OVER 4.1 MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA SOLD AT PROFILES IN HISTORY'S 32ND HOLLYWOOD AUCTION
Star Wars T.I.E. Fighter Sells for $402,500; Signed Abe Lincoln Photo, A> Special Edition to the Auction Goes For $207,000
Calabasas, CA - Profiles in History (www.profilesinhistory.com) offered over 1100 iconic Hollywood items at a two day Hollywood memorabilia auction - July 31 and August 1, 2008.
TOP AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS:
$402,500 Original T.I.E. Fighter filming miniature from Star Wars: A New Hope $207,000 Abraham Lincoln early albumen photograph signed $74,750 Ian Fleming autograph manuscript relating to the James Bond movie, From Russia With Love $69,000 Screen-used full scale animatronic male Velociraptor from Jurassic Park III $69,000 Charlton Heston's Ten Commandments Tablets from The Ten Commandments purchased by Triviamania.com $63,250 Michael J. Fox "Marty McFly" hero Mattel hoverboard from Back to the> Future Part II & III $57,500 Ben Affleck "Daredevil" hero costume from Daredevil $54,625 Screen-used full-scale male T-Rex head from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II $48,875 Roald Dahl original working manuscript of his James Bond screenplay, You Only Live Twice $46,000 Original hero ray gun and holster from Forbidden Planet $40,250 Screen-used full-scale Velociraptor suit from Jurassic Park III $40,250 Dracula Re-Release one-sheet poster $40,250 Archive of original Ben-Hur concept artwork $40,250 "Jack Skellington" filming miniature house from The Nightmare Before Christmas $25,875 The Holy Grail from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade purchased by Triviamania.com
Prior Hollywood auctions highlights have included the "Cowardly Lion" costume from The Wizard of Oz ($805,000); A full-scale model T-800 Endoskeleton from Terminator 2: Judgment Day ($488,750); a King Kong Six-Sheet movie poster ($345,000); the Command Chair from the "U.S.S. Enterprise" ($304,750); the original "Robot" from Lost in Space ($264,500); Luke Skywalker's light saber from Star Wars ($195,500); the Black Beauty car from The Green Hornet ($192,000); George Reeves' Superman costume from The Adventures of Superman ($126,500); the H.R. Giger designed Alien creature suit from Alien ($126,500); a full-scale T-Rex head from Jurassic Park ($126,500), the Leaping Alien Warrior figure from Aliens ($126,500), a Christopher Reeve's 'Superman' costume from Superman: The Movie ($115,000), The Wizard of Oz 'Winkie' Guard Costume ($115,000); a "Ming the Merciless" cape from Flash Gordon ($115,000) and the Hydraulic screen-used Velociraptor from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II. ($115,000).
Note: All prices include fifteen (15%) percent Buyer's Premium.*
*Further clarification on the Buyer's Premium from MJK Public Relations:
"I just spoke with the folks at Profiles in History.You are correct in that some items / bidding situations are 20 %. There arealso some at 18% and 15 %. We state 15% in order to cover all bases and to eliminate confusion."