01 novembre 2016

Marilyn Monroe Auction - 11/2016 - docs papiers 1


Documents papiers - Vie Privée
Papers documents - Private Life


Lot 1: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POSTCARD
 A Beverly Hills Hotel postcard in Marilyn Monroe's handwriting, sent to Ralph Roberts in May 1961. Monroe wrote, "Dear Raffe, See I did write! I have a surprise for you and I'm not pregnant either. XOXO Love, M." Accompanied by a copy of a letter from Roberts.
3½ by 5½ inches
PROVENANCE: Partial Lot 334, “Film and Television Memorabilia,” Christie's East, New York, Sale number 7821, December 18, 1995
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Lot 17: MARILYN MONROE ARTHUR MILLER SIGNED MOCK-UP TITLE PAGE
 A mock-up title page from Arthur Miller's collected plays, The Viking Press, New York, 1957, with printed dedication reading "For Marilyn" and signed by Arthur Miller.
8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE: Lot 358, “Film and Entertainment,” Christie's, South Kensington, Sale number 6343, December 17, 1993
 Estimate: $250 - $350 

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Lot 33: MARILYN MONROE LEE STRASBERG EULOGY, FUNERAL GUEST LIST, AND REMBERENCE CARD
 Five typescript pages bound by a staple relating to the funeral service of Marilyn Monroe. The first page is titled "Service for Marilyn Monroe Wednesday, August 8, 1962, 1PM." The second and third pages detail Lee Strasberg's eulogy for Monroe. The fourth page is a list titled “Those invited to Attend.” The last page has a paragraph with a statement to Monroe's uninvited friends explaining the desire to keep the service private, credited to Berniece Miracle, Inez Melson and Joe DiMaggio. Together with an In Memory of Marilyn Monroe remembrance card from her funeral service at Westwood Memorial Park, dated "August 8th, 1962," and containing the 23rd Psalm and service details.
Largest, 11 by 8 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE Lot 69, “Popular Culture: Film and Entertainment,” Christie's, London, South Kensington, Sale Number 5579, November 25, 2010
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Lot 78: MARILYN MONROE LETTER TO BOBBY MILLER MENTIONING ROBERT KENNEDY
 A typed, unsigned file copy of a four-page letter on two leaves, letter dated "Noon February 2" (1961), addressed to Arthur Miller's son, "Dear Bobbybones." She writes in response to Bobby's letter, "That pool table you told me about in that Danish hotel sounds great. Did I ever tell you that I can really play pool. I learned when I was about sixteen and it is something that you never forget." She also comments, "I am going to get that book you recommended; is it "Lord of the Flies" or "The Fleas"? I would love to read something really terrifying."
Most poignantly, Monroe tells Bobby about her new home, "Bobby, I have the best news: I have just completely bought my new house. ...It is an authentic little Mexican house, but it's got a gigantic swimming pool, and it looks just like Mexico. You would just love it. I have two guest rooms plus a large playroom, plus lots of patios, and a big Mexican wall goes all around the place with big high Mexican gates (that's to keep intruders out, in case anybody gets intrusive.) ...Anyway, I would love - for whichever vacation it can be arranged - if you and Janie wanted to - at least for part of vacation, even if it is just for a few days, or a week - you are welcome to stay as long as you wanted to. I will take care of your plane tickets and meet you at the airport. ..."
Monroe is also excited to share other news, "Oh, Bobby, guess what: I had dinner last night with the Attorney-General of the United States, Robert Kennedy, and I asked him what his department was going to do about Civil Rights and some other issues. He's very intelligent, and besides all that, he's got a terrific sense of humor. I think you would like him. Anyway, I had to go to this dinner last night as he was the guest of honor and when they asked him who he wanted to meet, he wanted to meet me. So, I went to the dinner and I sat next to him, and he isn't a bad dancer either." She continues telling Bobby about her conversation and pressing Kennedy to find out what he planned to do about civil rights and that he answered her questions and told her he would send her a letter with all of his plans. He asked her if she had been attending "some kind of meetings" she writes to Bobby, "I laughed and said 'no, but these are the kind of questions that the youth of America want answers to and want things done about.' Not that I'm so youthful, but I feel youthful. But he's an old 36 himself which astounded me because I'm 35. It was a pleasant evening, all in all."
She begins to close, "I haven't heard from her [Janie] since Christmas. I guess we are all a little sloppy about writing. However, I think we all know what we mean to each other, don't we. At least I know I love you kids and I want to be your friend and stay in touch. ...I love you and miss you, and, give my love to Janie."
8 1/2 by 11 inches
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Lee Strasberg
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 79: MARILYN MONROE RECEIVED LETTER FROM JEAN KENNEDY SMITH
 A single sheet of stationery listing an address in Palm Beach, Florida, with autograph notation in blue ink on recto and version reading in full, "Dear Marilyn - Mother asked me to write and thank you for your sweet note to Daddy - He really enjoyed it and you were very cute to send it. / Understand that you and Bobby are the new item! We all think you should come with him when he comes back east! Again thanks for the note. / Love, Jean Smith." Jean Smith is one of nine children to Rose and Joseph Kennedy and sister to John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy Shriver and four other siblings.
7 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Lee Strasberg
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 90: MARILYN MONROE RECEIVED LETTER FROM ANA LOWER
 A single-page letter written by Ana Lower to Monroe on recto and verso, dated October 10, 1944. Lower, "Aunt Ana," as Monroe called her, was actually Grace Goddard's aunt but was a mother figure for Monroe and by all accounts one of the most important figures in her life until Lower's death in 1948. This early letter reads in part, "My precious Girl, You are outward bound on a happy journey. May each moment of its joyous expectations be filled to the brim./ New places, faces and experiences await you. You will meet them all with your usual sweetness and loving courtesy./ When you see your sister you will truly both receive a blessing." The letter was written by Lower as a send-off to Monroe as she left Los Angeles, headed to Detroit to meet her half-sister, Berniece Miracle, for the first time face-to-face in 1944.
7 1/4 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 91: MARILYN MONROE STAMP COLLECTION BOOK
 A three-hole stamp collection book with vinyl covers from Grimes-Stassforth Stationery Company in Los Angeles, consisting of 30 pages, 10 of which have stamps glued to them. Interestingly, many of the stamps in the book are used, accompanied by new and unused identical stamps. Stamps in the book range in years from 1935 to 1936, suggesting that Marilyn Monroe collected the stamps when she was between 9 and 10 years old. The final stamp entry in the booklet contains a handwritten annotation, “#1319 AP8,” presumably in Monroe’s hand.
11 1/4 by 9 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 93: MARILYN MONROE RECEIVED LETTER FROM ANA LOWER
 A four-page letter on two leaves, written by Ana Lower to Monroe, dated "Monday 6:45 pm Oct 23, 1944." This early letter was written to Monroe while she was on her trip to Detroit to meet her half-sister for the first time in person. The letter reads in part, "How nice for you to have found such a lovely sister and family. I hope they will be out here too later on./ Love arranged this trip for you dear, and Love will bring Jimmie home at the right time. Now stop this nonesense [sic] about car sickness. God does not cease to be because you board a train, nor do you cease to be his perfect child because you take a car ride or a ship ride. You just forget to put your armour [sic] on."
6 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 97: MARILYN MONROE GRACE GODDARD NOTES ON BEHAVIOR OF MARILYN MONROE'S MOTHER
 An undated single page of stationery from B & H Waterproofing Mfg. Co. letterhead containing notes in pencil, in Grace Goddard's hand. A parenthetical note at the bottom of the first page reads "(I wrote these things down as Gladys said them while she was staying with me) Grace Goddard." The notes were then presumably sent to Monroe as they were among her belongings at the time of her death. The list, numbered from 1 to 15, is essentially a portrait of someone suffering mental illness, including paranoid delusions: "2. She thinks she was sent to State Hospital because years ago she voted on a Socialist ballot at Hawthorne and was being punished for doing so."; "6. She is being punished because years ago she took a drink of liquor (during prohibition) and should have been sent to jail."; "7. Sleeps with her head at the foot of bed so as not to look at Marilyn's picture - they disturb her."; "10. After listening to a political speech, said she was needed in Russia to help them."; "11. Wishes she never had had a sexual experience so she could be more Christ like."; "15. Misplaces or losing her glasses, watch, gloves, or other possessions and either accuses someone of stealing them, or are to blame for her losing them." She also expresses sudden aversion to meat and fish, fear of Catholics, belief that she was a nurse working for the government while at "Agnew" mental hospital, and belief that nobody should listen to the radio because the people are drunk when they go on the air, among many other observances. This is a fascinating firsthand account of Monroe's mother directly from someone witnessing and documenting her behavior.
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 98: MARILYN MONROE CARD FROM HER MOTHER
 A small greeting card featuring a charming representation of a lady wearing a feather hat and veil, constructed using a button. The autograph note in pencil reads in full, "Dear One; I am very grateful for all the kindness you've shown me and as a Loving Christian Scientist (my pencil broke) I hope our God will let me return some goodness to you with out doing myself any harm. For I know good is reflected in goodness, the same as Love is reflected in Love./ As a Christian Scientist I remain very truly your Mother." The undated note is in an unpostmarked envelope addressed to "Miss Norma Jeane Dougherty 6707 Odessa Ave., Van Nuy's Cal." with return address for her mother listed as "From - G. P. Eley 2713 Honolulu Ave. Verdugo City, Cal."
5 by 4 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Lot 103: MARILYN MONROE RECEIVED LETTER ABOUT SECRETLY CARING FOR HER MOTHER
 A four-page autograph letter with postscript continuing onto the verso of first page, in pencil, in the hand of Grace Goddard, Monroe's one-time legal guardian. The letter dated August 25, 1953, reads in part, "I have been having a wild time over that bill for G - I phoned the secretary as you said ... I could tell by her answers that you had not confided in her about G - She said she didn’t have $600 left to pay that amount and wouldn’t anyway without specific instructions from you. I had to let the whole matter drop as I didn’t want to say anything. I just hoped and prayed you would get home. Sunday morning Miss O’Brien phoned and I was too sick to talk to her … I phoned her today ... and she said if they didn’t receive $600 within the next week they would be forced to turn G - over to the county, which would mean I would have to appear again and this time we couldn’t keep it from becoming public. Another $300 is due by or before the 11th of Sept. I’m so sorry you didn’t send me a check before you left and Doc could have handled it as we did before. The only reason I asked you to have some one else handle that account was because I expected to be in Texas for several months and Doc might be out of town. Now that I don’t need that operation and expect to be here I think it is best not to confide in any more people than you have to. I wish you would send me a check for $600 quick like and I’ll tend to it immediately. Such a burden for a delicate little girl like you to hear. If we had anywhere near that amount in the bank Doc would have sent the check anyway..."
The letter is accompanied by the original transmittal envelope and a pink carbon receipt for a $600 money transfer through the Canadian Pacific Railway Company addressed to Mrs. E.S. Goddard anddated August 27, 1953, with facsimile signature of Marilyn Monroe and a note in her hand saying "sorry difficulty hope you feel better." The form states Monroe's "Place" as the Banff Springs Hotel, where she and Joe DiMaggio stayed while she was filming River of No Return (20th Century Fox 1953) in Canada. The letter clearly shows that even Monroe's secretary was not told about Monroe's mother Gladys being re-admitted to a psychiatric care facility at this time and demonstrates that Monroe was able to keep it a secret with the help of close contacts like the Goddards. Grace Goddard passed away on September 28, 1953, just over a month after this letter was written.
8 by 5 inches
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Lot 105: MARILYN MONROE ROCKHAVEN SANITARIUM RECEIPTS FOR THE CARE OF MARILYN MONROE'S MOTHER
A grouping of 42 receipts, ranging in date from October 1962 through April 1966, addressed to Inez C. Melson, for the care of Monroe’s mother, Gladys P. Eley, while she was staying at Rockhaven Sanitarium in Verdugo City, California. Included with the Rockhaven Sanitarium receipts are other invoices for products and services provided to Eley, including prescription medications, toothbrushes and toothpaste, repairs to her dentures, cash advances, and package deliveries sent to Gainsborough, Florida, for Eley's other daughter, Berniece Miracle. The April 27, 1966, invoice indicates that Eley’s account at Rockhaven was $7,355.90 in arrears.
 Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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Lot 159: MARILYN MONROE TYPED 1943 NOTES
 Six pages of typed thoughts and feelings from a very young Norma Jeane Dougherty expressing her thoughts on her marriage to James Dougherty as she confronts her fear that her husband has been unfaithful with his former girlfriend, Doris Ingram. She writes the letter after a night apart from Dougherty and examines her feelings with great depth of understanding and maturity, "[I]n the beginning I would/ never have stayed with him but for his love of classical/ music his intellect which made a pretense at being more/ then [sic] it was." She continues, "I was greatly/ attracted to him as one of the few young men I had no sexual repulsion for." She comments that despite steady modeling, "... to an outsider it might/ not be conceivable that I had taken my small insecurities/ and built them up into a nervous tension which although it/ had outlets was always present." After discovering that Dougherty "had spent the evening & most of the morning hours with the other woman ..." she says she "... now would/ like a chance at a third act - the unsuspecting male and/ the vengful [sic] female, but now I'm only fooling my-/ self if I do get my last act I will portray the heroine/ who bravely suffers tucking it all away to use as barage [sic]/ some now unknown man." Pages have been stored folded together and are brittle with some separation along crease lines of first page.
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 5-11. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
10 1/4 by 7 1/4
 Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000

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Lot 160: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 A single sheet of unlined paper with handwritten poem in pencil reading "Life -/ I am both of your directions/ Somehow remaining hanging downward/ the most/ but strong as a cobweb in the/ wind-I exist more with the cold glistening frost./ But my beaded rays have the colors I've/ seen in a painting-ah life they/ have cheated you."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 16-17. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 1/4 by 10 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Lot 161: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN NOTE
 A single page of lined paper from a Steno notebook with writing, in pencil, and with a fatalistic tone, reading in full, "Oh damn I wish that I were/ dead-absolutely nonexistent-/ gone away from here-from/ everywhere but how would I/ There is always bridges-the Brooklyn/ bridge/ But I love that bridge (everything is beautiful from there/ and the air is so clean) walking it seems/ peaceful even with all those/ cars going crazy underneath. So/ it would have to be some other bridge/ an ugly one and with no view-except/ I like in particular all bridges-there's some-/ thing about them and besides I've / never seen an ugly bridge."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 18-19. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
8 3/4 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Lot 162: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 A single sheet of lined paper, folded at center. The page contains a verse in pencil reading "Stones on the walk/ every color there is/ I stare down at you/ like a horizon-/ the space-air is between us beckoning/ and I am many stories up/ my feet frightened/ as I grasp towards you."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 20-21. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
12 3/8 by 8 inches
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Lot 163: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 A single sheet of lined paper with unevenly torn top edge and minor paper loss along bottom edge. The recto of page contains a poem written in pencil reading "Only parts of us will ever/ touch parts of others-/ one's own truth is just/ that really-one's own truth./ We can only share the/ part that is within another's knowing acceptable/ so one/ is for most part alone./ As it is meant to be in/ evidently in nature-at best perhaps it could make/ our understanding seek/ another's loneliness out."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 22-23. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
8 3/4 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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Lot 164: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN NOTE
 A single piece of lined notebook paper with notation in pencil showing Monroe's frustration with what must have been a relentless demand for her time and attention, reading in full, "I can't really stand Human/ Beings sometimes-I know/ they all have their problems/ as I have mine-but I'm really/ too tired for it. Trying to understand,/ making allowances, seeing certain things/ that just weary me."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 24-25. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
12 3/8 by 8 inches
 Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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Lot 165: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 An envelope with rhyming poem written by Monroe in pencil on back making light of the fact that hospital gowns do not cover her "derriere." The envelope also contains a list of composers and musicians: "Beethoven/ Last 6-quartets/ Ravel-the Waltz/ Bartok-quartets of his."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 26-27. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
4 1/8 by 9 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 166: MARILYN MONROE NOTE ON BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL STATIONERY
 A single page of hotel stationery note paper, folded down the center of the page. There are multiple marginal notes, but the main body of text reads like a poem and appears to be a mantra-like acting relaxation exercise reading in part, "Keep the balloon, and/ Dare not to worry/ Dare to/ let go - so loose/ They you pick up/ Stretch into your tone" and "Let go of my/ eyes -/ so relaxed/ only let/ my thought/ come through/ them without/ doing any/ thing to/ them."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 28-29. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
5 1/2 by 4 inches
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Lot 169: MARILYN MONROE EARLY CAREER PERSONAL JOURNAL
 A black "Record" book with 150 numbered and lined pages, dating to the late 1940s to early 1950s, with approximately 12 pages containing entries in Monroe's hand, including notes about Monroe’s 1948 trip to Salinas and Castroville in northern California and also a line referencing her 1951 film Love Nest. Monroe wrote on the first pages of the book, “Alone!!!!! I am alone – I am always alone no matter what.” The writings include class notes as well as deeply personal writings of her deepest insecurities, reading in part, "Fear of giving me the lines new, maybe won't be able to learn them, maybe I'll make mistakes, people will either think I'm no good, or laugh or belittle me or think I can't act."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 32-47. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 3/4 by 5 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000

