Cartier onyx and diamond panther bracelet 1952
A set of jewels once owned by American socialite Wallis Simpson -- the woman who wooed King Edward VIII from the British throne and became the Duchess of Windsor -- fetched nearly $12.5 million at auction late Tuesday.
Cartier onyx and diamond panther bracelet from 1952
All the jewels once belonged to the duchess and Edward, who abdicated to marry the twice-divorced 40-year-old in 1937 and became the Duke of Windsor. Sotheby's would not disclose the identity of the seller.
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