Sotheby's Edward Viii Watch/ ''wallis Easter 28-iii-37''
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Sotheby's Edward Viii Watch/ ''wallis Easter 28-iii-37'':
Duchess of Windsor personally owned fob watch. Luxury Swiss Cord spherical watch is inscribed on the bezel, ''Wallis Easter 28-III-37 David'' as the couple was forced to spend Easter of 1937 apart before reuniting and marrying that May, after Edward's controversial abdication from the throne. Watch face and verso both bulge creating a spherical effect. Measures 1'' in diameter. Some minor tarnishing, else very good condition. Provenance from the 1987 Sotheby's ''Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor'' sale held on 3 April 1987 in Geneva, lot 249.
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