Hollywood memorabilia goes under hammer

Profiles in History’s Live auction comprising selection of Hollywood’s most prized artifacts will take place on July 29. Collectors from around the world will have a chance to bid on vintage and contemporary Hollywood artifacts from film and television including props, costumes, costume designs, production art, photographs and more. The Beverly Hills auction house will also auction treasures from the archive of filmmaker Gary Kurtz (the producer of «Star Wars» and «Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back»), who has amassed a huge personal archive of film memorabilia.

Among the highlights of the sales are Harrison Ford signature leather jacket from «Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade» (estimate: $40,000-50,000); original Derelict Ship set piece from the first two «Alien» films (estimate): $40,000-$60,000; «Sarek & Amanda» Star Trek costumes from «Journey to Babel» (estimate: $30,000-40,000); prop grandfather clock from «the Munsters» (estimate: $25,000-35,000); Burgess Meredith «Penguin» tuxedo shirt from «Batman» (estimate: $20,000-25,000); Frank Gorshin suit worn as «The Riddler» in the very first «Batman» episode (estimate: $15,000-20,000); Tom Hanks complete costume from «Saving Private Ryan» (estimate: $12,000-15,000); Capt. Nemo’s skiff from «20,000 Leagues Under The Sea» (estimate: $12,000-15,000); miniature Batmobile from the first «Batman» film (estimate: $12,000-15,000); original 4077th hometown mileage signpost from «M.A.S.H.» (estimate: $10,000-12,000) Robin William’s electronic hero costume from «Bicentennial Man» (estimate: $10,000-12,000) and many others.

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