Julien's Marilyn Monroe bra sale represents 89% return



2015-06-26 13:13:43

Julien's Marilyn Monroe bra sale represents 89% return

An 89% return in 18 months for a Marilyn Monroe bra at Julien's shows her strength at auction

Julien's Auctions' Hollywood Legendssale was highlighted by the auction of Marilyn Monroe's bra from Some Like It Hot this weekend (April 5-6), with the piece selling for $28,125.

Marilyn Monroe bra auction One of Marilyn's cocktail dresses also sold in the auction, bringing $25,000

The sale demonstrates the huge power of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia at auction, after Paul Fraser Collectibles sold another of her bras for 9,500 ($14,558) just 18 months ago - that's an 89.5% increase in value.

There are very few investments that can boast that sort of return in such a short space of time.

Monroe's memorabilia has continued to appreciate in value over the years since her death, with the PFC40 Autograph Index showing a 128.8% increase for a signed photograph of the star between 2000 and 2012, a 6.1% increase per annum.

We have a fantastic selection of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia for saleso you can harness this incredible selling power, including some stunning signed photographs and her exceedingly rare high school photo.

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