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    Marilyn Monroe Lock of Hair. Uniquely preserved and encased in glass, this lock of Marilyn Monroe's hair is accompanied by documentation stating provenance directly from her personal hairdresser, Kenneth Battelle. The lock is encased in a container measuring 1.25" x 1.75" and is attached to a box top with Kenneth's original label reading "Kenneth, Hairdresser, Marilyn Monroe." Kenneth, known as the hairdresser to the stars in the '50s and early '60s, began working with Monroe in 1958, and groomed her for JFK's birthday rally where she performed her infamous rendition of "Happy Birthday, Mr. President." Interestingly enough, Kenneth was also the favorite hairdresser of Jackie Kennedy. Also included in the 9" x 11" display are a small, encased photo of Monroe, along with a 1958 photo reprint of Kenneth styling Marilyn's hair. In Very Fine condition with age-toning to slight tearing to original cloth and paper backings to hair.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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