PUBLIC TENDER NO.1

JULY 2021

The Fitzpatrick Pink has sold for a new Australian auction/public tender record of A$2.2million.

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Public Tender Number: 1/001

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property of a Private Collector, Sydney

A Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.55 carats

Estimate: A$110,000 – 180,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 5PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink

Weight: 0.55ct

Cut: Round brilliant

Clarity: I1

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 9908414 dated 5 November 2020
  • GIA Grading Certificate 6203061176 dated February 22, 2019

Provenance:

  • Private Collector, Sydney
  • Rosendorff Jewellers, Perth (original purchase document, 2000)
  • Probably Argyle Lot number 145370

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/002

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property of the Mortgagee in Possession

A Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.66 carats

Estimate upon request

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour 6P
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Pink
  • GSL certified colour grade – Fancy Pink

Weight: 0.66 carat

Cut: Heart shape

Clarity: SI1

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 9391372 dated 30 April 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 5161863274 dated January 23, 2015
  • GSL Grading Certificate AA63419/5 dated 05/02/20

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/003

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property of the Mortgagee in Possession

A Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.40 carats

Estimate: Upon request

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour 5P
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Pink
  • GSL certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Pink

Weight: 0.40ct

Cut: Princess

Clarity: VS2

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 9426791 dated 30 April 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 2125360235 dated July 23, 2010
  • GSL Grading Certificate AA63419/4 05/02/20

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/004

SOLD – $200,000

Property of a Private Collector, Sydney

A fine loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.54 carats

Estimate: A$200,000 – 270,000

Girdle Laser inscribed with Argyle logo and 334653

Origin: Argyle Diamond

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 4PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink
  • AGT certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink

Weight: 0.54ct

Cut: Oval

Clarity: P1

Provenance:

  • Current Owner
  • Argyle Tender circa 2009

Including:

  • Original Gem Identification and Authenticity Document
  • numbered 01055 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 19/08/2009.
  • In original presentation box, marked, “The Argyle Pink
  • Diamond Tender 2009”
  • GIA Grading Certificate 1102529256 dated January 29, 2009, with original GIA paperwork showing client as “Argyle Diamonds”.
  • AGT Coloured Diamond Grading Report 5069817
  • Original Argyle Tender book for this Argyle mine Tender of 2009

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/005

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney 

A Very Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.23 carats

Estimate: A$160,000 – 230,000 

Origin: Argyle Diamond 

Weight: 0.23ct 

Cut: Round brilliant 

Clarity: VS2 

Colour:

  • Argyle grading – 1PP    

 Provenance:  

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 333257 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 26 September 2011.

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/006

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$330,000 inc. BP

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

A Very Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.36 carats

Estimate: A$280,000 – 380,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond 

Weight: 0.36ct 

Cut: Emerald cut 

Clarity: P1 

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 1PP     

 Provenance:  

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 326434 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 04 January 2008.

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/007

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$231,000 inc. BP

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

A Very Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.45 carats

Estimate: A$230,000 – 330,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond

Weight: 0.45ct 

Cut: Emerald cut 

Clarity: SI2 

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 2P 
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Deep Pink  

 Provenance:  

  • AAcquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 273372 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 02 November 2005 
  • GIA Grading Certificate 13798344 January 03, 2005 

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/008

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$220,000 inc. BP

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

A Very Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.47 carats

Estimate: A$180,000 – 260,000 

Origin: Argyle Diamond

Weight: 0.47ct 

Cut: Emerald cut 

Clarity: VVS2 

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 4P   

Provenance: 

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 286899 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 20 June 2005

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/009

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$297,000 inc. BP

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

An Exceptionally Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.47 carats

Estimate: A$250,000 – 320,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond

Weight: 0.47ct 

Cut: Radiant  

Clarity: P1 

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 2P  

 Provenance:  

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 318576 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 20 March 2007 

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/010

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

A Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.61 carats

Estimate: A$120,000 – 180,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond 

Weight: 0.61ct 

Cut: Radiant 

Clarity: SI1 

Colour:

  • Argyle: certified colour grade – 2BP 
  • GIA: certified colour grade – Fancy Deep Pink  

 Provenance:  

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 311374 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 04 January 2008 
  • GIA: Grading Report 17262643 July 15, 2008 

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/011

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

A Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 1.43 carats

Estimate: A$120,000 – 160,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond

Weight: 1.43ct 

Cut: Emerald cut 

Clarity: P2 P1 (GIA)

