One of the earliest media and pop culture mega-stars, Marilyn Monroe left behind a wide range of vintage collectible memorabilia. Marilyn's personal estate was first auctioned off by Christie's on October 27th and 28th, 1999 in a sale called "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," which yielded over thirteen million dollars. It had been in storage since 1962 when she died and included clothing, scripts, awards, furniture, kitchenware, and glassware Marilyn had owned.

A follow up sale by Julien’s in 2005, known as "Property from the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," consisted of the remainder of the items that were not put up for auction in 1999. To avoid authentication problems and the numerous fakes on the market, some collectors stick solely to collecting personal items from these two auctions.

However, apart from items Marilyn herself might have owned or used, there's a wide range of collectible Marilyn Monroe items on the market, including photos, prints, magazines, dolls, wine bottles, calendars, plates, and postcards.


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M. M. is simply mad about Marilyn Monroe
Waterloo Record, September 20th

FERGUS — Melinda Mason is a born-and-raised Fergus resident who owns Marilyn Monroe's mohair hat. She has the airline tickets that Monroe and her then-husband, New York Yankees slugger Joe DiMaggio, used to fly to Japan on Jan. 29, 1954, days ...Read more

Marilyn Monroe negative sells for over £4000
ITV News, September 20th

A negative from Marilyn Monroe's first professional photoshoot has sold at auction for £4,250. The estimate had been between £5,000 and £8,000 but auctioneer Andrew Aldridge said he was "happy with the result". The image dates back to when the blond ...Read more

Marilyn Monroe rare negative sold at auction in Devizes
BBC News, September 20th

A rare negative of legendary movie star Marilyn Monroe, taken during her first professional photo shoot when she was 20 years old, has been sold at auction. The photograph was taken when the unknown Norma Jeane Baker was a factory girl hoping to ...Read more

Breakfast of champions: Marilyn Monroe's eggs in milk
The Guardian, September 19th

Monroe claimed to eat two raw eggs whisked into cold milk every morning, and in 1952 was photographed in bed, naked but for a sheet, concocting her body builder-style breakfast. Served plain, it's very, very bland – this version is both delicious and ...Read more

Marilyn Monroe negative goes under the hammer
ITV News, September 19th

A negative from Marilyn Monroe's first professional photoshoot goes under the hammer in Wiltshire today. At the time the image was captured, the future film star was the unknown Norma Jeane Baker, a 20-year-old factory girl dreaming of becoming a model...Read more

Brand To Re-Create Marilyn Monroe's Iconic Dress-Blowing Scene Then Urge ...
Marketing Land, September 11th

Did you know that Monday, September 15 will mark the 60th anniversary of one of the most iconic moments in film history? Yes, come Monday, it will be 60 years since Marilyn Monroe did her famous The Seven Year Itch scene during which her skirt blew up ...Read more

Marilyn Monroe 'had lesbian affair with drama teacher Natasha Lytess'
Daily Mail, September 7th

Marilyn Monroe had a secret lesbian affair with her domineering German acting teacher, newly unearthed documents reveal. They show that the actress lived as 'man and wife' with Columbia Pictures drama coach Natasha Lytess for two of the seven years ...Read more

Outrageous Lies About Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie O Exposed in ...
TheWrap, August 28th

C. David Heymann's posthumously released account Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio's torrid marriage was favorably reviewed after its July release, but Newsweek's David Cay Johnston is now contesting the authenticity of the book and much of the ...Read more