Audrey Hepburn letters sell at auction for 11,250 pounds
A collection of letters movie and style icon Audrey Hepburn wrote to a friend has sold for 11,250 pounds - more than twice its estimate.
London: A collection of letters movie and style icon Audrey Hepburn wrote to a friend has sold for 11,250 pounds - more than twice its estimate.
The 10 letters addressed to Sir Felix Aylmer were written in the 1950s and reveal details of Hepburn's life as she became a big star and planned a top secret wedding in Switzerland.
The letters were expected to sell at the Bonhams auction in London for 4,000 pounds, reported BBC.
In one letter, the actress revealed she had broken off her engagement to socialite James Hanson, while in another she talks about her low-key wedding to actor Mel Ferrer in 1954.
At the same Bonhams auction, Freddie Mercury's personal songwriting notebook sold for 62,500 pounds, while an album cover of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band signed by all four members of the band went under the hammer 74,500 pounds.