Hefner passed away last year at age 91. He had in the fifties the men’s magazine Playboy was founded with borrowed money. The publisher also acquired itself a global reputation as the epitome of the Playboy. So he allowed himself to be happy for the camera to be surrounded by beautiful women on his estate, the Playboy Mansion.
Interested can on the auction lots of stuff from Hefner on the nab. It includes a personal copy of the first Playboy from 1953, Marilyn Monroe on the cover. Other notable objects are a Hefner-monopoly game from 1974, a passport from the publisher, and his Wurlitzer-jukebox. That device should be between 10,000 and 20,000 dollars (8600 to 17,000 euros).
The proceeds from the auction will go to the Hugh M. Hefner Foundation, reports the auction house.