Date: 12th February 2001

Marilyn Monroe Personal Items Up For Grabs

A collection of MARILYN MONROE's personal memorabilia is up for grabs on the Sotheby's online auction site - including a postcard to her half-sister BERNIECE signed NORMA JEANE.

The postcard has been priced at a starting figure of $10,000 (6,600), and the collection includes several items of clothing such as the JEAN LOUIS costume sketch of the dress worn by Marilyn when she sang Happy Birthday to her lover PRESIDENT JOHN F KENNEDY at Madison Square Garden, New York, America, on 19 May 1962.

The auction takes bids from 1 March (01) at (SVD/LADN/PDD)

Source: WENN