Hugh Hefner's college typewriter scores $162,000 at auction

  • The typewriter Hugh Hefner used in college was the top-selling item at an auction of the Playboy magazine founder's possessions.
  • Hefner was 91 when he died in September 2017.
The vintage Underwood Standard Portable typewriter used in college by late Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner is displayed as part of Julien's Auctions upcoming sale of his belongings on November 26, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. - Items from the personal collection of the American publishing icon will be sold at auction November 30-December 1, 2018. Hugh Hefner died at the age of 91 on September 27, 2017. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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The vintage Underwood Standard Portable typewriter used in college by late Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner is displayed as part of Julien's Auctions upcoming sale of his belongings on November 26, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. - Items from the personal collection of the American publishing icon will be sold at auction November 30-December 1, 2018. Hugh Hefner died at the age of 91 on September 27, 2017. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

The typewriter Hugh Hefner used in college was the top-selling item at an auction of the Playboy magazine founder's possessions.

Julien's Auctions says the Underwood Standard portable typewriter sold for $162,500. His complete set of Playboy magazines sold for $76,800, and a gold ring with a hidden compartment containing a Viagra pill sold for $22,400.

Hefner's iconic smoking jacket fetched $41,600.

Hefner was 91 when he died in September 2017.

The auction took place Friday and Saturday in Los Angeles. The proceeds will benefit the Hugh M. Hefner Foundation, which defends civil rights and civil liberties.