Along with the collar, different objects that have been auctioned included: a gavel that offered for $20,400, a pair of Ginsburg’s opera glasses that offered for $10,837.50 and a scarf that offered for $12,750. A pair of her black lace gloves offered for $16,575 whereas a cream pair offered for $12,750.
The public sale was performed by Bonhams, which additionally performed a web-based public sale of her books in that introduced in $2.3 million. In April, some 150 objects — together with artwork Ginsburg displayed in her dwelling and workplace — raised more than $800,000 for Washington National Opera, one of many late justice’s passions.
Proceeds from the newest sale will fund an endowment in Ginsburg’s honor benefitting SOS Kids’s Villages, a group that helps susceptible youngsters world wide. Ginsburg’s daughter-in-law, Patrice Michaels, is on the group’s advisory board.