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Charlie Chaplin’s bowler hat sold at LA auction

Updated at: 11/19/2012 3:05 AM
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(AP) LOS ANGELES - The bowler hat and cane that accented Charlie Chaplin’s costume in "Little Tramp" has sold for $62,500 at an auction in Los Angeles.

Bonhams said the silent film star’s trademark accessories were sold Sunday 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.

A set of original photographs of Marilyn Monroe sold for $21,250 and a painting by Frank Sinatra went for $10,625.

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