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 7BP 
  • GIA: certified colour grade – Fancy Pink  

 Provenance:  

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 317296 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 12 January 2007 
  • GIA: Grading Report 1106839691 June 16, 2009 

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/012

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

A Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.93 carats

Estimate: A$150,000 – 200,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond

Weight: 0.93 carats

Cut: Round Brilliant  

Clarity: SI1 

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 7BP 

 Provenance:  

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 281948 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 06 April 2005 

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Public Tender Number: 1/013

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

A Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Diamond

Weight: 0.40 carats

Estimate: A$90,000 – 130,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond 

Weight: 0.40 carats

Cut: Princess 

Clarity: P1 

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 4P 

 Provenance: 

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Certificate numbered 251743 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 11 October 2006 

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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1/014A & 1/014B as a pair

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Lot1-014-DualHeart-1-B

Public Tender Number: 1/014A

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property From a Distinguished Private Collection, Sydney

A Rare Pair of Fine Similarly Matching Argyle Mine Certified Diamonds

To be offered as a pair with lot number 1/014B or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 0.51 carat s

Estimate: A$250,000 – 325,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 4PP
  • GIA: certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink  

Weight: 0.51 carat 

Cut: Heart 

Clarity: SI1 (GIA) 

 Provenance:  

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including: 

  • Original Gem Identification and Authenticity Document numbered 03012 ID No. 9933 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 01/06/10. 
  • GIA Report 5121249169 dated June 22, 2010 

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months. Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

Lot1-014-DualHeart-2-A
Lot1-014-DualHeart-2-B

Public Tender Number: 1/014B

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property From a Distinguished Private Collection, Sydney

A Rare Pair of Fine Similarly Matching Argyle Mine Certified Diamonds

To be offered as a pair with Lot number 1/014A or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 0.40 carats

Estimate: A$170,000 – 225,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond

Weight: 0.40 carat 

Cut: Heart 

Clarity: P1  

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 3P 
  • GIA: certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Pink  

Provenance:  

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including

  • Original Gem Identification and Authenticity Document numbered 01373 ID No. 3257 from the Argyle Diamond Mine dated 12/01/2010. 
  • GIA Report number 5111610184 dated January 25, 2010 

Finance Available:

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Lot1-015-SquareRadiant-l-1
Lot1-015-SquareRadiant-l-2

Public Tender Number: 1/015A

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$797,500 inc. BP

Property From a Distinguished Private Collection, Sydney

An Exceptionally Rare Pair of Fine Matching Australian Pink Diamonds

To be offered as a pair with lot number 1/015B or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 1.05 carats

Estimate: A$650,000 – 1,150,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Pink
  • Argyle colour grading estimated: 5P

Weight: 1.05 carats

Cut: Square Radiant

Clarity: (GIA) I1

Provenance:

  • Acquired directly from a Founding Argyle Diamond Partner in Perth by the current owner in 2011 

Including:

  • GIA Report 2125249213 July 27, 2010
  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 7197963 dated 21 June 2021
  • GSL Coloured Diamond Report AA47286/2 dated 11/11/10
  • GIA Report 21252492 dated 13 July 27, 2010

Finance Available:

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Lot1-015-SquareRadiant-r-1
Lot1-015-SquareRadiant-r-2

Public Tender Number: 1/015B

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$797,500 inc. BP

Property from a Private Collection, Sydney

An Exceptionally Rare Pair of Fine Matching Australian Pink Diamonds

To be offered as a pair with Lot number 1/014A or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 1.17 carats

Estimate: A$650,000 – 1,150,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • GIA: certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink 
  • Argyle colour grade estimate – 5PP 

Weight: 1.17 carats

Cut: Square Radiant Clarity: (GIA) I1 

Provenance:

  • Acquired by the current owner in 2010 

Including:

  • GIA Report 2125249205 June 28, 2010 
  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 8862936 dated 21 June 2021 
  • GSL Coloured Diamond Report AA47286/1 dated 11/11/10

Finance Available:

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1/015A & 1/015B as a pair

Diosma ‘Di’ Fitzpatrick
Diosma ‘Di’ Fitzpatrick

THE FITZPATRICK COLLECTION

Including the Fitzpatrick Pink and the Queen of Hearts Diamonds.

