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    Chopard Lady's Diamond, White Gold Happy Diamonds Icons Watch
    Case: 33.00 x 24.00 mm, round, 18k white gold with 7 floating diamonds, bow shaped lugs, case # 281440, model 20/5020
    Dial: pavé diamond dial, baton hour and minute hands, Chopard, Swiss made, sapphire crystal
    Movement: quartz standardized, back-set
    Band: black satin strap; 7 inches
    Stones: full, single and baguette-cut diamonds weigh a total of approximately 1.75 carats
    Signed: Chopard on the case, dial and strap
    Gross Weight: 21.17 grams
    Notes: watch is currently not in working order


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Chopard
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full, Single, and Baguette-cut
    Diamond Count: 100+
    Overall Condition: Good
    Type: Chopard Happy Diamonds Icons White Gold and Diamond Lady's Wrist Watch
    Model: 20/5020
    Dial: pavé diamond dial surrounded by 7 floating diamond
    Hands; steel
    Metal: 18k White Gold
    Case No: 281440
    Case Info: bow lugs, 102 round and 2 baguette set diamonds
    Case Length: 33 mm
    Case Width: 24 mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: quartz
    Band: black satin strap
    Circa: late 1990's
    Condition: dial and case very good, strap has wear
    Notes: Circa the late 1990's. Strap shows wear. A battery will not make the watch run. Comes with with box, pusher, hang tag, and extra white strap.


    Chopard: It all began in 1860 in the small village of Sonvilier, Switzerland. Here Louis-Ulysse Chopard, a talented young craftsman, established his workshop. By virtue of their precision and reliability, his watches quickly gained a solid reputation among enthusiasts and found buyers as far afield as Eastern Europe, Russia and Scandinavia. In 1921, the founder’s son, Paul Louis Chopard, opened a branch in La Chaux-de-Fonds and then relocated the company headquarters there. In 1937, he moved the firm to Geneva, the capital of Haute Horlogerie, or Fine Watchmaking, thereby bringing it closer to its cosmopolitan clientele. In 1943, Paul André Chopard, grandson of Louis-Ulysse, took the helm. In 1963 he sought a buyer capable of reviving and perpetuating the brand’s rich heritage, since none of his sons wished to take over the company. This was when he met Karl Scheufele, descendant of a dynasty of watchmakers and jewelers from Pforzheim, Germany. After a brief meeting, Karl Scheufele decided to buy the company. Under the impetus of the Scheufele family, Chopard experienced spectacular development. Renowned for its creativity, its state-of-the-art technology and the excellence of its craftsmen, it became one of the leading names in the high-end watch and jewelry industry. Entirely independent, Chopard is pursuing a time-honoured family tradition. Karl Scheufele and his wife Karin have orchestrated the company’s international expansion for more than 40 years and are still active in the firm. Their two children are its current co-presidents: Caroline Scheufele is responsible for the ladies’ collections and high jewelry, while her brother Karl-Friedrich Scheufele manages the gents' collections and the Chopard Manufacture in Fleurier, the production site of L.U.C movements.

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