Hepburn's Tiffany Dress Sells For $800,000
The iconic black dress AUDREY HEPBURN wore in the 1961 movie BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S fetched $800,000 (GBP410,000) at auction in London today (05DEC06).
The lot was only expected to fetch $135,000 (GBP70,000), with all proceeds from the sale donated to the City Of Joy Aid, which helps Indians living in poverty.
The film and entertainment sale, a fundraiser at Christie's auction house, featured 277 lots, including the Christmas jumper worn by COLIN FIRTH in BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY and a selection of decommissioned guns used by JAMES BOND.
Bidding is currently ongoing on these items and STAR TREK props, including a design for OBI WAN KENOBI's costume and a test mask C3-PO.