Profiles In History Auction Of Over 200 Hollywood Wax Museum Figures Brings In Close To A Half Million Dollars
by Press Release
Review by Charles Mohapel
Profiles In History, The Hollywood Wax Museum News ISBN/ITEM#: CM090508PIHAWM
Date: 08 May 2009
The Last Supper, The Beatles, and Michelle Pfeiffer as "Catwoman" Lead The Cast; Michael Jackson's "Bad" Costume and The Jason Voorhees "Freddy vs. Jason Costume Among Buyer's Favorites.
Calabasas, CA - The Last Supper - Jesus and his 12 Disciples ($15,340), The Beatles! - John, Paul, George, and Ringo ($12,980) and Michelle Pfeiffer as "Catwoman" from Batman Returns ($8,260) were the top sellers at the Profiles in History auction of over 200 Hollywood Wax Museum figures. Bidders also scooped up Michael Jackson's costume from the 1988 Bad Concert Tour ($35,400) and Jason Voorhees' costume from Freddy vs. Jason ($8,260), also part of the Hollywood Wax Museum's collection. Wax figures of the cast of the M*A*S*H TV series ($7,670) and Charlton Heston as "Moses" from The Ten Commandments ($7,080) were other big sellers. In all, a total of $437,780 worth of wax figures, costumes, and memorabilia was sold in this historic for ever sale of wax figures in the Hollywood Wax Museum's 44 year history.
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(Source: Profiles In History, The Hollywood Wax Museum)