DescriptionWhitney Houston Signed Receipt for Diamond and Sapphire Ring, 1988. A handwritten receipt from Queensland, Australia jeweler the Aleksander Collection, for a diamond and sapphire ring bought by Whitney Houston on September 1, 1988. Twice signed by Houston in blue ballpoint." Includes note from the jeweler written on business card. Measures approximately 8" x 11". In Very Good Plus condition, with smoothed folds, a light stain in the center, and the note stapled to the receipt at the right margin. Includes a copy of a photo showing Houston wearing the ring. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Estate of Whitney E. Houston.
This receipt, for $7989.00 (in Australian dollars) is for one of the first pieces of jewelry Whitney purchased for herself as her career was taking off into the stratosphere. Purchased while she was in Australia for the grand opening of the Sanctuary Cove resort.
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