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Whitney Houston memorabilia auctioned in LA

Saturday, March 31, 2012
This undated photo provided by Juliens Auctions shows a pearl drop earrings worn by Whitney Houston in The Bodyguard and which sold for $2,812 at an auction in Beverly Hills of memorabilia from the late pop stars career on Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Juliens Auctions)

This undated photo provided by Julien's Auctions shows a pearl drop earrings worn by Whitney Houston in "The Bodyguard" and which sold for $2,812 at an auction in Beverly Hills of memorabilia from the late pop star's career on Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Julien's Auctions) (AP Photo)

A bustier worn on stage by Whitney Houston fetched $18,750 at an auction in Beverly Hills of memorabilia from the late pop star's career.

Julien's Auctions says the sale of 13 items Saturday brought in a total of $80,187 from bidders in the gallery, on the phone and online.

A grey velvet gown the singer wore to music mogul Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party in 1996 went for $11,250.

Pearl drop earrings worn by Houston in "The Bodyguard" sold for $2,812, while a vest she sported in the film commanded $3,437.

Other items included a plum velvet dress, which sold for $7,500, and a black and gold pants outfit that fetched $2,125,

Houston drowned in a bathtub at a Beverly Hills hotel on the eve of the Grammy Awards in February.

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