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Where does JFK's leather jacket rank in celebrity wardrobe valuations?

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Image caption JFK's jacket was kept by a former girlfriend before he met his future wife

A leather jacket worn by John F Kennedy has been valued on a forthcoming episode of the Antiques Roadshow.

Experts predict it is worth six-figures, although the exact valuation will be revealed on Sunday's show.

BBC News takes a look at how other famous items of clothing fared when sold at auction.


Marilyn Monroe's dress

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The white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the 1955 film The Seven Year Itch sold for $4.6m (£2.8m) at an auction in Los Angeles.

The dress was part of a collection of film memorabilia collected by actress Debbie Reynolds over four decades.

She had hoped to house them in a museum but the project never came to fruition.


Charlie Chaplin's bowler hat

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The trademark bowler hat worn by Charlie Chaplin in several films, including The Little Tramp, reached $135,300 (£89,000).

It was sold at the same auction as Marilyn Monroe's dress in 2011.


Michael Jackson's Thriller jacket

A leather jacket worn by US singer Michael Jackson in his renowned Thriller video sold at auction in California for $1.8m (£1.1m) in 2011.

Jackson wore the jacket in the 1983 video in a scene with a troupe of zombies who rise from their graves and break into a dance routine.

It was bought by a Texas commodities trader who said he planned to use it to raise money for children's charities.

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Queen Victoria's pants

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A pair of Queen Victoria's cotton pants with a 45in (114cm) waistband sold for £10,500 at auction in Wiltshire

The pants, embroidered with the Royal VR monogram, were sold on behalf of Yesterday's World museum in July 2015.

In 2014, a pair of her silk bloomers sold at auction in Kent for £6,200.


George Harrison's leather jacket

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A leather jacket belonging to Beatles guitarist George Harrison sold for £110,450 at a 2012 Bonhams auction.

The jacket dates back to the Fab Four's stay in Hamburg in 1960.

Other top-selling items from the Harrison family collection included a guitar and his boots.


Madonna's dresses

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A collection of dresses and outfits worn by Madonna during her career in music and film raised hundreds of thousands of pounds.

The highest lot was a jacket from Desperately Seeking Susan, which fetched $252,000 (£165,000), while a gown from her Material Girl video reached $73,125 (£48,000).

Her wedding dress, worn when she married Sean Penn in 1985, sold for $81,250 (£51,192).


Elvis Presley's unwashed pants

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In 2012 a pair of unwashed and stained underpants worn by Elvis Presley went on sale in Stockport with an estimated value of £10,000.

However, The King's dirty pants failed to find a bidder.

The light blue briefs were worn below one of his famous white jumpsuits during a performance in 1977.


JFK's jacket will appear on Antiques Roadshow, Sunday 22 November, BBC One, 8.00pm.

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