Charlie Chaplin's bowler hat sold at LA auction

Associated Press Modified: November 19, 2012 at 1:16 pm •  Published: November 18, 2012
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bowler hat and cane that accented Charlie Chaplin's costume in "Little Tramp" has sold for $62,500 at an auction in Los Angeles.

Bonhams said the silent film star's trademark accessories were sold Sunday at an auction of Hollywood mementos.

Other notable items included a handwritten letter from John Lennon with a nude drawing of him and Yoko Ono. It went for $25,000.

A set of original photographs of Marilyn Monroe sold for $21,250 and a painting by Frank Sinatra went for $10,625.


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