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Elon Musk memorabilia and photos auction for $165,000

  • A collection of photos and memorabilia from Elon Musk’s ex-girlfriend has sold for more than $165,000.
  • Jennifer Gwynne and the billionaire dated from 1994 to 1995 when they were in college.
  • Gwynne told Fox 29 that she was selling the items to finance her stepson’s college education.

A collection of photos and memorabilia from Elon Musk’s ex-girlfriend sold for more than $165,000 at auctions that closed Thursday.

Jennifer Gwynne and Musk dated in the fall semester of 1994-1995 at the University of Pennsylvania. They broke up when Musk graduated and moved to California, Gwynne said. fox 29 “He wasn’t good on the phone. He wasn’t good at long distance,” she told the TV station, describing the split as “mutual.”

Gwynne described Musk, who is now the CEO of Tesla, as being passionate about the future of electric vehicles when they were dating. “He talked about it even back then,” he told Fox 29.

Among the items sold was a 14k gold necklace with a small green emerald, which cost $51,008. A signed birthday card from Musk to Gwynne, in which he called her “Boo-Boo”, it sold for $16,643. She also sold photos she took of Musk at the time.

Gwynne said she was selling the items to finance her stepson’s college education.

Boston-based RR Auction, which handled the Gwynne sale, previously sold college assignments that Musk had rated in 1995. batch of two tasks it sold for more than $7,700 in December.

The auction house has also sold items from other well-known personalities. Last month, RR Auction sold Steve Jobs Apple-1 Prototype Computer for more than $677,000. He also sold a box of Personal cigars of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill for nearly $20,000 last month.

Musk has not publicly commented on the auction, but he seemed to be aware of the sale, as he changed his Twitter account profile picture for one of the photos sold at auction.

Musk did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment sent outside of regular business hours.


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