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    Marilyn Monroe personal Radioplane beauty contest photograph. (1944) Vintage original gelatin silver 3.25 x 4.25 in. photograph depicting the 19-year-old Queen Norma Jeane Dougherty, who had won a beauty contest at the Radioplane plant where she worked as a parachute inspector during the war. Also includes a 35mm second generation negative of the photograph, as well as (2) issues of Radioplane Static magazine, the plant's employee newsletter, one of which includes a paragraph about Marilyn winning a $50 war bond for making a useful suggestion to management. Photo exhibits minor edge wear. Otherwise, in very good condition. Provenance: Christie's LA, Collection of Marilyn Monroe Memorabilia Sold to Benefit Hollygrove Children's Home, 12 September 2001, Lot 89.

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    December, 2018
    11th Tuesday
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