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    Mauboussin Lady's Diamond, Gold, Mother-of-Pearl, Leather, Stainless Steel Chronograph Wristwatch, modern
    Case: 35 mm, round, 18k gold case back with 4 screw closure, skeleton back, marked Mauboussin, reference number 13371, No. 402 S, diamond-set bezel
    Dial: blue with concentric circles, date aperture at 6 o'clock, illuminated hour and minute hands, gold Roman numeral and diamond-shaped hour markers, chronograph with outer minute track, three mother-of-pearl subdials for constant seconds, twelve hours and thirty minutes
    Movement: Swiss Automatic, 37 jewel, calibre 3151, adjusted to 5 positions
    Bracelet: blue leather with stainless steel deployant clasp; adjustable from 7-1/2 to 9 inches
    Stones: full-cut diamonds weigh a total of approximately 1.35 carats
    Signed: double signed Mauboussin on the dial and case
    Gross weight: 88.08 grams
    Note: watch is currently in working order

    Condition Report*: Designer: Mauboussin
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 100+
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: The beautiful blue dial is accented by the mother-of-pearl subdials. Watch does not come with box or papers. Leather strap is Tiffany & Co. Tesoro. Watch could easily be worn by a man or woman.
    Mauboussin: It was Paris 1827, the year when the House of Mauboussin opened. The firm specialized in highly stylized architectural jewels set with precious gems of vibrant hue, accented by sparkling white diamonds. They exhibited at the 1925 International Exhibition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, and won the grand prize. Georges Mauboussin believed that jewelry should reflect the wearer's personality with a jeweled accent. Its Reflection series struck a chord with socialites and celebrities, such as Marlene Dietrich, who flocked to Mauboussin. The company opened offices in Buenos Aires and London prior to New York, in 1929. The ill-timed opening of their New York branch coincided with the stock market crash the same year. A weakened Mauboussin merged with Trabert & Hoeffer, Inc.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    29th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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