Holiday Auctions of Fine Jewelry, Timepieces, Wine & Spirits and more at Garth's Just in time for the holidays, Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers of Delaware, Ohio is offering two days of auction excitement: a session of Fine & Vintage Jewelry, Timepieces, Coins and Couture on Dece
News-Antique.com - Dec 04,2015 - Back for a hotly demanded third year, Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers of Delaware, Ohio is offering two days of auction excitement: a session of Fine & Vintage Jewelry, Timepieces, Coins and Couture on December 9th, together with A Gentleman’s Auction featuring fine furniture and decorative arts, sporting iconography, luxury accessories, collectible bottles and objets d’art on December 10th.
Just in time for the holidays, the December 9th Jewelry auction will give everyone the chance to find that perfect item for a loved one. An exceptional line-up of fine jewels and more will highlight the afternoon session which begins Wednesday at 2:00pm. All price points are represented with 310+ lots featuring ladies rings, bracelets, necklaces, in gold, silver, platinum and gems; Timepieces by well-known makers and antique Masonic pocket watches; Gold & Silver Coins, both American & foreign; and a selection of Middle Eastern 20k-22k gold items. The highlight of the session is likely to be one of several diamond engagement rings. Lot 1055 is a round brilliant diamond approximately 2.80ct, SI clarity J-K color, flanked by 0.10ct baguette diamonds set in platinum, Sz 8.5 (estimate $ 8,000-12,000), and lot 1061 is a 14K white gold ring with prong set central old mine cut diamond, approximately 3.90ct, I-J color, SI3 clarity, flanked on each side with two round brilliant diamonds approximately 1.00ct tw. Attributed to Irving Schiffman, Pittsburgh, this Sz 8.5 ring is expected to sell for $10,000-15,000.
A choice selection of wristwatches for both men and ladies by makers such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Franck Muller, Boucheron, Chopard, Ebel, Eterna and more will cross the block. A fine 18K gold Rolex oyster perpetual President watch still retains its original box and tag and is expected to reach $7,000-9,000. A colorful array of Hermes ties & pocket squares, cufflinks by Tiffany & Co, Lucien Piccard, and others, as well as many fine pens by Mont Blanc, Cartier and St. Dupont round out the selections for the gentlemen, while the ladies may choose from matching Escada yellow crocodile handbag and pumps, a Ferragamo scarf, and other purses by Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Judith Leiber, and more.
For the numismatist on your shopping list, how about a one of the two 1 Ounce Proof gold American Eagle coins to be sold? Each in its U.S. Mint box with certificate, choose either the 1986 or 1990 example, each estimated at $1,000-1,200. A ancient Greek gold coin fashioned into a necklace by Richard Tang is in the Etruscan style. Crafted of 22k yellow gold the 2” pendant centers on a square ancient coin depicting Apollo dating from 174 B.C. and is suspended from a 24" chain (estimate $ 3,000-4,000). And, for the seasoned collector, there is a 1839 Gobrecht S$1 J-104 Proof 64 NGC coin. The original 1839 coins were struck in the Philadelphia mint and were limited to 300, all struck with proof finish. It is not known how many restrikes were minted. However, this rare example is one of only 16 total known