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Marilyn Monroe’s $57k Dress and Other Top Sold Items – June 2010

by Ivanka on July 31, 2010

in Just for Fun

One of the most fascinating items that sold in June was a floral print rayon dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in her last production, Something’s Got To Give (1962), which was never released.  It came from the Estate of Richard Wilson, a widely respected collector and dealer in movie, celebrity and political memorabilia.

The auction started at $10,000 and closed at $57,600 with 12 bids on June 20th.

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Here are a few of the other most expensive items that sold in June.

Antiques Category
Antique Chinese Yixing Teapot w damage Repair – $20,000

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Art Category
Erte’s – The Alphabet Suite limited edition prints signed by artist – $13,000

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Coins & Paper Money Category
Rare 1867 Proof Nickel W/ Rays 5 cent PCGS PR64 – $33,601

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Collectibles Category
Lot of 3,400 Marvel comics dating from the 1960′s through today - $14,000

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Dolls & Bears Category
Rare Schmitt doll – $9,000

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Entertainment Memorabilia Category
1964 Beatles French EP featuring the “Sandwich” cover – $10,000

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Pottery & Glass Category
Emile Galle Lamp – $10,000

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Sports Memorabilia Category
1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 5 – $15,500

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Stamps Category
Teck Estate writing tin with letters from the Royal Family – $8,767

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Toys Category
Mego Iron Man – $16,097

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