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    Fred, Paris Very Fine 18k Yellow Gold Day/Date Wristwatch
    Case: two body, stepped bezel with Roman numerals and baton indexes, moveable lugs, 47 mm x 33 mm, 18k yellow gold, solid back secured with screws
    Dial: brushed gold, dot markers, day and date apertures, luminous gold baton hands
    Movement: quartz standardization
    Band: alligator
    Signed: Fred Paris, with boxes


    Condition Report*:
    Overall Condition: Good
    Fred: Fred Samuel founded the Parisian firm, Fred, in 1936. Pearls and large colored gemstone sales were the foundation of the business. Fred catered to A-list celebrities such as Marlene Dietrich and Douglas Fairbanks. With sons Henri and Jean joining the family business, great expansion on an international scale occurred. By 1977, Fred operated boutiques in Beverly Hills, Houston and New York. Geneva, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Cannes, Monte Carlo, and Seoul shops followed.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    21st Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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