REGULATOR MANTEL CLOCK

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Kienzle | German Clock Maker

Edition Jakob Kienzle #4
Edition Jakob Kienzle #4

In 1883 Jakob Kienzle married into the Schlenker family and hencefoward he contributed to the expansion of the company. In 1899, 162,000 watches and alarm clocks were made per annum. The name of the company was changed into Schlenker & Kienzle.

From 1894 on the weight and the costs of alarm clocks and wall clocks was significantly reduced the “American System” with standardized individual components and perforated plates. This process was highly innovative at that time. From 1897 on Jakob Kienzle becomes sole owner and also the name of the company changes after some time into today’s notation KIENZLE. But not only the watch production is continuously extended and modernized. The international activities are also steadily enlarged. In the following years branches in Milan, Paris and London are established.

In 1900 Kienzle launches the time stamp clock on the market, followed by inexpensive pocket watches, traveling clocks and wristwatches for ladies. The first clocks for automobiles are also made at that period of time. The so-called “Strapazier-Armbanduhr” is presented in 1931. This watch is extremely resilient because of its special construction. With 25 million sold specimens the watch model becomes a popular product.

At the end of the nineteen-thirties Kienzle starts the fabrication of two table clocks in the upper price segment: the Zodiac Clock and the World Time Clock. After the Second World War the track record of Kienzle goes on again with established articles and new products like a parking meter equipped with the latest technology. 1956 the so-called “Volksautomatik” enters the market and is yet another example for the innovative products of the company. Energy is provided by a rotor that wounds in both directions and instead of steel pins the lever is fitted with ruby pins.

Antique German Wall Clock Schlenker-Kienzle movement

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Antique Kienzle Chiming Mantle Clock / Circa 1930, Black Forest, Germany

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Kienzle Brass 8 Day Garniture _ Candelabra Mantel Clock

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WARMINK REGULATOR WITH SPECIAL KIENZLE MOVEMENT WESTMINSTER

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RARE KIENZLE ART DECO MOLER BAUHAUS CHIMING MANTLE CLOCK - BLACK FOREST - 1930

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Seth Thomas (1785 – 1859) | American Clock Maker

Seth Thomas
Seth Thomas

Seth Thomas (1785 – 1859) was an American clock maker and a pioneer of mass production at his Seth Thomas Clock Company. Thomas was born in Wolcott, Connecticut, in 1785. He started in the clock business in 1807, working for clockmaker Eli Terry. In 1810, he bought Terry’s clock business, making tall clocks with wooden movements, though chose to sell his partnership in 1812, moving in 1813 to Plymouth Hollow, Connecticut, where he set up a factory to make metal-movement clocks. In 1817, he added shelf and mantel clocks. By the mid-1840’s, he changed over to brass from wooden movements. He died in 1859, whereupon the company was taken over by his son, Aaron, who added many styles and improvements after his father’s death. In 1875 the town was renamed Thomaston in Thomas’ memory. The company went out of business in the 1980’s.

Clock Set 2 Bronze Candlesticks H 67 Cm

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SETH THOMAS OAK REGULATOR WEIGHT DRIVEN CLOCK

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Seth Thomas Umbria 15 day TO Wall Clock Oak Case, Signed Works C. 1900

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SETH THOMAS # 21 TALL CASE CLOCK

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Large Antique French Mantel Clock Garniture Set by Japy Freres

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Desk Clock by Hour Lavigne | France c1940

Desk Clock | Hour Lavigne France / c1940
Desk Clock | Hour Lavigne France / c1940

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Superb late art deco zodiacal desk clock, made in France by Hour Lavigne. Gilt bronze base and bezel, bevelled glass, openworked gilt dial, altuglas face with zodiac signs finely engraved. Alarm movement overhauled, keeps good time. Rare and authentic model in nice condition, altuglas without any crack nor chip.

