Description

    Lady's LeCoultre Diamond, Platinum, White Gold Bracelet Watch, retailed by Van Cleef & Arpels, NY
    Case: 13.50 mm, round, platinum case back with two screw closure
    Dial: covered, off-white round dial, black Arabic numerals at 12, 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 o'clock alternating with black dashes for hour markers, "Dauphine" hour and minute hands with black applied enamel, mineral crystal
    Movement: back wind manual movement marked "LE COULTRE"
    Bracelet: 18k white gold triple snake chain with diamond-set clasp; 7-1/2 inches
    Stones: full and baguette-cut diamonds weigh a total of approximately 9.45 carats
    Signed: double signed Van Cleef & Arpels on dial and clasp
    Gross weight: 67.20 grams
    Note: watch is currently in working order


    Property of a California Lady


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Van Cleef & Arpels
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut, Baguette-cut
    Diamond Count: 100+
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Clasp is also marked "N.Y. 28164"


    Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. Their success was immediate. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a fancy purse-like compartmentalized lady’s vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. It created the illusion of floating gems, each being fastened by wires from the underside of the piece. It was popular throughout the 1930s and 1940s before reappearing in the 1990s. The company is continues to be family run, managing locations across the globe.

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