Lucille Ball’s ‘I Love Lucy’ dress sells for $168K!!

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Lucille Ball’s ‘I Love Lucy’ polka dotted dress sold at auction for $168K!!  A bidder purchased it when the dress went up for auction through Profiles in History, the nation’s leading dealer in guaranteed-authentic original historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts.

Owner James Comisar holds up Lucille Ball's dress prior to its being auctioned off.
Owner James Comisar holds up Lucille Ball’s dress prior to its being auctioned off/AP

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I absolutely LOVED watching this show as a child and I still roar with laughter TODAY!  If you haven’t seen it… you HAVE to check out the “chocolate assembly line” episode. OMG, my tummy hurts when I see this!   Lucy Ricardo was so adorable and truly a funny lady.

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Other showbiz-related items included:

A costume worn by James Gandolfini in his final “Sopranos” scene which sold for $22,000.

A dress used by Judy Garland to test in for “The Wizard of Oz” and worn during the first two weeks of filming sold for $360,000.

Costumes used in “The Sound of Music,” including Julie Andrews’ key Maria dress and floral lederhosen worn by the Von Trapp family children sold for $1.3 million.

 

 

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