Dimensions : 20 x 18,5 cm. (7.9 x 7.3 inches)

 

 

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Seth Thomas 8 Bell Sonora Chime Clock

Seth Thomas 8 Bell Sonora Chime Clock
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Chime clock number 219. The clock works great and it’s dial and case were restored 20 years ago. The clock plays Whittington and Westminster chimes. The clock size is 15″ high x 9 1/4″ wide X 7 3/4″ deep. It weights just under 25 pounds. Due to shipping and movement of the clock you may need to adjust the clocks mechanism when you set it up.

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BRAUN | ABK 20 Mod. 4780 | Dietrich Lubs | 1985 | SOLD

BRAUN Wall Clock ABK 20 mod 4780
BRAUN Wall Clock ABK 20 mod 4780
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HERE IS A VERY EARLY 1980’s BRAUN QUARTZ TYPE:4780 / ABK20 WALL CLOCK. THIS WAS DESIGNED BY DIETRICH LUBS UNDER THE DIRECTORSHIP OF DIETER RAMS. THIS IS GRAPHIC PERFECTION FROM THE 1980’s WITH RIGOUROUS AND MINIMAL STYLE OF THE PERIOD.THIS IS FULLY WOKING AND KEEPS PERFECT TIME (QUALITY BRAUN PRODUCTS MADE IN GERMANY). THIS MEASURES 185mm IN DIAMETER. THE COLOUR OF THE CLOCK: RED ON THE OUTSIDE, VERY EVEN ALL ROUND AND LOOKS SUPERB.THERE ARE NO CRACKS OR CHIPS TO THIS ITEM ,THIS IS IN VERY NICE CONDITION FOR A 1980’s ITEM YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPOINTED!


NOS 80s BRAUN Quartz Wrist Watch 3812 AW 22 Hartwein Germany Bauhaus Lubs 20 VTG

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Angelus | Meteo | 8 Days Weather Station

Angelus Meteo | 8 Days Weather Station
Angelus Meteo | 8 Days Weather Station
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ANGELUS “METEO” – 8 DAYS – DATER – COMPASS – BAROMETER – THERMOMETER – HYGROMETER

1950’s nautical weather station desk clock, nautical model “Meteo” Swiss made made by Angelus. Heavy gilt bronze frame and base, four faces rotating case, domed glass compass on top. High quality 8 days & automatic dater movement serviced, caliber Angelus 190 SF, lever escapment, 15 jewels, keeps good time. All features in good working order : 8 days, dater, barometer, thermometer, hygrometer and compass. Rare luxury desk clock in nice condition, some light wear accented by the pictures. Dimensions : 11 x 8 cm. (4.3 x 3.1 inches)

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Panerai Pam 203 Angelus Movement- Ultra Rare Special Edition Complete

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BVLGARI Carbon Gold Los Angeles Limited 33mm Blk Dial Automatic New Old Stock

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Vintage ANGELUS Chronograph Cal. 215 18k Gold SERVICED

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Rarity...RONA-ANGELUS....Property of Waffen SS.....Check It!!

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Tiffany & Co. | Atlas Chronograph Diamond Watch | SOLD

Tiffany & Co. Atlas Chronograph Diamond Watch
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Tiffany & Co. Atlas Chronograph Diamond Watch with 9 studded diamonds and Nacre dial also known as mother-of-pearl. Tiffany Atlas chronograph watch features beautiful round curved case with 9 all factory diamonds around the dial. The perfect cut diamonds are all flawless and shine brilliantly white. The case is highlighted by its Roman numerals. Atlas is the elite line of Tiffany & Co watches. This watch was sold for $7950 when introduced, sold out worldwide, similar watch but without chronograph is available on Tiffany website.

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That’s because everything about it says “class.” The polished atlas case surrounds a luminous mother-of-pearl dial and is enhanced by a graceful design accented by 9 genuine diamonds studded hearts. Inside, it has Tiffany’s proprietary Swiss movement with a quartz resonator technology. Mother-of-pearl adds gleaming and iridescent colors, shapes and shimmers to this watch dial. Depending on the angle and lighting, secretions form the beautiful, rainbow-colored shell. Tiffany & Co features only the best diamonds and gemstones.

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A graphic motif that exudes joyful, modern energy. Hallmarked and serial numbered case back, watch has protective plastic on case back. This watch was produced in a very limited series. Sold out worldwide longtime ago. Unlike other timepieces in its class, this Chronograph, has a handy Date. The combination of these features makes it an ideal watch for any owner.


