Celebrity Memorabilia Price Guide

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    Audrey Hepburn Givenchy Hat

    Audrey Hepburn Hat 1964
    c. 1964 Audrey Hepburn Hat 1964. - Photo Courtesy of Bonhams

    Including Hollywood Stars and Legendary Recording Artists

    Any ordinary item can increase exponentially in value when provenance dictates ownership or association with a Hollywood star or legendary recording artist. This guide offers a glimpse at collectible items that would be worth a fraction of their selling price if they were not linked to a celebrity.

    Hat with jade green silk velvet hat with turquoise feather and crystal bead tassels with "Givenchy Paris / Made in France" label sewn...MORE inside. Worn by actress Audrey Hepburn in 1964 for a photograph by Cecil Beaton which appeared in Vogue. See below for selling price and venue.

    Selling price: $46,250 (including buyer's premium) at Bonham's, 5/14

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    Marilyn Monroe Autographed Photo

    Autographed Photograph of Marilyn Monroe Sold at Auction
    Ca. 1950s Autographed Photograph of Marilyn Monroe Sold at Auction. - Photo Courtesy of RR Auction

    Autographed photograph of Marilyn Monroe. See below for selling price and venue.

    Selling price: $32,525 (RR Auction, Amherst, N.H. - 1/14)

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    Paul Newman's Script for "The Sting"

    Paul Newman's working script for the Academy Award Winning Film — The Sting
    Ca. Early 1970s Paul Newman's working script for "The Sting". - Photo Courtesy of RR Auction

    Working script for the Academy Award Winning movie "The Sting" belonging to Paul Newman who played a principal character in the film. See below for selling price and venue.

    Selling price: $21,013 (RR Auction, Amherst, N.H. - 1/14)

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    Earnest Bachrach Academy Award Medal

    Earnest Bachrach Academy Award Oscar Medal Sold at Auction
    Ca. 1947 Earnest Bachrach Academy Award Medal for Photography. - Photo Courtest of RR Auction

    Extremely rare (only two other medals like this one are known to exist) Academy Award medal for still photography presented to Earnest Bachrach in 1947. Bachrach was a Hollywood "Golden Age" photographer who received this medal for his work on "Crossfire" and "The Farmer's Daughter." See below for selling price.

    Bachrach was also well-known for his portrait studies of influential actors and actress, including a series of color photographs of Marilyn Monroe. His...MORE production work on "King Kong" was recognized for the special effects and composites he produced for the film and the promo campaign. Selling price: $45,049 (RR Auction, Amherst, N.H. - 1/14)

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    John Wayne Film Worn Cowboy Hat

    Cowboy Hat Worn by John Wayne
    Ca. Early 1970s Cowboy Hat Worn by John Wayne. - Heritage Auction Galleries

    Cowboy hat worn by John Wayne in "Big Jake," "The Cowboys," and "The Train Robbers." See more information from Heritage Auction catalog below.

    A Cowboy Hat from "Big Jake," "The Cowboys," and "The Train Robbers." National General Pictures, 1971; Warner Bros., 1972; Warner Bros., 1973. Made of tan felt, colorful embroidery on leather hatband, inside has handwritten annotations in black felt tip ink reading "J. Wayne #2" and "Chuck...MORE Roberson 2" (Wayne's longtime stunt double), stamps under inside band read "W.C.C." (Western Costume Company) and "American" (United American Costume Company/American Costume Corporation, Luster Bayless' company); worn by Wayne as he portrayed "Jacob McCandles," "Wil Andersen," and "Lane" in the three different films; also worn by Roberson in "Big Jake" as the two men frequently shared the same costume pieces.

    (Please note this hat is stained and shows signs of heavy wear.)

    Selling price: $119,500.00 (Heritage Auction, 10/11)

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    John Waye "True Grit" Eye Patch

    John Wayne Eye Patch Worn in
    Ca. 1969 John Wayne Eye Patch Worn in "True Grit". - Heritage Auction

    Eye patch worn by John Wayne as the legendary character Rooster Cogburn in Paramount Pictures' "True Grit." See more information from auction catalog below.

    Made of black leather with fine wire mesh covering a cut-out hole; makeup residue still evident on inside patch; one of many worn by Wayne throughout the film as he portrayed the iconic character, Rooster Cogburn. According to Luster Bayless (Wayne's longtime costumer)] in the 1996 book, "Duke, We're Glad We Knew...MORE You" by Herb Fagen, "...Duke...needed a fresh (eye) patch every day. Each morning he'd check the thing to see if there was any makeup inside it."

