Timepiece of Thomas Jefferson

January 19, 2010

The golden timepiece belonging to ‘the Thomas Jefferson’ will go on sale on this January 21st and is estimated to be sold for $40,000 to $80,000.

The 3rd president of the United States and the Author of “Declaration of Independence,” Thomas Jefferson is known as one of the greatest of U.S. presidents.

This timepiece was dedicated to Jefferson’s wife, Martha Jefferson, when she passed away after giving birth to their sixth child.

On the back are inscribed the words: “Nay if even in the house of Hades men forget their dead
/ Yet will I even there be mindful of my dear companion.”

via: Luxury Insider


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