A Most Important and Celebrated Private Collection of Rare Jewels from The Argyle Diamond Mine

In 1988 Ms Fitzpatrick visited the World Expo in Brisbane. The recently launched Argyle Diamond Mine had a stand at the Expo displaying their finest fancy-coloured pink diamonds of the day. When Ms Fitzpatrick saw the Argyle exhibition it was the beginning of a new chapter in her life. In her own words:

“From that moment on I became fascinated with these beautiful pink diamonds reminiscent of my childhood hero. I think she was called Princess Pearly, a character that lived at the bottom of the ocean always appearing with her pearl tiara with a central pink diamond. When I visited the World Expo in Brisbane in 1988, I went straight to the Argyle stand and fell in love with the stones they were offering for sale. I acquired a group of these diamonds, my first acquisition, through Hardy Bros who I believe were the Brisbane representatives of the Argyle mine. I remember being mesmerized by a very pink heart-shaped diamond that Argyle had pictured on the front cover of one of their glossy coffee table publications. That diamond with its beautiful pink hue became one of my favourites. I bought a few more stones in the years immediately following the Expo.”

Ms Fitzpatrick used to wear all her pink diamonds as jewellery. “The matching pair of 1.15 carat round brilliant cuts were my stud earrings. These were one of only two matching pairs I have ever seen. My darling heart-shaped pink diamond I wore in a ring,”

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Public Tender Number: 1/016

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

An Exceptionally Rare and Outstanding Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 1.22 carats

Estimate: A$450,000 – 650,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 5P
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy intense pink

Weight: 1.22 carats

Cut: Pear shape

Clarity: I2

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 4296649 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 11518226 dated April 18, 2001

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine
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Public Tender Number: 1/017

SOLD – $2.2million

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia.

The Fitzpatrick Pink

A Most Important and Extremely Rare Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 2.00 carats

Estimate: A$1,500,000 – 2,500,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 3PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy intense purplish pink

Weight: 2.00 carats

Cut: Round brilliant

Clarity: SI1

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 5599810 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 11518229 dated April 18 2001

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine

Gemmologist’s Note:

This gem is truly exceptional on several accounts. Its size is notable as the quantity of stones of 2 carats and above in the Argyle annual tender is typically 2 or 3 only, but what sets this stone apart from other Argyle pinks of such size is the round shape, depth of colour and clarity. Commonly fancy coloured diamonds are cut in fancy shapes in order to maximise their weight and colour. Not so with this stone that has no obvious sacrifices to the cut to achieve the 2.00 carat weight. The GIA-graded fancy intense purplish-pink colour with estimated Argyle colour of 3PP further adds to the stone’s striking appeal that is not marred by any clearly apparent inclusions. If this stone had been mined in the past decade it would certainly have been prominent in an Argyle tender with its own name. This stone will always remain one of the most unique pink diamonds from the Argyle mine.

John Chapman

DELTA Diamond Laboratory, Perth

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Public Tender Number: 1/018

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

The Queen of Hearts Diamond

An Exceptionally Rare and Outstanding Fine Loose Australian Named Pink Diamond

Weight: 1.48 carats

Estimate: A$600,000 – 1,200,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Clarity:  SI2

Colour:

  • Argyle grading – 5P,
  • GIA – Fancy Intense Pink Weight: 1.48ct

Weight: 1.48 carats

Cut: Heart

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin no. 7390367 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA certified colour grading Report 11518225 April 18 2001
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Public Tender Number: 1/019A

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

An Exceptionally Rare and Outstanding Matching Pair of Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamonds

To Be Offered as a pair with Lot number 1/019B or individually if not sold as a Pair

Weight: 1.01 carats

Estimate: A$200,000 – 400,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 6PR
  • GIA certified colour – Fancy orangy pink 

Weight: 1.01 carats

Cut: Round brilliant

Clarity: SI2

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 1909860 dated 09 June 2021
  • Copy of the original letter from Argyle Diamond Sales Limited 2 Kings Park Road, West Perth, 6005 dated 8 December, 1987 listing this diamond as “parcel 5191” signed by Cathy Watkins, Sales Officer [Argyle]
  • GIA certified colour grading report 11518233 April 18 2001 

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine
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Public Tender Number: 1/019B

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

An Exceptionally Rare and Outstanding Matching Pair of Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamonds

To Be Offered as a pair with Lot number 1/019A or individually if not sold as a Pair

Weight: 1.00 carats

Estimate: A$200,000 – 400,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 6PR
  • GIA certified colour  fancy orangy pink 

Weight: 1.00 carat

Cut: Round brilliant

Clarity: SI2

Including:

