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Unique and Historically Important Longines Longines, No. 6047814, case No. 282655. Made in the 1940s. Fine and rare, rectangular, 14K pink gold and diamond wristwatch with pink gold-plated steel expansion bracelet. Accompanied by an 8” x 10” black and white photo of Joe DiMaggio wearing the watch and a Letter of Provenance. Two-body, solid, polished, hooded lugs, domed crystal, case back engraved: To Our Daddy – We Love You. d. Matte silver with 8 round indexes, 2 round and 1 baguette diamond indexes, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. White gold baton hands. Cal. 8 LN, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 21 x 31 mm. Thickness 9 mm. From the Joe DiMaggio Collection Notes Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999) An American baseball player who played centerfield for the New York Yankees, was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955.His two brothers, Vince and Dom, also became major league center fielders. A 3-time MVP winner and a 13-time All-Star, DiMaggio was the only player to be selected for the All-Star Game in every season he played. During the thirteen years of his career, the Yankees won ten pennants and nine world championships. When he retired, he had the fifth-most career home runs (361) and sixth-highest slugging percentage (.579) in history. DiMaggio is perhaps best known for his 56-game h Read more…


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Auctioneer:
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Date:
2010-12-08

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