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Chaplin hat and cane sold for £39k

Published 19/11/2012 | 12:54

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