An Original T.I.E. Fighter Helmet
From Star Wars: A New Hope
Blockbuster Hollywood Treasures From
Star Wars Films New & Old
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Terminator Films
Aliens, Back to the Future II
The Blues Brothers, Star Trek
Jaws, Wizard of Oz
Much, Much More!
Irving Thalberg’s Best Picture Oscar
For Mutiny on the Bounty
All Going Up For Auction
From Profiles in History On
December 11th, 12th and 13th
See Highlights Alongside
An Extension Of
Essentially Marilyn: The Exhibit
Including An Unreleased Never Filmed
Studio Recording of Marilyn Singing
“Down Boy” from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
October 4th – October 28th
LOS ANGELES- October 1st, 2018- Profiles in History is proud to announce their next legendary, blockbuster Hollywood auction. Featuring an original T.I.E. Fighter Helmet from Star Wars: A New Hope. It’s pictured left and estimated to sell for $200,000 – $300,000.
These items will be featured in an auction to be held December 11th, 12th and 13th in Los Angeles, and will go on display at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, currently the site of Essentially Marilyn: the Exhibit, starting October 4th and running through October 28.
Essentially Marilyn: The Auction will be on the morning of December 11th, before the Hollywood auction begins.
They have added an unreleased studio master recording of Marilyn Monroe singing the song “Down, Boy!” from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, which was never filmed. It is being sold with copyright and is estimated to sell for $100,000 – $150,000.
Highlights from the upcoming Hollywood auction that will be on display include:
A pair of C-3PO hands used in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, estimated to sell for $40,000 – $60,000. They are pictured right.
The original Mark Hamill “Luke Skywalker” lightsaber from Star Wars: A New Hope, estimated to sell for $150,000 – $200,000.
Sigourney Weaver’s “Ripley” leather Jacket, pants, custom futuristic Reebok high-top sneakers, plus stunt Pulse Rifle and Flamethrower from Aliens, estimated to sell for $300,000 – $500,000.
A pair of Ark Angels from the Ark of the Covenant from Raiders of the Lost Ark, estimated to sell for $30,000 – $50,000.
An Imperial Scout Trooper helmet used in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, estimated to sell for $100,000 – $150,000. It’s pictured left.
An Arnold Schwarzenegger endoskeleton full-scale puppet from Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines – built by Stan Winston Studio, estimated to sell for $80,000 – $120,000.
Sean Connery’s “James Bond 007” screen worn suit worn in the scenes shot in Tokyo from You Only Live Twice, estimated to sell for $100,000 – $150,000.
Michael J. Fox’s “Marty McFly” Mattel Hoverboard from Back to the Future II, estimated to sell for $30,000 – $50,000.
Irving Thalberg’s Best Picture Oscar for Mutiny on the Bounty, estimated to sell for $200,000 – $300,000.
An original clapperboard from Jaws, estimated to sell for $60,000 – $80,000.
A Type-2 Phaser pistol from Star Trek: The Original Series, estimated to sell for $100,000 – $150,000. It’s pictured right.
A miniature 75-inch “Blues Mobile” from The Blues Brothers, estimated to sell for $30,000 – $50,000.
William Shatner’s “Capt. James T. Kirk” third season tunic from Star Trek: The Original Series, estimated to sell for $60,000 – $80,000.
Hugh Jackman’s stainless steel close-up “Wolverine” claws from X2: X-Men United, estimated to sell for $20,000 – $30,000.
Margaret Hamilton’s “Wicked Witch of the West” flying hat from The Wizard of Oz, estimated to sell for $60,000 – $80,000.
An original Star Wars: The Force Awakens screen used Stormtrooper helmet signed by Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley and other lead cast members of the film, estimated to sell for $80,000 – $120,000. It is pictured left.
ABOUT PROFILES IN HISTORY
Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maddalena, Profiles in History is the world’s largest auctioneer & dealer of original Hollywood Memorabilia, historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts. Born into a family of antiques dealers in Rhode Island, Joseph “Joe” Maddalena learned early on how to turn his passion of collecting historical autographs into a career. Upon graduation from Pepperdine, Joe pursued his passion to become a full-time dealer of historical documents, and opened his first office in 1985. Profiles in History has held some of the most prestigious and successful auctions of Hollywood memorabilia and own virtually every Guinness Book record for prices of original screen-used memorabilia. Highlights from their previous auctions include the “Cowardly Lion” costume from The Wizard of Oz for $805,000; Steve McQueen’s “Michael Delaney” racing suit from Le Mans for $960,000; From the history-making Debbie Reynolds Auction in June 2011, Profiles in History sold the Marilyn Monroe “Subway” Dress from The Seven Year Itch for $5.52M and the Audrey Hepburn Ascot Dress from My Fair Lady for $4.44M. In February 2012, Profiles in History arranged the sale of a pair of Judy Garland screen-used Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. In June 2017, at his Hollywood Auction 89, Joe sold the Gary Cannavo collection of Battlestar Galactica spaceships for 1.8 million dollars, the Saturday Night Fever dance floor for 1.2 million and an R2D2 for 2.76 million. In May 2018, Joe sold the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous for 2.4 million. In addition, Joe Maddalena was the star of Hollywood Treasure, which aired on Syfy. Hollywood Treasure took viewers into the fascinating world of showbiz and pop culture memorabilia.
For more information visit www.profilesinhistory.com
About The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms. Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Center’s permanent media collection which contains over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements, and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry.
For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.
Nancy Seltzer, Nancy Seltzer & Associates
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