NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Items from the personal collection of crooner Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara are coming up for auction at Sotheby’s.
There’s a portrait of Ol’ Blue Eyes painted by Norman Rockwell, as well as memorabilia including his personal scripts from some of his most iconic films.READ MORE: Officials Say Lack Of Crossing Guards In New Jersey Town Is Creating Public Safety Issues
There’s also a 20-carat diamond ring that Sinatra gave to Barbara for their engagement.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine 'Mix-And-Match' Study Finds Moderna Booster After J&J Single-Shot Produced Major Increase In Antibodies
“Frank tossed a bunch of diamonds on a bed and said ‘pick the one you want’,” Quig Bruning from Sotheby’s said. “Barbara picked the one she liked, she had it mounted in a ring. Frank gave it to her in a glass of champagne.”MORE NEWS: 81-Year-Old Found Dead In Elmwood Park Home, Man Taken Into Custody
The ring is included in Sotheby’s “Magnificent Jewels” auction on Tuesday. The other items will be sold on Thursday, December 6th.