RR Auction Home
Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
 
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots   Reviews 
Bidder Login
Show Password

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends February 10th
Presidents Auction Preview
Begins Feb 11
Search
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
Bidding
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Testimonials
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2021 Auction Calendar
Jan 13
Jan 21
Feb 10
Feb 18
Mar 10
Mar 18
  View All Dates & Deadlines

Item 45 - Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Catalog 578 (Mar 2020)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Estimate: $4,000.00 +
Sold Price: $10,663.75 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


Gorgeous ladies Tiffany & Co./Movado wristwatch believed to have been given to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt by President Franklin D. Roosevelt for her 53rd birthday on October 11, 1937. The attractive watch has a 15-jewel mechanical movement with a 23 mm diameter off-white face, golden hour markers, blue hands, and a sub-second hand. Hand-engraved on the center of the caseback, "E.R. from F.D.R., Oct. 11, 1937," with later engraving above and below, "C.R. from E.R., Christmas, 1950." Based on the engraving, the watch was evidently gifted to Eleanor by her husband for her birthday in 1937; Eleanor subsequently gave it to their eldest grandson, Curtis Roosevelt, for Christmas in 1950. In fine condition.

Click here to view Bellman's report.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.

Images


Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge

Important Information


Tips For Consignors

Auctions

For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.