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    Opal, Diamond, Platinum, Gold Convertible Belt Buckle
    The belt buckle features an opal cabochon measuring 38.00 x 40.50 mm and weighing approximately 113.00 carats, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.25 carats, complemented by step-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.20 carats, set in 18k gold, having platinum accents on the reverse; the belt buckle is accompanied by an 18k gold bolo tie attachment with black braided leather cord, as well as an 18k gold buckle attachment. A GIA report # 2420347, dated November 19, 1985, stating Natural Opal, accompanies the opal. Gross weight 460.10 grams.
    Gentleman's Buckle Dimensions: 3-7/8 inches x 4-3/8 inches
    Lady's Buckle Dimensions (just horseshoe): 2-5/8 inches x 2-5/8 inches
    Bolo Tie Length: up to 40 inches

    Property from the Estate of Bob and Bernice Park, Enid, OK




    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): full, step-cut
    Count: 100+

    Colored Gems:

    Certified Gems:
    Gem: 1
    Lab: GIA
    Certification #: 2420347
    Shape: Cabochon
    Treatment: None
    Type: Opal

    Metals:
    Gold
    Platinum

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: An exceptionally grandiose piece of jewelry seems like the only proper way to set such an incredible opal! This piece can be worn as a large belt buckle, a smaller belt buckle or a bolo tie. The hand engraving is done by L. Kingsbery, as marked on the reverse of the piece. The belt buckle is accompanied by a gold-topped Allen wrench that can be used to remove and replace the hardware for the other components via four screw closures. The buckle components on the back of the large frame are platinum, (tang and belt slide) and marked as such. Attachment allows for the horseshoe component to be worn without the larger accompanying frame.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    23rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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