Marilyn Monroe’s 1956 Ford Thunderbird car is on auction. The estimated sales price of the car is 500 thousand dollars
The car is being auctioned in Los Angeles by Julien’s Auctions on November 17th. Marilyn Monroe used the car between 1955 and 1962.
Monroe was seen driving with his playwright, Arthur Miller, right after his June wedding in 1956.
Marilyn Monroe bought the car from Westport Motors in Westport, Connecticut on December 20, 1955, on behalf of its production company Marilyn Monroe Productions.
According to some sources, it was the Christmas present of Ford Thunderbird business partner and photographer Milton Greene.
Milton Greene’s husband Amy Greene says with about the car:
“Marilyn loved driving. When we were traveling, we feel the wind and the heat in our legs. “
At that time, the car was produced in response to the Chevrolet Corvette, with 225 horsepower and a V-8 engine.
After six years on the car, Marilyn Monroe gave it as a gift for his 18th birthday to John Strasberg, the son of director and acting coach Lee Strasberg. Car, about 30,000 miles.