Marilyn Monroe medical notes could make $30,000

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2015-06-26 13:27:50

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Marilyn Monroe medical notes could make $30,000

Marilyn Monroe's medical notes shed light on rumours of plastic surgery

A set of physician's notes indicating that Marilyn Monroe underwent plastic surgery will go under the hammer at the November 9-10 sale at Julien's Auctionswith an estimate of $20,000-30,000.

The notes, written by plastic surgeon Dr Michael Gurdin between 1950 and 1962 reference a cartilage implant inher chin. Also included are a set of X-rays of the star's frontal facial bones, nasal bones and the roof of her mouth.

Monroe medical recordsGurdin presented the records to the seller as a gift

Medical notes pertaining toMonroehave surfaced before. Three X-rays of her chest dating to 1954 sold for $45,000 in 2010.

An auction of the estate of William Travilla,hercostume designer, will take place at Julien's Auctions the day before the sale.

We have a significant range of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia available.

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