  • GIA certified colour grading Report 11518233 dated April 18 2001 
  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 8967077 dated 09 June 2021
  • Original purchase receipt from Argyle Diamond Sales Limited, 2 Kings Park Road, West Perth, 6005 Western Australia, parcel number 5275 dated 8 December 1987 signed by Cathy Watkins, Sales Officer

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine
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1/019A & 1/019B as a pair

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Public Tender Number: 1/020A

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

An Exceptionally Rare and Outstanding Matching Pair of Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamonds

To Be Offered as a pair with Lot number 1/020B or individually if not sold as a Pair

Weight: 1.15 carats

Estimate: A$500,000 – 1,000,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 5PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Purplish Pink

Weight: 1.15 carat

Cut: Round brilliant

Clarity: I1

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 1250724 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 2175410538 dated December 15, 2015 – girdle inscribed 
  • GIA Grading Certificate 11518274 dated May 4 2001  

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine

Gemmologist’s Note:

When gem types are rare, it is even rarer to find two that match and can thus be considered a pair. In order to match, the weights, shape, colour and to a lesser extent – clarity must be near identical. These two stones are each greater than a carat which makes them unique even in solitude. Being of exactly the same weight and a desirable purplish-pink colour of intense grade, these two stones make a unique and splendid pair.

John Chapman

DELTA Diamond Laboratory, Perth

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Public Tender Number: 1/020B

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

An Exceptionally Rare and Outstanding Matching Pair of Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamonds

To Be Offered as a pair with Lot number 1/020A or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 1.15 carats

Estimate: A$350,000 – 650,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 5PP
  • GIA certified colour grading – fancy purplish pink 

Weight: 1.15 carat

Cut: Round brilliant

Clarity: I1

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 3471217 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 2175410538 dated December 15, 2015– girdle inscribed
  • GIA Grading Certificate 11518273 May 3 2001 

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine

Gemmologist’s Note:

When gem types are rare, it is even rarer to find two that match and can thus be considered a pair. In order to match, the weights, shape, colour and to a lesser extent – clarity must be near identical. These two stones are each greater than a carat which makes them unique even in solitude. Being of exactly the same weight and a desirable purplish-pink colour of intense grade, these two stones make a unique and splendid pair.

John Chapman

DELTA Diamond Laboratory, Perth

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Public Tender Number: 1/021

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

An Exceptionally Rare and Outstanding Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 1.40 carats

Estimate: A$600,000 – 1,000,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 4P
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Pink

Weight: 1.41 carat

Cut: Round brilliant

Clarity: SI2

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 9149282 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 1172410543 dated December 15, 2015
  • Original purchase receipt from Argyle Diamond Sales Limited, 2 Kings Park Road, West Perth, 6005 Western Australia, parcel number 4979, dated 8 December 1987 signed by Cathy Watkins, Sales Officer

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine
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Public Tender Number: 1/022

SOLD – A$30,000

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

A Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.41 carats

Estimate: A$40,000 – 60,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 7P
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Pink

Weight: 0.41 carat

Cut: Round brilliant

Clarity: I2

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 5811556 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 11518231 dated April 17, 2001
  • Original purchase receipt from Argyle Diamond Sales Limited, 2 Kings Park Road, West Perth, 6005 Western Australia, parcel number 4979, dated 8 December 1987 signed by Cathy Watkins, Sales Officer

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine
Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond
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1/023A & 1/023B as a pair
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Public Tender Number: 1/023A

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

A Rare Matching Pair of Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamonds

To Be Offered as a pair with Lot number 1/023B or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 0.33 carats

Estimate: A$80,000 – 140,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 5PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink

Weight: 0.33 carat

Cut: Oval brilliant

Clarity: SI1

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 5152442 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 11518228 dated April 18, 2001
  • Original purchase receipt from Argyle Diamond Sales Limited, 2 Kings Park Road, West Perth, 6005 Western Australia, parcel number C10, dated 8 December 1987 signed by Cathy Watkins, Sales Officer

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine

Gemmologist’s Note:

Visually these two stones are almost inseparable, defying the slightly different GIA colour grades. The rich purplish-pink colour and identical proportions for the two stones makes the stones a perfect match. The inclusions are difficult to see, helped by the main inclusion for the lower clarity (I2) stone being only a white feather on one side.

