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Jewelry & Contents of Abandoned Safe Deposit Boxes

Soft close begins Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 1pm EDT
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Sale Totaled a Successful $588,281, Surpassing Its Pre-Sale Estimate


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  • Auction of Jewelry Online featuring the Collection of Dorothea Benton Frank on September 16, 2020
  • Including Contents of Abandoned Safe Deposit Boxes by Order of Popular Bank
  • Sale Totaled a Successful $588,281, Surpassing Its Pre-Sale Estimate

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle's jewelry sales continue to surpass expectations with bidders across the nation and abroad driving sale totals well over their pre-sale estimate. The September 16, 2020 auction of Jewelry & Contents of Abandoned Safe Deposit Boxes offered a wide range of affordable jewelry, watches and gold coins, as well as contents of abandoned safe deposit boxes by order of Popular Bank. A special section of the sale showcased jewelry from the Collection of best-selling author Dorothea Benton Frank.

With competitive bidding, the sale totaled an exceptional $588,281, far surpassing its estimate of $243,755-349,180, with a stunning 97% sold by lot and 100% by value.


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  • Estate of Marion H. ("Bit") Hutcheson II
  • Estate of Mary Louise Whitmarsh
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  • From the Collection of a New York Family
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  • Property from a Southern California Collector
  • Property from an Important Jewel Collector
  • Property from the Collection of a European Family residing in North Carolina
  • Property from the Estate of a Virginia Gentleman
  • Property from the Estate of Broadway Actress Jo Sullivan Loesser
  • Property from the Rhinelander Stewart Family
  • Property of a Connecticut Lady
  • Property of a Private New Jersey Collection
  • Property of a Wall Street Collector
  • Property of an Old Locust Valley Family
  • The Collection of Dorothea Benton Frank
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