Men's magazine Playboy is to auction off a bunny costume along with other artefacts.

The Hugh Hefner publication will put more than 300 items under the hammer at CHRISTIE'S in New York in 17 December (03).

The items include an early portrait of Marilyn Monroe and John Derek's nude picture of his 10 star wife BO. Many black address books belonging to Hefner from the late 1950s are expected to fetch up to $12,800 (GBP8,000) each.

The bunny costume could sell for $6,400 (GBP4,000).

24/07/2003 17:07