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    Sandor Sterling Brooch, ca. 1940

    Appraised Value:

    $1,000 (2013)

    Appraised on: June 22, 2013

    Appraised in: Anaheim, California

    Appraised by: Rosalie Sayyah

    Category: Jewelry

    Episode Info: Anaheim (#1814)

    Originally Aired: April 28, 2014

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    Form: Brooch
    Material: Silver, Rhinestone
    Period / Style: 1940s
    Value Range: $1,000 (2013)

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    Appraisal Video: (1:00)


    Appraised By:

    Rosalie Sayyah
    Independent Appraiser and Owner
    Rhinestone Rosie

    Appraisal Transcript:
    GUEST: This was my mother's. I inherited it from her. I'm not sure when it's from. Maybe the '40s, the '50s, that's all I know about it.

    APPRAISER: This piece is by Sandor Goldberger. When he signed his jewelry, he just used the term "Sandor." And it says, "Sandor sterling." He was a New York City artist. And this piece is extremely rare. He is known for delicate workmanship in sterling silver and using the blue crystal rhinestones and the mother-of-pearl petals on the flower pin. And this is very, very '40s. The jewelry didn't have a lot of stones, but it had a lot of metal. In a good retail setting in today's market, this piece would sell for $1,000.

    GUEST: Oh, my God. $1,000?

    APPRAISER: Yes, that's right.

    GUEST: That's incredible!

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