1. Hollywood star Vivien Leigh’s collection of items unveiled, a glimpse of what is on offer

Hollywood star Vivien Leigh’s collection of items unveiled, a glimpse of what is on offer

Unveiled in its entirety for the first time, a collection of hundreds of items owned by Hollywood star Vivien Leigh, including diaries, paintings, jewellery, couture, books, furniture, porcelain, objets d’art, family photographs, etc, will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in London on September 26.

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Unveiled in its entirety for the first time, a collection of hundreds of items owned by Hollywood star Vivien Leigh, including diaries, paintings, jewellery, couture, books, furniture, porcelain, objets d’art, family photographs, etc, will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in London on September 26. A glimpse of what’s on offer…

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Vivien Leigh’s personal copy of Gone with the Wind, given to her by author Margaret Mitchell, estimated between £5,000 and £7,000

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A Victor Stiebel pink full-length evening dress circa 1961 (estimated between £200 and £300)

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Vivien Leigh’s monogrammed luggage (all monogrammed ‘VLO’) and two black leather luggage labels with insert name cards printed (Lady Olivier), estimated between £800 and £1,200

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Vivien Leigh’s stamp, cast in the Arts and Crafts style circa 1950 and with an intaglio engraved with ‘V’ amongst foliage, estimated between £300 and £500

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(From left) A diamond bow brooch/pendant, mid-19th century, estimated between £25,000 and £35,000; a gold ring inscribed with ‘Laurence Olivier Vivien Eternally’, estimated between £400 and £600; and an18th-century chrysoberyl devant de corsage

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