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    Retro Swiss Lady's Ruby, Diamond, Gold Covered Dial Wristwatch, Lackritz
    Case: 16 mm, round, 14k gold, hinged armature permitting watch to swing clear of bracelet to be wound and set, covered dial set with oval-shaped ruby cabochons and single-cut diamonds
    Dial: satin finished goldtone with black inscribed Arabic numerals, blued steel "Leaf" hands, mineral crystal
    Movement: 17 jewel, manual wind, adjusted to temperature, marked P. Lackritz & Co.
    Bracelet: 14k white and yellow gold hinged bangle, accented by single-cut diamonds and oval-shaped rubies; length 6-1/2 inches
    Stones: single-cut diamonds adorn the cover and bracelet, weighing a total of approximately 0.85 carat; together with oval-shaped ruby cabochons weighing a total of approximately 8.00 carats
    Signed: Lackritz on bracelet and movement
    Gross Weight 59.90 grams
    Note: watch is currently in working order

    The Gladys Glad Jewelry Collection

    Condition Report*: Designer: Lackritz
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Single-cut
    Diamond Count: 26 - 50
    Gem Type: Ruby
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Oval-shaped cabochon
    Gem Count: 26 - 50
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: A vibrant item that is unique and versatile. It makes a stunning bracelet and a surprising timepiece. While the movement is currently in working order, it could use a cleaning. Lackritz Jewelers was founded in Chicago where it became the preeminent jewelry shop in the city, at one time with a branch on Fifth Avenue, New York, and for even longer a store on Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles. The business closed in the 1950s.
    *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
    December, 2011
    5th-6th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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