Edgar Allan Poe’s Pocket Watch Up for Auction
On June 12, famed auction house Christie’s will auction off the pocket watch of Edgar Allan Poe. Described as an 18k gold open-faced 51mm pocket watch, the watch is expected to fetch nearly $120,000. A letter penned by Mrs. A.C. Frisk, former chairwoman of the Poe Cottage, mentioning the watch. Additional information on the auction can be viewed here: https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/watches/poe-edgar-allan-french-an-6210603-details.aspx?from=salesummery&intObjectID=6210603&sid=0d603d61-c4ad-4883-9aa9-724cfe20c2b4.