MADE CIRCA: 1970
MATERIAL: 18ct Yellow Gold
MOVEMENT: Manual Mechanical
CASE DIAMETER: 38mm
Founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut in 1837 as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium" Tiffany & Co are now iconic around the world as a retailer and creator of fine jewels, sterling silver, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances, water bottles, watches, personal accessories, as well as some leather goods. Tiffany markets itself as an arbiter of taste and style, and was once a purveyor to the Russian imperial family.
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