Virginia Beach’s ‘Beheaded Betty’ is for sale. Well, parts of her are.

You’ll soon be able to purchase a piece of Beheaded Betty Boop’s neck for $25 or so.



Geremi Njitap, Samuel Eto'o around each other: Camerron's players stand dejected during the Final of the 2008 African Cup of Nations soccer tournament, Cameroon vs Egypt in Accra, Ghana on February 10, 2008. Egypt won the match 1-0. Photo by Steeve McMay/Cameleon/ABACAPRESS.COM


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Camerron’s players stand dejected during the Final of the 2008 African Cup of Nations soccer tournament, Cameroon vs Egypt in Accra, Ghana on February 10, 2008. Egypt won the match 1-0. Photo by Steeve McMay/Cameleon/ABACAPRESS.COM

You’d be forgiven if that sentence confuses you. After all, it’s the latest chapter in a 15-year-old local legend.

It started in the early 2000s when artist Larry Estes’ Virginia Beach store, Cool and Eclectic Furniture, purchased a life-sized Betty Boop doll. The $1,600 statue stood on Shore Drive and became a mascot for the business.



Mohamed Zidan holding a frisbee in the air: Egypt's Mohamed Abdalla Mohamed Zidan celebrates with Egypt's flag during the Final of the 2008 African Cup of Nations soccer tournament, Cameroon vs Egypt in Accra, Ghana on February 10, 2008. Egypt won the match 1-0. Photo by Steeve McMay/Cameleon/ABACAPRESS.COM


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Egypt’s Mohamed Abdalla Mohamed Zidan celebrates with Egypt’s flag during the Final of the 2008 African Cup of Nations soccer tournament, Cameroon vs Egypt in Accra, Ghana on February 10, 2008. Egypt won the

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