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Sotheby's yellow diamond to sell at record price (4)


08:41, November 10, 2011

A model presents the Sun-Drop Diamond to meida at a hotel in Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 9, 2011. The Sun-Drop, a sensational fancy vivid yellow pear-shaped diamond weighing 110.03 carats and known as the largest pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond in the world, will be auctioned on Nov. 15, 2011 by Sothby's Geneva. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

The Tuesday sale will also present a unique suite of imperial jewels, originally offered by the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II for the birth of the last Khedive of Egypt and Sudan in 1874.

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