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Lot 170: MARILYN MONROE PERSONAL JOURNAL
 A black "Record" book with 150 numbered and lined pages, the first page dated "Feb 18, 1953" with approximately 14 pages containing entries in Monroe's hand. The notes are very personal with Monroe ruminating about her life and experiences in her past that continue to affect her life, including these notes about the childhood influence of Ida Bolender that lingers into her adult life, reading in part, "Ida - I have still been obeying her - it's not only harmful for me to do so but unrealality [sic] because in my work - I don't want to obey her any longer."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 50-65. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 1/4 by 4 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000

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Lot 171: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN PROSE
 A single sheet of hotel stationery from the Waldorf Astoria, New York, where Monroe stayed between April and September 1955, with multiple verses in pencil and ink on front and back of page. The primary verse on recto was written as Monroe observed Manhattan from her suite at the hotel, reading in part, "Sooooo many lights in the darkness/ making skeletons of buildings/ and life in the streets." A poem about trees that appears to begin in the upper left margin of recto and continues onto the lower right of verso reads in full, "Sad, sweet trees-/ I wish for you-rest/ but you must be wakeful/ You must suffer-/ to loose [sic] your dark golden/ when your covering of/ even dead leaves leave you/ strong and naked/ you must be-/ alive-when looking dead/ straight though bend/ with wind/ And bear the pain & the joy/ of newness on your limbs."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 70-73. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
10 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Lot 172: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN DREAM NARRATIVE
 Two sheets of hotel stationery from the Waldorf Astoria, New York, where Monroe stayed between April and September 1955. The pages contain notes in pencil recounting a dream in which Lee Strasberg acts as surgeon and her analyst, Dr. Hohenberg, administers anesthesia, but they are disappointed when they "cut her open" to find nothing there. She concludes, "Strasberg's dreams & hopes for theater are fallen./ Dr. H's dreams and hopes for a permant phicatrcic [sic] cure/ is given up-Arthur is disappointed-let down +." Another note in the margin mentions a dream about a "horrible repulsive man" in an elevator that she wants to discuss with Dr. Hohenberg.
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 74-77. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
10 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 175: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN LETTER TO NORMAN ROSTEN
 A single sheet of hotel stationery from the Waldorf Astoria, New York, where Monroe stayed between April and September 1955. The page contains a letter written in multiple passes, first in pencil with added thoughts in ink, addressed to the Rostens' Brooklyn address. The cryptic letter contains a multitude of inside references and is quite difficult to follow but also sends her regards to Norman Rosten's wife Hedda, their daughter Patty and their pets Bam-Moo and Candy. Monroe also muses about the "Mr. Johnson Club," a reference to Rosten's play Mister Johnson.
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 84-85. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
10 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 177: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 A single sheet of stationery from Parkside House, the English manor where Monroe and Arthur Miller stayed in Surrey while she filmed The Prince and the Showgirl in London in 1956. The page contains a poem in pencil on front of sheet, likely written about Miller while staying at Parkside, reading in part, "my love sleeps beside me-/ in the faint light-I see his manly jaw/ give way-and the mouth of his/ boyhood returns." The back of the sheet contains two mournful verses reading, "the pain of his longing when he looks/ at another=/ like an unfulfillment of the day/ he was born" as well as the line "And I in merciless pain/ and with his pain of Longing-/ when he looks at and loves another/ like an unfulfillment of the day/ he was born-/ we must endure/ I more sadly because I can feel no joy."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 106-109. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 by 5 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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Lot 178: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 A single sheet of stationery from Parkside House, the English manor where Monroe and Arthur Miller stayed in Surrey while she filmed The Prince and the Showgirl in London in 1956. The page contains a poem in pencil on front of sheet with multiple strikethroughs and edits, reading in part, "oh silence/ you stillness hurt my head -and / piece ears/ jars my head with the stillness/ of sounds unbearable -durable/ on the screen of pitch blackness."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 110-111. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 by 5 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Lot 179: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 A single sheet of stationery from Parkside House, the English manor where Monroe and Arthur Miller stayed in Surrey while she filmed The Prince and the Showgirl in London in 1956. The page contains a poem in red and blue ink on front of sheet reading "To have your heart is/ the only completely happy proud thing (that ever belonged/ to me) I've ever possessed so" with alternate language suggestion in blue ink reading "thing that ever completely happen to me."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 112-113. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 by 5 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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Lot 180: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN NOTE
 A single sheet of stationery from Parkside House, the English manor where Monroe and Arthur Miller stayed in Surrey while she filmed The Prince and The Showgirl in London in 1956. The note reads “I guess I have always been deeply terrified to really be someone's wife since I know from life one cannot love another, ever, really.” Monroe had just entered her third marriage and was on location with her new husband, Arthur Miller.
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 114-115. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 by 5 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000

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Lot 181: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 A single sheet of stationery from Parkside House, the English manor where Monroe and Arthur Miller stayed in Surrey while she filmed The Prince and the Showgirl in London in 1956. The page contains a poem in pencil on front of sheet with multiple strikethroughs and edits, reading in part, "It is not to be for granted/ the old woman hides-/ from her glass-the one she polishes so it won't be dusty-/ daring sometimes/ to see her toothless gasp and if she perhaps very gently smiles/ she remembers-/ her pain."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 116-117. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 by 5 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Lot 182: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN POEM
 A single sheet of stationery from Parkside House, the English manor where Monroe and Arthur Miller stayed in Surrey while she filmed The Prince and the Showgirl in London in 1956. The page contains a mournful poem in pencil on front of sheet with multiple strikethroughs and edits, reading in full, "where his eyes rest with pleasure-I/ want to still be-but time has changed/ the hold of that glance./ Alas how will I cope when I am/ even less youthful-/ I seek joy but it is clothed/ with pain-/ take heart as in my youth/ sleep and rest my heavy head/ on his breast for still my love/ sleeps beside me."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 118-119. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 by 5 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000

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Lot 184: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN "ROXBURY NOTES"
 Three sheets of lined notebook paper torn from a spiral-bound book, each containing thoughts in pencil on recto. The notes portray a tired Monroe who has endured more than she could bear. Monroe was living in Roxbury, Connecticut, with husband Arthur Miller and was clearly disenchanted with domestic life in the country. She writes, "I've tried to imagine spring all winter-it's/ here and I still feel hopeless. I think I hate it here because there is no love here/ anymore. I regret the effort I desperately made here." She poetically writes of the mature trees on the property and then turns to self-deprecation, examining her appearance: "I see myself in the mirror now, brow furrowed-/ If I lean close I'll see-what I don't want to know-tension, sadness, disappointment, my eyes dulled, cheeks flushed with capillaries that look/ like rivers on a map -hair lying like snakes. The mouth makes me the saddes [sic]."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 125-131. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
12 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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Lot 185: MARILYN MONROE 1958 NOTEBOOK
 A red Livewire wide-ruled spiral-bound notebook, most likely dating to 1958. The notebook contains five meaningful pages of writing in both pen and pencil, all of which were published in the book Fragments . One additional page not shown in the book contains pencil notations of calorie counts for foods like "Wheat germ 1/2 c" and 1 cup of orange juice, eggs and skim milk. Two of the pages written in ink reference lines from Some Like It Hot while other pages reveal deeply personal thoughts and poems, including this page that reads in part, "Help Help/ Help/ I feel life coming closer/ when all I want/ is to die."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 134-145. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
11 1/8 by 8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000

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Lot 186: MARILYN MONROE NOTES OF FRUSTRATION
 Two pages of lined note paper torn from a notebook containing agonizing notes written by Monroe on the set of a film, likely in the privacy of her dressing room, dated simply "Aug 27." The two small pages reveal the tortured nature of Monroe's process and the enormous amount of pressure she felt, reading in part, "I almost threw up my whole lunch. I'm tired. I'm searching for a way to play this part I am depressed with my whole life since I first remember - How can I be such a gay young hopeful girl ... my concentration wavers most of the time ... I must try to work and work on my concentration."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 150-151. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
8 by 4 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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Lot 187: MARILYN MONROE 1955 GUCCI ADDRESS BOOK
 A personalized brown leather, six-ring Gucci address book with custom stamped "M.M." on the front cover, belonging to Monroe circa 1955, with handwritten entries, many in Monroe’s hand. Contacts include Marlon Brando, "Mother Miller," Lee Strasberg, Maurine Stapleton, and Harold Clurman, among others. The book includes various handwritten entries and notes throughout. Of particular note is Monroe's handwritten list of very personal things she must make an effort to do, including "as often as possible to observe Strassberg's [sic.] other private classes"; "never miss my actors studio sessions"; "must make strong effort to work on current problems and phobias that out of my past has arisen," among other entries.
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 152-153. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 1/2 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

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Lot 190: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN NOTE
An undated note on a single sheet of unlined paper, entirely in Monroe’s hand, reading “For life/ It is rather a determination not to be overwhelmed./ For work/ The truth can only be recalled, never invented."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 158-159. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
8 by 5 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000

