Charlie Chaplin's Bowler Hat Sold at LA Auction For $62,000

Star's iconic hat and cane a major draw at sale of Hollywood mementos.

Monday, Nov 19, 2012  |  Updated 10:27 AM EDT
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An iconic bowler hat worn by Charlie Chaplin (1889 - 1977) sold for $62,000 at auction.

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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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