Do I Bid on Dennis Rodman's Green Velvet Jacket or the Portraits of Adolf Hitler's Folks?

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The dilemma facing collectors is this: shell out now for Dennis Rodman's boa, dollhouse (!?!) and green-velvet jacket or save the scratch to bid later on the oil paintings of Adolf Hitler's parents?

South Coast Auction of Santa Ana is unloading the Worm's clothing, furniture and memorabilia on Wednesday. Online auctioneer Craig Gottlieb opens up month-long bidding on the portraits of the Führer's mutter and vater on Sept. 1, the 72nd anniversary of Germany's invasion of Poland!

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The former honorary mayor of Newport Beach
Much of what South Coast Auction will have up for bid, which you can see here, are mundane items you'd find at a neighborhood garage sale: used CDs, tables missing tops, metal file cabinets, a DVD collection, lamps missing bulbs and/or shades, bed frames, old treasure chests, a marble slab, a used sofa, luggage, an old TV and Halloween decorations.

Unusual are the shoes and clothing, which include many pairs of athletic shoes and several knee-length coats and jackets in velvet, leopard prints and shiny materials. There's also a silk robe, a bright pink dress shirt and a pair of green boots to match that green velvet jacket.

Keep in mind that the former owner of Josh Slocum's in Newport Beach stands 6-foot-8 and wears a size 14 shoe.

Unique furniture and decor items include a pool table, artsy cabinets, quilts, tribal masks and drums, a bronze engraving of a Roman scene and Rodman's own portable red carpet. Sports collectors will gravitate toward the awards, trophies, game balls (some signed), locker room benches and a small figurine of Sir Freak with an accompanying bust.

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Craig Gottlieb Auctions
Down the coast in Solana Beach, the Jewish-raised Gottlieb, whose father fought in the Pacific during World War II, continues the tradition that began when he started collecting military memorabilia as a six-year-old boy and was solidified when he unearthed the desk set Hitler used to sign the 1938 Munich Pact.

The portraits of Alois and Klara Hitler, which are believed to have been commissioned by their son when he led the Nazi Party in Germany in the 1930s, could fetch $100,000 or more. Bidding opens at $18,000, according to Craig Gottlieb Auctions.

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