12-17-2008 12-18-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2438
December 17, 2008 2:00PMCalender
235B

Lady's 14kt Gold Movado Bracelet Wristwatch and a Continental 14kt Gold Bracelet

$770$650
Auction: Discovery - 2438 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 17, 2008 2:00PM

Description:

Lady's 14kt Gold Movado Bracelet Wristwatch and a Continental 14kt Gold Bracelet, lg. 6 and 7 in., respectively.
Estimate $300-500



Provenance: From the estate of British figure skater Magdalena Cecilia Colledge (November 28, 1920-April 12, 2008). She was the youngest athlete to compete in the Winter Olympics, going on to become a World Champion in 1937, and silver medalist in the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Her championships include the European women''s from 1937-1939, and was six times the British national women''s champion. Becoming a professional skater in the 1940s, she relocated to the United States and coached at the Skating Club of Boston. She created the camel and layback spins and the one-foot axel jump.

Keywords

Magdalena Cecilia Colledge, skater , the 1936 Winter Olympics, the Winter Olympics, Winter Olympics, athlete , 1936 Winter Olympics, youngest athlete, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, United States, Skating Club of Boston, Axel jump, Cecilia Colledge, Layback spin, Sports, Winter Olympic Games