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Marilyn Monroe's wedding ring to be auctioned

Prized Hollywood memorabilia including Marylin Monroe's wedding ring and ruby slippers from Wizard of Oz are set to go under the hammer this month.

entertainment Updated: Dec 12, 2011 15:19 IST

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 baseball great Joe DiMaggio gave her at their wedding on January 14, 1954.

Also up for auction are a DeLorean from Back to the Future III and The Central Perk couch from Friends as well as rare material belonging to Steve McQueen and John Wayne, The Hollywood Reporter said.

The items will be auctioned off on December 15-16 at Profiles in History's Icons of Hollywood Auction at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.

First Published: Dec 12, 2011 15:15 IST