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The Wizard of Oz Dress Sold at Auction for $480,000

Article information icon Posted by Neatorama on Monday, 12 November 2012

If you'd love to get your hands on Judy Garland's blue and white gingham dress from The Wizard of Oz, there's no place like an auction house: the iconic dress (one of seven worn in the film, actually) has been sold for $480,000 at auction. (But if love Dorothy and Co., don't fret: we've got tons of The Wizard of Oz items over at the NeatoShop for a more affordable price ;)That's not all that's sold at Julien's Auctions last weekend:Other...


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