ENTERTAINMENT

Marilyn Monroe Car

A two-seater convertible car owned by Marilyn Monroe is going up for auction in November and could fetch up to 500,000 Dollars.

The 1956 raven black ford thunderbird, owned by the movie star for six years until shortly before her death in 1962, is being auctioned for the first time.

Darren Julien, President of Julien's auctions, said the car was "not only part of automotive history but comes with an aura of glamour, romance and tragedy of a true Hollywood legend."

The car was purchased on December 20, 1955 by Marilyn Monroe productions inc. Somewhere in the region of about 4,000 us dollars at the time,

The current owner, who wishes to remain anonymous, tracked the vehicle down through registration and other documents that were sold in 2016 as part of Strasberg's Estate.