Christie's retain their biggest ever diamond at a price of £65,000. London.
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.