Lot 69 (Out of the Ordinary, 13th February 2018)

The first Marilyn Monroe magazine cover

The first Marilyn Monroe magazine cover,
13 April 1946, a complete copy of the British LEADER magazine for 13 April 1946, depicting on the cover a black and white Andre de Dienes photograph 'The Flower Picker' of a young Marilyn Monroe,
31 x, 23.5cm

The front cover features Norma Jeane Mortenson (Marilyn Monroe) at the age of 19. This was Marilyn Monroe's first ever solo magazine cover appearance.

Sold for £880

Condition report

Magazine is in good complete order.
Cover has overall browning which is darker than the image.
No loose pages, spine is strong, just a few minor chips.
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