Sotheby’s is auctioning several of Gene Kelly’s items in their Fine Books and Manuscripts auction on June 15.
There are apparently three lots in all, one of which includes money clip (details below).
Gold and enamel money clip (2 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.; 62 x 33 mm), depicting a man in a green suit holding a black umbrella and a briefcase standing amidst falling blue raindrops, the briefcase engraved with the inscription “Gene Many Thanks Cyd,” stamped 14K, gross weight = 26.4 dwts (41 grams); scratching and nicking to surface but enamel intact, good condition. Accompanied by an autograph note by Kelly presenting the money clip to his daughter, “Cyd CH—to Gene to Kerry—money clip.”
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