Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Marilyn Monroe Silk Dress Worn to Publicize Some Like It Hot (TCF, 1959). Vintage original Jax brand crème silk, short sleeve dress with scoop neck, darted bust, gusseted underarms, weighted hem, small slit lower back hem, and zipper back closure. Retaining internal Jax bias label. Jax is known to have been one of Marilyn's favorite fashion brands. Exhibiting minor wear, spot soiling on one sleeve cuff, and seam separation to back lower slit. In vintage Very Good to Fine condition. Provenance: Marilyn Monroe Auction: Property From the Collection of David Gainesborough Roberts, Los Angeles, Lot 427. COA from Heritage Auctions. From The Gene London Cinema Collection.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    28th Monday
    Auction Dates
    16th-18th Friday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    13 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 80
    Auction Type
    Signature®:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Signature® Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.
    Track Item