12-10-2013 12-10-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2693B Boston
December 10, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Fine Pair of Antique Gold and Diamond Earpendants and Coach Covers

$34,800$29,000
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2693B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 10, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Fine Pair of Antique Gold and Diamond Earpendants and Coach Covers, prong-set with old mine-cut diamonds weighing approx. 2.12 and 2.20 cts., together with original coach covers each with applied ropework accents, 14.50 mm, original fitted retailer's box for Palmer Batchelder & Co., Boston.
Estimate $12,000-15,000

Coach covers with tarnish, scratches to interior. Box good with minor defects, interior retailer's name almost all obliterated: firm out of business in 1884. Diamond baskets and coach covers are probably 18kt, or possibly 15kt, wires are 14kt.


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Keywords

Coach, fitted retailer, original coach, Palmer Batchelder & Co.