21 - 22 September 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 106,250
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 10,000
‘GOOD MORNING MR. PRESIDENT’
AN INAUGURATION GIFT TO PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN FROM MR. AND MRS. FRANCIS SINATRA, JANUARY 20, 1981
A MARINE CHRONOMETER IN FITTED BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY THREE-TIER BOX
TIFFANY & CO., CIRCA 1981
The box with mahogany inlaid brass handles and inlaid with brass and amaranth to the corners, with an engraved brass presentation plaque to front ‘JANUARY 1981 Love/ Francis and Barbara’, the inside to top with an additional plaque ‘GOOD MORNING/ MR. PRESIDENT’, the chronometer with 3 ½ in. white enamel dial, Roman hours and blued steel hands, signed ‘TIFFANY & CO.’ and ‘QUARTZ’, the back cover to the quartz movement also stamped ‘TIFFANY & Co.’ and ‘SWISS MADE’, set within a gimballed brass bowl
5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high, 6 in. (15 cm.) square
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An inauguration gift to President Ronald Reagan, from Mr. and Mrs. Francis Sinatra, January 20, 1981.
Formerly in the Family Residence, the White House, Washington D.C.
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