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    Diamond, Gold Brooch, Kurt Wayne
    The brooch features full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 8.50 carats, enhanced by a tapered baguette-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.10 carat, set in 18k gold having rhodium finished accents, marked KW for Kurt Wayne. Gross weight 36.60 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 1-5/8 inches


    Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut, Baguette-cut
    Count: 51 - 75

    Metals:
    Gold
    Platinum

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A flower that is forever in bloom. Marked KW for Kurt Wayne 18K 1402. White metal tests as platinum. Completed by a double pinstem on the reverse.
    Kurt Wayne: Kurt Wayne was born in 1909 in Vienna, Austria. At the age of ten, he was placed in the care of a jeweler, where he learned the crafts of gold and silversmithing, diamond setting and watchmaking. He and his wife immigrated to the United States in 1937, landing in New York City. He opened his business in 1945, where he developed personal relationships with the Zale family and Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus. He passed away in 1990.

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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    October
    1st Monday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    October
    1st Monday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    8 Days 9h 11m 58s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: 6
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55001-55408) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Monday, October 1, 2018 (10:00 AM Pacific Time).
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Beverly Hills
    9478 West Olympic Blvd., 1st Floor
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212

    Reserve Amount:
    $5,000
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