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'Plan 9' and other sci-fi memorabilia go on the auction block

He always vowed that he wouldn't die unless he could take it with him. But now that Forrest J Ackerman really is gone, the grand old man of science fiction's memorabilia collection is on the auction block. Thousands of items, including the Count Dracula ring worn by Bela Lugosi in the 1931 horror classic " Dracula," the vampire cape Lugosi wore for decades -- even the actor's outfit from the "worst film ever made," Ed Wood's cheesy "Plan 9 From Outer Space" -- are going up for bid. So are such notable pieces as a signed, first-edition copy of Mary Shelley's novel "Frankenstein" and a first-edition copy of Bram...

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