Commemorative watch Jackie Kennedy sold for 379 thousand dollars
NEW YORK, 22 Jun — RIA Novosti. Watch former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy sold at auction in new York for $ 379,500.
Auction rare watches and jewelry, owned by American celebrities held on Wednesday, Christie’s auction house.
Cartier Tank watches from 750 gold and a sapphire on the winding crown was estimated to be 60-120 thousand dollars, however, were implemented for the amount of times more. The watch Jackie Kennedy as first lady of the United States, received from the husband of his sister Lee, Prince Stanislas Radziwill.
#AuctionUpdate #JackieKennedy’s Cartier Tank wristwatch and original painting sell for $379,500 https://t.co/tTzNENhvnX pic.twitter.com/4Y1I4oaq2t
— Christie’s (@ChristiesInc) 21 Jun 2017
On back is engraved the inscription “to Jackie Stas 23 Feb. 63 2:05 am to 9:35 pm” (“Jackie Stas, 23 February 1963. 2:05 a.m. — 9:35 PM”. That day, the 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy made an unusual trip to the palm beach. The distance is 50 miles (80 km) was overcome by the participants for 19.5 hours, as evidenced by the engraving. Watch Jackie Kennedy was captured in several photos.
The first lady of the United States, in turn, gave the son-in-law figure, which depicts Stas Radziwill and friend of the family, banker and political adviser Chuck Spalding, who took part in the walking marathon. Painting is also signed, “February 23, 1963 2.05 am — 9.35 pm; Stas from Jackie with love and admiration.” Figure Kennedy was sold at auction along with her for hours.
The lot was sold within three minutes.