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    Diamond, Gold Bracelet, Chopard
    Stones: Full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 0.87 carat
    Metal: 18k gold
    Marked: Chopard, Ref. 85/1986-20, No. 2720383
    Collection: Happy Hearts
    Gross Weight: 49.00 grams
    Dimensions: 6-1/2 inches x 1/2 inch

    The Jewelry Collection of a Lady


    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full
    Count: 26 - 50

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: The Happy Hearts flexible bracelet is delightful. Marked 750. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
    Chopard: It all began in 1860 in the small village of Sonvilier, Switzerland. Here Louis-Ulysse Chopard, a talented young craftsman, established his workshop. By virtue of their precision and reliability, his watches quickly gained a solid reputation among enthusiasts and found buyers as far afield as Eastern Europe, Russia and Scandinavia. In 1921, the founder’s son, Paul Louis Chopard, opened a branch in La Chaux-de-Fonds and then relocated the company headquarters there. In 1937, he moved the firm to Geneva, the capital of Haute Horlogerie, or Fine Watchmaking, thereby bringing it closer to its cosmopolitan clientele. In 1943, Paul André Chopard, grandson of Louis-Ulysse, took the helm. In 1963 he sought a buyer capable of reviving and perpetuating the brand’s rich heritage, since none of his sons wished to take over the company. This was when he met Karl Scheufele, descendant of a dynasty of watchmakers and jewelers from Pforzheim, Germany. After a brief meeting, Karl Scheufele decided to buy the company. Under the impetus of the Scheufele family, Chopard experienced spectacular development. Renowned for its creativity, its state-of-the-art technology and the excellence of its craftsmen, it became one of the leading names in the high-end watch and jewelry industry. Entirely independent, Chopard is pursuing a time-honoured family tradition. Karl Scheufele and his wife Karin have orchestrated the company’s international expansion for more than 40 years and are still active in the firm. Their two children are its current co-presidents: Caroline Scheufele is responsible for the ladies’ collections and high jewelry, while her brother Karl-Friedrich Scheufele manages the gents' collections and the Chopard Manufacture in Fleurier, the production site of L.U.C movements.

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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    May
    3rd Monday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    May
    3rd Monday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55001-55309) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Monday, May 3, 2021.
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    $2,400
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