More than a means of transportation for Americans en route to Europe, ocean liners were showcases of technology, opulence and social might.
The iconic 18-karat gold timepiece carries a personal inscription and is expected to fetch up to $120,000 next month.
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and Oceana’s United States Shark Conservation Program will benefit from Gillier’s decision to sell some of the collection.
Throughout her life, the fiercely private film star preferred not to sign autographs, to sit for interviews or to even attend the Academy Awards.
A collection of modern photographs is expected to bring in $700k for the charity on April 6.
As a young bride, Bloomingdale fell for Haines’ style at a dinner party at the home of Ann and Jack Warner.
The sale of fashions, art and furniture is scheduled for Nov. 23 at Christie’s in London’s South Kensington.
Among the lots are wearable works by Man Ray and Alexander Calder.
The Iron Lady’s personal belongings sold for a total of 3.2 million pounds, or $4.8 million.