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Celebrity Auction: Marilyn Monroe & Elvis Presley

Celebrity auctions have made big news so far in 2009, most notably  which was ultimately canceled. , which has orchestrated numerous celebrity auctions - for names like Cher, U2, Bob Hope, Elton John and Ozzy Osbourne - is planning a particularly interesting event in this year’s annual summer sale.The 2009 auction, which will be held June 26-27 at Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, features over 700 celebrity items, including approximately 150 items from the life of Marilyn Monroe and unique

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Monroe & Presley Auction

Celebrity auctions make big news, especially when big names are attached. Julien’s Auctions , which has orchestrated numerous auctions for names like Cher, U2, Bob Hope, Elton John and Ozzy Osbourne, has a major one planned for November. Here's some highlights from its 2009 auction at Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, featuring over 700 celebrity items.

We've included some of the more interesting and expensive lots from the 150 items covering the lives of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley.

Check out the difference between the projected and actual sale prices.

Updated Oct. 15, 2010
First posted June 11, 2009

Photo: Juliens Auctions