John Chapman

DELTA Diamond Laboratory

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Public Tender Number: 1/023B

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property from the Distinguished Private Collection of Di Fitzpatrick, Brisbane, Australia

A Rare Matching Pair of Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamonds

To Be Offered as a pair with Lot number 1/023A or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 0.33 carats

Estimate: A$60,000 – 110,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 5PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Pink

Weight: 0.33 carat

Cut: Oval brilliant

Clarity: SI2

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin number 7329187 dated 09 June 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 11518234 dated April 17, 2001
  • Original purchase receipt from Argyle Diamond Sales Limited, 2 Kings Park Road, West Perth, 6005 Western Australia, parcel number C30, dated 8 December 1987 signed by Cathy Watkins, Sales Officer

Provenance:

  • Fitzpatrick Collection
  • Argyle Queensland Agent, Hardy Bros, Brisbane, circa 1988
  • Argyle Diamond Mine

Gemmologist’s Note:

Visually these two stones are almost inseparable, defying the slightly different GIA colour grades. The rich purplish-pink colour and identical proportions for the two stones makes the stones a perfect match. The inclusions are difficult to see, helped by the main inclusion for the lower clarity (I2) stone being only a white feather on one side.

John Chapman

DELTA Diamond Laboratory

A fine Argyle Diamond Mine certified pink diamond
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Public Tender Number: 1/024

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$395,000 inc. BP

Property of a Perth Collector

A Very Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 1.01 carats

Estimate: A$320,000 – 480,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour: Argyle estimated colour grade – 3P

GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Deep Pink

Weight: 1.01 carat

Cut: Cut cornered rectangular modified brilliant

Clarity: SI2

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 7678491 dated 17 November 2020
  • GIA Grading Certificate dated September 27, 2018; laser inscribed GIA 2191687363

Provenance:

  • Purchased from jeweller in Canada circa 2017

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months.

Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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* Public Tender Number: 1/025

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$275,000 inc. BP

Property of a Self-Managed Super Fund, Perth

A Very Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.68 carats

Estimate: A$250,000 – 350,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour: Argyle estimated colour grade – 5PP

GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink

Weight: 0.68 carat

Cut: Cushion modified brilliant

Clarity: VS2

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 1256389 dated 21 May 2021
  • GIA Grading Certificate 16770996 dated January 11, 2008
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1/026A & 1/026B as a pair
Lot1-026A-Cushion-A2
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* Public Tender Number: 1/026A

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$82,500 inc. BP

Property of a Self-Managed Super Fund, Perth

A Rare Matching Pair of Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamonds

To Be Offered as a pair with Lot number 1/026B or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 0.35 carats

Estimate: A$75,000 – 150,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 5PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Pink

Weight: 0.35 carats

Cut: cushion

Clarity: Ungraded 

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin dated 6652020 21 May 2021
  • GIA Report laser inscribed 16770744 dated January 14, 2008
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* Public Tender Number: 1/026B

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$82,500 inc. BP

Property of a Self-Managed Super Fund, Perth

A Rare Matching Pair of Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamonds

To Be Offered as a pair with Lot number 1/026A or individually if not sold as a pair

Weight: 0.36 carats

Estimate: A$75,000 – 150,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 4PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Natural Fancy Intense Purple – Pink

Weight: 0.36 carats

Cut: cushion

Clarity: Ungraded

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin no. 4489562 dated 21 May 2021
  • GIA Report laser inscribed 16770748 dated January 14, 2008
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Public Tender Number: 1/027

SOLD – UNDISCLOSED

Property of a Perth Collector

A Very Fine Argyle Certified Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.36 carats

Estimate: A$135,000 – 235,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Weight: 0.36 carats

Cut: oval

Clarity: SI2

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grade – 2P

Including:

  • Argyle Diamonds Limited Gem Identification Certificate No. 262431 dated 25 June 2004
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Public Tender Number: 1/028

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$110,000 inc. BP

Property of the Mortgagee in Possession

A Fine Loose Australian Argyle Mine Certified Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.54 carats

Estimate: Available upon request

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Weight: 0.54 carats

Cut: Cut – cornered square modified brilliant cut

Clarity:  SI2

Colour:

  • Argyle certified colour grading – 5P,
  • GIA certified colour grading – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink
  • GSL certified colour grading – Natural fancy intense pink

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 6482197 dated 30 April 2021
  • Argyle Pink Diamonds Gem Identification and Authenticity Document 352596 dated 12 March 2015
  • GIA grading Report 5201288832 dated May 16, 2019
  • GSL grading report AA63419/2 dated 05/02/20

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months.

Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

Jewellery Consultant
Jewellery Consultant

Public Tender Number: 1/029

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$192,500 inc. BP

Property of the Mortgagee in Possession

A Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 1.01 carats

Estimate upon request

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 4PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink
  • GSL certified colour grade – Fancy Intense Purplish Pink

Weight: 1.01 carats

Cut: Pear shape

Clarity: P1

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 3691756 dated 30 April 2021
  • GIA grading Report 1136391199 dated May 17, 2011
  • GSL grading report AA63419/3 dated 05/02/20

Finance Available:

Third party interest free finance available for this lot for 12 months.

Contact [email protected] and at +61 (0) 481 780 302

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Jewellery Consultant

Public Tender Number: 1/030

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$165,000 inc. BP

Property of the Mortgagee in Possession

A Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.72 carats

Estimate: Upon request

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 4PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy Deep Purple Pink
  • GSL certified colour grade – Fancy Dark Purplish Pink (4PP)

Weight: 0.72 carats

Cut: Rectangular radiant cut

Clarity:  P1

Including:

  • Australian Mined Pink Diamonds Identification and Authenticity Document 102188 dated 18 June 2017 Note: The source of this document is unknown and the reference to an “Argyle Lot No 1409567” cannot be verified
  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory certificate of origin 3530501 dated 30 April 2021
  • GIA grading Report 5182661182 dated August 22, 2017 Girdle Laser inscribed GIA 5182661182
  • GSL grading report AA 63419/1 dated 05/02/20
Lot25-007-Cushion-A
Lot25-007-Cushion-B
Lot25-007-Cushion-C
Lot25-007-Cushion-D
Lot25-007-Cushion-E

Public Tender Number: 1/031

FOR SALE – CURRECT PRICE A$605,000 inc. BP

Property From a distinguished Private Collection, Sydney

An Exceptionally Fine Argyle Certified Tender Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.75 carats

Estimate: A$550,000 – 850,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle estimated colour grade – 2PP
  • GIA certified colour grade – Fancy deep purplish pink
  • AGT certified colour grade – Fancy vivid purplish pink

Weight: 0.75 carats

Cut: Cut – cornered square modified brilliant

Clarity:  SI1

Including:

  • GIA grading Report 15822443 dated May 1, 2007
  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 8146547 dated June 2021
  • AGT Coloured Diamond Grading Report 5007174 stating, “2007 Argyle Pink Diamond Tender [symbol] 318530 is present on the girdle of this stone”.
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Public Tender Number: 1/032

SOLD – $15,000

Property of a Collector, Sydney

A Fine Loose Australian Pink Diamond

Weight: 0.14 carats

Estimate: A$22,000 – 32,000

Origin: Argyle Diamond Mine

Colour:

  • Argyle colour grade estimated – 2PP

Weight: 0.14 carats

Cut: Pear

Clarity:  SI1

Including:

  • DELTA Diamond Laboratory Certificate of Origin 3452219 dated 9 June 2021
STORAGE OF WEALTH SINCE 1983

500% ↑ 2000 – 2020

The owner of the Argyle diamond mine, Rio Tinto, estimates that Argyle pink diamond prices have appreciated by 500% at the mine’s private tenders over the past 20 years. Now the mine has closed with demand for Argyle pink diamonds never greater as prices continue to rise.

Rare Australian Pink Diamonds

In 1979 a glittering pink diamond was discovered on top of an anthill in a remote part of the Kimberly wilderness in Western Australia. When the subsequent Argyle mine commenced production in 1983, this would be the beginning of an extraordinary story about the search for the very rarest of rare diamonds created over 1.6 billion years ago.

The Argyle Diamond Mine has produced over 90% of the world’s pink diamonds during the last 38 years. However, deposits were limited and the Argyle Diamond Mine ceased operations in November 2020. Whilst the demand and popularity of pink diamonds grows stronger supply from the world’s primary producer has come to an end.

They say that it would take twenty years to fill a crystal wine glass with the very finest pinks discovered at the Argyle Diamond Mine during its comparatively short history.

Yourdiamonds.comTM is honoured to have been appointed to conduct the First Public Sealed Bid Tender of Australian Pink Diamonds. We are proud to have been entrusted with mandates from the esteemed collector, Ms Di Fitzpatrick of Brisbane, a South Australian financial corporation and eight private collectors to offer for sale so many beautiful and rare pink diamonds all of which are appearing on the secondary market for the very first time. 

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