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By JEFF CARLTON, Associated Press Writer
Tuesday, October 3, 2006
“The white, cotton T-shirt with the $15,000 price tag has a Hollywood pedigree, having once hugged the torso of actor James Dean during the filming of “Rebel Without a Cause.”
That makes it a valuable collectible to some of the quarter million registered customers who could bid on it during online auctions scheduled for Friday and Saturday.
The shirt is one of more than 1,800 items up for sale in the latest pop culture offering from Heritage Auction Galleries. The Dallas-based auction house specializes in the trivial – from Fred Astaire’s top hat to Dean’s undershirt.”