Pictures and memorabilia offered by an ex-girlfriend of Tesla CEO Elon Musk from their school years went for $165,000 at a Boston public sale home final week.
Boston-based RR Public sale, which focuses on uncommon memorabilia associated to historic figures, offered the gadgets Thursday, which had belonged to Musk’s school girlfriend, Jennifer Gwynne. Musk and Gwynne dated for one 12 months between 1994 and 1995 whereas undergraduates on the College of Pennsylvania, earlier than later falling out of contact.
Musk’s private life has been the topic of current media consideration amid his extremely public feud with Twitter over a disputed $44 billion deal to purchase the social media firm. A trial overseeing the acquisition’s phrases is scheduled to happen in mid-October.
Gwynne informed The Boston Globe she determined to promote the gadgets after changing into conscious of an public sale of take a look at papers the tech mogul graded — realizing there was an lively marketplace for Musk-related memorabilia.
A gold-chained necklace with a inexperienced emerald that Musk gifted Gwynne in 1994 offered for $51,000. Images of Musk and Gwynne posing collectively and others with their faculty friends offered for costs between $1,900 and to $42,000.