    Please note that all the eye patches made for this film were slightly unique in shape since Bayless made them by hand.

    Selling price: $47,800 (Heritage Auction, 10/11)

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    John Wayne "The Green Berets" Beret

    Beret Worn by John Wayne in
    Ca. 1968 Beret Worn by John Wayne in "The Green Berets". - Heritage Auction Galleries

    Beret worn by John Wayne in the Warner Bros./Seven Arts film "The Green Berets." See more information from Heritage Auction catalog below.

    Of traditional design, made of green wool, striped military patch on front with added silver-colored metal eagle pin; worn as John Wayne portrayed "Colonel Mike Kirby" in the film that he starred in and directed.

    Selling price: $179,250 (Heritage Auction, 10/11)

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    Cher Victorian Cross Pendant Necklace

    Ca. 1870 Cher's Victorian Cross Pendant. - Julien's Auctionscher

    Set with 25 rose-cut diamonds, the bail mounted in 14K yellow gold, approximately 2 3/4 by 1 5/8", with later added 29" bead necklace.

    Selling price: $2,300 (Julien's Auctions, 6/10)

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    Marilyn Monroe Chair Used in Final Photo Session

    Marilyn Monroe Chair. - Julien's Auctions

    Italian-style carved chair with green velvet upholstery. This chair was used in the July 1962 photo shoot with Life magazine photographer Allan Grant.

    The chair had three owners since Marilyn's death. Letters from the first and second owners accompany the chair. The photographs were taken in Monroe's Brentwood, Calif. home. Grant asked Monroe to choose casual clothes to wear. She chose a black sweater, capris and spiked heels. The effect of the heels is evident in a small tear in the...MORE upholstery. As Monroe sat on the back of the chair she also caused a small crack in the wood.

    Selling price: $28,000 (Julien's Auctions, 6/10)

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    W.C. Fields Coat Worn in "The Bank Dick"

    W.C. Fields Jacket. - Julien's Auctions

    A green wool jacket with five-button closure and a Western Costume label reading, "W.C. Fields" with other handwritten measurements.

    The coat was worn by Fields as he portrayed the lovable drunk, Egbert Souse, a security officer at Lompoc Bank. Fields penned the film's screenplay, which features a cameo by Shemp Howard of The Three Stooges. Selling Price: $4,000 (Julien's Auctions, 6/10)

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    Rita Hayworth Signed Photograph

    Rita Hayworth Signed Photo. - Julien's Auctions

    Original vintage black and white promotional photograph of Rita Hayworth and inscribed, "To Jeanne Best Always. Rita Hayworth." 8 1/4 by 7 1/4".

    Selling price: $600 (Julien's Auctions, 6/10)

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    Marilyn Monroe White Fur Stole

    Marilyn Monroe White Fur Stole. - Jay B. Siegel

    Fox fur stole with a triple-pleated ivory silk lining. Label reads: 'Teitelbaum Furs/ Beverly Hills.' Accompanied by photographs of Monroe wearing this stole.

    Previously sold at 'The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe' auction, Christie's, New York, October 27-28, 1999 and 'Entertainment Memorabilia' auction, Christie's, New York, November 18, 2003.

    Selling Price: $68,000 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Marilyn Monroe Erno Laszlo Cosmetics

    Marilyn Monroe Erno Laszlo Cosmetics. - Jay B. Siegel

    Three jars of Erno Laszlo Active pHelityl Cream. Largest, 2 by 3 inches.

    Previously sold at 'Property From the Estate of Marilyn Monroe' auction, Julien's Auctions, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005.

    Selling Price: $1,152 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Marilyn Monroe Household Goods and Decor

    Household Items from Marilyn Monroe's Estate. - Jay B. Siegel

    Brass bell, Mexican clay dove, Native American pottery and copper bowl with Delft handles from Marilyn Monroe's estate.

    Selling Price: Bell $896, Mexican Clay Dove $2,500, Native American Pottery $1,125, Cooper Bowl $960

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    Elvis Presley Concert Worn Shirt

    Elvis Presley Concert Worn Shirt. - Jay B. Siegel

    Ivory silk shirt with sequins, beads and faux pearls. Accompanied by a letter from Charlie Hodge stating he was given this shirt by Elvis in the mid-70's.

    Selling Price: $38,750 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Bob Hope Millionaire Golf Balls

    Bob Hope Millionaire Golf Balls. - Jay B. Siegel

    Goldtone balls in leather container reading "For Millionaire Golfers" with gold-painted tees. Believed to be a gift from producer Albert "Cubby" Broccoli.

    Previously sold at the "Bob Hope Estate Auction", Julien's Auctions, Beverly Hills, October 18 & 19, 2008.

