Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Sinatra’s driver’s license, $15,575, RR Auction
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
Frank Sinatra’s first New Jersey driver’s license – dated 1934 and issued to “Francis Sinatra, 841 Garden St., Hoboken, NJ” – sold for $15,575 in a Hollywood-themed online auction that began June 19 and ended June 26 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, Marilyn Monroe’s personal script from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with dialog exchanges and acting tips, made $22,689; and correspondence between Gone With the Wind author Margaret Mitchell and an admirer from Philadelphia commanded $14,087. Prices include a 22.5 percent buyer’s premium.