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3364T Marlborough
April 6, 2020 12:00 PM - April 14, 2020 07:00 PMCalender
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Movado Signed Tiffany & Co. 14kt Gold Full Calendar Reference 44777 Wristwatch

$2,250$1,800
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3364T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 06, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Movado Signed Tiffany & Co. 14kt Gold Full Calendar Reference 44777 Wristwatch, two-tone dial with applied arabic numeral indices, sunk seconds at 6, triple calendar, and Alpha-style hands, faceted lugs, snap-back case marked on interior "Movado Wadsworth/T408259/44777," 17-jewel caliber 47 manual-wind movement, dia. 32 mm.

Note: This timepiece is based on the Tiffany-signed Movado that Franklin Delano Roosevelt received as a birthday gift in 1945. FDR's son-in-law reportedly received it as a Christmas gift in 1944 and he then re-gifted it to FDR.
The president reportedly wore the watch during the Malta and Yalta Conferences in 1945 and throughout the last months of his life. See https://www.businessinsider.com/watches-worn-by-us-presidents-2015-5.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

all date functions advancing, winding setting and ticking, case back engraved M.H.Z.


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Keywords

MOVADO, Tiffany & Co., Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Fdr, Malta