Mabel Boll (December 1, 1893 – April 11, 1949) was an American socialite. In 1927 she planned, with Charles A. Levine, to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean as a passenger. She was known as the "Queen of Diamonds" as the owner of the 46.57-carat emerald-cut Mabel Boll diamond.
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Boll was born on December 1, 1893 in Rochester, New York.
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- "Mabel Boll Dies. 'Diamond Queen'. Bartender's Daughter Owned Fabulous Gems. Balked In Efforts To Fly Atlantic". New York Times. April 12, 1949. Retrieved 2015-10-03.
Mrs. Mabel Boll Cella, who wanted to be Queen of the Air when the world knew her as the Queen of Diamonds, died Sunday of a stroke in Manhattan State Hospital for the mentally ill on Wards Island. ...
- "Miss Boll Meets Levine". New York Times. Associated Press. September 20, 1927. Retrieved 2015-10-04.
His companions were Miss Mabel Boll, the young American who is anxious to make the transatlantic flight