Someone Will Pay $8,000 For Marilyn Monroe’s Curls

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( — July 23, 2016) —Marilyn Monroe’s hair and dress will be up for auction this fall, and it is estimated that two curls from the famous actress could be sold at a price of up to $8,000.

A few precious locks from America’s most famous blonde have been preserved by Frieda Hull, her admirer and also friend of the famous actress.

According to the the Associated Press, Frieda had Marilyn’s blessing to ask her hairstylist for the blonde curls. She received them before the actress died in 1962.

The hair of the pop-culture icon, which is kept in a UV protected case, will be up for auction via Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles. Bidding for the items will take place on November 19th and 20th this year and is expected that the hair will be sold for between $6,000 and $8,000.

Julien’s Auctions said that the two women had a long-lasting friendship, and that Hull had remarkable access to Monroe’s personal and professional life, the AP reports.

The auction will also offer other Marilyn memorabilia, currently owned by the artistic director Lee Strasberg, and David Gainsborough-Roberts, a British collector, who is thought to own the largest private collection of the actress’s outfits.

The price of the items that will be offered at auction range from $3,000 to $600,000. Among the items is a transparent black dress which Marilyn, a sex icon, wore in 1959 in the movie “Some Like It Hot”, and a pink linen dress the actress wore in the 1953 film noir “Niagara”.

The auction will also offer a large collection of photos from the 1955 premiere of “East of Eden.”

This wouldn’t be the first time that hair from late celebrities has hit the auction block. Elvis Presley’s hair sold for $115,000 in 2002, while someone bought a lock of David Bowie’s hair for $18,750 in June, Time magazine reports, adding that auctions of unusual items that once belonged to celebrities can reach astronomically high bidding prices.