8 Ball Comment on Wizard of Oz Dress for Auction

As the creative team at 8 Ball turn their attention towards the fancy dress season, they were interested to hear news that Judy Garland’s original Dorothy dress is up for auction.

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With a starting price of $200,000 dollars, whatever price the dress goes for, it’s sure to be enough to water the eyes of even the Wicked Witch of the West herself.

(PRWEB UK) 18 October 2012

The distinctive gingham number was worn by the actress in the 1939 film and the dress is currently on public display at the Stafford Hotel in Central London. As the only surviving version seen in the original production of “The Wizard of Oz”, the piece is to be sold off as part of the “Icons and Idols 2012: Hollywood” sale in November and if reports are to be believed, the dress could fetch a staggering half a million dollars.

With a starting price of $200,000 dollars, whatever price the dress goes for, it’s sure to be enough to water the eyes of even the Wicked Witch of the West herself.

With a number of The Wizard of Oz inspired tees amongst their expanding collection, this news certainly caught the attention of the team at 8 Ball. For fans of the film who don’t have their life savings to spare, the UK-based firm can offer a selection of ladies’ and men’s t shirts bearing images of Dorothy’s companions, as well as slogans such as “Don’t make me get my flying monkeys.”

The company also stock a Wizard of Oz inspired Banksy t-shirt. Featuring one of Banksy’s most famous canvas pieces, the t shirt shows young Dorothy being stopped by a policeman to search her basket. Available for men and women in a choice of colours, all customers will need now is some ruby slippers.

8 Ball is a leading online retailer of unique t-shirts, delivering thousands of items to UK customers in a huge range of different sizes and designs. From funny slogans to classic rock logos and quirky shirts inspired by pop culture, the tees on offer from the company appeal to all generations and can be printed to order. Call 01785 330220 for more information today.


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