Property of the late Myer Rush, a colourful, larger-than-life character, reputed at times to his detriment and benefit, to have operated on both sides of the law – cat burglar, loyal family man, gangster, gem dealer, stock promoter, entrepreneur; provenance by descent.
Family anecdote reveals this wristwatch may have been worn during a bombing at the Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto, one of the unsuccessful attempts on his life.
A Gentleman’s Gold Wristwatch, by Patek Phillipe, circa 1965
Manual movement, silvered dial with baton numerals, in 18k gold, joined to a brown leather strap
Estimate: $2,400-3,400 CAD
Lot 233 An Art Deco Diamond
IMPORTANT JEWELS AUCTION
June 23, 2019
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