Hollywood comes to China for its first celebrity and pop-culture auctionBy AP
Monday, August 9, 2010
Hollywood comes to China in celebrity auction
LOS ANGELES — China is getting a piece of Hollywood. Actually, make that hundreds of pieces.
Julien’s Auctions says it will bring the nation its first celebrity memorabilia auction on Oct. 9.
The auction at Ponte 16 in Macau, China, will feature items from Madonna, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Bruce Lee and Marilyn Monroe.
Among the noteworthy lots is a lock of Presley’s hair, Monroe’s size-36C black-lace bra, Jackson’s stage costumes, including a black crystal-encrusted glove, and a dress worn by Princess Diana.
Highlights will be exhibited in Japan and Chile before the October auction.
Bids will be accepted in person, by phone and online.
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