• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5897

    Jewels at South Kensington

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 183

    A lady's 18ct. gold, diamond and mother-of-pearl quartz "Happy Diamonds" wristwatch, by Chopard

    Price Realised  

    A lady's 18ct. gold, diamond and mother-of-pearl quartz "Happy Diamonds" wristwatch, by Chopard
    The circular mother-of-pearl dial with eight-cut diamond surround to a glazed heart shaped border incorporating seven free moving brilliant-cut diamond collets and eight-cut diamond bezel, with gilt metal buckle, convention hallmark
    Dial signed Chopard Geneve, one lug signed Chopard, case back signed Happy Diamonds and No. 20/4516 and 366963 5231


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    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Post Lot Text

    Please note that as the strap for the above watch may be made of endangered or protected animal materials, such as crocodile, it is not sold with the watch but is for display purposes only. Christie's will need to remove and retain the strap before collection by the purchaser.

    Also due to the mother-of-pearl this lot will be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is to be imported into the USA