April 16, 2024
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A burial crypt close to the ultimate resting locations of celebrities Hugh Hefner and Marilyn Monroe might be up for grabs at public sale, it was introduced Monday.

The crypt, described as a bit of Hollywood lore by the public sale home, might be obtainable throughout a three-day occasion, “Property from the Playboy Archives and the Hugh M. Hefner Basis, and Property from the Life and Profession of Marilyn Monroe,” hosted by Julien’s Auctions March 28-30, in Los Angeles.

The one-space mausoleum crypt — with an estimated worth of $200,000 to $400,000, in keeping with the public sale home — is situated within the Hall of Reminiscences, Wall B, Area C-3 at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary.

It’s located one row above and 4 areas to the left of Monroe’s lipstick-stained crypt, the place the Hollywood actress and first cowl mannequin of Hefner’s Playboy journal has been at relaxation since her loss of life on the age of 36 in 1962.

Hefner bought the crypt to the rapid left of Monroe’s and was interred there shortly after his loss of life at age 91 in 2017. In an interview with the Los Angeles Instances, Hefner as soon as stated, “Spending eternity subsequent to Marilyn is a chance too candy to cross up.”

The burial website is included amongst greater than 1,000 objects on the market on the public sale that options some private property of Hefner and Monroe.

Advance registration is required to take part within the public sale. Go to JuliensAuctions.com for particulars.

–Metropolis Information Service