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Top 10 Most Expensive Shoes Ever


9
Original Ruby Slippers from "The Wizard of Oz"
Just three pairs of the iconic ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz remain.
Just three pairs of the iconic ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz remain.
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The famous shoes that clicked their heels and found their home at No. 9 on our list are one of three known surviving pairs. The last pair of Judy Garland's famous ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" to be sold at Christie's auction house to a private owner fetched a whopping $612,000. Another pair was set for sale in late 2011 at the Icons of Hollywood Auction, but with a starting bid of $2 million they failed to receive any bids. The third pair is on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of History in Washington, D.C., where you can drool over the fancy footwear free-of-charge. A fourth pair was part of the collection at the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minn., but was stolen in a smash-and-grab heist in 2005, and has yet to be recovered.