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Personal Property of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

7 – 16 September 2022

Personal Property of Ruth Bader Ginsburg presents the second auction from Bonhams and the final public offering directly from the family of Justice Ginsburg. The sale includes 76 personal items including rare, signature fashion pieces, such as lace gloves and two collars, which have never been offered at auction before. Proceeds from the sale will fund a new endowment benefiting SOS Children's Villages, the world's largest organisation dedicated to caring for children without parental care or who are at risk of losing it.

In 2019, Justice Ginsburg donated a portion of her Berggruen Prize for Philosophy & Culture to SOS Children's Villages USA. Following her death, personal items were donated to SOS Children's Villages by the Ginsburg family to seed The RBG Endowment Fund, which will be directed to specific programmes in the organisation's portfolio. Non-political and non-sectarian, SOS Children's Villages' holistic programmes are designed to ensure sustained impact and focus on children and their families across all aspects of life, as well as strengthening the communities in which they live. For more details, please visit

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