Vintage Diamond Brooch In Platinum Setting - 18.65 Carats For Sale
For your consideration is an exceptional vintage diamond brooch in platinum setting.
Total carats approximately 18.65.
See photos and scan of original appraisal. The original
appraisal will ship with the brooch. The appraisal is handwritten; here is my
interpretation of what it reads:
pin set with 14 baguettes, weight of 2.5 carats.
175 round diamonds weight
approximately 16.15 carats. Bow design with flexible drops. All diamonds modern cut, good quality." Signed by Lee Runsdorf.
The intricate bow design features 175 round diamonds totaling 16.15
carats and 14 baguettes totaling 2.5 carats, for a grand total carat weight of
about 18.65 carats.
The piece is about 3” long by about 2” wide at its widest point. It has
an overall weight of approximately 37.5 grams or 1.3 ounces.
In addition to the pin fastener, it also has a loop
attachment so that it can be worn as a necklace (see close-up photo ).
Brooch was purchased in New York City in 1979 from the front
display window of Glasser Becker Runsdorf. It was my mother's and I inherited
it. It has never been modified and over the decades has sat in a safe deposit
box. It was worn only once at the time of purchase and then safed for 34 years.
I do not know the manufacturer or designer and there are apparently no
identifying stamps or markings on the piece itself.
Original appraisal value in 1979 dollars was $13,500, which
would equate to roughly $42,000 dollars in 2013.
Item is also available for sale by other channels concurrently with this sale and should
it sell before this sale ends seller has right to terminate sale at any
Will ship FedEx Standard Overnight insured delivery included in offer, buyer must sign
for item, no shipping to P.O. boxes, no shipping outside of U.S. Accept PayPal
14-day return window: buyer pays return shipping, subject to
This is a "" sale which began at 99 cents.
Happy offerding and best of luck!
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Vintage Diamond Brooch In Platinum Setting - 18.65 Carats: $8,313