Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 22 July 2014

Chaplin hat and cane sold for £39k

Charlie Chaplin's hat and cane have been sold at auction

The bowler hat and cane that accented Charlie Chaplin's costume in Little Tramp has sold for 62,500 US dollars (£39,000) at an auction in Los Angeles.

Bonhams said the silent film star's trademark accessories were sold at an auction of Hollywood mementos.

Other notable items included a handwritten letter from John Lennon with a nude drawing of him and Yoko Ono. It went for 25,000 US dollars.

A set of original photographs of Marilyn Monroe sold for 21,250 US dollars and a painting by Frank Sinatra went for 10,625 US dollars.

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