13 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 600
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A lady's diamond set quartz wristwatch, by Barthelay
The silvered dial with date aperture, to pavé diamond crossover design bezel and plaited shoulders, to maker's straps and clasp, in Graff case with card outer
Dial signed Barthelay, case signed Alexis Barthelay and No. I.079, clasp signed A.Barthelay
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