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    Gemstone: Black Opal - 14.43 Cts.
    Australia

    Black Opal is one of the most coveted of all the Opal varieties. This example has a dark bodycolor and lights up with broad flashes of electric green, blue and purple. The 14+ carat cabochon features an even oval shape, a low dome, nice polish and a rounded girdle. The stone has balanced and lovely play-of-color making it an attractive stone for the coveted variety. This Australian export is in excellent condition with only one small internal fracture. This oval-shaped stone would make a stunning piece of jewelry or could just be admired loose.
    Measurements: 21.85 x 16.05 x 6.09 mm, 14.43 cts.


    Estimate: $1,500 - up.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    8th Wednesday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    8th Wednesday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    9 Days 11h 16m 55s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 78
    Page Views: 358

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    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 15% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session - Golds & Gemstones (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 72001-72100) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Wednesday, December 8, 2021.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



    Current Bid:
    $750
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $937.50 Minimum Next Bid: $775 ($968.75 w/ BP)
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