Ice topped Coca-Cola exec’s estate sale at Ahlers & Ogletree

Platinum anniversary ring with 4.61-carat diamond, $118,750
Platinum anniversary ring with 4.61-carat diamond, $118,750

ATLANTA – A platinum and diamond anniversary ring given by the late Coca-Cola president Robert W. Woodruff (1889-1985) to his wife Nell, and Nell Woodruff’s custom Art Deco platinum and diamond bracelet combined to bring $231,750 in a sale of items from the Woodruff estate held February 26 by Ahlers & Ogletree.

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Rockwell portrait of Coca-Cola exec in spotlight at Ahlers & Ogletree, Feb. 26

Portrait of Robert Woodruff by Norman Rockwell, est. $20,000-$40,000
Portrait of Robert Woodruff by Norman Rockwell, est. $20,000-$40,000

ATLANTA – Items from the estate of Robert W. Woodruff (1889-1985), the American businessman and philanthropist who served as president of the Coca-Cola Company from 1923 to 1955, will be offered on Saturday, February 26 by Ahlers & Ogletree, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Items from Woodruff’s wife Nell, who was a Red Cross nurse, will also be sold. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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