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Monroe's Estate Items will be Put Up for Auction

April 21, 2005 (4:27 am) GMT
More than 200 personal and professional items from the estate of Marilyn Monroe will be put up for auction in June

More than 200 personal and professional items from the estate of Marilyn Monroe will be put up for auction in June this year. The items, which have been kept in reserve for 43 years, include the star's Joe DiMaggio divorce papers, her personal phone directory and an original watercolor painting Monroe made and inscribed to President Kennedy for his birthday.

Items in the auction also include her 1956 application to a New York City court to change her name from Norma Jean Mortenson to Marilyn Monroe and a pearl gray silk dress she wore in the 1960 film "Let's Make Love." The auction will be conducted by Julien's Auctions of Los Angeles/New York at Barclay Butera in Los Angeles on June 4, 2005, while the items will be on display from May 31 up till June 3, 2005.

In addition to Monroe's auction, the jewelry of another Hollywood star, Ann Miller, also will be sold June 4.

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