estate pieces


We have unique experience in buying, trading and selling estate jewellery. We have hundreds of previously owned items such as: diamond rings, gold coins, bracelets, earrings, pendants etc. Call or visit our store if there is a particular item you are looking for.

July 16, 2019

18kt. 2.5 inch hoop earrings 16.4 grams $1,539.00 CAD. e12366

All of the hoops we’ve ever seen in this size range were made on a budget. Which is exactly the opposite of what you want when you get to this scale. The larger the diameter the easier they are to dent, crease or bend. One little accident with a budget pair and they kink and are ruined. They are also more prone to be kinked while being fastened. The catches are usually flimsy as well, increasing their chance to drop off during wear, getting lost or damaged in the fall. This 2.5 inch pair are the exact opposite, though hollow they weigh a substantial 16.4 grams as a testament to their heavy gauge and quality. The low profile catches are inventive and done in extra strong white gold. The heavy ear wires are hinged with a sturdy rivet and catch into the earring itself, preventing the catches from loosening. On top of all that the hoops have 4.7mm tube diameter, much wider than anything we’ve encountered in this size. Estate price for the like new hoops $1,539.00 CAD. Stock #e12366.

July 15, 2019

Rolex Explorer II 216570 42mm $9,363.00 CAD. e12408

Rolex is a company steeped in tradition and history. They are very slow to change marketing practices and style directions. They rarely introduce new models into the lineup, preferring to slowly incorporate style tweaks and technical improvements to existing models. The original Rolex Explorer II was introduced in 1971 as an adventurers watch that was built a little more rugged than a standard Oyster, Oysterdate or Datejust. It featured an innovative orange second hour hand with outer bezel that displayed the time in a 24 format. With a 24 hour display the wearer could easily distinguish between am and pm hours. This was an actual marketing directive used by Rolex targeting speleologists (cave explorers). While never as popular as the wildly successful Submariner series, Explorer IIs have a dedicated following of enthusiasts who appreciate this very specialized piece of equipment. The current Explorer II was introduced for the 40th anniversary of the original in 2011. This was only the second style change in 40 years. The watch now measures a full 42mm and brings the model squarely into the 21st century. The regular (smaller) hour hand can be independently adjusted to display any time zone in a 12 format while the larger orange hour hand slowly circles the dial once per day. This is a great feature for the world traveler or pilot who needs to keep track of universal time or any local time from around the world. All this can be accomplished without affecting the seconds minutes or date. The complicated mechanical automatic movement calibre 3187 has an autonomy of 50 hours and has been independently certified to chronometer accuracy standards. Our latest Explorer II has the classic black dial with luminous hands and hour markers that are most effective in low light/no light situations. The watch was purchased from a Toronto area authorized agent in September of 2013. It is showing only minor evidence of use in the form of small scuffs and scratches on the buckle, case and bracelet. the radial finish stainless steel bezel remains in perfect condition. An optically perfect synthetic sapphire crystal is likewise in excellent condition. We’ve elected to leave the watch in as presented condition, we can easily remove the few small blemishes if you like in just a few minutes. The watch comes complete with original inner/outer boxes, instructions, endorsed warranty card, card holder and polishing cloth. Sporty professional watches are very difficult to find at Rolex stores these days. Many models are only available if you want to get on a waiting list. Including a complimentary 1 year Bill Le Boeuf Jewellers warranty this Explorer II is estate priced at $9,363.00 CAD. Stock #e12408.

Tag Heuer Aquaracer WAJ2112 43mm $2,200.00 CAD. e10276

If you like em big and bold the Aquaracer 500 should work for you. At 43mm diameter and 13.3mm thick it makes its presence known. The large embossed bezel is easy to grip and is one of the most legible available with a blue background that perfectly matches the dial. It’s amazing how a simple change of calendar position from 3:00 to 9:00 gives this watch a totally unique personality. This is a serious diving tool with a water resistance rating of 500 meters, a locking buckle with diver extension, threaded crown/case back and an automatic helium escape valve. A thick viewing window on the back proudly displays Tag Heuer’s Swiss made calibre 5 automatic movement that beats within the stainless steel case. This watch was originally purchased from Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton in Manchester UK. Included with purchase is the original inner/outer box, instructions and endorsed warranty card dated December 2013. Overall condition is next to perfect showing almost no wear of any kind. There are even a few sections on the folding buckle where some of the original protective plastic stickers are still attached. The watch is running strong, keeping great time with all functions working as designed. A one year Bill Le Boeuf Jewellers warranty comes included for the estate price of $2,200.00 CAD. Stock #e10276.

July 14, 2019

1.80ct. tw. Ruby & diamond 0.60ct. tw. SI-HI 14kt. earrings 4.2gr. $2,450.00 CAD e12209

Sometimes a piece just needs the luxurious backdrop of gold so warm it almost glows. 14 karat gold with a particularly rich yellow hue sets the stage for quality and these earrings don’t disappoint. Each is hand set with a 0.90 carat brooding red ruby. With such a center piece the contrast of the highly brilliant halo of diamonds is extreme. Eye clean diamonds of SI-HI quality allows the 0.60 combined carat weight to throw a ton of white and rainbow flashes. As a finishing testament to quality each earring has been equipped with hand made heavy weight 14 karat yellow gold friction backs. Estate price $2,450.00 CAD. Stock #e12209.

July 13, 2019

Tiffany sterling silver crown with 16 inch chain $157.00 CAD. e12317

Looking to announce your royal status to the world, Tiffany has your pendant! Whatever you’re queen of the sterling silver Crown charm has got you covered. Measuring 15mm in diameter and 8.7mm tall the crown is fit for a pinky. The 16 inch Tiffany & Co. cable chain makes it the perfect top to a layered look. Currently listed on Tiffany’s website for $285 CAD. Our estate price is $157.00 CAD. Stock #e12317.