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Lot # 19: 1952 Marilyn Monroe, "The Ultimate Sex Symbol" Seductive Studio Photo by Frank Powolny

Category: Entertainment

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 32 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "May Collectors Auction 2021",
which ran from 5/18/2021 12:00 AM to
6/5/2021 8:00 PM

Large 1952 seductive studio photograph of the ultimate sex-symbol Marilyn Monroe. Taken as her career really started to take off, this was part of a sitting for her upcoming film "Monkey Business" and done by noted photographer Frank Powolny. Bold and beautiful, this is a completely vintage studio photo that dates to 1952 and presents really well despite some condition issued from repeated news-room handling and editorial use. One of her most famous studio sessions and a rare original that is being offered here for the first time ever, fresh out of a newspaper archive. This will get a Type 1 from PSA as well with the studio stamp on the reverse.

Size: 8x10
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 1/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 6/10

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