Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including a sterling lady's belt buckle; a dented sterling thimble; (2) sterling bookmarks by S. Kirk & Son; a sterling barrette; a coin silver cruciform medal; (2) coin silver shield rings; an R. Blackinton & Co. gilt silver money clip; a watch fob; a watch chain with seal; a change purse; an unmarked needle case; a sterling silver fountain pen; an unmarked silver flower form needle holder; a silver tone snail; an unmarked gilt silver coffin form charm; and a silverplate bookmark.
2.85 total weighable troy oz.The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Good estate condition.