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Profiles In History Sell Five Million in Hollywood Collectibles on the Auction Block by Profiles In History Press Release
Profiles In History News  ISBN/ITEM#: CM091011ROPIHA
Date: 11 October 2009

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Of all the items that were sold at this last Profiles in History auction on October 8 and 9, 2009, the ones we wish we had bought were the Stormtrooper helmet from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, John Steed's derby hat from The Avengers TV series, the Indiana Jones bullwhip from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Neil Armstrong's baseball cap worn after splashdown and recovery from the historic Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.

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Calabasas, CA, October 9, 2009 - Profiles in History sold FIVE MILLION on the auction block at its 37th Hollywood Memorabilia Auction on October 8-9, 2009.


  • $141,600 Original Amelia Earhart flight goggles worn during her historic 1932 solo transatlantic flight.
  • $106,200 Elvis Presley's personal Martin D-28 guitar state-used in his final Las Vegas performance.
  • $94,400 Original hero screen-used T-800 Endoskeleton from T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Universal,1996)
  • $88,500 Full-scale screen-used Hero Bumblebee robot from Transformers.
  • $82,600 Original hero Stormtrooper helmet from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
  • $76,700 Large-scale model of front section of Discovery ship from 2010.
  • $76,700 Full-scale Velociraptor maquette from Jurassic Park.
  • $70,800 Michael Jackson's iconic illuminating glove worn on state during The Jackson's Victory Tour.
  • $70,800 Archive of 1,300+ puppets and set pieces from Emilio and His Magical Bull.
  • $70,800 Walker Edminston archive of Time for Beany show puppets and memorabilia.
  • $70,800 Original full-scale T-800 endoskeleton from Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.
  • $64,900 Ooogie Boogie puppet from The Nightmare Before Christmas.
  • $57,500 John Steed derby hat from The Avengers.
  • $56,050 Harrison Ford signature hero "Indiana Jones" bullwhip from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
  • $53,100 Stephen Boyd complete "Messala" charioteer costume from Ben-Hur.
  • $47,200 Full-size Predator display from Predator and Predator 2.
  • $35,400 Michael Jackson stage-worn Boyd Clopton design from "Going Back to Indiana" and other concerts.
  • $35,400 Christopher Reeve hero evil Superman suit from Superman III

Other miscellaneous items of interest:

  • $47,200 Astronaut Gus Grissom's Worn Mercury Flight Suit"
  • $14,160 Neil Armstrong Baseball Cap Worn After Splash-Down And Recovery From The Historic Apollo 11 Mission To The Moon
  • $8,260 Early Production Apple Macintosh 128 Computer Given To Gene Roddenberry by Apple Computer
  • $4,425 Megan Fox's Hero Motorcycle Airbrushing Costume Worn as "Mikaela Banes" from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
  • $4,130 Megan Fox's Hero Black Leather Motorcycle Costume Worn as "Mikaela Banes" from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

(Source: Profiles In History)

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