Washington, (ANI): A bathrobe belonging to Marilyn Monroe has fetched a whopping 120,000 dollars at an auction in Las Vegas. A private collector was said to have made the bid during a two-day Julien's Auctions memorabilia sale. The robe previously gathered 6,000 dollars a decade ago, when it was put under the hammer by Christie's auction house, reports the Contactmusic.
A Monroe necklace was also grabbed in exchange of 56,000 dollars during the sale, which also featured items once belonging to Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. The highlight was a signed Jackson 5 album, which was estimated to be worth between 400 and 600 dollars, but fetched a staggering 33,750 dollars.
Story first published: Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 11:54 [IST]