Lock of Marilyn Monroe's Hair Meets the Auction Block
Get it while it’s hot.
A 60-year-old clipping of Marilyn Monroe’s hair is up for auction – along with a photo of the blonde bombshell.
The “very well preserved” hair is being offered by Lelands and comes in a box labeled Kenneth Battelle, the “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” star’s hairdresser until her barbiturate overdose death in 1962 at age 36.
“Batelle was known as the world’s first celebrity hairdresser, and in addition to Marilyn Monroe, he counted Audrey Hepburn and Jacqueline Kennedy as his clients,” Lelands say in the listing.
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