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    Sale 5425

    Pop Culture: Entertainment Memorabilia

    4 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 77

    Greta Garbo

    Price Realised  


    Greta Garbo
    A bracelet watch, the circular dial with tapered baton quarters and dot hour markers to a flattened curb link bracelet, mechanical movement; and a copy of a photograph [printed later] showing Greta Garbo wearing a similar watch (2)

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    After Greta Garbo left Hollywood for New York, she left a number of personal possessions behind, including this watch. Eventually the watch came into the possession of Mike Romanoff, the Hollywood restaurateur, who, in turn, sold it to Henry Fonda. The vendor of this lot was given this watch as an engagement present by her future husband, Henry Fonda.

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    Post Lot Text

    Photograph supplied by The Kobal Collection