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10 of Hollywood's Priciest Pieces of History: From the 'Friends' Couch to 'Oz's' Ruby Reds

The economy might be hurting, but the upper end of the Hollywood memorabilia market is still hot -- for the right items. A December auction by Profiles in History of classic props and costumes delivered more than a few eye-popping sales (all to anonymous buyers), though a few items failed to meet their minimum prices and didn't sell.

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Dorothy's Ruby Red Slippers from 'The Wizard of Oz'

Dorothy's Ruby Red Slippers from 'The Wizard of Oz'
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Ruby slippers from 'The Wizard of Oz'

Ruby slippers from 'The Wizard of Oz'
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Cowardly Lion Costume From 'The Wizard of Oz'

Cowardly Lion Costume From 'The Wizard of Oz'
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The Scarecrow, Tin Man, Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion

The Scarecrow, Tin Man, Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion
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Bela Lugosi's Dracula cape

Bela Lugosi's Dracula cape
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Bela Lugosi in 'Dracula'

Bela Lugosi in 'Dracula'
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Central Perk Couch from 'Friends'

Central Perk Couch from 'Friends'
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'Friends' Gang Hanging Out In Central Perk

'Friends' Gang Hanging Out In Central Perk
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'Back to the Future III' DeLorean Time Machine

'Back to the Future III' DeLorean Time Machine
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Marilyn Monroe's Wedding Band from Joe DiMaggio

Marilyn Monroe's Wedding Band from Joe DiMaggio
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Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio On Their Wedding Day in 1954

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio On Their Wedding Day in 1954
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Marilyn Monroe's Invite to JFK's Birthday Celebration

Marilyn Monroe's Invite to JFK's Birthday Celebration
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Marilyn Monroe singing 'Happy Birthday'

Marilyn Monroe singing 'Happy Birthday'
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1945 Oscar for Best Art Direction

1945 Oscar for Best Art Direction
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Steve McQueen' Driving Suit from 'Le Mans'

Steve McQueen' Driving Suit from 'Le Mans'
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Steve McQueen in 'Le Mans'

Steve McQueen in 'Le Mans'
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MGM End Title Art

MGM End Title Art

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