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    LeCoultre Lady's Diamond, Ruby, Gold Covered Dial Wristwatch, Retailed by Van Cleef & Arpels
    Case: 17.00 x 16.00 mm, 18k gold, hinged cover over dial, screw set caseback
    Dial: square-shaped, silvered dial with goldtone Hour Indexes, and Arabic numerals at 3, 6, 9 & 12, black "Baton" hands
    Movement: LeCoultre & Co. caliber 426/2 back wind, 16 jewels, adjusted to three positions
    Bracelet: features full-cut diamonds and round-shaped rubies ascending case and bracelet, hinged cover incorporated in textured rope and ball design in 18k gold, completed by box clasp and safety; length 7-1/2 inches
    Signed: LeCoultre on the movement and case; signed Van Cleef & Arpels on the dial
    Stones: total diamond weight is approximately 3.65 carats; total ruby weight is approximately 3.90 carats
    Notes: gross weight 67.10 grams. Watch is currently not in running order

    Condition Report*: Designer: LeCoultre / Van Cleef & Arpels
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VVS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 26 - 50
    Gem Type: Ruby
    Gem Average Clarity: Fine
    Gem Shape: Round-shaped
    Gem Count: 26 - 50
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Watch has a broken staff and is currently not in running order. Dial and/or Hour Markers have been refinished. A stunning lady's bracelet watch.
    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. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a purse-like compartmentalized vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. The firm continues under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    13th-14th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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