PRICES REALIZED – Icons & Legends of Hollywood Auction!

Auction Results Grossed In Excess of $6.3 Million!

Los Angeles- November 14th, 2020- Profiles in History is proud to announce the blockbuster sale results from their Icons & Legends of Hollywood Auction. The sale grossed in excess of 6.3 million dollars! The auction was held November 12th & 13th 2020 in Los Angeles.

Marilyn Monroe’s “The Girl”  Fantasy Tiger Gown from The Seven Year Itch sold for $593,750. It’s pictured left.

The screen used “Rudolph” and “Santa” puppets from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer sold for $368,000. They are pictured below.

Marilyn Monroe’s Gold Gown that she wore while she met Queen Elizabeth II at a 1956 film premiere in London sold for $294,400. It’s pictured below.

The “Little Nellie” WA-116 Aircraft from You Only Live Twice sold for $166,400.

An R2-D2 used for promotional and personal appearance events sold for $162,500.

Vivien Leigh’s “Scarlett O’Hara” traveling dress from Gone with the Wind sold for $150,000.

Gene Kelly’s “Don Lockwood” legendary rain suit from Singin’ in the Rain sold for $150,000.

A Jaroslav “Jerry” Gebr original screen used painting of Joan Crawford from the Steven Spielberg-directed Night Gallery pilot episode sold for $118,750.

Jack Pierce’s Hollywood Filmograph Award for “Best Makeup” for the 1933 Boris Karloff version of The Mummy sold for $102,400.

Three rare early production scripts for the 1933 version of King Kong sold for $93,750.

A golden ticket from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory sold for $81,250.

Jane Seymour’s “Solitaire” signature psychic medium cape and headdress from Live and Let Die sold for $76,800.

The Clown doll prop from Poltergeist sold for $75,000.

Luke Perry “Dylan McKay” 1964 convertible Porsche 356 from Beverly Hills, 90210 sold for $70,400.

Industrial Light and Magic life-size “C-3PO” from Star Wars sold for $70,400.

Industrial Light and Magic life-size “Darth Vader” figure from Star Wars sold for $64,000.

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 Upon graduation from Pepperdine, Joe pursued his passion to become a full-time dealer of historical documents, and opened his first office in 1985.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. 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.


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