Former NC governor’s estate up for bid in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Former North Carolina governor Thomas Walter Bickett’s estate is up for bid this weekend at an auction in Winston-Salem.
Saturday’s auction started at 10 a.m. and Sunday’s auction starts at 1 p.m. at Chandler’s Auction & Estate Sales at 1530 W. First St.
Among the items for sale are jewelry, silverware and a number of pieces of furniture that Bickett had in Raleigh while he was governor.
Bickett was governor of North Carolina from 1917-21. Organizers said Bickett’s estate and other items put up for auction by the owner total more than 1,000 lots.
Read more: The Winston-Salem Journal