The sale offers an exciting assortment of men’s and women’s timepieces, rings, brooches, pendants, necklaces and bracelets set in diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires, as well as semiprecious jewels, natural pearls, heavy gold pieces and more, all from local estates and all for sale to the highest bidder.
Featured timepieces include an 18K Breguet Type XX Transatlantique Chronograph (est. $10,000-$15,000), rare Corum Bubble XL Jolly Roger Chronograph (est. $5,000-$7,000), Corum Bubble wristwatch (est. $4,000-$6,000), Audemars Piquet 18K and stainless Chronograph (est. $3,000-$4,000), 18K Corum Symbiose Ventrella wristwatch (est. $3,000-$5,000), Panerai Monte Carlo 01 Limited Edition Luminor Marina automatic watch (est. $4,000-$6,000), lady’s diamond Bucherer Pathos Square Midi wristwatch (est. $2,500-$3,500), Corum automatic Admirals Cup Chronograph watch (est. $1,500-$2,000), Corum automatic 18K man’s stainless wristwatch (est. $1,500-$2,000), man’s Rolex Oyster perpetual watch (est. $1,000-$1,500) and more.
Elegant jewels highlights include a diamond tennis bracelet and earring set, 14.4CTW (est. $7,000-$9,000), pearl and yellow diamond bracelet by Arthur King, 3.2CTW, (est. $5,000-$7,000), yellow and white diamond pendant, 6.5CTW (est. $5,000-$7,000), pair of diamond cluster earrings, 6.7CTW (est. $4,000-$6,000), emerald and diamond ring, 9.7CTW (est. $3,000-$5,000), diamond and ruby bangle, 6.0CTW (est. $2,500-$3,500), sapphire and a man’s diamond ring, 2.6CTW (est. $2,000-$3,000), alexandrite and diamond ring, 2.2CTW (est. $1,500-$2,500), diamond cocktail ring, 1.6CTW (est. $800-$1,200), man’s diamond, 1.8CTW (est. $800-$1,200).
More affordable examples include a ruby and diamond cocktail ring (est. $500-$700), diamond and sapphire cocktail ring (est. $400-600), free-form pearl and sapphire brooch (est. $300-$400), dinner ring with citrine-colored stone (est. $500-$700), rose-form pin with ruby accents, retro dinner ring with amethyst-color stone (est. $300-$350), emerald and seed pearl ring (est. $200-$250), marquise dinner ring with topaz-color stone (est. $200-$300), and a ring with large amethyst-color stone, ruby-accented floral pin (est. $200-$300).
For lovers of heavy gold pieces, the sale will offer an Italian yellow and white gold fancy link necklace (est. $1,700-$1,900), anchor link necklace and bracelet set (est. $1,600-$1,700), wide link bracelet (est. $1,500-$1,700), fancy link necklace (est. $1,200-$1,500), fancy link bracelet (est. $1,200-$1,400), two Italian chain link necklaces (est. $1,000-$1,200 each), and a charm bracelet (est. $400-$500).
Rounding out the jewelry lots for the evening, Leighton will also offer a large opal and diamond pendant, 1.20CTW (est. $2,000-$3,000), diamond and platinum ring, 2.25CTW (est. $1,800-$2,400), diamond engagement ring, 1.25CT (est. $1,800-$2,400), a gem-set 14K gold link wristwatch (est. $1,500-$2,000), 10K heavy gold wide mesh bracelet (est. $1,100-$1,300), diamond and seed pearl bangle, .80CTW (est. $800-$1,000), diamond loop-design hinged bangle, 1.50CTW (est. $800-$1,200), sapphire flower brooch by Tiffany (est. $500-$700), and a French gold and enameled portrait brooch (est. $500-$700).
The auction is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. It will be held at the Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall at 79 Pascack Road, Washington Township (Bergen County), N.J. Previews are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept.14, from 5-8 p.m., and on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 1-4 p.m. An illustrated web-based catalog is available at www.LeightonGalleries.com. For details email info@Leightongalleries.com or call 201-327-8800.
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