Auctioneer Press Release Turner Auctions + Appraisals LLC


Dec 07,2023 | 15:40 EST By Turner Auctions Appraisals LLC

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Stephen Turner

Turner Auctions + Appraisals



Over 105 Lots Feature Gold Jewelry with Precious Stones, Diverse Coins & More


SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, December 7, 2023 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Estate Jewelry & Gold Coins on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 10:30 am PST. Featuring over 105 lots from several estates, these items are ideal for holiday jewelry gift-giving to others (or to treat oneself!) or perhaps for long-term investment, in the case of gold coins.

Jewelry offerings include necklaces, rings, bracelets, pendants, brooches, and earrings. Most are 14k, 18k or white gold, blackened silver, or platinum; most are set with gemstones such as diamond, emerald, ruby, sapphire, amethyst, pearl, tourmaline, garnet, opal, turquoise, moonstone, and/or lapis lazuli. Some pieces are antique or vintage. Among the other jewelry items are micro-mosaic brooch-pendants; lava cameos and earrings; unstrung chrysoprase beads; unmounted gemstones; several suites; and groupings of antique, vintage, or costume jewelry. For men are several pairs of gold cufflinks, watch fob chains, and an antique cigar cutter fob. Jewelry highlights include a 5.3 carat diamond and platinum ring, a gold-coin charm bracelet, and an emerald and diamond ring.A diamond ring with diamonds

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The diverse array of gold coins – many from the 19th or early 20th centuries – includes items from the U.S., France, Mexico, and South Africa. Among the highlights are a U.S. 1904 Gold Double Eagle Liberty Head $20 coin; three South Africa Krugerrands; and a Mexico 50 peso gold coin, Winged Victory/Eagle Dated 1821-1947. There are also several gold or silver ingots, one lot of ancient bronze coins, and a 1934 Federal Reserve $1,000 note. Completing the sale are a Lalique ornament and three bags, from Cartier, Versace, and Coach.

Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 10:30 am PST; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The auction will be featured live on four platforms:  LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Bidsquare, and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ free mobile app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps ("Turner Auctions"). Both are easily accessed through ‘Upcoming Auctions’ at the company’s website: row of gold coins

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Here are some highlights of the upcoming online sale (please see lot details in the online catalog):A gold coin bracelet with many coins

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Lot 1: A Gold Coin and 14k Gold Charm Bracelet. Featuring six US coins including a 1923 $20 St. Gaudens Double Eagle, a 1910 $10 Indian Gold Eagle, a 1901 $5 Liberty Half Eagle, a 1912 $5 Indian Head, a 1915 $2 1/2 Indian Quarter Eagle, and a $1 Liberty Head Gold Dollar Type 1 (date indistinct); gross weight approximately 107.5 grams; length: 7 1/2 in. Estimate $4,000-$6,000. (Photo, top right)

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Lot 54: An Emerald, Diamond and 14k Gold Ring. Centering a rectangular-cut emerald weighing approximately 3.90 carats, good color, lightly included, flanked by 10 round brilliant-cut diamonds; estimated total diamond weight: 0.50 carat; weighing approximately 5.1 grams; size: 6 1/2 +. Estimate $1,500-$2,000. (Photo, top left)

Lot 97:  Mexico 50 Peso Gold Coin, Winged Victory/Eagle Dated 1821-1947. Contains 1.2057 ounces of gold. Estimate $2,000-$2,500. (Photo, middle right)

Lot 30: A Suite of Antique Bohemian Garnet Jewelry. Comprising a necklace, bangle bracelet with gold plunger clasp, and brooch-pendant; lengths: 15in., 7in., and 1 7/8in, respectively (two stones missing from necklace). Estimate $300-$500. (Photo, middle left)A necklace with a green stone in it

Description automatically generatedLot 8:  An Emerald and 14k Gold Necklace. Featuring a rectangular-cut emerald weighing 3.60 carats, set horizontally on a fine link chain; weighing approximately 3.0 grams; length: adjustable to 16, 17 and 18in. Estimate $800-$1,200. (Photo, bottom right)A silver bracelet with diamonds

Description automatically generatedLot 14:  A Diamond and 14k White Gold Ring. The nail motif bypass ring set with round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing in total: 0.23 carat; weighing approximately 1.9 grams; size 8. Estimate $500-$700. (Photo, bottom left)

Lot 88:  1934 US $1000 Federal Reserve Note. Estimate $1,200-$1,500. (Photo, top left)A close-up of a paper money

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Lot 23: A Pair of Gold Coin and 14k Gold Cufflinks. Each featuring a U.S. gold coin: 1882 and 1886 $5 Liberty Half Eagle; weighing approximately 23.5 grams. Estimate $800-$1,200. (Photo, top right)A gold coin with a head of a person

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A pair of earrings with a black and pink rectangle shaped design

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Lot 60:  Pair of Carved Tourmaline and Diamond Earrings. In blackened silver with 14k posts and nuts, centering carved floral motif rectangular tourmaline plaques, each measuring approximately 30 x 17mm, with single-cut diamond surrounds; length: 1 7.8in. Estimate $400-$600. (Photo, middle left)A close-up of a gold bar

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Lot 100:  Credit Suisse 1 oz 999.9 Fine Gold Ingot, Numbered 090289. Estimate $2,000-$2,500. (Photo, middle right)

Lot 106:  Versace Patent Leather Handbag. Includes both gold chain and strap handles; "Gianni Versace Made in Italy" leather tag inside, Versace marked clasp and zipper pull. Approx. 8 1/2in x 12 x 3 3/4in.In nearly-new condition with original Versace hang tags, envelope card, and flannel bag. Estimate $800-$1,200. A black purse with gold accents

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Lot 91: US 1904 Gold Double Eagle Liberty Head $20 Coin. Estimate $1,800-$2,000. (Photo, bottom right)


Lot 58: A Diamond and Platinum Ring. Circa 1930's, centering a European-cut diamond weighing and estimated 5.30 carats, K-L/VS, with several chips at the girdle, the square design further set with 38 single-cut diamonds; estimated total diamond weight: 5.85 carats; weighing approximately 7.0 grams; size: 4 1/2. Estimate $12,000-$15,000. (Photo, page 1, left)

Lot 92: Three (3) South Africa Krugerrand 1oz. Fine Gold. One (1) 1978, two (2) 1979. Estimate $5,500-$6,500. (Photo, page 1, right)



Based in South San Francisco, Turner Auctions + Appraisals was founded by Stephen Turner to expand and complement the capabilities of Stephen G. Turner Associates, an auction and appraisal consulting firm founded in 2004. Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents online auctions in diverse categories of personal property ( Among them are Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, Toys, Jewelry, Militaria, Ethnic Arts, and others. The company offers a range of auction and appraisal services for buyers, sellers, and collectors. Online auctions are held several times a month. Working with leading live and online auction houses on the West Coast since 1991, Turner is a professional appraiser of personal property and seasoned auctioneer. His areas of expertise include fine art, decorative arts, antiques & residential contents. The company welcomes consignments and appraisals.

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Stephen Turner, President

Turner Auctions + Appraisals, 461 Littlefield Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080

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By Turner Auctions + Appraisals LLC