Hugh Hefner was an American businessman, founder of Playboy and editor-in-chief of the popular Playboy Magazine, a publication which he founded in 1953.
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Born on April 9, 1926, Hefner died on September 27, 2017, at the age of 91. He was an advocate of sexual liberation and freedom of expression which showed with the way he lived his life.
On Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, Julien’s Auctions will open bidding in Beverly Hills at The Standard Oil Building or online for some of the late Playboy mogul’s properties and proceeds from the sale will go to the Hugh M. Hefner Foundation, supporting First Amendment rights and “rational” sex and drug policies.
Among the properties to be sold, here are some of the very bizarre personal items owned by Hef which are up for auction.
A portrait of the Hugh posing with stone lions by Olivia de Bernardinis.
2. A bust of Hefner
3. Hef’s special black and silver patterned robe which is expected to fetch up to $2,000.
4. Framed customised $5 bill
5. A furnished scale model of Hefner’s childhood home in Chicago.
6. A Farrah Fawcett’s torso sculpture was made by Fawcett herself.
7. A pocket square of a woman riding the moon
8. Hefner’s estate is also putting up this tabletop neon sign featuring a white phallus and HEF in blue letters.
9. Also up is an acrylic sculpture of a bottle of baby oil.
10. A black and white photograph of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein, autographed by Boris Karloff’s daughter.
11. A frog with an erect phallus set to fetch up to $150.
12: An Easter Bunny costume.
13: Fourth of July waterslides set to sell for up to $800
14 And a wrought iron brand in the form of the Playboy logo.