Accompanied by a certificate of the Service Public du Contrôle des diamants, perles fines, pierres précieuses, dated 2 February 1981, stating that the diamond weighing 6.49 carats, measuring 11.12 x 9.65 x 6.86mm, is H colour, VVS2 clarity.
Signed BOUCHERON PARIS, French assay mark for platinum. In our experts' opinion the step-cut diamond weighing 6.49 carats, is I colour, VS+ clarity. Remaining diamonds bright and lively. Scratches and tarnish to the metal consistent with age and normal use. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 5 grams. Case stamped BOUCHERON. "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. 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."