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.

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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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The auction details are as follows:

Auction: Out of the Ordinary, 13th February 2018

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