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Munchkin items fetch a small fortune at Hollywood auction

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Dec 16, 2011 | 1:15pm EST

An original Munchkin soldier hat and soldier jacket went under the hammer for $13,000 (GBP8,100) and $30,000 (18,750), respectively.

Bidding for the hat was twice what was expected and the jacket was tipped to fetch $20,000 (GBP12,500).

Other items from The Wizard of Oz, including Dorothy's ruby slippers and the Cowardly Lion's costume were expected to hit the auction block at the Profiles in History Icons of Hollywood sale later on Friday .

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