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Other items sold Sunday include a handwritten letter by Beatle John Lennon with a nude drawing of himself and wife Yoko Ono, sent to an avant-garde magazine publisher in connection with the controversial 1968 “Two Virgins” nude album cover. The letter went for $25,000.

Also auctioned: a collection of original photographs of Marilyn Monroe that went for $21,250, and three signed, abstract original oil paintings by crooner Frank Sinatra, the most valuable of which auctioned for $10,625.

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