Lot 158: Gold Wristwatch with Hebrew Letters - Dedication to Chaim Weizmann
15 November 2016
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Gold wristwatch (14k, 17 Jewels), manufactured by Schiffman, with Hebrew letters on dial. Dedicated by the manufacturer to Chaim Weizmann. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, [ca. 1950]. A dedication in honor of Chaim Weizmann is engraved on verso: "President Chaim Weizmann, From Irving Schiffman, Pittsburgh, Pa., USA". Irving Schiffman's jewelry shop exists to the present day in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Watch case: 3X2 cm. Good condition. Provenance: 1. Chaim and Vera Weizmann. 2. Meyer Weisgal (received from Vera Weizmann shortly after Chaim Weizmann passed away). 3. Collection of Alexandra Weisgal, granddaughter of Meyer Weisgal.