Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Leather Belt
From the 1999 Christie’s Auction, The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe, a soft leather belt in brown, ornamented with gold tone fleur-de-lis and French coat of arms. Marilyn wore this belt in 1951 in the images shown below.
Marilyn was 5’5” tall, and her weight naturally varied over the years. Her measurements varied also.
1945: 118 lbs
1960: 140 lbs
1962: 117 lbs
When fastened, this belt measures 27 inches.
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Christie’s New York: The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe, October 27-28, 1999. Click here to buy your copy of the Christie’s auction catalog for the sale of Marilyn Monroe’s personal items.