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About the lot
Plastic on some hardware. Slight knick on bottom of touret hole.
Includes diamond lock, 18K white gold keys, clochette, clochette dustbag, diamond lock dustbag, diamond lock box, felt protector, dustbag, diamond care card, care card, raincoat, and box
Alligator mississippiensis, Annexe CITES II-B
CITIES restrictions apply. Please note, this item is only available for shipping within the US or collection from the New York office.
As new, exhibits no signs of wear. Plastic on hardware.
Includes lock, keys, clochette, clochette dustbag, shoulder strap, shoulder strap dustbag, felt protector, dustbag, raincoat, care card, ribbon, and box
As new. Appears never to have been used. Exhibitis no signs of wear. Protective plastic present on all hardware.
Includes clochette, lock, keys, felt protector, leather card, shoulder strap, small dustbag, dustbag and box.
CITIES restrictions apply. Available for pick-up in Hong Kong only. Please contact the department for more information
As new. Appears never to have been used. Exhibits no signs of wear. Protective plastic present on all hardware.
Includes clochette, lock, keys, felt protector, rain cover, small dustbag, dustbag, box and ribbon.
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