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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Value of Scarcity: Dorothy OZ Dress Fetches Almost $500K at Auction

Judy Garland’s blue gingham dress she wore in “The Wizard of Oz” has sold for $480,000.

Steve McQueen’s racing jacket sold for $50,000, as did a purple skirt worn by Marilyn Monroe while filming “River of No Return” in Canada. Julie Andrews’ “Sound of Music dress” brought $38,400.

Sunglasses worn by Jean Reno in “Leon” went for $8,320, while Johnny Depp’s shades fetched $3,250.

A Piece of Cake

Bidders also snapped up pieces of royal wedding cakes. Prince William and Kate Middleton’s cake sold for $7,500 while Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s cake sold for $1,375.

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