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'Citizen Kane' suit fetches $110,000 at Dec. 21 auction

'Citizen Kane' suit fetches $110,000 at Dec. 21 auction

A three-piece suit worn by Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane in the final scene of "Citizen Kane" sold for $132,000 at a Hollywood memorabilia auction last month, according to representatives for the Calabasas-based Profiles in History auction house.

That amount, which represents the winning bid of $110,000 plus a 20% premium to the auction house, was substantially above the pre-auction estimate of $60,000 to $80,000.

Another item that sold for well above its pre-auction estimate was a black mourning hat worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind." Expected to sell for between $8,000 to $12,000, it went for $22,500 (before...