It's rather nicely done actually. Her personal phone book brought a higher price, though.
UPDATE: Here's more on the personal items that were sold, including bras, stockings, and garter belts.
“The crowd was cheering. There was one woman who told us her budget was $500. Finally she bid $950 on pantyhose. When she got it she not only screamed, she cried — and the crowd was cheering.”
That sounds a little ugly. Vulturish.