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Five fifty peso coins, six twenty peso coins, fifty peso coin twin buckle, mountings yellow gold (French marks), 1947, signed Cartier Paris, maker's mark

Size/Dimensions: 78.0 cm
Gross Weight: 578.6 grams
Maria Felix (1914-2002)
Christie's, Geneva, 15 May 1996, lot 109
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This belt was created in 1947 by Cartier especially for Maria Felix. The Duchess of Windsor, impressed by its originality, later requested the permission of Felix to have one made for herself.

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