    Selling Price: $218.75

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    Edith Head Costume Sketches

    From "The Blue Bird" and "Love Me Tonight" Edith Head Costume Sketches. - Jay B. Siegel

    "The Blue Bird" sketches include Ava Gardner and Elizabeth Taylor. "Love Me Tonight" sketch features Jeanette McDonald.

    Selling Prices: "The Blue Bird" sketches $1,024; "Love Me Tonight" sketch $500 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Marilyn Monroe Black Velvet Hat and Photograph by Roy Schatt

    Label reads: 'Original Design by Madcaps New York' Marilyn Monroe Hat and Photograph. - Jay B. Siegel

    Black velvet floppy hat with upturned brim. Tear in hat lining. Same or similar hat in photograph by Roy Schatt (signed by Schatt) auctioned separately.

    Hat previously sold at 'The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe' auction, Christie's New York, October 27-28, 1999.

    Selling Prices: Hat $4,480; Photograph $1,875 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Marilyn Monroe White Cocktail Dress

    Marilyn Monroe White Cocktail Dress. - Jay B. Siegel

    Ivory silk jersey dress labeled Ceil Chapman with tag reading 'Fox 964467'.

    Previously sold at 'The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe' auction, Christie's New York, October 28, 1999.

    Selling Price: $12,800 (6/09)

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    Cher's Victorian Gothic Revival Dressing Table

    Ca. 1870 Cher's Victorian Gothic Revival Dressing Table. - Jay B. Siegel

    Oak dressing table in the manner of Charles Bevan with one drawer numbered 3310 and stamped Garnett & Sons. Height: 41 3/4 inches.

    Previously sold at the "Property From the Collection of Cher" auction, Sotheby's and Julien's Auctions, Los Angeles, October 3-4, 2006.

    Selling Price: $1,000 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Ozzy Osbourne Porcelain Dresser Set

    Marked Ford Crown Ware Burslem Ozzy Osbourne Porcelain Dresser Set. - Jay B. Siegel

    Hand painted set with tray, four covered containers, ring holder, and powder receptacle.

    This set was sold previously at "The Osbourne Collection" auction, Julien's Auctions, Beverly Hills, November 30 & December 1, 2007.

    Selling Price: $256 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Elvis Doctor Bag and Assorted Pill Bottles

    From the Collection of Dr. Nick - Personal Physician to Elvis Presley Elvis Doctor Bag and Assorted Pill Bottles. - Jay B. Siegel

    Bag used by Dr. Nichopoulos for making house calls to Graceland and while on tour with Elvis. Pill bottles for various drugs bearing the name of Elvis Presley.

    Selling Prices: Dr. Bag $16,000; Pill Bottles $2,880-8,960 each (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Elvis Presley Autographed Photo

    From the Collection of Dr. Nick - Personal Physician to Elvis Presley Color Photograph Inscribed to Dr. Nick by Elvis. - Jay B. Siegel

    Inscribed to Dr. Nick by Elvis: "To Dr. Nick, My friend and Doctor. Sincerely, Elvis Presley."

    Selling Price: $8,750 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Elvis Presley Autographed Photo

    From the Collection of Dr. Nick - Personal Physician to Elvis Presley Original Photograph Inscribed to Dr. Nick by Elvis. - Jay B. Siegel

    Original vintage black and white photograph showing Elvis playing the guitar in a black leather suit. Inscribed to Dr. Nick and signed by Elvis.

    Selling Price: $8,000 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Ann Miller Silver Cuff Bracelets

    Ann Miller Llama Cuff Bracelets. - Jay B. Siegel

    Cuff style bracelets with raised images of llamas at the center. Stamped '925 Peru'.

    Selling Price: $406.26 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Marilyn Monroe Black Linen Blouse & Striped Skirt

    Marilyn Monroe Black Linen Blouse & Striped Skirt. - Jay B. Siegel

    Blouse label reads: 'Lady Manhattan/ Golden Needle/ 12/ Imported/ Pure Irish Linen.' No label present on black, beige, and tan striped cotton skirt.

    Garments previously sold at 'Property From the Estate of Marilyn Monroe' auction, Julien's Auctions, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005.

    Selling Price: Linen Blouse $23,750; Striped Skirt $2,304 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)

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    Ann Miller Schiaparelli Coat

    Ann Miller Schiaparelli Coat. - Jay B. Siegel

    Lamb with fox trim coat with Schiaparelli label and lining. Lining is also embroidered 'Ann Miller.'

    Selling Price: $1,250 (Julien's Auctions - 6/09)