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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