Greater than 56 years after her dying, Marilyn Monroe continues to be making historical past.
On Saturday, the late star’s Golden Globe award offered at public sale for $250,000 – the best value ever paid for a Golden Globe at public sale, based on the Hollywood Reporter.
As well as, Monroe’s 1956 Ford Thunderbird, in raven black, offered for $490,000, the report mentioned.
Monroe purchased the automobile straight from the manufacturing facility in 1955 and drove in it with playwright Arthur Miller to their marriage ceremony in 1956, Fox Information beforehand reported.
Different Monroe gadgets and their sale costs included a shirt and tie that Monroe wore at a Los Angeles press convention ($43,750); a duplicate of her first look in Playboy, autographed by Hugh Hefner ($32,000); and a pair of checkered pants ($31,250), based on the report.
The public sale, titled “Icons & Idols: Hollywood,” was dealt with via Julien’s Auctions of Los Angeles. The identical occasion additionally featured gadgets from famed costume designer Bob Mackie, Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee, and film costumes worn by stars resembling Tom Hanks and George Clooney.
A Stan Lee-autographed copy of a 1962 comedian ebook that includes the primary look by Spider-Man offered for $38,400, the report mentioned.
A earlier public sale of Marilyn Monroe gadgets was held in Britain in September. That sale featured a typed receipt from Monroe’s psychiatrist, on personalised notepaper, dated simply six weeks earlier than Monroe’s dying in 1962 at age 36.