Profiles in History (http://www.profilesinhistory.com) offered over 1,100 iconic Hollywood items at a two-day Hollywood memorabilia auction July 31 and Aug. 1, 2008. All prices quoted include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.
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).
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