Man Holding Two Tiaras
(Original Caption) Tiara Boom Today. London, England: This crowning glory from the fabulous jewelry collection of the late Cornelia, countess of Craven, hypnotizes an attendant at Sotheby's salesroom in London. The two tiaras were auctioned off in the jam packed hall. At left is the ruby and diamond tiara, formerly part of the crown jewels of France, which sold for $92,000. The magnificent diamond tiara at right brought $120,000.
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December 11, 1961
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