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    A Marilyn Monroe Grave Marker, Circa 1990s. Made of weighty bronze (approximately 4 pounds), rectangular-shaped, painted brown, simple gold-painted decorative border, raised lettering on front reads "Marilyn Monroe / 1926-1962," raised lettering on back reads "Make Two Patterns For Marge" [margin or edge], further engraved text reads "415 Westwood" [likely the plot number at the cemetery]; removed from the star's crypt at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California in the mid-1990s to be replaced with a new one due to the amount of wear Monroe's plaque received from thousands of visitors; obtained directly by an employee of the cemetery 20+ years ago and consigned to this auction by her. (Please note there is slight paint loss on bottom edge and gilt on lettering is worn off.)
    4 1/2" x 15"

    Interestingly, another one of Monroe's grave markers recently sold at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, sale titled "Hollywood Legends," June 26-27, 2015, Lot 1040, final price realized was an astounding $212,500!




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    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    18th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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