A Pery Art Deco platinum & diamond wristwatch

Circa 1925, platinum
Dial: White square dial, black Arabic hour markers, blue steel hands, signed Pery
Movement: 17 jewel manual movement, stem wind and set, #29442, signed Pery Watch Co. Swiss
Case: A platinum case and attached bracelet, set with seventy single-cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.75ct and graded G-H color and VS clarity, rear lid with personalized engraved monogram "VR" for Vera Ralston
6.5" L x 0.625" W
24.8 grams

  • Provenance: Property from the estate of Hollywood's Vera Ralston
  • Condition: Good overall condition. Dial: Good condition, light even oxidation and to dial. Movement: Good condition, light oxidation and wear, sets, winds, and runs. Case: Good condition, several diamonds missing, scattered stones with abrasions, personalized monogram, light surface abrasion, and scratches due to use commensurate with age. Moran's does not guarantee the working condition of clocks and watches.

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May 11, 2021 10:00 AM PDT
Monrovia, CA, US

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