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Lot 191: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN NOTES
 Two sheets of lined notebook paper with drafts of a birthday message, likely the same message referenced by Norman Rosten in his book Marilyn Among Friends . In the book, Rosten explains that Monroe often gave herself nicknames, and "One day, she signed a note with Noodle, Sam, Max, Clump, Sugar Finny, Pussy, and so on." Both pages contain a nearly verbatim list of names reading "Happy birthday and love (we all love you)/ Noodle/ Sam/ Max/ Clump/ Sugar Finny/ Pussy/ and all the rest of us-" The draft note also reads in part "[F]orgive me for being sentimental/ I'm so glad you were born/ and that I'm living at the/ same time as you."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 160-163. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
8 3/4 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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Lot 202: MARILYN MONROE DEEPLY PERSONAL LETTER TO PAULA STRASBERG
 A single page of lined yellow notebook paper, folded multiple times and addressed on the exterior of the folded page "To Paula/ Personal MM." The letter reads "Paula Dear,/ You asked me yesterday why-/ I felt somehow (I'm only conceiving of it this morning) that if I didn't have the control or the will to make myself do anything simple & do it right I would never be able to act or do anything - I know it sounds crazy - maybe it was even superstitious - I don't know - I don't know anything./ Something has happened I think to make me lose my confidence. I don't know what it is. All I know is I want to work./ Oh Paula I wish I knew why I am so anguished. I think maybe I'm crazy like all the other members of my family were, when I was sick I was sure I was. I'm so glad you are with me here!"
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Photocopy of this original letter on Page 190-191. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
12 1/4 by 8 inches
 Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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Lot 261: MARILYN MONROE NOTES IN STENO BOOK
 A spiral-bound stenographer notebook by Chase Press Stationers & Printers, who supplied Monroe with her custom stationery, containing four pages with notes in Monroe's hand. The first page reads "Tonight/ be there at 7:15 - Strassbergs [sic]" then "Later - Norman & Hedda - drums?" and "Tomorrow be ready at 12:30 (for lunch) John Houston [sic]/ 4:00 Norman's play reading." The second page has a list of phone calls to make. The other two pages contain single words: "Ruby" and "My."
9 1/4 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 266: ARTHUR MILLER HANDWRITTEN NOTE TO MARILYN MONROE
 A single piece of lined paper torn from a spiral-bound notebook, heavily stained, containing a note in Miller's hand for Monroe. The note reads "I am sitting here, Dearheart, and my heart is bursting with love. I try to figure when is the best date for a wedding, who should be there, where it should be. I want us to marry on my 41st birthday - October 17, 1956." The note was written early in their relationship before Monroe knew she would be in London for the filming of The Prince and the Showgirl, and before Miller knew he would be in London for the premiere of A View from the Bridge in October 1956. Despite Miller's wish to be married on his birthday, he would marry Monroe June 29, 1956, very soon after his Reno divorce from his first wife was finalized. Miller announced his intentions to marry Monroe during his testimony before The House Un-American Activities Committee, June 21, 1956, and they perhaps moved the date forward in an effort to help Miller obtain his passport to accompany his new wife to London.
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Lot 314: MARILYN MONROE LETTER TO ROBERT MILLER AS HUGO THE DOG WITH PHOTOGRAPHS
 An unsigned file copy of a letter written by Monroe to "Bobby" Miller dated August 22, 1957. Monroe writes the letter entirely in the voice of Hugo, their pet Basset Hound. The letter opens, "It sure is lonesome around here! But first of all I will tell you I made a mistake and I am sorry, but I chewed up one of your baseballs. I didn't mean to. I thought it was a tennis ball and that it wouldn't make any difference but Daddy and Marilyn said that they would get you another one." It continues "Oh, I did something else that I should tell you about. I jumped up very high and knocked down the badminton set. Then I proceeded to chew up the net but I didn't wreck the rackets or the birds. I am sorry I did this Bob, but what is a dog going to do?" The letter is accompanied by three small black and white snapshots of Bobby with Hugo the dog.
Photos, 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 316: MARILYN MONROE LETTER TO JANE MILLER AS HUGO THE DOG WITH PHOTOGRAPHS
 An unsigned file copy of a letter written by Monroe to "Janie" Miller dated August 22, 1957. Monroe writes the letter entirely in the voice of Hugo, their pet Basset Hound. The letter opens, "How is my Mommie? Boy, was I glad to get your letter written only to me! Of course Daddy and Marilyn have been telling me things from your other letters and Bob's too, about what you have been doing at Camp and how much you are enjoying it and I don't want you to feel badly, but I have to tell you that I have missed you something awful." The letter continues with a confession: "I have been sleeping on your bed. It's because it is your bed. So far I don't think Daddy or Marilyn knows about it but every night after they close their door and they go to sleep I wait a little while and then I tiptoe upstairs and I sleep right on your bed. I think they are getting suspicious though because I heard Berniece (that's the new maid and you will like her) say, ‘I found the strangest footprints up on this bedspread.’ Of course, between you and me, they were mine." This charming letter is accompanied by two small black and white snapshots of Jane and Robert Miller with Hugo the dog.
Photos, 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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Lot 318: MARILYN MONROE LETTER TO HER STEPCHILDREN FROM THE CAT
 An unsigned file copy of a letter composed by Monroe in the voice of the family cat Sugar Finney, clumsily typed with misspellings reading in part, "I'm having fun driving old Rocky and that old grumpy maid of yours nuts. …Thers never a dull moment in this shack. ... Love, Sugar Feeny."
7 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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 Lot 319: MARILYN MONROE PHOTOGRAPH OF HUGO WITH INVOICES
 A group of four invoices from the Southdown Kennel in Roxbury, Connecticut addressed to Mr. Arthur Miller at 444 East 57th Street for boarding and care of Hugo the Basset Hound. Together with a small black and white snapshot of the dog.
Photo, 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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 Lot 320: MARILYN MONROE LETTERS TO BOBBY MILLER AT SUMMER CAMP
 Two single-page typed, unsigned file copies of letters dated July 16, 1958, and August 9, 1957, relating a number of amusing stories. The 1958 letter is typed on the back of a piece of stationery from the Hotel Bel-Air. In the first letter, Monroe tells Bobby Miller about Hugo the dog's escapades, taking things from the neighbors, and asks him to help her figure out what his sister Janie would like for her birthday. The 1958 letter tells him, "I haven't seen Jack Lemmon yet because he is still working on another picture. He has a very funny part in this picture. Also, he plays a friend of mine. I started to take ukulele lessons because I'm supposed to know how in the picture. I've got an idea: Maybe we can learn something together--you on the guitar and me on the ukulele--you know, charge people admission to hear us."
Monroe also tells him about her brief ownership of a Cocker Spaniel: "About two days ago someone gave me a Cocker Spaniel puppy 10 months old, completely house-broken. So I was going to call your Dad and ask him if it was okay to keep him--then I found out quite by accident that he bites--he didn't bite me but he bit a woman on the throat the day before, so I said 'thanks a lot but no thanks.' His name was 'Walter' and he was a golden-haired spaniel and just beautiful but he seemed just too 'schizo' --short for schizophrenic --you remember you explained what that meant."
Largest, 8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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 Lot 321: MARILYN MONROE LETTERS TO JANE MILLER
 Two single-page typed, unsigned file copies of letters dated July 16, 1958, and August 9, 1957, relating a number of amusing stories. The 1958 letter is typed on the back of a piece of stationery from the Hotel Bel-Air and is addressed, "Dear Janie-bean." The letter, written as Monroe is preparing for Some Like It Hot , reads in part, "... [T]hanks for helping me into my white skirt. I almost didn't make it --but now that I'm busier I'll start losing weight -- you know where./ Along with ukulele lessons I have to take I'm learning three songs from the 1920 period. ... I don't know how my costumes in the picture will be yet. I'll let you know."
The second letter is written to Janie at summer camp and recounts a number of amusing stories about Hugo the Bassett Hound reading in part, "He got kicked by that donkey. Remember him? His nose swelled up with a big lump on top and it really wrecked his profile. I put an ice pack on it and it took several days for it to go down but the last time I saw him it was pretty well healed. Bernice is taking care of him and the house while I am at the hospital./ We are going home tomorrow and then I will write you by hand./ Listen, I had better stop now because I want to get off a note to Bobby today. Don't worry about me in the hospital. I am feeling much better now and I have the funniest Scotch nurse."
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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 Lot 322: MARILYN MONROE FORD THUNDERBIRD DOCUMENTS
 A Declaration of Ownership of Motor Vehicle card listing Marilyn Monroe Productions, Inc., address 444 East 57th Street, New York City, as the owner of a 1956 black Ford Thunderbird, engine #P6FH151382. The vehicle was purchased from Westport Motor Co. Inc. of Westport, Connecticut, on December 20, 1955. Together with a blank "Seller's Report of Sale of Unregistered Motor Vehicle" card and a letter dated January 7, 1960, regarding renewal of insurance for the vehicle with secretarial note regarding deadlines and the amount of payment.
Cards, 3 1/2 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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 Lot 323: MARILYN MONROE RECEIVED LETTER RELATED TO HER 1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD
A letter from the City of New York Department of Finance, dated October 1, 1959, to Marilyn Monroe Productions, Inc., indicating the following: "[I]t appears that the 3% New York City Sales or Compensating Use Tax was due and payable on 6/20/57. If the tax due on this transaction has been paid by you, please submit evidence thereof. If it has not been paid, kindly remit the tax plus interest of 14%, with the enclosed form on or before 10/8/59.” Monroe, husband Arthur Miller, and business partner and friend Milton Greene were photographed riding in this Thunderbird on July 2, 1956, driving from New York City to Roxbury, Connecticut.
 Estimate: $500 - $700
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 Lot 324: MARILYN MONROE DRIVER'S MANUAL
 An official Driver's Manual booklet from the State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles with interior date of August 1955, although it may have been issued anytime after this date until an updated manual was released. Together with a blank postcard addressed to the department meant to be filled out by applicant to request an appointment for a Connecticut driver test.
Booklet, 6 by 4 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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 Lot 325: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED DRIVER'S LICENSE
 A State of Connecticut Motor Vehicles Operator's License dated October 24, 1957, and expiring June 30, 1958, listing "MM Miller of Tophet Road, Roxbury Connecticut, operator number 181034533. The license also lists Monroe's height as five feet and five inches with a date of birth of June 1, 1926, and is signed in blue pen "Marilyn Monroe Miller."
3 1/4 by 2 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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 Lot 326: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED DRIVER'S LICENSE
 A State of Connecticut Motor Vehicles Operator's License dated July 8, 1958, and expiring June 30, 1960, listing "MM Miller of Tophet Road, Roxbury Connecticut, operator number 181034533. The license also lists Monroe's height as five feet and five inches with a date of birth of June 1, 1926, and is signed in blue pen "Marilyn Monroe Miller."
3 1/4 by 2 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 373: MARILYN MONROE TO-DO LIST
 A small piece of lined notebook paper with notes in Monroe's hand, reading in part, "Call - Lee on Monday/ about private class" and "Monday - Luchon [sic.] interview 12:00 / Sleeping prince/ Elsa Maxwell" as well as a phone number for Dr. Kris. Lee is clearly a reference to acting coach Lee Strasberg.
3 1/2 by 5 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 380: MARILYN MONROE GLADSTONE HOTEL STATEMENT
 A statement in the name of Mr. and Mrs. A Miller, dated January 13, 1958, from Gladstone Hotel on East 52nd Street at Park Avenue with charges for a room January 13-17, 1958, as well as restaurant charges. Notations on the bill read "[F]or meeting held at suite with De Laurentis and MCA officials from time to time."
9 by 6 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 411: MARILYN MONROE PERSONAL JOURNAL
 A black "Record" book with 150 numbered and lined pages, the first page dated "Feb 18, 1953" with approximately 14 pages containing entries in Monroe's hand. The notes are very personal with Monroe ruminating about her life and experiences in her past that continue to affect her life, including these notes about the childhood influence of Ida Bolender that lingers into her adult life, reading in part, "Ida - I have still been obeying her - it's not only harmful for me to do so but unrealality [sic] because in my work - I don't want to obey her any longer."
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments : Poems , Intimate Notes , Letters . Pages 50-65. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 1/4 by 4 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000 
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Lot 431: MARILYN MONROE INSCRIBED RECORD FROM TRUMAN CAPOTE
 A copy of the LP Truman Capote Reading his A Christmas Memory from Breakfast at Tiffany's. "The United Artists album (1959), is inscribed in black ink on the cover in fine print "for Marilyn, with love from Truman, 1959."
12 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 433: LEE STRASBERG ADDRESS BOOK
 A cream leather six-ring binder of alphabetically indexed lined notebook pages containing hundreds of names, addresses and telephone numbers written in multiple hands. The book contains strikethroughs and check marks throughout, as the information was likely being transferred and updated into a new book by a secretary. The book dates to circa 1960 and contains the names of celebrities such as Shelley Winters, Marlon Brando, Eli Wallach, and Maureen Stapleton, among others. Of note is a page listing multiple numbers for “MM” as well as Marilyn Monroe’s New York City address. The book also has more administrative contacts.
9 1/8 by 8 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 478: MARILYN MONROE NOTEBOOKS
 A small six-ring binder containing blank lined notebook pages in black covers by Vernon. Together with an Italian daily planner with a quantity of blank pages intact. Both books were used by Monroe, and some of the pages included in the book Fragments were removed from these notebooks.
Largest, 7 by 4 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 484: DON FELD DRAWING FOR MARILYN MONROE
 A piece of heavy brown card stock with ink and acrylic picture of a girl holding flowers with greeting reading "The World's Happiest Birthday to you from Don Feld." Together with a small note that reads "M-/ I hope this finds you well and happy - My thoughts are with you now - love, Feld."
Largest, 8 1/2 by 6 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 497: MARILYN MONROE AKC FORMS FOR MAF
 A single-page typed letter on Marilyn Monroe Productions Inc. letterhead from Pearl Moskowitz to Monroe with original postmarked transmittal envelope addressed to Monroe at The Beverly Hills Hotel. The letter accompanied forms for Monroe's dog Maf to be registered under Monroe's name with the American Kennel Club signed on verso with a secretarial signature. Together with a postcard to have the dog licensed with the ASPCA in New York City. The AKC forms list Maf's breeder as Maria S. Gurdin of Van Nuys, California a whelping date of Jan. 16, 1961; and the Sire and Dam of the dog.
Largest, 10 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 499: MARILYN MONROE INVOICE FOR BOARDING MAF
 A single-page invoice from the Southdown Kennel in Roxbury, Connecticut, dated December 18, 1961, for "Miss M. Munroe" [sic] for boarding and housebreaking of Maf, Monroe's poodle. The charges include boarding between August 3 and December 14, 1961, at a rate of $75 per month for a total of $330, as well as brushings, shampoos, wormings, and transportation to airport for a total of $43 in additional charges.
7 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches
 
Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 507: MARILYN MONROE HOTEL NOTEPADS
 Three notepads, one with a note in Monroe's hand from the Continental Hilton in Mexico with a phone number for Wally Cox and the Bel Air Sands. Together with a blank notepad from The Beverly Hills Hotel and the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Largest, 5 1/2 by 4 inches
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Lot 534: MARILYN MONROE CORRESPONDENCE WITH GERMAN DIPLOMAT
 A single-page typed, unsigned file copy of a letter dated February 12, 1962, addressed to Mr. Volkmar von Fuehlsdorff in response to a gift card that accompanied Champagne. The note card reads "Dear Miss Monroe: It was such a pleasure to have you at the party the other day - since you liked the German Champagne, May I send you this with my kind personal regards/ Sincerely V. von F." Monroe's response reads "Dear Mr. von Fuehlsdorff: Thank you for your champagne. It arrived, I drank it, and I was gayer./ Thanks again./ My best,/ Marilyn Monroe."
Largest, 8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 535: MARILYN MONROE LETTER FROM MAY REIS
 An autograph two-page letter on stationery from the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, dated April 22, 1961. The letter is accompanied by the original transmittal envelope postmarked April 22, 1961. The letter, written in red ink by Monroe's one- time secretary and assistant, May Reis, is a light travel note updating Monroe on her travels and stop in Dublin before heading to Paris.
8 by 5 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 538: EXTRAORDINARILY AMUSING LETTER FROM ERNIE KOVACS TO MARILYN MONROE
 A single sheet of paper with blind embossed address at bottom of page containing typed, signed letter from Ernie Kovacs, undated in original transmittal envelope postmarked May 29, 1961. The envelope is addressed to Monroe at her Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow. The letter, addressed to "Marilyneleh," invites Monroe to a get together at his home on June 15, giving the dress code as "... slacks or if you want to be chic, just spray yourself with aluminum paint or something." He continues, "I'll try to find someone more mature than Carl Sandburg for you. ... if Frank is in town, will be asking him. ... don't be a miserable shit and say you can't come. ... Look as ugly as possible cause the neighbors talk if attractive women come into my study." He signs the letter in black pen "Ernie" and adds a note at the bottom: "If you don't have any aluminum paint, you could back into a mud pack and come as an adobe hut. ... we'll make it a costume party. … Kovacs." The letter is a perfect portrait of the iconic, quick-thinking, zany comedian who died tragically in an auto accident in January 1962.
8 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 573: MARILYN MONROE PERSONAL NOTES
 Three pieces of paper torn from a telephone message pad with deeply personal musing in Monroe's hand in pencil reading in part, "In a way I feel better when I feel terrible because at leaast I'm feeling something" and "[D]epression - it starts to depress me when I feel that I have exposed my truest feelings to people - I am afraid that they see through me - my faults and the fact that I am really a phoney who needs and wants admiration and love (I do not want to be like this - to depend on this need - its almost" the thought continues onto another page "a form of being an ego maniack [sic] - I don't really like my self [sic]. ..." One of the pages has "Oct. 15" written, but no year is indicated.
5 1/4 by 4 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Lot 574: MARILYN MONROE 1962 ADDRESS BOOK
 A red cardboard covered six-ring address book, front and back covers detached but present, belonging to Monroe circa 1962, with typed entries, including photographer Richard Avedon, Actors Studio, Henry Weinstein-the producer of Monroe’s final film Something’s Got To Give), Rupert Allan (Monroe’s publicist), Montgomery Clift, Henry Fonda, and Frank Sinatra, among many others. The book includes numerous entries and notes in Monroe’s hand throughout.
6 1/2 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000
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Lot 600: MARILYN MONROE TYPED LETTER TO LEE AND PAULA STRASBERG
 A typed file copy letter dated June 1, 1962, beneath "5th Helena" addressed "Dear Lee and Paula:" and reading in part, "The most important thing in my life is my work, my work with you. The Actors Studio is my home. … I wonder if you realize what the work has meant to me. ... The studio is for the theatre and for life. Marlon and I are having talks and we hope to persuade you to come to California for awhile to do work with us. Thank you Lee for being my friend and my teacher. Thank you Paula, for being with me and really truly directing the good and right moments on film. ... When I think of home it is New York and the Actors Studio. That is where I can exist in the human race. Love, Marilyn."
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $500 - $700
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Lot 602: MARILYN MONROE PERSONAL PROPERTY APPRAISAL
 A formal written appraisal of the contents of Monroe's home at 12305 Fifth Helena in Brentwood, California, prepared for Monroe's executor by John J. Donahue & Associates of Los Angeles. The 14-page typed report includes 12 pages of itemized listings in a room-by-room format assigning value to Monroe's personal property in the home totaling $3,176. The report gives a listing of the contents of the Living Room, Hall, Front Bedroom, Middle Bedroom, Study, Dining Room, Sun Room, Kitchen, Playroom, Exterior and Garage, and Clothing in addition to miscellaneous items.
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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Lot 603: MARILYN MONROE DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE 1963 PURCHASE OF HER BRENTWOOD HOME
 A group of documents related to the 1963 purchase of Monroe’s Brentwood, California, home, located at 12305 Fifth Helena Drive. Included are the original “Bid for Purchase of Real and Personal Property as a Unit” signed by Gilbert M. Nunez and Betty J. Nunez, dated March 14, 1963, specifying a sale price of $87,500.00 and a deposit of $8,750.00, the original deposit receipt, and a typed memo to Mrs. Inez Melson, Monroe’s business manager, from Lavon Fitzgerald, who represented the Nunez family in the transaction, with a business card for Fitzgerald stapled to the memo.
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Lot 604: MARILYN MONROE 1963 NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE FOR BRENTWOOD HOME
A group of documents related to the 1963 sale of Monroe’s Brentwood, California, home, located at 12305 Fifth Helena Drive, including a letter to Inez Melson, Monroe’s business manager, stating that the petition for confirmation of the sale of Monroe’s home was set for 9:15 a.m. on May 7, 1963, together with the actual court documents and the actual notice of sale of real and personal property as a unit at private sale, likely used to publicize the sale in newspapers. The legal documents specified that Monroe’s Hotpoint freezer-refrigerator, built-in dinette set, and all tacked-down carpeting and drapes presently on premises would be included in the transaction.
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Lot 789: MARILYN MONROE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
 A diploma issued to Norma Jean Baker from Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High in Los Angeles, California, on June 27, 1941. The future Marilyn Monroe turned 15 in June 1941. The following June, Monroe married her first husband, Jim Dougherty.
6 by 8 inches
PROVENANCE Lot 324, "Books Auction," Sotheby Parke Bernet, Sale number 94, October 21, 1973
 Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
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Documents papiers - Mode & Beauté
Papers documents - Mode & Beauty


Lot 149 : MARILYN MONROE HAT RECEIPTS
Two invoices from Rex Inc. of Beverly Hills, the first dated January 5, 1960, lists a Black Velour Cloche and a White Velour Cloche each priced at $55. The second invoice is dated January 20, 1960, and lists a White Feather Toque priced at $85. Both invoices indicate that Miss Dorothy Blass purchased the hats in person and charged them to "Mrs. A. Miller" of The Beverly Hills Hotel.
7 by 8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $150 - $250
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Lot 154: MARILYN MONROE DIET PLAN
 A two-page, typed plan titled "Calorie Restricted Diet/ 1000 Calories/ 100 Grams Protein" prepared for Monroe by Dr. Leon Krohn. The pages are undated, but some of the approved foods and meal plans are in line with the notations found in Monroe's hand in the back of Lot 185, one of Monroe's notebooks from 1958. The diet put forth presents sound health advice even by today's standards, recommending the restriction of sugar, fats and carbohydrates to whole wheat and "one small white potato boiled baked or riced" as a substitution for one slice of bread.
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 219: MARILYN MONROE FUR STORAGE AND SERVICE RECEIPT AND AGREEMENT
A storage and service receipt and agreement from Maximilian Fur Company, Inc., addressed to Mrs. A. Miller, 444 East 57th Street, New York City, Apt. 13E, dated July 3, 1958, listing a ranch mink coat, a white ermine coat, and a black fox stole trimmed with silk, together with a typed note to Mrs. A. Miller on Maximilian letterhead recommending a clean and glaze for the ranch mink coat and a glaze for the black fox stole. Original business reply envelope from Maximilian Fur Company included. The ranch mink coat referenced is very likely the coat Joe DiMaggio gave to Monroe.
 Estimate: $500 - $700
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Lot 220: MARILYN MONROE FUR APPRAISAL
 An appraisal document dated February 4, 1954, signed by Al Teitelbaum of Teitelbaum Furs for "Marilyn Monroe DiMaggio" listing a black mist mink coat valued at $10,000. This is the well-known mink coat gifted to Monroe by DiMaggio.
7 1/4 by 7 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 225: MARILYN MONROE FUR STORAGE RECEIPTS
 Four pages of storage receipts from Maximilian Furs of New York City dated July 19, 1960, itemizing 17 items in storage, together with two corresponding "Temporary fur storage record" tickets and a letter detailing work to be done to repair two of the furs on the storage receipts.
Largest, 8 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 226: MARILYN MONROE TEITELBAUM FUR DOCUMENTS
 A carbon copy of an invoice from Teitelbaum Furs for an oyster white beaver coat of Canadian origin, dated November 22, 1958, sold for $1,375 with facsimile customer signature of Arthur Miller. Together with an invitation to fashion show and letter from Al Teitelbaum to Mrs. Arthur Miller dated January 5, 1959.
Largest, 8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 271: MARILYN MONROE ARTHUR MILLER SAKS FIFTH AVENUE RECEIPTS
A group of five receipts from Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City, addressed to Arthur Miller, together with a corresponding Saks Fifth Avenue invoice. All receipts are dated March 23, 1960, and specify Miller purchased trousers and an overcoat among other items. The invoice is dated April 17, 1960.
 Estimate: $150 - $250
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Lot 297: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN AND SIGNED CHECK
 A blank counter check written entirely in Monroe's hand, in black ink, dated August 14, 1954, paid to Jax in the amount of $800. Monroe has listed her address as "508 N. Palm Dr." and her phone number as "CR62211."
3 3/8 by 8 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 298: MARILYN MONROE JAX STORE RECEIPT
 A four-page itemized carbon copy receipt for $1,858.30 worth of clothing from Jax boutique with facsimile signature of Monroe. The receipt is dated simply "8-5" with no year given. Monroe's address is listed as "444 E. 57th St. NYC," but there are instructions on the last page to mail the items to "Mrs. Arthur Miller" at her Roxbury, Connecticut, residence.
6 by 4 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 305: MARILYN MONROE EVENING GLOVE ORDER
 A group of documents dated February 19, 1958, regarding the purchase of evening gloves from the John E. Fuchs Corporation in New York City. The documents include a typed signed letter from Kay Fuchs addressed to Mrs. Miller reading in part, "Kenneth Lane of Delman's asked us to send you the enclosed gloves. ... Enclosed find also a sample pair with our compliments of white satin glove." Together with a packing slip for the order listing a pair of 20-button white kid gloves for $165 and a pair of 10-button white kid gloves for $105, an invoice for the gloves, and a statement of account.
Largest, 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 328: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED CHECK WITH CORRESPONDING INVOICE
 A check signed by Monroe in blue ink, dated February 14, 1958, Valentine's Day, paid to the Profile Symmetry Salon in New York City in the amount of $58.50. The check is drawn on Monroe's Colonial Trust Company account. Together with the original invoice from the salon sent to Monroe at her 444 East 57th Street residence in New York City dated February 3rd for "9 Treatments (Jan. 7th - Jan. 30th, inc.)" in the amount of $58.50.
Invoice, 7 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
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Lot 332: MARILYN MONROE STATEMENT AND INVOICES FROM ERNO LASZLO
 A statement, dated July 8, 1958, addressed to Monroe's secretary "Miss Mary [sic] Reis" presenting the total amount due for goods and services provided between June 1and July, 1958, $1,211.22. Together with 18 corresponding invoices detailing the products and services provided between these dates. The statement has a secretarial notation indicating that these charges were paid with check number 206 on July 31, 1958.
Largest, 8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 334: MARILYN MONROE SKINCARE REGIME
 Five sets of instructions, eight pages, from the Erno Laszlo Institute written out for Marilyn Monroe Miller, dated June 5, 6, 11, and 12, 1958, and July 3, 1958, outlining her constantly changing skincare regime in great detail. The instructions not only divide skincare into "Morning," "Evening 'if' dressing," and "Evening before retiring," but also there are instructions on what not to eat: "Not one piece of any kind of nuts, olives, chocolate, clams and oysters." There are also separate instructions for California and "Instructions for Makeup While Making Films."
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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Lot 337: MARILYN MONROE CHANEL No. 5 PERFUME RECEIPT
 A receipt from I. Magnin & Co. of Beverly Hills for a bottle of Chanel No. 5 perfume totaling $73.15 including tax and delivery through "Red Arrow Spec. Delivery" service. The perfume was billed to Marilyn Monroe Miller and signed for by "(D. Blass)" to be sent to Agnes Flannigan [sic], likely a Christmas present as the receipt is dated December 24, 1959. Flanagan was one of Monroe's hairdressers for many years, including for Bus Stop in 1956 and The Misfits in 1961, among many other occasions.
6 1/4 by 4 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 338: MARILYN MONROE BEVERLY HILTON SALON RECEIPT
 A single piece of stationery from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills with handwritten receipt for five hair treatments signed by "Miss Porter - Beauty Salon/ Beverly Hilton Salon."
10 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $100 - $150
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Lot 339: MARILYN MONROE INVOICE FOR SPECIAL EVENT MAKEUP
 A single page of stationery from Marie Irvine of Long Island dated September 29, 1959, addressed to Marilyn Monroe at 444 East 57th Street for "Special make-up for photography" on September 22 and 27, 1958, for a total of $100. Monroe attended the premiere of An Evening with Ives Montand at the Henry Miller's Theatre in New York with Montgomery Clift on September 22, and she attended an American Friends of the Hebrew University award ceremony with her husband on September 27.
7 by 6 inches
 Estimate: $100 - $150
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Lot 340: MARILYN MONROE ELIZABETH ARDEN RECEIPT
 A receipt dated July 1958 from the Arden Salon for eight pairs of black false lashes signed for by "Irvine," likely makeup artist Marie Irvine, for a total of $20.60.
8 by 5 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 374: DESIGN SKETCH FOR MARILYN MONROE GOWN
 An unsigned pencil on paper sketch of a form-fitting mermaid gown. The sketch perfectly matches the silhouette and seam construction of the gown worn by Marilyn Monroe to the June 13, 1957, premier of The Prince and the Showgirl at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The gown was made for Monroe by John Moore, who presented Monroe with options for the color of the dress including burgundy and Kelly Green, but Monroe chose beige silk satin.
14 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 375: DESIGN SKETCH FOR MARILYN MONROE GOWN
 An unsigned pencil on paper sketch of a form-fitting mermaid gown. The sketch perfectly matches the silhouette of the gown worn by Monroe to the June 13, 1957, premier of The Prince and the Showgirl at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. This sketch, most likely by designer John Moore, however introduces a much more elaborate set of swirled seam lines around the body. This is likely a variation presented to Monroe, who opted for the more simple and streamlined design that she wore to the premiere.
14 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Lot 379: MARILYN MONROE ROYAL COMMAND PERFORMANCE GLOVE DOCUMENTS
 A typed letter, dated July 14, 1957, signed by Kenneth C. Rouse of London and reading in part, "I am enclosing herewith a statement … for your information, regarding the making of a pair of gloves in gold lame for Miss Marilyn Monroe, to match her dress for the Royal Command show late last year." The letter elucidates the color and fabric of this dress captured almost exclusively on black and white film. Together with three account statements and four additional administrative letters regarding settlement of the account.
Largest, 8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 383: MARILYN MONROE BERGDORF GOODMAN RECEIPT
A receipt from Bergdorf Goodman dated June 28, 1960, addressed to Mrs. Arthur Miller, 444 E. 57th Street, New York. Items purchased were signed for by May Reis, Monroe’s secretary.
 Estimate: $500 - $700
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Lot 384: MARILYN MONROE FASHION INVOICE
 Two invoice pages from Polly's at 480 Park Avenue in New York City listing a "Black wool dinner dress" for $290 and a "Natural baby lama [sic] wool coat" for $350. The salesperson has written extensive notes for "Mrs. Arthur Miller" reading in part, "This Christian Dior coat ought to be very good for you both here and in California" and "the shirred bottom can be cut off at a later period and you can have a regular hem put in and have a charming free flowing dress."
6 3/4 by 8 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $100 - $150
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Lot 385: MARILYN MONROE COMMUNICATIONS FROM CHRISTIAN DIOR
 A series of messages from Simone Noir of Christian Dior in Paris to "Mrs. Miller," the first a letter dated March 7, 1958, reading in part, "I am very pleased to know that you will come to Paris in a few days. I certainly hope that we will have the pleasure of your visit at Christian Dior's, in spite of the heavy schedule. ... Naturally, we can show you models at your hotel. ..." The second is a telegram dated March 8, 1958, from Simone Noir saying that they are sending sketches and wish Monroe a pleasant stay in Paris. The third is a price list of the latest Dior designs, and the last is a telegram dated April 2, 1959, stating that they are happy Monroe is coming to Festival Cannes and they could make dresses for her arrival.
Largest, 8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 386: MARILYN MONROE HANDWRITTEN AND SIGNED CHECK
 A check written entirely in Marilyn Monroe's hand, in black ink, dated July 14, 1952, and paid to Saks & Company, in the amount of $257.51. The check is drawn on Monroe's Bank of America account. Monroe lists her address as "Bel Air Hotel."
3 1/2 by 8 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 387: CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING LOST MARILYN MONROE GARMENTS
 A letter from fashion designer John Moore to May Reis dated February 3, 1960, saying he will find out what happened to two "beige and black broadcloth shirtwaist sheaths" that were according to Moore "made by two of my best girls here in my workroom. … " Moore promised to trace the shipment to find the outcome of where they went. Subsequent documents, including claim to insurance company, reveal that the garments were in fact destroyed when TWA flight 595, a cargo flight, crashed after takeoff from Chicago Midway Airport on November 24, 1959, killing three people on board and eight people on the ground. The documents valued the lost garments at $750.
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 389: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO RECEIPT
 A handwritten receipt from the Ferragamo Shoe Salon at 424 Park Avenue in New York City dated July 3, 1958. The receipt lists Marilyn Monroe Miller at 444 East 57th Street with note that the shoes were sold "c/o Miss Reis," Monroe's secretary. Additional note at top of the page reads "Address where to send red shoes." The receipt lists six pairs of shoes, including the Felitia in white, black, beige, and red calf leather, as well as shoe trees, polish, and a pair of hose.
6 by 4 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 392: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO STATEMENT
 A handwritten balance statement on a page torn from a Beverly Hills Ferragamo Shoe Salon invoice pad dated April 1, 1960. The statement is in the name of Mrs. Arthur Miller at The Beverly Hills Hotel and has secretarial notation that the balance was paid on April 29, 1960.
6 by 4 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300

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Lot 394: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO CLIPPING AND LETTER
 A clipping from a 1959 issue of the New York Herald Tribune featuring an article titled, "Shoes by Ferragamo Designed for Comfort." Monroe, already a fan of the shoes, is not mentioned specifically in the article, although it does note that Ferragamo makes shoes for "innumerable top movie stars." Together with a letter from J. Hoffner of the Park Avenue Ferragamo Shoe Salon in New York City addressed "Dear Miss Monroe," dated September 3, 1958. The letter reads in part, "Since I know you like our spike heel opera pump very much; and since we have a great many more pair here than in our Beverly Hills store, I am writing to tell you the colors and materials I have in your size at the present time."
Largest, 8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500

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 Lot 401: MARILYN MONROE ALIATA STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT
 A typed statement dated December 1, 1959, listing outstanding charges for purchases made on October 24 and November 25, 1959, including a pair of purple suede shoes, silver kid shoes, and a pair of beige calf shoes totaling $151.74. The statement has a secretarial notation indicating that the charges were paid with check number 209 on December 8, 1959.
5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300

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 Lot 402: MARILYN MONROE ALIATA SHOE RECEIPT
 A typed receipt, undated, listing a pair of "Multicolor Shoes" sold to Miss Marilyn Monroe at the Bel Air Hotel for a total of $51.50. Secretarial notation on the invoice indicates that the charges were paid with check number 306 on September 5, 1958.
5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300

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 Lot 403: MARILYN MONROE ALIATA SHOE RECEIPT 
A handwritten receipt from Aliata Inc. imported shoes in 43 East 57th Street New York dated January 22, 1959, sold to Mrs. Marilyn Monroe of 444 East 57th Street in New York. The receipt lists 10 pairs of designer shoes by the Italian maker, including beige calf shoes, red suede, black suede, ivory - multicolor among others for a total of $392.43 including tax. Additional note at bottom of receipt lists "Bag - Helena Arpels" for an additional $64.59.
10 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches
  Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 409: MARILYN MONROE DELMAN DOCUMENTS
 A typed letter, signed and dated June 23, 1959, from Rube Adler of Delman Inc. an exclusive New York boutique that carried Christian Dior shoes. The letter apologizes for charging Monroe for a pair of black calf pumps that were sent at the request of Kenneth Lane. Together with corresponding credit memo to correct the error, a credit invoice dated June 18, 1958, for a pair of shoes listed as "Debonair" for $18.75, and a statement dated March 25, 1958, for outstanding balance of $106.
Largest, 10 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 443: MARILYN MONROE DANCE SHOES RECEIPT
 A receipt dated November 16, 1959, from Capezio shoes in Los Angeles listing four pairs of "#32 Black Medium" at a cost of $5 per pair, sold to "20 Century Fox" with additional notations and secretarial Marilyn Monroe signature. The receipt is for the shoes worn by Monroe as she began dance rehearsals for her film Let's Make Love that began filming in January 1960.
5 1/2 by 8 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 455: MARILYN MONROE HANDBAG RECEIPT
 A store receipt from I. Magnin & Co. of Beverly Hills. The receipt is dated June 24, 1956, and is in the name of Mrs. Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe of 444 East 57th Street and signed by assistant Hazel Washington. The receipt lists two items bags on sale for $30 and $46.
6 1/4 by 4 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 464: MARILYN MONROE JEWELRY INVOICE
 An invoice dated February 19, 1958, from Talmack, New York sold to Mrs. Arthur Miller. The invoice lists one pair of rhinestone earrings, $14.00.
8 1/2 by 8 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 472: MARILYN MONROE JEWELRY INVOICE
 An invoice dated June 15, 1960, from Porflex Co. of Beverly Hills listing Monroe's housekeeper, Hazel Washington. The invoice is for a pair of 14k white gold earrings with diamonds, 14k bracelet, and 14k charm totaling $406.98.
6 1/2 by 8 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 481: MARILYN MONROE I. MAGNIN & CO. STATEMENTS
 One complete and one partial original statement from I. Magnin & Company addressed to Mrs. Arthur Miller, 444 E. 57th Street, New York City. The partial statement indicates a payment of $28.97 was paid on May 2, 1960. The complete statement documents receipt of the May 2 payment, and indicates a total balance still due of $10.40.
 Estimate: $500 - $700
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Lot 482: MARILYN MONROE CEIL CHAPMAN INVOICE
 A two-page invoice, in triplicate, listing 11 items purchased from Ceil Chapman February 10, 1958, totaling $817.75 plus $3.00 for messenger charges.
8 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300
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Lot 485: MARILYN MONROE CUSTOM BRA RELATED DOCUMENTS
 A handwritten note dated September 23, 1960, from Augusta Bouvier of Hollywood, California, addressed "Dear Miss Monroe:" and reading "I completed these bras on my own time, it took me four days to alter them, so I am giving you a special price of seventy five dollars." Together with an unsigned file copy of a letter dated October 31, 1957, to Fifth Avenue Fashions, reading in part, "Will you kindly send me three bras the same make as I got from you before - I believe it was Carnival - size 38-C."
Largest, 8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 495: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO RECEIPTS
 A handwritten note and invoice on the back of a page and partial page torn from a Ferragamo Shoe Salon invoice pad, undated. The note reads "Dear Miss Reis, I have all 5 pairs and am sending them to you Air Mail. Enclosed is your bill. Thank you./ Sincerely yours, J. Hoffner/ P.S. We have shoe trees priced at $2.00 a pair such as I sold Miss Monroe previously. Would she like to have some?" The note is accompanied by an informally written invoice listing five pairs of Felitia shoes in beige and black calf, size 7 1/2 B, for a total of $199.75, and a more formal invoice for the same shoes dated February 3, 1960, with additional postage and packaging charges added for a new total of $203.50 billed to Monroe at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
Largest, 6 by 4 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 556: MARILYN MONROE PERFUME RECEIPT
 An invoice from Floris of Jermyn Street in London dated December 14, 1959, listing Marilyn Monroe Miller of The Beverly Hills Hotel as the purchaser of six bottles of rose geranium toilet water for a total of $28.25.
8 by 8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $100 - $150
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Lot 960: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED RECEIPT
 A Marilyn Monroe signed Elizabeth Arden receipt. Monroe has signed the receipt in blue ballpoint ink over the salon’s handwritten itemization of services.
8 by 5 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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 Lot 964: MARILYN MONROE SAKS FIFTH AVENUE RECEIPT
 A handwritten Saks Fifth Avenue receipt for Marilyn Monroe for six articles of clothing totaling $215.23. The receipt is dated "3-20."
6 1/4 by 4 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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Lot 989: MARILYN MONROE SAKS FIFTH AVENUE RECEIPTS
 Two handwritten Saks Fifth Avenue receipts charged to Marilyn Monroe: the first is for two lashes totaling $8.32, signed by makeup artist and hairstylist George Masters; the second is for four pieces of clothing totaling $159.12 with a carbon copy of the receipt. Together with a payment stub from February 15, 1962, showing a balance due of $1,140.88.
Largest, 7 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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23 octobre 2016

Marilyn Monroe Auction - 11/2016 - effets personnels 1


Vêtements
Clothes


Lot 15: MARILYN MONROE ROBE
 A cream cotton mandarin style robe owned by Marilyn Monroe and gifted to her personal assistant Vanessa Reis, sisterin-law of May Reis. The robe has seven self-frog closures, an internal label reading “Tuji” and the collar stamped "REIS." Accompanied by a copy of a letter to Reis dated August 14, 1993, in which Ralph Roberts writes, "Reference Marilyn robe and bracelet. As best I recall, late one Saturday afternoon Marilyn and I were in the dining area of the Miller 9th floor suite at the Mapes Hotel. She had just changed into a robe, sitting on one of the chairs and I was massaging her back and shoulders. She showed me a bracelet she'd brought to Reno with thought of possibly wearing it as a (undecipherable) comment for Roslyn. Upon discussing it, she and Paula had decided somehow it wouldn't be appropriate. Just then May Reis entered with Vanessa Reis (the widow of Irving Reis, May's greatly loved brother and film director). Vanessa had come up from LA for a long weekend visit - there'd been some talk of our going out to some of the casinos to do a bit of gambling. Vanessa told Marilyn how lovely she looked in that robe. Marilyn thanked her + impulsively held out the bracelet, Take this + wear it as a good luck charm. I was wearing it during dance rehearsals for Let's Make Love, smashed into a prop, so a stone is loosened. I wish I could go with you, but Raffe is getting some Misfits knots out. And I should go over that scene coming up Monday.' They left. Marilyn asked me to remind her to have the robe cleaned to give to Vanessa. Whitey, Agnes, May - all of us - knew from experience we couldn't compliment Marilyn on any personal items or had to be very careful. She'd be compulsive about giving it, or getting a copy - to you."
 Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
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Lot 23: MARILYN MONROE IVORY KNIT TOP
 A knitted mohair and wool vest-top in cream owned by Marilyn Monroe. A label reads “Hand Knitted, Made in Italy." Accompanied by an original Christie’s sale tag.
PROVENANCE: Partial Lot 160, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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Lot 24: MARILYN MONROE TURQUOISE KNITTED TOP
 A knitted mohair and wool vest-top in turquoise owned by Marilyn Monroe. A label reads “Hand Knitted, Made in Italy.” Accompanied by an original Christie’s sale tag.
PROVENANCE: Partial Lot 160, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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Lot 25: MARILYN MONROE LANVIN GOWN
 A Castillo for Jeanne Lanvin circa 1950s gown owned by Marilyn Monroe. The ivory silk gown is embellished with gold bullion embroidery, simulated pearls, and faceted glass in a tri-squared classical cascading foliate motif. The boned bodice has a silk lining. Hand finishing work is present to the interior. “Jeanne Lanvin” and “Castillo” labels are present.
PROVENANCE: Lot 13, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000
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Lot 27: MARILYN MONROE CEIL CHAPMAN COCKTAIL DRESS
 A Ceil Chapman black figure-hugging cocktail dress worn by Marilyn Monroe on December 19, 1953 when she appeared at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles to receive the Miss Press Club Award and to the restaurant, La Rue. The ruched jersey dress has a black silk taffeta three-tiered detail attached to the hip and a Ceil Chapman label. Chapman was one of Monroe’s favorite designers. A Christie’s lot tag and an in-house inventory tag inscribed “Strasberg #16” with an inventory number to the verso are present.
PROVENANCE: Lot 210, “The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe,” Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000
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Lot 28: MARILYN MONROE ROSE TATTOO PREMIERE GOWN
 A black slender-fitting evening gown worn by Marilyn Monroe while accompanying Marlon Brando to the New York City premiere of The Rose Tattoo (Paramount, 1956) in December 1955. The jersey bias-cut gown has spaghetti straps, a décolletage neckline, and a graduated weighted hemline. The gown is believed to have been custom made for Monroe by the studio wardrobe department and has silk lining and hand finishing work to the interior. Monroe was photographed numerous times at this event, interestingly with studio rival Jayne Mansfield, quite possibly the only time the two were photographed together. Accompanied by the original Christie’s lot tag.
PROVENANCE: Lot 217, “The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe,” Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
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Lot 84: HISTORIC DRESS WORN BY MARILYN MONROE WHEN SHE SANG HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JFK AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN IN 1962
 A Jean Louis designed illusion gown worn by Marilyn Monroe at Madison Square Garden in New York City on May 19, 1962, at a Democratic fundraiser and 45th birthday celebration for President John F. Kennedy.
Early in 1962, Monroe asked famed Hollywood costume designer Jean Louis to create a dress “that only Marilyn Monroe could wear.” The nude soufflé chiffon gown, perfectly matching Monroe’s skin tone, was embellished with hand-sewn round crystals, carefully placed since the dress was created with no underlining layer. Monroe wore no undergarments that night, instead relying on Louis’ masterful swirls of crystals in precisely the right places. Under the stage lights of Madison Square Garden, the fabric of the dress appeared to melt away, leaving only twinkling rays of light from the crystals reflected by the spotlight covering Monroe. The gown was designed as a sleeveless column dress with a scoop neck and open back with clear zipper, covered by hook and eye tab closure and a small train at the back hem. Despite the zipper and closures, the gown was so form fitting that Louis later disclosed that Monroe had to be sewn into the back closure. His hand stitching is still evident beneath the lower back hook and eye tabs. Since 1999, the dress has been displayed on a custom conservator mannequin.
In this dress, Monroe sang her unique version of “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy and a crowd of 15,000 well-wishers. Some have posited that Monroe’s delayed appearance on stage and her breathless performance can be attributed to getting lost and racing to the stage as Peter Lawford joked about Monroe’s penchant for never being on time.
The effect of her performance was far reaching – not only for Monroe but also for American 1960s culture. Monroe’s seductive serenade remains a crossroads of Hollywood and political touch points more than 54 years later. Part of the appeal may be the intrigue: Were Monroe and Kennedy having an affair? Did she just stand up in front of 15,000 people and sing him that song that way ? The performance has taken on a life of its own, outside the context of the gala. While Monroe’s performance is instantly recognizable and the most memorable of the night, it was one of many that night that included Jack Benny, Ella Fitzgerald, Henry Fonda and Maria Callas. However, it is Monroe singing in this dress that is remembered. It has come to epitomize who Marilyn was in popular culture, including the lyrics she wrote herself for the evening:
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday Mr. President
Happy Birthday to you
Thanks Mr. President
For all the things you've done
The battles that you've won
The way you deal with U.S. Steel
And our problems by the ton
We thank you so much
Everybody! Happy Birthday!
As an enormous birthday cake was wheeled onstage, President Kennedy commented on Monroe’s performance, joking, “I can now retire from politics after having had ‘Happy Birthday’ sung to me in such a sweet, wholesome way.”
On that special evening, Monroe could not have known that she would live fewer than three months. Perhaps she thought another future performance would replace this as the moment that would epitomize her and her life. Sadly, John F. Kennedy was assassinated eighteen months later, and if tragedy had not intervened, this may not have been the singular iconic moment we associate with Monroe and Kennedy.
Although Monroe could not have known that this performance would be the last image of her remembered by so many following her untimely death, she expended a great deal of effort and money to bring this moment to life. Monroe’s financial statements from this period reveal a great deal about the extraordinary amount of money she put behind her performance. Her May 1962 financial statements list a special expense category titled “New York Birthday Salute to the President” with a $5,000 expense, Monroe’s ticket/donation made to attend the event. Expenses also include $1,000 listed as pertaining to the birthday gala for her maid, Hazel Washington, to accompany Monroe to New York. The expense is coded as “business maid, plane fare, salary.” Her last checkbook also records a check paid to Mary Irvine for makeup for “special appearance at Madison Square Garden.” Monroe’s financial statements also list a $300 deposit paid to Western Costume Company to create this gown with matching shoes in May and a payment for the remaining balance of $1,140.33 in June 1962. There were no doubt other expenses involved in Monroe’s appearance, but the ticket to the event, dress, and the expenses listed above total more than $7,000 in 1962, which with inflation would equate to $60,000 in 2016.
These costs do not begin to take into account the cost Monroe paid professionally for her appearance. At the time she was filming Something’s Got To Give, and Twentieth Century Fox executives would not give Monroe permission to leave filming to attend the event. According to some sources, the employees on the crew were aware, in advance, that Monroe was traveling from Los Angeles to perform at the celebration. Whatever miscommunication or machinations there were behind the absence, it became another strike against the actress on an already contentious film set. Monroe’s unauthorized departure was used against her as she was ultimately fired from the film.
The performance that night in May also had an impact on Monroe’s personal life. Monroe biographer Lois Banner, in her book Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox (New York: Bloomsbury, 2012), asserts that Monroe told the event planners that she would dress discreetly. When viewed under normal lighting, the dress did appear modest, but under the glare of the Madison Square Garden stage lights, the Jean Louis creation magically transformed into a sparkling second skin. The dress and the song were too much for the political dynasty, and according to Banner, that evening ended whatever relationship Monroe and John F. Kennedy shared and severed her from the rest of the Kennedy family. The magic and myth of Marilyn Monroe as legend was certainly sealed that evening in May 1962, made permanent by her mysterious death a short time later. The fact that she remains a contemporary role model and muse all these decades later is extraordinary and a feat achieved by few. Ten years after her death, Elton John and Bernie Taupin penned “Candle in the Wind” about Monroe, repurposing the lyrics twenty-four years later for the funeral of Princess Diana. From Andy Warhol to Cindy Sherman to Richard Avedon and Bert Stern, the art and photography world has always taken Marilyn Monroe seriously. In fact, it was Monroe’s death in 1962 that inspired Warhol to create the “Marilyn Diptych” among more than 20 silkscreen paintings of her, all based on the publicity photograph from her 1953 film Niagara, plucking her from pop culture, forever immortalized as art.
PROVENANCE Lot 55, “The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe,” Christie’s, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27–28, 1999
 Estimate: $2,000,000 - $3,000,000
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Lot 218: MARILYN MONROE MINK COAT
 A three-quarter-length mink coat with bell sleeves, wide lapel, two front velvet lined pockets and rose form buttons edged in citrine rhinestones. Label has been cut from front right lining.
It was and still is customary for furriers to embroider an owner’s name onto a label that is attached to the lining or directly onto the lining of high-end fur jackets. Due to the fact that Inez Melson and her family held this and other furs that belonged to Monroe and her estate for many years in violation of Monroe’s wishes as outlined by her will, we believe that the label, which likely featured Monroe’s embroidered name, was removed from the jacket in an effort to conceal the fact that it was a fur owned by Monroe. The labels cut from these furs have never been recovered.
 Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
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Lot 221: MARILYN MONROE FUR JACKET
 A tourmaline mink, cropped jacket with three-quarter-length sleeves, two plastic gold colored buttons and front inside left seam pocket. Label has been cut from front right lining.
It was and still is customary for furriers to embroider an owner’s name onto a label that is attached to the lining or directly onto the lining of high-end fur jackets. Due to the fact that Inez Melson and her family held this and other furs that belonged to Monroe and her estate for many years in violation of Monroe’s wishes as outlined by her will, we believe that the label, which likely featured Monroe's embroidered name, was removed from the jacket in an effort to conceal the fact that it was a fur owned by Monroe. The labels cut from these furs have never been recovered.
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 222: MARILYN MONROE FUR CAPE
 A chinchilla cape with wide lapel, front vertical seamed pockets and notched sides. Label has been cut from front right lining.
It was and still is customary for furriers to embroider an owner’s name onto a label that is attached to the lining or directly onto the lining of high-end fur jackets. Due to the fact that Inez Melson and her family held this and other furs that belonged to Monroe and her estate for many years in violation of Monroe’s wishes as outlined by her will, we believe that the label, which likely featured Monroe’s embroidered name, was removed from the jacket in an effort to conceal the fact that it was a fur owned by Monroe. The labels cut from these furs have never been recovered.
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 223: MARILYN MONROE CARDIGAN WITH FUR LAPEL
 A white wool cardigan with lace and tulle lining, rhinestone button closure and rhinestone cufflinks. The cardigan features a removable white and lunaraine mink shawl collar lapel attached with small snaps. Label inside sweater reads "Bonnie Briar Full Fashioned Fur Blend 10% Angora 70% Wool."
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 224: MARILYN MONROE STOLE
A white fox fur stole with white silk lining and single hook and eye closure.
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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Lot 294: MARILYN MONROE PORTRAIT DRESS
A red-orange dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in a 1957 portrait and to a circa 1957 event with Arthur Miller that appears to be a showing of The Prince and the Showgirl (Warner Brothers, 1957). The dress has a fitted jersey halter bodice with a layered silk crepon full skirt. A "Designed by Jax" label is present.
 Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000
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Lot 295: MARILYN MONROE JAX KNITTED TOP
A black sleeveless knitted top with plunging V to front and back. A Designed by Jax label is present.
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Lot 296: MARILYN MONROE JAX TOP
An ivory jersey sleeveless cropped top. The top has large pearlized buttons to the back and a Jax label.
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Lot 376: MARILYN MONROE JACKET
A black wool tailored jacket. The fitted jacket is lined with pale pink and ivory striped silk. Monroe wore the jacket with a fur lined collar while attending a meeting to launch the New Watergate Club in London with Arthur Miller on September 10, 1956. The unfinished collar indicates that it was originally lined with fur.
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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Lot 377: MARILYN MONROE LAMB JACKET
 A broadtail lamb cropped long-sleeve jacket with fox fur collar and single black velvet with braided cord trim, front button closure. Label has been cut from front right lining.
It was and still is customary for furriers to embroider an owner’s name onto a label that is attached to the lining or directly onto the lining of high-end fur jackets. Due to the fact that Inez Melson and her family held this and other furs that belonged to Monroe and her estate for many years in violation of Monroe’s wishes as outlined by her will, we believe that the label, which likely featured Monroe’s embroidered name, was removed from the jacket in an effort to conceal the fact that it was a fur owned by Monroe. The labels cut from these furs have never been recovered.
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
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Lot 382: MARILYN MONROE SATIN COAT DRESS
An ivory satin coat dress. The dress has mother of pearl buttons and a self-tie belt. A Rudi Gernreich design for Walter Bass label is present.
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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Lot 388: MARILYN MONROE SUNDRESS
A silky ivory sundress. The dress has bows to the shoulders and a silk lining.
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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Lot 427: MARILYN MONROE IVORY DRESS
A figure-hugging ivory silk dress worn during a 1959 photo shoot with Manfred Kreiner while in Chicago promoting Some Like It Hot as shown in photograph at left. The short-sleeve dress has a weighted hem.
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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Lot 480: MARILYN MONROE SILK WRAPPER
An ivory silk wrapper with ruffle trim.
 Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
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Lot 889MARILYN MONROE PURPLE BLOUSE
A Marilyn Monroe purple cotton short-sleeve button-down blouse. Label reads “Gabey Original.” The fitted shirt has cuffed sleeves and four-button closure, size 12.
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 50, "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005
 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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Costumes Séances Photos
Shooting Sitting Costumes


 Lot 58: MARILYN MONROE PORTRAIT BODICE
 A 19th Century-style bodice worn by Marilyn Monroe in a 1956 Jack Cardiff photo session. The boned faille bodice is embellished with ivory lace, black silk velvet, and jet-like foliate buttons. Originally from The Jack Cardiff Collection. Accompanied by a piece of the original missing button and a copy of Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (Modus Operandi Films, 2010).
PROVENANCE: Lot 93, “Film and Entertainment,” Christie’s, South Kensington, Sale number 9538, December 17, 2002
 Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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Lot 61: MARILYN MONROE RICHARD AVEDON PHOTOSHOOT COSTUME AND LIFE MAGAZINE
 A costume worn by Marilyn Monroe as Lillian Russell for a pictorial feature in the December 22, 1958 issue of Life magazine, photographed by Richard Avedon. The lavender satin, boned leotard has a décolletage neckline trimmed with bouquets of fabric flowers and pink, lavender and cream draped chiffon sashes across the front, embellished with pink satin bows and trimmed in lavender, pink and cream chiffon. The costume has minor post-photoshoot alterations. Monroe also dressed as Theda Bara, Clara Bow, Jean Harlow, and Marlene Dietrich for this series of photographs. Accompanied by a copy of the magazine.
PROVENANCE: Lot 748, “Collectibles & Hollywood Entertainment,” Christie's East, New York, Sale number 7513, December 18, 1993
 Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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Costumes de films & Bijoux
Movies costumes & Jewels


Lot 30: MARILYN MONROE HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE EARRINGS
 A pair of simulated pearl and simulated diamond costume earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe in How To Marry A Millionaire (20th Century, 1953) and in numerous publicity photographs. Monroe also wore the earrings to a St. Jude charity event at the Hollywood Bowl in September 1953 and to Charles Coburn's birthday Party on June 17, 1953. Accompanied by the Christie’s lot card.
Length approximately 2 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE: Lot 230, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $80,000 - $100,000

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Lot 38: MARILYN MONROE STUDIO EVENING GOWN
 A black velvet evening gown with plunging neckline from an unknown production with a bias label inscribed "M. Monroe 1 27 3 0396." Accompanied by a matching black velvet belt.
PROVENANCE: Lot 225, "Collector’s Carrousel, Including Dolls, Toys, Slot Machines, Hollywood and Rock ‘N’ Roll Memorabilia," Sotheby's New York, Sale number 6384, December 17, 1992
 Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

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Lot 39: MARILYN MONROE NIAGARA NEGLIGEE
 A slender-fitting black chiffon negligee with an applied silk red rose made for Marilyn Monroe as Rose Loomis in the thriller Niagara (20th Century, 1953). The gown is trimmed with lace and has a flesh tone chiffon underlayer. A bias label is inscribed “1-69-1-1180 Marilyn Monroe A-678.” Monroe’s role in this film established her as a star and showcased her dramatic acting abilities. Costume design by Dorothy Jeakins. Post-production alterations are present. The dress is not in the final cut of the film but is documented on Monroe in wardrobe test shots.
PROVENANCE: Lot 224, "Collector’s Carrousel, Including Dolls, Toys, Slot Machines, Hollywood and Rock ‘N’ Roll Memorabilia," Sotheby's New York, Sale number 6384, December 17, 1992
 Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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Lot 40: MARILYN MONROE SOME LIKE IT HOT COCKTAIL DRESS AND STUDIO IMAGE
 A figure-hugging sheer black and nude embellished cocktail dress worn by Marilyn Monroe while singing “I’m through with Love” atop a grand piano in Billy Wilder’s Some Like It Hot (United Artists, 1959). The dress is composed of black souffle and nude silk jersey embellished with columns of jet-like beads and sequins, scattered beaded butterfly appliques, and beaded fringes. The dress has a built-in bra and an illusion of a deep plunging back that was considered extremely daring for its’day. Hand finishing work is present to the interior. A Western Costume label inscribed “Marilyn Monroe 1575-1” is attached to the interior of the bra. Legend tells that Monroe had to be lifted to the piano for this scene as the dress was very form fitting. Some Like It Hot is considered to be one of the greatest film comedies of all time. It was voted as the top comedy film by the American Film Institute on their list on AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs poll in 2000. The film won the 1960 Golden Globe awards for Best Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical, Best Actress in Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical for Monroe, and Best Actor in Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical for Jack Lemmon. Orry-Kelly won the 1959 Academy Award for costume design for his work on this film. Some restoration work is present. Accompanied by a black and white publicity image.
PROVENANCE: Lot 586, “Entertainment, Memorabilia & Collectibles,” Christie's, New York, Sale Number 7327, June 29, 1992
 Estimate: $400,000 - $600,000

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Lot 41: MARILYN MONROE NIAGARA DRESS
 A carnation pink linen halter-style “wiggle dress” made for Marilyn Monroe as Rose Loomis in the thriller Niagara (20th Century, 1953). The dress has pearlized magenta buttons, silk lining and a bias label inscribed “1-27-1-7790 Marilyn Monroe A678-05.” Monroe’s role in this film established her as a star and showcased her dramatic acting abilities. Costume design by Dorothy Jeakins. The dress is not in the final cut of the film but is documented on Monroe in wardrobe test shots, publicity images, and public appearances. Some post production alterations are present.
PROVENANCE: Lot 226, "Collector’s Carrousel, Including Dolls, Toys, Slot Machines, Hollywood and Rock ‘N’ Roll Memorabilia," Sotheby's New York, Sale number 6384, December 17, 1992
 Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

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Lot 46: MARILYN MONROE JANE RUSSELL GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES EMBELLISHED GOWN AND MAGAZINE COVERS
 A ruby red sequin embellished figure-hugging crepe gown worn by Jane Russell in the opening scene of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (20th Century, 1953) while performing "We're Just Two Little Girls from Little Rock" with Marilyn Monroe. The gown has a built-in leotard with boning, sequins and paillettes in a vermicelli pattern, a high front slit, and a graduated hemline. Hand finishing work is present. Costume design by Academy Award winner William "Billy" Travilla. Accompanied by a cover of the May 25, 1953 issue of Life magazine and a cover of an August 15, 1953, issue of Picture Post. Necklace not included.
PROVENANCE: Lot 245, “Collectors' Carrousel,” Sotheby's, New York, Sale number 5956, December 15, 1989
 Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

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Lot 47: MARILYN MONROE JANE RUSSELL GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES COSTUME
A black sequined dance leotard made for Jane Russell as Dorothy Shaw in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (20th Century, 1953). The costume consists of a black satin boned leotard embellished with jet-like sequins in a vermicelli pattern and rhinestone trim and a matching sequin bicorne hat. The costume is not seen in the final cut of the film. Russell and Marilyn Monroe wear the costumes in the film’s official trailer and many publicity images. Post-production alterations present. Costume design by Academy Award winner William “Billy” Travilla.
 Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000

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Lot 48: MARILYN MONROE GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES COSTUME AND STUDIO IMAGE
A black sequined dance leotard worn by Marilyn Monroe as Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (20th Century., 1953). The costume consists of a black satin boned leotard embellished with black sequins in a vermicelli pattern and rhinestone trim with dangling teardrop rhinestones and a matching black sequin covered bicorne hat. The leotard has a bias label inscribed “1-25-1-4288 Marilyn Monroe A698-69." The hat has a bias label inscribed “1-25-1-4288 M. Monroe A698-69." Costume design by Academy Award winner, William “Billy” Travilla. The costume is not in the final cut of the film, but Monroe and costar Jane Russell wear these costumes in the film’s official trailer and several publicity images. Accompanied by artificial pink roses that are not original to the costume and a studio image.
 Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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Lot 49: MARILYN MONROE NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS GOWN
 A figure-hugging embellished gown worn by Marilyn Monroe while singing “After You Get What You Want You Don’t Want It” in the musical There’s No Business Like Show Business (20th Century, 1954). The flesh tone crepe gown has a netting overlay and is generously embellished with silver and pearlized bugle beads in a starburst and foliate motif, scattered rhinestones, bouquets of bugle beads top with sequins and seed beads, with a cluster of monofilament fiber with silver and glittering flowers to the waist-high left leg slit. A sheer pleated vanity panel is present to the slit and was added post production for alternate filming and publicity images for release in countries that forbade such a revealing costume. Hand finishing work and a couture waistband are present to the interior. A 20th Century label with no inscription and a bias label inscribed “1-25-1-4692 M. Monroe A-729-28” are present. Costume design by William Travilla. Accompanied a matching headpiece of silver and glitter flowers, accented with a spray of monofilament fibers with a bias label inscribed “1-25-4-4692 A729-29 M.Monroe.” Accompanied by a pair of strappy satin Pacelle Saks Fifth Avenue high heels that are not original to the costume.
PROVENANCE: Lot 105, “Television and Film Memorabilia and Posters,” Christie's, New York, Sale number 7741, June 28, 1995
 Estimate: $100,000 - $200,000

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Lot 50: MARILYN MONROE NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS SWIM COSTUME
 An embellished one-piece swim costume made for Marilyn Monroe as Vicky Hoffman in the musical There’s No Business Like Show Business (20th Century, 1954). The costume consists of a black cotton boned bathing suit with scattered polka dots, two matching bows, a matching belt and a wrap of white cotton decorated with black polka dots. The swimsuit has a couture waistband and a bias label inscribed “1-18-3-1221 A729-41 M.Monroe.” Together with an ivory sequined bathing cap in the form of a flower, with edges trimmed in silver bugle beads with a bias label inscribe “1-25-4-4691-A729-29 M.Monroe.” Costume design by Academy Award winner William "Billy" Travilla. Sir Elton John donated this piece to a charity auction in 1990.
PROVENANCE: Lot 104, “Pop,” Christie's, South Kensington, Sale number 4259, April 25, 1991
 Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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Lot 54: MARILYN MONROE BUS STOP COSTUME, STUDIO IMAGE AND TEAR SHEET
 A jade green embellished satin leotard worn by Marilyn Monroe while singing “That Old Black Magic” in a saloon scene in Joshua Logan’s Bus Stop (20th Century, 1956). The film was based on William Inge’s play. The boned leotard has black netting overlay to a nude wire brassiere, jet-like sequins in a fish scale pattern, scalloped gold bullion fringe trimmed with topaz-colored faceted glass. A bias label inscribed “Marilyn Monroe” and a 20th Century label inscribed “A-769-03” are present. Post-production alterations are present. The film’s costume designer is Academy Award winner William “Billy” Travilla. Monroe received a Golden Globe nomination for Bus Stop , and the film was nominated for the Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy Golden Globe. Accompanied by a studio publicity image and a tear sheet from PhotoPlay magazine.
PROVENANCE: Lot 386, Christie’s Collectibles, Christie's East, New York, Sale number 6841, June 21, 1989
 Estimate: $80,000 - $100,000
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Lot 55: MARILYN MONROE AND BUS STOP CAST SIGNED STETSON AND FRAMED IMAGE
 A tan felt Karam’s Stetson purportedly worn by an extra in the rodeo sequence of Bus Stop (20th Century, 1956) and signed in black ballpoint pen by 11 members of the cast and crew of the film, including Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Joshua Logan, George Axelrod, Robert Bray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckart, and Hans Conried, among others. Accompanied by a copy of a letter from the original consigner regarding the provenance of the Stetson and a framed image of Monroe on the set of the film.
Stetson, approximately 5 by 15 by 13 ½ inches; Framed image, approximately 25 by 25 inches
PROVENANCE: Lot 119, “Film & Entertainment,” Christie's, South Kensington, Sale number 9771, December 16, 2003
 Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000

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Lot 56: MARILYN MONROE BUS STOP STUDIO PROMOTIONAL BODICE AND MAGAZINE COVER
 A pale green bodice with black floral lace overlay created by 20th Century Fox in the style of a bodice worn by Marilyn Monroe in Bus Stop (20th Century, 1956) and given away as a promotional prize. The fitted bodice has ribbon ties to neck and sleeves, a snap back closure, an interior bias label inscribed “Marilyn Monroe,” and a 20th Century Fox label inscribed "A-769-04.” The bodice was offered to Picture Show & Film Pictorial magazine in 1956 as the grand prize for a reader contest and was originally described as the blouse Monroe wore in the film. While the blouse contains a 20th Century Fox studio label with Marilyn’s name the and the studio’s accurate production number for Bus Stop, the blouse does not match the costume Monroe wears in the final production of the film or in publicity photos. Accompanied by an original Picture Show & Film Pictorial magazine cover, a clipping announcing that Mrs. Fulcher had won the bodice, the original letter from the magazine addressed to the contest’s winner, Mrs. A.M. Fulcher, reading, “My very sincere congratulations on your postcard entry which wins this unique prize of Marilyn Monroe’s blouse, worn by her during the filming of 'Bus Stop.' I hope you will tell the friends to whom you show your prize that regularly something worn or used by a British or American star in a film will be offered in a free competition to be won by a reader of Picture Show. Again my congratulations. Yours sincerely, The Editor. P.S. If you would like to send an acknowledgement to Marilyn Monroe I will see that it is delivered to her.”
PROVENANCE Lot 471, “Film and Animation Art,” Sotheby's, London, June 8, 1993
Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

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Lot 57: MARILYN MONROE FUR STOLE
 A Russian sable fur stole originally acquired by costume designer Beatrice Dawson for Marilyn Monroe to wear in The Prince and The Showgirl (Warner Bros., 1957). Accompanied by documentation from Betty Highwood, an associate of Dawson’s who purchased the fur post production from Dawson. Highwood notes that, according to Dawson, Monroe declined to wear the fur due to its dark color. In scenes near the end of the film, Monroe wears a white fur that more closely matches her costume, a full-length white evening gown.
PROVENANCE: Lot 246, “Film & Entertainment,” Christie's, South Kensington, Sale number 3577, December 20, 1989
 Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

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Lot 59: MARILYN MONROE THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL GOWN AND WINDOW CARDS
 A figure-hugging ivory gown worn by Marilyn Monroe throughout the majority of the romantic drama The Prince and The Showgirl (Warner Bros., 1957). The satin gown has a draped souffle overlay that is adorned with simulated pearls, pearlized bead and faceted glass florets, and beaded fringe and has a weighted mermaid tail. Though Monroe was not nominated for an American Academy Award for this film, she won the French and Italian equivalents for her portrayal of Elsie Marina in this film opposite Sir Laurence Olivier. Costume design by Beatrice Dawson. Accompanied by three window cards.
PROVENANCE Lot 2000, ”Marilyn Monroe: The Red Velvet Images,” Butterfields, Los Angeles, Sale number 7232B, March 22, 2001
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 Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000

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Lot 60: MARILYN MONROE SEVEN YEAR ITCH GLOVES
 A pair of custom-made opera gloves embellished with graduated rows of jet-like sequins worn by Marilyn Monroe in the "Rachmaninoff" scene of The Seven Year Itch (Warner Bros., 1955). Hand finishing work is present. A leather label reads “Made for Marilyn Monroe by Billi Cheatwood Beverly Hills.” Accompanied by a copy of the film.
PROVENANCE Lot 142, “Entertainment Memorabilia,” Christie's East, New York, Sale number 7565, June 2, 1994
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 64: MARILYN MONROE LET’S MAKE LOVE BLOUSE
 A custom-made pale pink silk blouse worn by Marilyn Monroe as Amanda Dell in Let’s Make Love (20th Century, 1960). The fitted blouse is tailored with simulated pearl buttons and hand finishing work to the interior. A Twentieth Century Fox label with no inscription is present. Accompanied by a copy of the fim.
PROVENANCE Lot 238, “Film and Entertainment,” Christie's, South Kensington, Sale number EPH 3127, December 16, 1988
 Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

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Lot 65: MARILYN MONROE LET'S MAKE LOVE WRAP SKIRT
 A vibrant orange wool wrap skirt worn by Marilyn Monroe in Let's Make Love (20Th Century, 1960). The tailored skirt is lined with pink cotton and has hand finishing work. A Twentieth Century Fox label inscribed “F-13 M. Monroe” is present. Costume design by Dorothy Jeakins. Accompanied by a copy of the film.
PROVENANCE: Lot 143, “Entertainment Memorabilia,” Christie's East, New York, Sale number 7565, June 2, 1994
 Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000

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Lot 774: MONTGOMERY CLIFT THE MISFITS SHIRT
 A western style shirt worn by Montgomery Clift in The Misfits (United Artists, 1961). The shirt has pearlized snap closures and is labeled "Panhandle Slim." Accompanied by a copy of the book The Making of The Misfits by James Goode, a December 1960 issue of Cosmopolitan , and an August 29, 2004, article from the Los Angeles Times .
PROVENANCE From the Estates of Jack Larson and James Bridges
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Chaussures
Shoes


Lot 21: MARILYN MONROE SALVATORE FERRAGAMO HEELS
 A pair of white leather heels owned by Marilyn Monroe, originally from the estate of Marilyn Monroe. The three-inch spiked heels have perforated dot detailing. Size 7.5B. The heels were originally donated by Anna Strasberg for the benefit of the Hereditary Disease Foundation in Los Angeles, California. Accompanied by a copy of a letter of authenticity signed by Strasberg, dated March 10, 1986. Previously exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum in the “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” exhibit, June 13, 2015- January 31, 2016.
PROVENANCE: Lot 483, “Entertainment & Sports Memorabilia," Christie's East, Sale number 7073, June 20, 1990
 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Lot 101: MARILYN MONROE SANDALS WORN AS A MODEL
A pair of simple brown leather platform sandals with crisscrossing ankle straps by Cabalano, with 3 1/4-inch heels. Monroe can be seen in a number of early modeling photographs wearing these shoes. Impressions of Monroe's feet are well worn onto the insoles, demonstrating how frequently she wore them.
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 276: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO SHOES
 A pair of white leather stiletto heels, hand made in Italy by Salvatore Ferragamo. No size is stamped to leather sole of shoe, but handwritten notations on interior of each shoe read, "AL 3678 7 1/2 B 899." The shoes are heavily scuffed, and the uppers have been polished with white shoe polish while the heel is a couple of shades darker.
Size 7.5
 Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

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Lot 390: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO SHOES
 A pair of white silk satin stiletto heels, hand made in Italy by Salvatore Ferragamo. The number six is stamped to leather sole of each shoe.
Size 6
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 394: MARILYN MONROE WHITE SATIN SHOES
A white satin right-foot shoe by I. Miller Beautiful Shoes with "Marilyn Monroe/ 433/ 22004" handwritten inside and 3 3/4-inch heel. Together with a single white satin shoe by Dal Co. from the Rome boutique, with 3 3/4-inch heel and handwritten notation inside shoe reading "1619."
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 393: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO SHOE
A single white leather left-foot Ferragamo stiletto heel with scuffed heel, sides and toe. Handwritten notation inside shoe reads "PE-925-7 1/2 B- 899."
 Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 396: MARILYN MONROE BURGUNDY SATIN PLATFORM SANDALS
A pair of custom handmade sandals with 1 3/4-inch platforms and a heel measuring more than four inches. The bespoke shoes were made by Anello & Davide of London, perhaps most famous for hand crafting the Beatles boots worn by the Fab 4 in the 1960s. Together with two pink plastic and metal shoe forms. Sole of shoe is stamped with maker's mark and UK size 4 1/2. Monroe custom ordered the shoes to match the dress she wore to the premiere of then husband Arthur Miller's play A View From The Bridge in London in October 1956.
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 397: MARILYN MONROE RED LEATHER DAL CO. HEELS
A pair of red Italian leather heels by Dal Co. listing a boutique address in Rome. Significant wear to heels and soles with nonslip inserts at heel. Leather soles stamped with a "1" and "38," presumably a European size 38.
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 398: MARILYN MONROE RED I. MAGNIN HEELS
A pair of red canvas heels from I. Magnin & Co. of California with 3 1/2-inch heels. Soles of shoes have handwritten notation reading "1-12-3-7440 M Gaynor" and inside strap with handwritten notation reading "5m D6298 01-698."
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 399: MARILYN MONROE BEIGE DAL CO. SHOES
A pair of beige heels by Dal Co. with no-slip heel inserts, worn heels and soles, and very scuffed toes and sides. The shoes are stamped both "38" and "15."
 Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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Lot 400: MARILYN MONROE WHITE LEATHER SANDALS
A pair of white leather open-back sandals with 3 1/2-inch heels. The back of one heel is separating from shoe with multiple scuffs to leather. Handwritten notations inside shoes read "7 1/2 S 30338."
 Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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Lot 404: MARILYN MONROE PURPLE ALIATA SHOES
A pair of handmade Italian purple leather shoes by Aliata with 3 1/3-inch heels. Sole is stamped simply "8."
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 405: MARILYN MONROE GREY ALIATA HEELS
 A pair of grey suede stiletto heels with inset cutouts featuring colorful embroidered paisley designs by Aliata. Each shoe, with 4-inch heel, is hand inscribed "ART 705 8 B 899."
 Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

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Lot 406: MARILYN MONROE BLACK ALIATA HEELS
A pair of handmade Italian black leather stiletto heels with leather lacing detail and cutaway arch by Aliata. The shoes have a 3 3/4-inch heel and size stamp on interior of shoe reading "7 1/2 with (AA 899)" and lavender and brown leather detail on sole of shoe.
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 407: MARILYN MONROE BLACK SATIN DAL CO. HEELS
A pair of black satin Italian shoes by Dal Co. with 4-inch stiletto heels. The shoes list the address of the company’s Rome boutique, and each shoe contains handwritten notation in black ink reading "1360."
 Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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Lot 408: MARILYN MONROE BLACK OVERSHOE
A single black, snap-front overshoe with manufacturer’s mark on bottom reading “Goodyear’s I.R.G.M. Co. Glove Brand” as well as a size “5 1/2” stamped to bottom. Together with red and grey plastic spring-form shoe stretcher.
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 410: MARILYN MONROE PLATFORM SANDALS
A pair of woven straw platform summer sandals by Fortuna Shoe of Trieste, Italy, with 3-inch platform heels. Both uppers completely detached at toes.
 Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 428: MARILYN MONROE WHITE SATIN DELMAN HEELS
A pair of white satin pumps by Delman of New York and Paris with "Especially for Marilyn Miller" embossed in gold inside. Handwritten notation inside each shoe, with 3 1/2-inch heel, reads " BP79741 - 7 1/2 aaa – Venetian."
 Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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Lot 493: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO SHOES
 A pair of beige leather stiletto heels, hand made in Italy by Salvatore Ferragamo. No size is stamped to leather sole of shoe, but handwritten notations on interior of each shoe read, "PE 925 7 1/2 B 899." The shoes are heavily worn, and the left shoe is missing the tip to the stiletto heel.
Size 7.5
 Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

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Lot 494: MARILYN MONROE FERRAGAMO SHOES
 A pair of beige leather stiletto heels, hand made in Italy by Salvatore Ferragamo. No size is stamped to leather sole of shoe, but handwritten notations on interior of each shoe read "PE 925 7 1/2 B 899." The shoes are heavily worn and are missing the tips to the stiletto heels, revealing the inner metal structure of the heels.
Size 7.5
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 395: MARILYN MONROE SHOE FORMS
 A pair of quilted champagne silk satin shoe forms.
4 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500

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Accessoires
accessories


Lot 303: MARILYN MONROE EVENING GLOVES
 A pair of white cotton ladies evening gloves featuring an elaborate floral pattern done in white seed beads, minor 1 1/2-inch area of discoloration on back of left glove, although gloves have been cleaned and pressed.
12 inches
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
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Lot 304: MARILYN MONROE EVENING GLOVES
 A pair of white cotton ladies evening gloves featuring a cuff with white cotton bows. Label reads "K Gloves The Hand of Fashion."
Size 6.5
 Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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Lot 306: MARILYN MONROE LACE GLOVES
A pair of black lace gloves. The gloves are labeled "Cornelia James Made in England." Size 7 1/2.
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Lot 307: MARILYN MONROE GLOVES
 A pair of black cotton ladies evening gloves featuring elaborate custom beading with black seed and bugle beads throughout. Label reads, "100% double woven cotton made in the British Crown."
8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
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Lot 145: MARILYN MONROE FUR HEADBAND
A mink fur headband.
 Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 146: MARILYN MONROE VELVET HAT
A black velvet hat with black satin ribbon trimmed velvet bow at front. Label inside reads "Dawson New York."
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 147: MARILYN MONROE FUR TOQUE
A mink toque, no label present.
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 148: MARILYN MONROE FEATHER HAT
A lace-lined, white feather covered hat. Label inside reads "Emme Boutique."
 Estimate: $1,800 - $2,000

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Lot 150: MARILYN MONROE OWNED WOOL DRIVING CAP
 A houndstooth wool driving cap. The interior has a label that reads "By appointment to the Majesty the Queen Hatters Herbert Johnson (Bond Street) Ltd. Made in England for Brooks Brothers."
Size 6/8.
 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Lot 151: MARILYN MONROE HAT BOX
 A cardboard hat box with lid from Harryson Fifth Ave. New York. Top of lid is detached from frame.
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 152: MARILYN MONROE SATIN HAT
A white satin pillbox hat, with bow at front ornamented with three faux pearl pins. Label inside reads "Fashioned by Ronnie" with two small hair combs sewn to inside brim.
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 153: MARILYN MONROE FEATHER CLOCHE
A two-tone tan wool cloche hat with peach ostrich feather spray. Label printed on hat reads "100% wool, Glenover Henry Pollak, Inc. New York." This was a family business in Manhattan that imported raw materials for hats and knitwear from 1928 to 1958.
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 837: MARILYN MONROE VELVET HAT
 A Marilyn Monroe scarlet velvet pillbox hat with pendant hearts trimmed with black beads to either side and combs on the interior. No size present.
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 165, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie’s, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Lot 963: MARILYN MONROE WINTER ITEMS
 A group of three Marilyn Monroe winter items: a Scottish maroon wool and cashmere blend scarf, label for Johnstons of Elgin; a grey wool cashmere scarf, label for Frank Brothers of New York; and a cornflower blue wool cap.
PROVENANCE Lot 13, "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 16: MARILYN MONROE NUDE STOCKINGS AND PARKSIDE HOUSE TABLE NAPKIN SIGNED BY VISITORS
 A pair of sheer, seamed nylon thigh-high stockings gifted by Marilyn Monroe to Marianne Geltner, the cook at Parkside House, Englefield Green, Surrey, where Monroe resided with her husband Arthur Miller during the shooting of the film The Prince and the Showgirl (Warner Bros.,1956). Accompanied by a linen table napkin that was signed for Geltner and her husband by approximately 50 visitors to Parkside House between the years 1956 and 1958, including Lee, Paula, and Susan Strasberg, Jack Cardiff, Mrs. Milton H. Greene, Jean Stein, Barbara Hutton von Cramm, Zachary Scott, Charles Coburn and others; a letter from Geltner stating that Marilyn Monroe gave her several things from her wardrobe, including these stockings; and five reproduction images of Geltner and her husband Frank at Parkside House.
Napkin, 22 by 23 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE: Lot 109, “Film and Entertainment,” Christie's, London, Sale number 9287, December 12, 2001
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 34: MARILYN MONROE FISHNET STOCKINGS
 A pair of black fishnet thigh-high stockings with elastic leg bands owned by Marilyn Monroe. A Christie’s tag is pinned to garment intended to be sold in 1999 The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe sale.
PROVENANCE: Lot 85, Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe, Julien's Auctions, June 4, 2005
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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Lot 912: MARILYN MONROE NYLON STOCKING
 A Marilyn Monroe sheer nylon stocking with light blue stitching at the top hem and stitchmarked “60.” Monroe gave the stocking to Marianne Geltner, the English cook who worked for Monroe while she was in London shooting The Prince and the Showgirl (Warner Bros., 1957).
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 89, "Film and Entertainment," Christie's, London, Sale number 9538, December 17, 2002
 Estimate: $200 - $400
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Lot 954: MARILYN MONROE SILK SCARF
 A Marilyn Monroe black silk scarf embellished with red and silver beads. Accompanied by Christie's 1999 lot tag.
Approximately, 26 by 26 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 135, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 568: MARILYN MONROE PURPLE MARABOU FEATHER FAN
 With a faux tortoiseshell handle.
Length, 26 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 569: MARILYN MONROE GROUP OF FIVE LOOSE BROWN FEATHERS
 Vintage marabou.
Length, 16 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 570: MARILYN MONROE VINTAGE BLACK OSTRICH FEATHER FAN
 A folding hand fan made of ostrich feathers and faux tortoiseshell handle. (Feathers damaged, glass lacking.)
13 1/4 by 21 by 2 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 571: MARILYN MONROE WHITE MARABOU FEATHER FAN
 Four feathers bound by a gold fabric fastener.
Length, 20 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 488: MARILYN MONROE VINTAGE BLACK MINI PARASOL
 With a Bakelite tip and wood cane handle, the fabric marked "NYLON" around the edges.
Length, 37 inches; Diameter, 18 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 486: MARILYN MONROE GARMENT HANGERS
A pair of gold velvet covered padded hangers with matching ribbon bows.
 Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 487: MARILYN MONROE FUR HANGERS
Three hangers from Meshekow Bros. wholesale furs featuring extended hooks to accommodate the bulk of a fur coat. Each is branded with the Meshekow Bros. logo, a Los Angeles based wholesale furrier established in 1937.
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Sacs
Bags


Lot 137: MARILYN MONROE HANDBAG
 A gold metal and transparent plastic ladies evening purse bordered with round prong set rhinestones and a rhinestone accented snap closure.
5 by 8 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 215: MARILYN MONROE TRAVEL BAG
 A navy vinyl Japan Airlines carry-on bag, with shoulder strap and outside pocket. Bag reads "JAL Japan Air Lines" with white piped trim. Possibly a bag used during Monroe's honeymoon in Japan with Joe DiMaggio.
9 1/2 by 14 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 237: MARILYN MONROE COIN POUCH
 A red satin and gold thread hinged coin pouch.
2 3/4 inches square
 Estimate: $100 - $150

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Lot 489: MARILYN MONROE CLUTCH
 A ladies snap closure evening clutch with silver metal closure mounted with two round rhinestones. Bag is lined with white silk, and a label reading "Hand Made In Japan." Exterior completely beaded in white and clear seed beads in a scalloped pattern.
4 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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 Lot 490: MARILYN MONROE CLUTCH
 A ladies snap closure evening clutch with gold metal closure, mounted with two clear cabochon stones. White silk lining with label reading "Bags by Josef Hand Beaded in France." Bag completely covered in white seed beads with gold bugle bead meandering pattern.
3 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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 Lot 456: MARILYN MONROE CLUTCH
 A silver swirled plastic clutch with metal clasp closure and interior mirror. Clutch is stamped "Wilardy" on interior below mirror.
4 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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 Lot 453: MARILYN MONROE DESIGNER HANDBAG
 A chocolate brown 1950s alligator handbag with interior stamp that reads, "I. Magnin & Co." as well as a metal insignia mounted to the inside of the bag with lions flanking a crest that reads "Elegance" and a banner that reads "Evans" below. The handbag features gold metal hardware and burgundy leather interior with purpose-built pockets to accommodate matching accessories, including faux tortoise plastic comb, matching leather covered gold metal flint lighter, matching lipstick case containing an unused stick of bright red lipstick, and a matching leather powder compact with mirror.
9 by 9 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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 Lot 454: MARILYN MONROE DESIGNER HANDBAG
 A burgundy leather handbag with interior stamp reading "I. Magnin & Co. Rendl Original." The handbag features gold metal hardware, white leather interior and matching change purse chained to the bag's interior.
9 by 10 inches
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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 Lot 457: MARILYN MONROE HANDBAG
 A green swirled plastic ladies handbag, with gold metal clasp closure and hardware and mirror mounted to the inside lid with "Wilardy" stamped on the inside metal frame.
9 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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 Lot 491: MARILYN MONROE HANDBAG
 A white leather ladies handbag with peach silk interior and gold metal hardware and frame with elastic gold handle. Interior has stamped gold label reading "Duette," which was a model offered by the Evans Company in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Interior pockets hold clear plastic comb and small compact mirror.
10 by 10 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 492: MARILYN MONROE HANDBAG
 A confetti box style Lucite ladies handbag with gold metal hardware and interior sticker label that reads "Gilli Originals New York."
8 3/4 by 3 1/2 by 4 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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 Lot 585: MARILYN MONROE MEXICAN HANDBAG
 A grey pony handbag with gold metal front closure and black leather interior with label reading "Productos Overa, S.A. TEL 17.14.99 Hecho En Mexico D.F." The handbag contains a plastic faux crocodile bi-fold wallet containing three one-peso Mexican bills. It is well documented that Monroe made frequent trips to Mexico for holidays and to purchase furnishings for her Los Angeles home.
7 by 13 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Bijoux
Jewels


Lot 29: MARILYN MONROE SIMULATED DIAMOND EARRINGS
 A pair of simulated diamond, triple drop, mixed cut fringe ear pendants with clip fitting worn by Marilyn Monroe to the world premiere of The Seven Year Itch (20th Century, 1955) on June 1, 1955, in New York City. Accompanied by the Christie’s lot card.
Length, approximately 3 ½ inches
PROVENANCE: Lot 4, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $80,000 - $100,000

