Marilyn Monroe Mausoleum Marker Up For Grabs

January 25, 2017
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Originally Posted on TMZ

Marilyn Monroe fans have a chance to score a pretty rare relic — one of the markers on her final resting place … but it won’t be possible unless you’ve got a fortune.

The bronze marker was removed in the ’80s from Marilyn’s mausoleum at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in L.A. and replaced with a new one … which happens every so often because fans manhandle it and it gets worn.

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This is the marker that ID’d her final resting place. Now, more than 30 years later, it’s up for grabs.

Heritage Auctions tells us opening bid is $10k, but it’s expected to haul in a lot more — a marker from the ’70s went for $212,500 in 2015.

Online bidding will begin in about a month and the live auction will be on March 18.

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