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Sotheby’s to offer John Traina’s collection of men’s accessories this December

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Sotheby’s announces that it will offer men’s accessories and watches from the collection of the late John Traina this December in New York. Mr. Traina was a shipping executive, vintner, noted collector, author and a mainstay of San Francisco society, legendary for his great style and warm personality. Sotheby’s will offer 92 lots of jeweled dress sets and cufflinks, cigarette cases and objets d’art from Mr. Traina’s personal collection in the single-owner sale The Elegant John Traina – A Portrait in Style on 7 December, featuring designs by Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Harry Winston, Schlumberger, David Webb, Bulgari, Verdura and Taffin. In addition, a selection of pocket watches and wristwatches from Mr. Traina’s collection will be featured in the sale of Important Watches & Clocks on 6 December. Both sales will be on exhibition in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries beginn