Marylin Monroe’s Wedding Ring to be Auctioned

Marylin Monroe’s Wedding Ring to be Auctioned
Mon 12-12-2011

 

Prized Hollywood memorabilia including Marylin Monroe’s wedding ring will go under the hammer this month.

Marylin Monroe, an American actress, singer, model and showgirl, became a major sex symbol starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s. She died in 1962 at the young age of 36.  

The auction features a trove of rare Monroe merchandise, including her invitation to the 1962 birthday party at Madison Square Garden for President John F Kennedy, a nude painting of the star by Earl Moran and the 3.5 carat platinum and diamond wedding band Joe DiMaggio gave her at their wedding on January 14, 1954.