Gene Kelly Items at Sotheby’s

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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