Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Invoice for Fur Repair, Maintenance and Storage, together with a Marilyn Monroe Productions Cancelled Bank Check Paying for the Bill
From the Personal Files of Marilyn Monroe: An original invoice from Bach-Cohen, Inc., Manufacturers of Fine Furs in New York City, for repairs, maintenance and storage of Marilyn Monroe’s furs. Dated October 3, 1955, this invoice inventories four of Monroe’s personal fur items:
- One White Ermine Coat, Insured Value $5,000 – Storaged, Rips + tears repaired, Rhinestone buttons added, Cleaned, Glazed + Ironed.
- One Ranch Mink Coat, Value 300 – Cleaned, Ironed + Glazed, Storaged.
- One Cloth Jacket with Sable Collar, Cleaned, Ironed + Glazed.
- One White Fox Muff, Cleaned, Ironed + Glazed.
All items were received by P. Leonardi. The total amount due for storage, repairs and services: $97.50.
Also part of the Marilyn Monroe Collection, Marilyn Monroe Productions bank check #279, dated October 28, 1955, paying for this invoice, signed by Milton Greene.
Amazingly, each of the fur items listed on this invoice are easily recognizable, and most were photographed numerous times.