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3188B Boston
December 4, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Unusual Platinum and Diamond Brooch Depicting a Short Sunderland Aircraft

Auction: Fine Jewelry - 3188B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 04, 2018 10:00AM


Unusual Platinum and Diamond Brooch Depicting a Short Sunderland Aircraft, c. 1940, set with single-cut diamonds, lg. 1 3/4 in.

Note: The Short S.25 Sunderland was a British flying boat patrol bomber, produced by the Short Brothers for the Royal Air Force. The Sunderland was one of the most powerful and widely used flying boats throughout the Second World War.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Some minor discoloration to metal. Tail fin slightly bent. Diamonds bright and lively.

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Royal Air Force