7 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 938
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A pair of French gold and sapphire cufflinks, by Mellerio
Each with shallow dome shaped panels set in the centre with a single sapphire, within twist surround, to chain-link connections, circa 1940
Maker's lozenge mark P M for Mellerio (2)
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