Star Item
  • Description

    Item title reads - A girl's best friend.

    Christie's sells biggest diamond ever held by auctioneers. London.

    M/S Christie's auction room. M/S auctioneer I. O. Chance conducting the auction, a man is standing on his right displaying the 49 carat diamond. M/S bidders. L/S diamond being shown round to prospective bidders. C/U Mrs Michael Wilding. M/S auctioneer receiving bids. C/U G. E. Brierly making bid of £64,000. M/S other bidders. C/U auctioneer closing the sale after he has bought the diamond for £65,000 on behalf of Christie's. C/U Mr Brierly. C/U's diamond being held in the hands of a Security Officer.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52678
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1684.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:10:00 / 01:43:57:00
    Canister:
    60/55
    Sort Number:
    60/055
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    jewels8
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment