A 1940s black colobus monkey fur jacket Marilyn Monroe wore to the opening of The Emperor Waltz (1948) is to star at Julien’s Auctions.
The lot is expected to sell for around $20,000-30,000 ahead of the November 17 sale in LA.
Marilyn Monroe in the 1940s
Colobus monkeys are now highly endangered. As a result, the coat can only be sold to a buyer within California – or someone with a federal permit to take it elsewhere.
We have this extraordinary Marilyn Monroe autograph for sale.
The rest of the sale is a wildly eclectic mix of memorabilia, both from the movies and real life.
Heath Ledger’s ripped shirt from Brokeback Mountain is valued at up to $8,000, while a miniature model of President Donald Trump’s wedding cake from his 2005 nuptials is expected to make around $2,000.
Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien's Auctions, said: "Each year our incredible selection of items curated for our Hollywood auction events becomes bigger and better, and our November sale is no exception.
"From the largest collection of Judy Garland's costumes to a Nobel Peace Prize medal and historical items from Presidents John F. Kennedy and Donald Trump, we are proud to present this extraordinary range of memorabilia at this fantastic auction."
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