Auction house Christie's auctioned the wristwatch that belonged to the former US first lady Zhaklin Kennedi. The auction will be held in late June in Rockefeller Centre in New York. This was reported in the press release that went to the editor "Lenta.ru" on Friday, May 12.
Cartier watches are made of gold 750, in the crown encrusted with sapphire. Kennedy presented the decoration of her brother in law - Prince Stanislaw Radziwill. On the reverse side is engraved with the inscription «Stas to Jackie Feb. 23 63 2:05 am to 9:35 pm ». According to experts, the estimated value of the lot varies from 60 to 120 thousand dollars.
Cartier jewelry and watch house founded by Louis-Fransua Karte in 1847 in Paris. It produces jewelry, including items of fine jewelry, watches, accessories and perfumes.
Zhaklin Kennedi Onassis - US first lady from 1961 to 1963. She became one of the most famous women of her time, a trendsetter and style icon.
In 2010, the auction Pioneers of Popular Culture in London were sold to three decorations, once belonged to the wife of the 35th president. Among them there were clips of faux pearls and diamonds and two necklaces made of artificial pearls. One of them - necklace champagne color - Zhaklin Kennedi wore at the reception in honor of Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.