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Blue Eyes special: Frank, Barbara Sinatra auction upcoming

November 12, 2018
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This image provided by Sotheby’s shows Barbara Sinatra’s 20-plus carat diamond engagement, which Frank Sinatra presented to her in a glass of champagne, which is part of more than 200 items belonging to Frank and Barbara Sinatra going up for auction. Sotheby’s on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, unveiled the contents of Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra which will go on the block in a series of auctions in New York in December. (Courtesy Sotheby’s via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 items belonging to Frank and Barbara Sinatra ranging from movie scripts to jewelry are going up for auction.

Sotheby’s on Monday unveiled the contents of Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra, which will go on the block in a series of auctions in New York in December. Sotheby’s says the items were gathered over the couple’s 22-year marriage and portray their public and private lives.

Barbara Sinatra’s 20-plus-carat diamond engagement ring, which Frank Sinatra presented to her in a glass of champagne, is among the jewelry up for bid.

Copies of scripts include “From Here to Eternity,” for which Sinatra won an Academy Award, and “Ocean’s 11.”

Paintings, signed letters and personal accessories also are available.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center in Rancho Mirage, California.

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