Accompanied by SSEF report no. 87532, stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating, and by Gübelin report no. 8412036, dated 14 December 1984, stating that the cushion-shaped ruby weighing 3.32 carats is of Burmese origin.
Signed GH for Hemmerle. Stamped Pt 900 for platinum and 750 and OR for 18 carat gold, mounted in yellow gold. Ruby red of strong saturation, with good transparency, a few typical inclusions visible under 10 x magnification, small abrasions; for further details on the stone, please refer to the gemmological reports. Diamonds bright and lively. Signs of normal wear to the metal consistent with normal use. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 14 grams. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones and to the Notice regarding import of Burmese jadeite and rubies into the US. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."