Tiffany&Co. Atlas Dome Watch Z1800.68.10A10A50A Automatic f/Japan 1Year Warranty

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Tiffany & Co. Atlas Leather 18k Gold Ladies Watch S0630 D286753 100% Authentic

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Tiffany Atlas Watch

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Tiffany & Co. ATLAS Chronograph Swiss Watch w/Original Box

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BRAUN | AB 3 Quartz Clock | Lubs / Rams 1983 | SOLD

BRAUN | AB 3 Quartz Clock | Lubs / Rams 1983
BRAUN | AB 3 Quartz Clock | Lubs / Rams 1983
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A vintage Braun AB 3 quartz alarm clock designed by Dietrich Lubs in 1983. Braun model number 4750. Measuring approximately 80 mm x 70 x 35. A classic Braun bedside clock from the early 1980s, designed by Lubs while working under the design directorship of Dieter Rams.

Even by this relatively early point in time the analogue clock range’s defining characteristics have become established: the matte black casing, pared down dial and coloured hands (wide white hands for hours and minutes, narrow yellow for sweeping seconds hand and inconspicuous black hand with contrasting coloured point for the alarm setting) are present. Innovation comes in the form of a tilting on-off switch with spherical buttons on the top for the alarm function.

With all elements designed to prioritise ease-of-use for the user, it’s a shining example of Braun’s Bauhaus-tradition design. The clock is in excellent vintage used condition – it’s fully working with only very light surface handling marks and no damages.

Reference
See Bernd Polster and Olaf Meyer, Braun 50 Jahre Produktinnovation, DuMont Press, Cologne, Germany, 2005, pp 473 for more information.

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Tiffany & Co. | Platinum Diamond Wrist Watch

Tiffany Platinum Watch
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Unique Tiffany & Co. Platinum & Rock Crystal Diamond & Emerald Octagon Lady’s Wrist Watch
Tiffany & Co.; Swiss; Ladies; Circa: 1920
STYLE: Length lug-to-lug 34mm, width 25mm without crown.
CASE: The Rock crystal, platinum case features octagon shape, fancy lugs, emerald, diamond bezel, and cut-rock crystal case.
BAND: Cord, 18K gold clasp.
DIAL: This off-white dial displays Arabic numerals, minute/5-minute track, and Breguet hands.
MOVT: The manual wind, 18 jewel movement with lever escapement is stem-set and signed.

Experts Opinion: Every few years we come across an exceptional timepiece. This special order majestic watch is one of those items never seen before and you will never see one again. Every part shows the quality! Emerald crown, diamond bezel, rock crystal case, emerald lugs, etc.

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1880 | Japy Freres | Crystal Regulator Clock

JAPY FRERES | BRONZE CRYSTAL REGULATOR
JAPY FRERES | BRONZE CRYSTAL REGULATOR
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Beautiful large crystal regulator made in France by Japy Freres, late 19th century. Handsome bronze frame, bevelled crystal faces and sides with no crack nor chip, nice enameled porcelain dial. High grade hours and halves rack striking* movement, visible Brocot escapment and mercury pendulum, keeps good time, easy soft souding. Exceptional and authentic french antique timepiece, excellent condition. Winding key supplied. Dimensions : 30 x 17 x 13 cm. (11.8 x 6.7 x 5.1 inches)

*The rack striking mecanism has the advantage, in comparison with the locking plate striking mechanism, that the hands may be moved without waiting at each hour for the full number of strikes.

