AMUNDSEN (ROALD) - BROOCH A gold pin brooch with an unidentified black, collet set stone to the centre, presumed to have been taken by Amundsen from the South Pole
Lot 87*
AMUNDSEN (ROALD) - BROOCH A gold pin brooch with an unidentified black, collet set stone to the centre, presumed to have been taken by Amundsen from the South Pole
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,128) inc. premium
Lot Details
AMUNDSEN (ROALD) - BROOCH
A gold pin brooch with an unidentified black, collet set stone to the centre, presumed to have been taken by Amundsen from the South Pole, pin stamped 585 for 14 carat gold, and with the initials, presumed to be maker's marks, "WJT", 60mm. in length

Footnotes

  • The brooch was gifted to Aslaug Amundsen, married to Gustav S. Amundsen, the nephew of Roald Amundsen.

    Provenance: Roald Amundsen, and by descent.

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Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the stone was taken from the Arctic, and not the Antarctic as stated in the printed catalogue. This item has been imported from outside the EU, and is subject to VAT at 5% of the Hammer Price and at the prevailing rate on the Buyer's Premium. It should have appeared in the catalogue with an asterisk.
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