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Premier Auction - Session II - September 16, 2023

Sat, Sep 16, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1201

Mid-Century Platinum Diamond 'Barber Pole' Bracelet

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

196 straight baguette cut diamonds, graduating in size, estimated weight 4.80ctw, 90 round brilliant cut diamonds, graduating in size, estimated weight 6.30ctw., E-F, VVS1-VS1, marked “10% IRIDPLT”, platinum, fold over clasp with safety chain, inside measurement 7 in., 41.9 grams

Provenance: Private Collection

Note: Bracelet accompanied by a letter and photograph from Harry Winston Inc. to Texaco Inc., dated 1972, regarding bracelet which was provided for christening a ship.  2006 appraisal from Grimball Jewelers with replacement value of $29,250.

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very light signs of wear, one link of six round diamonds added after 1972

Private Collection