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Beverly Hills, California – (December 16, 2015) – Julien’s Auctions, the world record- breaking auction house to the stars, proved that the ladies still have it at today’s auction event featuring Property from the Collection of Dame Joan Collins and Icons and Idols: Hollywood. Two Dames and a Hollywood Screen Goddess showed that memorabilia from leading ladies including Dame Joan Collins, Dame Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe brought about worldwide excitement amongst bidders throughout the day.
Property from the Collection of Joan Collins featured items from her personal life and career with a vast array of costumes and jewelry from her days as the famous Alexis Carrington on the hit primetime series “Dynasty.” Collins’ collection proved to be one of the most popular among collectors raising hundreds of thousands of dollars when the hammer came down for the final item offered this afternoon. Among the highlights offered by Dame Joan Collins from her days on “Dynasty” were a Joan Collins Kenneth Lane necklace worn on the show which sold for $9,375, a Joan Collins red gown and cropped jacket worn on “Dynasty” which sold for $6,875 and a Versace choker which sold for $2,560. Other highlights of Property from the Collection of Joan Collins included the Dame Joan Collins ensemble worn to the Investiture Ceremony when Prince Charles bestowed the title of Dame upon Collins which sold for $25,600, a Joan Collins Louis Vuitton trunk which sold for $8,750 and two love letters from Warren Beatty which sold for $1,920.
Screen Goddess Marilyn Monroe and Dame Elizabeth Taylor also didn’t disappoint at today’s second auction session, Icons and Idols: Hollywood. The Marilyn Monroe Conversion to Judaism Certificate sold for $68,750, a Marilyn Monroe cast hand and footprints sold for $56,250, a Marilyn Monroe Bruno Bernard signed original vintage photograph sold for $12,500 and Elizabeth Taylor’s Gold and Ruby Bracelet sold for $15,000.
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