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    Description

    Victorian Diamond, Gold Brooch-Pendant
    Stones: European-cut diamond weighing a total of approximately 0.15 carat; rose-cut diamonds
    Metal: 18k gold
    Theme: Swallow; bird
    Gross Weight: 10.30 grams
    Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches

    Property from the Estate of Christine Mullen, Honolulu, HI. Formerly of the singing duo Betsy & Chris


    Estimate: $500 - up.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): European, Rose
    Count: 1 - 25

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: This swooping swallow is just darling! The swallow chooses one mate for life, and for this reason it makes frequent appearance in Victorian jewelry as a symbol of love and loyalty. Marked 18 GS on reverse. Completed by a swivel-hinge pinstem and C catch, as well as two hooks on reverse for use as a pendant. This little birdie has a surprise, the back is engraved to look like feathers!
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    September
    21st Tuesday 6:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    September
    21st Tuesday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Jewelry & Timepieces Session
    (Lots 73001-73153) - 7:00 PM Central Time, Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



    Current Bid:
    $550
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