Heff’s jacket makes packet

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A SMOK­ING jacket worn by founder Hugh Hefner fetched £30,000 at an auc­tion of the late pub­lisher’s pos­ses­sions.

Fans and col­lec­tors also snapped up items like his col­lege type­writer and the mag’s first is­sue.

Bid­ders at the two-day auc­tion con­ducted in Los An­ge­les in­cluded comic Jim Belushi, who bought a leather-bound script for a 1977 show that the late Hefner hosted for £2,750.

The type­writer, which he used to write Play­boy’s first is­sue in 1953 went for £130,000, while his per­sonal copy of the is­sue it­self, fea­tur­ing Marylin Mon­roe, sold for £25,000.

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