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French Antique c1870 - JAPY FRERES BOULLE BOUDOIR MANTLE CLOCK

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c1823 Japy Freres French Figural Gilt and Marble Hunter & Dog Clock Runs/Strikes

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FRENCH EBONY PORTICO CLOCK *JAPY FRERES* BOULLE INLAY & ORMOLU c.1860

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Antique 19th c French Japy Freres Boulle & gilt bronze Roccoco Mantle Clock set

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BRAUN | ABW 21 | Designed by Dietrich Lubs | 1985 | SOLD

Braun | Wall Clock ABW 21
Braun | Wall Clock ABW 21
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It’s a classic example of ram`s practical minimalism (designed by Dietrich Lubs). You are bidding on an original Braun wall clock type ABW 21 (mod. 4782) designed by Dietrich Lubs in 1985. The face is made of a tiered Perspex casing with a cream plastic face and charcoal grey plastic rim. The numbers are inscribed in light grey on this rim. The minutes and hours hands are both made of charcoal grey plastic while the seconds hand is made of mustard yellow plastic. The mechanism is placed at the back of the clock and there is a small opening placed above so that the clock can be fixed to the wall. The original Braun label is present on the face and is inscribed at the back on the mechanism casing (‘Braun AG, Type 4782/ABW21). Wonderful vintage wall clock in best condition, diameter: 20 cm/ 7,87” width: 4cm/1.5”, fully functioning.

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Rolex | Cellini Danaos XL | Yellow Gold Case | 4243/8

Rolex | Cellini Danaos XL | Yellow Gold Case | 4243/8
Rolex | Cellini Danaos XL | Yellow Gold Case | 4243/8
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UP FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION IS AN ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS, TIMELESS, CLASSIC AND RARE ROLEX CELLINI DANAOS XL IN YELLOW GOLD ON THE GENUINE BUFFALO LEATHER STRAP WITH YELLOW GOLD DEPLOYMENT CLASP. THIS WATCH WAS PURCHASED BY ME FROM AN AUTHORIZED DEALER “ALVIN GOLDFARB” IN SEATTLE. IT HAS BEEN SEATING IN MY COLLECTION SINCE IT WAS PURCHASED AND NEVER WORN. THE WATCH IS IN LIKE NEW CONDITION WITH NO SIGNS OF SCRATCHES, DINGS, OR BLEMISHES. VERY MINIMAL SIGNS OF STORE/DISPLAY WEAR!

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Brand: Rolex
Model: Cellini
Reference: 4243/8
Case: Solid 18k yellow gold case
Size: 38mm wide (not including crown or lugs)
Dial: Rolex Black & Champlagne Dial
Attachment: Rolex black buffalo strap with Rolex 18k yellow gold deployment buckle
Movement: Mechanical
Box/Papers: Comes with all boxes and papers-the same way you would buy from the Rolex Boutique!

Rolex Day Date President Bark Yellow Gold Black Index Dial 18248 WATCH CHEST

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Rolex President Vintage Day-Date 1803 18kt Yellow Gold Watch

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Rolex Day-Date Presidential 18k White Gold Roman Numeral Dial Rhodium 18239

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Rolex Lady Datejust Gold & Steel White Roman Dial 69163 Oyster - WATCH CHEST

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BRAUN | Clock ABW 35 | Type 4778 | D. Lubs 1988 | SOLD

BRAUN | Clock ABW 35 | Type 4778
BRAUN | Clock ABW 35 | Type 4778
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Design Dietrich Lubs, 1988. FUNCTION IS NOT TESTED! Battery compartment is clean. Age-appropriate wear. This listing has ended.

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Jefferson | Mystery Clock | Golden Hour | 1958 | SOLD

Jefferson | Mystery Clock | 1950's
Jefferson | Mystery Clock | 1950's
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This Jefferson mystery clock was a product of the 1950’s. Mystery clocks were the rage then and they have become very popular again. This one was manufactured 11-28-58 (photo 10). These are called “mystery clocks” because the hands appear to move by themselves since there is no visible gearing to move them.

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In reality, the minute hand is firmly attached to the glass and the glass itself makes one revolution each hour. The hour hand is geared in the back to the minute hand and it slowly rotates as the minute hand rotates.

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The glass dial measures 7-1/4″ in diameter and it stands 9″ high. The 24k gold finish on the clock is in good but not perfect shape. There are some losses to the finish on the backside. The clock runs quietly and keeps perfect time. I guarantee the clock to be as described and will accept its return if the buyer is dissatisfied. Just notify me within 30 days of receiving it and I will refund your purchase price and original shipping when you return it.

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