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Lot 31: MARILYN MONROE SIMULATED DIAMOND BROOCH
 A floret styled brooch of simulated diamonds owned by Marilyn Monroe. Accompanied by the Christie’s lot card.
Diameter, 2 inches
PROVENANCE: Lot 249, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

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Lot 32: MARILYN MONROE RHINESTONE BRACELET
 A rhinestone bracelet owned by Marilyn Monroe and gifted to Vanessa Reis, the sister-in-law to May Reis, Monroe’s personal assistant and secretary. The bracelet has eight rectangular jeweled panels, each centered with a rounded faceted glass and linked with square rhinestone. The clasp is embossed with Bogoff. In a letter to the consigner dated November 28, 1994, Ralph Roberts, Monroe’s masseur, writes, “Reference Marilyn robe and bracelet. As best I recall, late one Saturday afternoon Marilyn and I were in the dining area of the Miller 9th floor suite at the Mapes Hotel. She had just changed into a robe, sitting on one of the chairs and I was massaging her back and shoulders. She showed me a bracelet she’d brought to Reno with thought of possibly wearing it as a [undecipherable comment] for Roslyn [Monroe’s character in The Misfits]. Upon discussing it, she and Paula [Paula Strasberg was Monroe’s acting coach and friend] had decided somehow it wouldn’t be appropriate. Just then May Reis entered with Vanessa Reis (the widow of Irving Reis, May’s greatly loved brother and film director). Vanessa had come up from LA for a long weekend visit – there’d been some talk of our going out to some of the casinos to do a bit of gambling. Vanessa told Marilyn how lovely she looked in that robe. Marilyn thanked her + impulsively held out the bracelet, ‘Take this + wear it as a good luck charm. I was wearing it during dance rehearsals for Let’s Make Love, smashed into a prop, so a stone is loosened. I wish I could go with you, but Raffe is getting some Misfits knots out. And I should go over that scene coming up Monday.’ They left. Marilyn asked me to remind her to have the robe cleaned to give to Vanessa. Whitey, Agnes, May – all of us – knew from experience we couldn’t compliment Marilyn on any personal items or had to be very careful. She’d be compulsive about giving it, or getting a copy – to you.” Accompanied by a copy of the letter.
PROVENANCE Lot 587, “Western Costume ‘Star Collection’ Part II and Entertainment Memorabilia,” Butterfield & Butterfield, Los Angeles, Sale number 6083B, July 17, 18 & 19, 1994
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 227: MARILYN MONROE BLANCPAIN PLATINUM AND DIAMOND WATCH
 A ladies platinum and diamond Art Deco cocktail watch by the Swiss watchmaking brand, Blancpain, the oldest watch brand in the world. The watchcase is stamped "KO 900 Plat 100 Irid" and numbered "115557." The watch and bracelet are set with round cut and marquise diamonds. The watch face reads Blancpain and the movement is signed "Blancpain, Rayville Watch Co.” The bracelet has two safety chains with fold over clasp featuring additional round diamonds. Despite her famous portrayal of the diamond obsessed Lorelei Lee in the 1953 film classic Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Monroe owned very few pieces of fine jewelry.
6 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000

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Lot 228: MARILYN MONROE ART DECO WATCH
 A ladies Art Deco white gold wristwatch set with round cut diamonds. The watch is mounted on a newer gold tone metal bracelet with later movement by Marvin.
5 1/2 inch wrist
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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Lot 229: MARILYN MONROE TRIFARI COSTUME NECKLACE
 A silver tone metal necklace featuring a single strand of small round rhinestones with a double circle clasp design signed, "Trifari."
15 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Lot 230: MARILYN MONROE WEISS COSTUME NECKLACE
 A rhinestone necklace featuring a continual strand of alternating and round prong-set stones set into plated rhodium with hood and chain clasp. Founded in New York City in 1942, Weiss was created by former Coro employee Albert Weiss. Weiss, whose height was during the 1950s and 1960s, offered high-end costume jewelry featuring high-quality Austrian rhinestones with exceptional clarity.
Adjustable 15 3/8 inch maximum length
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Lot 231: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED COSTUME JEWELRY BRACELET
 A vintage rhinestone bracelet circa 1940s featuring alternating baguette set rectangles with small round stones, with box clasp and safety chain. Signed "EB Pat Pending" for Engel Bros. of New York founded circa 1931.
7 inches
 Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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Lot 232: MARILYN MONROE COSTUME BRACELET
 A vintage rhinestone bracelet with a central row of baguette stones lined on both sides by round cut stones with box clasp closure, unsigned.
7 inches
 Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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Lot 233: MARILYN MONROE NECKLACE
 A strand of faux pearls with fishhook clasp.
16 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 234: MARILYN MONROE BRACELET
 A four-strand, faux pearl bracelet with four rows pearls with 14k gold stamped clasp featuring ornate foliate engraved surface mounted with a faux pearl.
7 inches
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 235: MARILYN MONROE NECKLACE
A strand of faux 10mm pearls with fishhook clasp.
29 inches
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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Lot 236: MARILYN MONROE EARRINGS
 A pair of silver tone metal drop earrings with faux pearls and marquis cut stones and screw-post backs.
1 1/16 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 238: MARILYN MONROE EAR CLIPS
 A pair of signed Eisenberg ear clips with crystal beads and round cut rhinestones. Block lettering signature dates the earrings to between 1945 and 1950.
1 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 239: MARILYN MONROE BROOCH
 A silver tone metal brooch signed Eisenberg with crystal drops, each terminating in a prong set pear-shaped rhinestone, one drop detached. Bar closure features rhinestone rhondelle.
2 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 458: MARILYN MONROE HOBE PARURE
 A vintage costume parure, signed "Hobe", including wide costume bracelet, ear clips, necklace and brooch featuring fuchsia oval cabochon and emerald and round cut rhinestones. Hobe et Cie was founded in Paris in 1887 by Jacques Hobe. Brought to America in 1915 by his son William, Hobe jewelry was popular not only with everyday customers but also with the Hollywood stars.
Necklace, 8 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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Lot 458A: MARILYN MONROE BRACELET
 A costume bracelet featuring round cut rhinestones, with fold over rectangular hook clasp.
6 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 459: MARILYN MONROE BROOCH
 A silver tone metal brooch with rhinestone brooch in a starburst design, including combination of round and marquis cut stones, with bar closure.
3 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 460: MARILYN MONROE EAR CLIPS
 A pair of rhinestone ear clips each with concentric circles of alternating round and oval cut stones.
1 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 461: MARILYN MONROE NECKLACE
 A strand of faux 6mm pearls with fishhook clasp.
17 3/8 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 462: MARILYN MONROE EAR CLIPS
 A pair of silver tone metal ear clips signed "Japan" with faux pearls and round cut faux diamonds in a floret design.
1/2 inch
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 463: MARILYN MONROE EAR CLIPS
 A pair of curved rectangular rhinestone ear clips each with emerald and round cut stones. One piece missing clip on the back.
1 5/8 inches
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 465: MARILYN MONROE BROOCH
 A gold tone metal starburst brooch accented with round cut rhinestones and bar closure.
2 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 466: MARILYN MONROE BRACELET
 A costume bracelet featuring round cut rhinestones, with fold over rectangular hook clasp.
 6 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 467 : MARILYN MONROE BROOCH
 An ornate foliate brooch of gold tone metal, signed "483/60 Boucher 7704," dating it to between 1955 and 1958, set with round cut stones.
3 inches
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Lot 468: MARILYN MONROE EARRINGS
 A pair of 10k gold screw-post earrings with grape and gold foliate design, each featuring faux pearls.
1 1/8 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 469: MARILYN MONROE SUITE OF MIRIAM HASKELL JEWELRY
 Includes a triple-strand necklace of jade and coral colored beads and a beaded clasp, a matching bangle, and pair of clip-on earrings. Housed in a vintage embroidered silk travel case.
Strand length, 12 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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Lot 470: MARILYN MONROE RED LEATHER-BOUND CARTIER BOX
 With a miniature enameled heart stick pin and a beaded heart inside.
4 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Lot 471: MARILYN MONROE VINTAGE GUCCI STERLING HORSEHEAD BANGLE
 Marked "16" and "*730/ F1/ 925." 1.84 troy oz.
Diameter, 2 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Lot 243: MARILYN MONROE HARDSTONE FOO DOG PIN
A bronze pin with pendant ring in the shape of a foo dog made of white hardstone with coral and turquoise accents.
1 3/4 by 1 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 22: MARILYN MONROE GEMINI PENDANT
 A gold and silver tone pendant with a debossed Gemini astrological symbol, from the estate of Marilyn Monroe. Gemini was Marilyn's astrological sign.
Height, 1¼ inches
PROVENANCE: Lot 96, “Fine Manuscripts,” Christie's Los Angeles, Sale 9814, September 20, 2001
Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 20: MARILYN MONROE HAIRBRUSH
 A vintage gold tone hairbrush with a decorative light-blue enamel back and an image of painterly pink rose. Accompanied by a letter of provenance to the current owner from Anna Strasberg's law firm indicating that some of Marilyn Monroe's possessions were purchased directly from her, this hairbrush being one of them. Anna Strasberg was the second wife of Lee Strasberg, Monroe's acting coach, mentor and inheritor of her estate.
Length, 11 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 140: MARILYN MONROE VINTAGE BAKELITE COMB
 With a decorative metal handle.
Length, 7 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 834: MARILYN MONROE HAIR PIN
 A Marilyn Monroe star-shaped rhinestone hair pin. The silver tone pin has a star with multiple rhinestones.
Length, 2 inches
PROVENANCE Partial lot 222, “The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe,” Christie’s, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 961: MARILYN MONROE HAIR STYLING ITEMS
 A group of Marilyn Monroe hair styling items, including a spring-style wire hair curler, three double-prong curl clips, and three hair pins.
PROVENANCE Partial Lots 244 and 245, "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005, and
Partial Lot 112, "Fine Manuscripts," Christie's, Los Angeles, Sale number 9814, September 20, 2001
 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Lot 962: MARILYN MONROE HAIR CREAM
A box of Marilyn Monroe's hair cream. The box contains two tubes of Wella Kolestral conditioning cream for dry hair. Both of the tubes have been opened and partially used. Accompanied by a paper hair cap.
2 by 6 by 1 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 252, "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's Auctions, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005
 Estimate: $600 - $800

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Beauty: Make Up & Cosmetics


Lot 136: MARILYN MONROE POWDER COMPACT
 An Elizabeth Arden powder compact covered with prong set round rhinestones and an elaborate faux pearl design. The compact contains mirror, powder puff and loose powder.
2 1/2 by 2 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 139: MARILYN MONROE FOSTER JEWELRY CO. COMPACT WITH MARCASITE FLOWER
 Cream colored Bakelite lid with applied marcasite flower. Brass bottom case with embossed floral decoration around the edge. Inside is a mirror, opening to a concealed rouge compartment, and the bottom is an empty powder compartment. Marked "FJ Co." and "1973433" inside the lid.
Diameter, 1 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 141: MARILYN MONROE BLUE OPAQUE GLASS VANITY JAR
 With etched floral parcel gilt decoration and an embossed decorated silverplated lid.
4 1/4 by 4 inches
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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Lot 144: MARILYN MONROE VINTAGE AVON PERFUME BOTTLE
 A blue milk glass perfume bottle with parcel gilt rim. Marked on the base. (Lacking stopper.)
Height, 3 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $100 - $200
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Lot 333: MARILYN MONROE ERNO LASZLO COSMETICS
 A black and marbleized white plastic box once containing Active pHelityl soap from Erno Laszlo.
4 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Lot 335: MARILYN MONROE ERNO LASZLO PHELITONE FACE CREAM
 Labeled "Fair/ 128." In vintage 1 oz. black and white original packaging.
1 1/2 by 2 by 2 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 336: MARILYN MONROE ERNO LASZLO DUAL PHASE FACE POWDER
 Labeled "Blush/ 1152." In vintage 2.75 oz. black and white original packaging.
2 by 3 by 3 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 341: MARILYN MONROE LIPSTICK CASE WITH MIRROR
 An engraved decorated vanity lipstick case with a pop-up mirror and a cabochon turquoise catch. Marked illegibly. .64 troy oz.
2 by 3/4 by 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 135: MARILYN MONROE LIPSTICK
 A gold metal lipstick lid embellished with round prong set rhinestones. The tube contains a used stick of "Bachelor's Carnation" by Revlon, "Non-Smear type, N. 1947, Dist. Revlon N.Y."
2 5/16 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Lot 142: MARILYN MONROE MICHEL LIPSTICK
 In a goldtone case marked "Michel Coral Pink."
Length, 2 1/8 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 342: MARILYN MONROE ELIZABETH ARDEN LIPSTICK
 In a goldtone case with typewritten label reading "Orange Pink like Miss I./ sample 05022/ May 2, 1960."
Length, 2 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Lot 343: MARILYN MONROE ELIZABETH ARDEN LIPSTICK
 In a goldtone case. Color label marked "Subtle."
Length, 2 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 344: MARILYN MONROE ELIZABETH ARDEN LIPSTICK
 In a goldtone case, with lid stuck in place. Label marked "Click Change."
Length, 2 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000 
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Lot 345: MARILYN MONROE MICHEL LIPSTICK
 In a goldtone case marked "Michel Pearl No. 1."
Length, 2 1/8 inches
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 331: MARILYN MONROE EYEBROW PENCIL
 A clear vinyl snap-closure case with mirror and eyebrow pencil.
Mirror, 2 by 3 inches
 Estimate: $200 - $300

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Lot 958: MARILYN MONROE COSMETICS
 A pair of Marilyn Monroe eye makeup items: an S.H. Swick dark brown eye pencil and an Elizabeth Arden “Eye Stopper” black eyeliner.
Longest, 5 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 275, "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005
 Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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Lot 959: MARILYN MONROE MAKEUP PENCIL
 A Marilyn Monroe Maybelline makeup pencil, in light brown.
Length, 3 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 275, "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's Auctions, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005
 Estimate: $600 - $800 
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Lot 965: MARILYN MONROE MAKEUP PENCIL
 A Marilyn Monroe Glorene of Hollywood makeup pencil in light brown.
Length, 4 3/4 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 275, "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's Auctions, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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Lot 966: MARILYN MONROE MAKEUP BRUSH
 A Marilyn Monroe makeup brush with clear plastic handle and black bristles. The brush is typical of the brushes that would accompany cake mascara.
Length, 4 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 275, "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's Auctions, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005
 Estimate: $600 - $800
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 Lot 967MARILYN MONROE ERNO LASZLO MAKEUP
A pair of Marilyn Monroe Erno Laszlo makeup bottles. The plastic bottles have black Laszlo branded caps. One bottle has a sticker affixed to the underside that identifies it as “Normalizer Shake-It/ Shade BLUSH.” The other bottle contains unidentified liquid makeup.
Height, 5 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 112, "Fine Manuscripts," Christie's, Los Angeles, Sale number 9814, September 20, 2001
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 968: MARILYN MONROE ERNO LASZLO MAKEUP
 A jar of Marilyn Monroe Erno Laszlo pHelitone makeup. The plastic wide-mouth jar has a black Laszlo branded cap. The jar has a sticker affixed to the underside that identifies it as “pHelitone/ Shade BLUSH” and is additionally stamped “670.”
1 1/4 by 2 1/4 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 112, "Fine Manuscripts," Christie's, Los Angeles, Sale number 9814, September 20, 2001
 Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 969: MARILYN MONROE ERNO LASZLO LOTION
A Marilyn Monroe owned bottle of Erno Laszlo controlling lotion contained in its original box. According to the Erno Laszlo company website, Monroe and Laszlo were close friends, and he formulated one of his products specifically for her.
2 1/2 by 4 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 112, "Fine Manuscripts," Christie's, Los Angeles, Sale number 9814, September 20, 2001
Estimate: $200 - $400
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Lot 138: MARILYN MONROE ACCESSORIES
 A pair of ladies accessories covered in prong set round rhinestones, including a card case with brushed metal interior and hinged arm to one side, together with a faux tortoise plastic folding comb with rhinestone covered case.
Case, 3 by 4 inches
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 330: MARILYN MONROE BEVELED GLASS PURSE VANITY MIRROR
 With shagreen back.
2 1/4 by 2 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 329: MARILYN MONROE MIRRORED TRINKET BOX
 A glass and brass box with a floral cut-glass lid and a mirrored base.
1 1/2 by 3 3/4 by 2 1/2 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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