Debbie Reynolds’ memorabilia auction raised a staggering $18.6 million dollars today. Millions more than the catalog estimate…Congratulations to her! Though her dreams of a museum to house her collection failed to eventuate, her foresight in purchasing these iconic pieces (long before Hollywood memorabilia was popular) has paid off…BIG TIME! And, there’s still hundreds more items to be auctioned at a later date.
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Debbie Reynolds disclosed that she paid $100,000 for Audrey Hepburn’s My Fair Lady “Ascot dress and hat,” well, today it sold for $3.7 million! What an investment!!!
Special thanks to Kay Shackleton for reporting the realized auction prices and sharing her photos.
WOW! This blows everything else away…Marilyn Monroe’s “subway dress,” you know, the one she wore in The Seven Year Itch, sold for $4.6 million dollars today! Over 500 items were sold today, all courtesy of the collection amassed by Debbie Reynolds. Stay tuned for more auction prices.
See article and photo below, courtesy of Kay Shackleton.
Marilyn Monroe’s red sequin dress and hat from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes sold for $1.2 million dollars today! That’s about one million dollars more than the catalog estimate…not bad!
Thanks to Kay Shackleton for the “breaking news” article (see link below) and photo of the costume.