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Bill Cosby's Famous TV Sweaters Up for Auction

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Oh yes, you know you want one. A collection of Bill Cosby's, ahem, interesting sweaters from his sitcom days have been pulled out of mothballs and are headed for auction. A charity set up to honor Cosby's late son Ennis will benefit from the money raised. According to Yahoo News:

Never available to the public before, three of the iconic sweaters worn by Cosby's character, Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable, on the show in the 1980s and '90s will be sold on eBay's Giving Works charity listing arm from June 2-12. Opening bids will start at $5,000 per item on www.eBay.com/cosby.

OK, paying $5,000 for an ugly sweatera piece of TV memorabilia might be out of reach for most of us, but we urge anyone with the cash to make a bid. Who knows, by helping out a great cause you could end up with the best Halloween costume ever.

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