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Monica Lewinsky's lingerie, letters from Bill Clinton go on sale

June 26, 2013 13:02 IST

Image: Monica Lewinsky at the launch of a magazine, at Cipriani, West 42nd Street, New York City in March 2001

Personal items, including a negligee, once owned by White House intern Monica Lewinsky and obtained during a federal investigation into her affair with former United States President Bill Clinton are being auctioned off by the Nate D Sanders auction house.

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Monica Lewinsky's lingerie, letters from Bill Clinton go on sale

Image: A photograph showing former White House intern Monica Lewinsky meeting President Bill Clinton at a White House function submitted as evidence in documents by the Starr investigation and released by the House Judicary committee September 21, 1998
Photographs: Getty Images

The items were used as part of the highly publicised investigation to impeach Clinton, Fox News reported.

During the investigation, it was revealed that Lewinsky was also having an affair with her former high school teacher Andy Bleiler.

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Monica Lewinsky's lingerie, letters from Bill Clinton go on sale

Image: Lewinsky attends a show during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2002 in New York City
Photographs: George De Sota/Getty Images

According to the auction website, the items were sent to Bleiler’s family in the 1990s and now his former wife Kate Nason has decided to put them up for auction.

A letter from Clinton to Bleiler -- written at Lewinsky’s request-is also included in the collection.

Other items included are presidential chocolates and a book of White House matches.

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Source: ANI