Profiles in History Hollywood Auction Sept 20, 30, Oct 1. Register Now


PIHCatCoverHollywood Entertainment and Historical Document Auction House, Profiles in History amazing Hollywood Auction 74 is in a few days and you still have time to register to bid. The auction is being held September 29th, 30th, and October 1st live in California, and interested bidders can participate in person, online, and the internet.

The massive auction catalog features almost 2,000 lots (1923), of many amazing and never before seen original props, costumes, art, and ephemera from multiple classic and current Hollywood films.

The auction cover is beautiful and features Lot #1544: An original Star Wars: A New Hope: Rebel Trooper Helmet, which is the first of it’s kind to ever appear at a public auction for sale.

Register to bid HERE.

Download the auction catalog HERE.

View the Flipbook HERE.

Auction highlights include:

Select Marilyn Monroe items:

Arthur Miller passionate love letter in which he bears his soul to his new love and future wife, Marilyn Monroe. Miller, Arthur [to Marilyn Monroe]. Incredible Five Page Typed Letter Signed $25,000 – $35,000

 Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits approx. 48 minutes of unseen 8mm footage sold with copyright.  $20,000 – $30,000

Marilyn Monroe extraordinary early signed and inscribed oversized photograph, also signed by Laszlo Willinger. $50,000 – $70,000

Film items:

Norma Shearer 1930 “Best Actress” Academy Award “Oscar” trophy for her role as “Jerry” in The Divorcee- $150,000 – $250,000

Ron Howard “Steve’s” original screen-used custom 1958 Chevrolet Impala from American Graffiti. $800,000 – $1,200,000 

Original screen used Rebel “Blockade Runner” filming miniature from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. $200,000 – $300,000 

Evel Knievel screen used Harley-Davidson XLCH 1000 Eagle “Stratocycle” from Viva Knievel! $200,000 – $300,000

Original screen used “Rebel Fleet Trooper” helmet from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. $150,000 – $250,000

Harrison Ford signature screen used “Indiana Jones” bullwhip with accompanying Harrison Ford LOA.  $100,000 – $150,000

Carrie Fisher “Slave Leia” costume collection and display from Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.  $80,000 – $120,000

Robert Shaw “Quint” hero harpoon rifle from Jaws. $60,000 – $80,000

Collection of (12) How the Grinch Stole Christmas screen-used production cels. $60,000 – $80,000

Mitchell VistaVision High Speed #1 (VVHS1) visual effects camera used on Star Wars.  $60,000 – $80,000

Harrison Ford screen used “Indiana Jones” signature shirt from Raiders of the Lost Ark. $40,000 – $60,000

Michael J. Fox “Marty McFly” 2015 Nike “Mags” self-lacing shoes from Back to the Future II.  $30,000 – $50,000

Clark Gable “Rhett Butler” vintage original screen worn riding jacket from Gone With the Wind. $40,000 – $60,000

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back production made prototype “Darth Vader” helmet. $30,000 – $50,000

Forbidden Planet hero illuminating laser rifle. $30,000 – $50,000

Harrison Ford’s signature screen worn “Indiana Jones” fedora from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.  $30,000 – $50,000 

Marilyn Monroe’s personally hand-annotated original shooting script from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.  $30,000 – $50,000

Sylvester Stallone “Rocky Balboa” gloves and boots from Rocky III.  $30,000 – $50,000

Humphrey Bogart “Philip Marlowe” suit from The Big Sleep. $25,000 – $35,000


Front door to Norman Bates’ Victorian home in Psycho. $20,000 – $30,000

Arnold Schwarzenegger signed screen used “Terminator” jacket from Terminator 2: Judgment Day. $20,000 – $30,000

Sir Richard Attenborough “John Hammond” signature walking cane from Jurassic Park.  $20,000 – $30,000

Walter Pidgeon “Dr. Morbius” costume from Forbidden Planet.  $20,000 – $30,000 

Travilla historic vintage original costume sketch of Marilyn Monroe’s iconic pink satin dress for the “Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend” number in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.  $20,000 – $30,000

Julie Andrews “Maria” screen used acoustic guitar from The Sound of Music. $15,000 – $20,000

Leonard Nimoy “Spock” uniform from Star Trek: The Motion Picture.  $12,000 – $15,000

Original Golden Ticket from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  $15,000 – $20,000

James Dean’s switchblade from Rebel Without a Cause. $12,000 – $15,000


“Wolverine” claws with accompanying production materials from X-Men Origins: Wolverine. $8,000 – $12,000


The Gary Kurtz Collection—30 Lots of posters, including the rarest versions in existence from the Star Wars film franchise—in virtually every language.


Television Items:

The “General Lee” 1969 Dodge Charger from The Dukes of Hazzard. $100,000 – $150,000

Henry Winkler “Arthur ‘The Fonz’ Fonzarelli” signature Triumph Trophy TR5 motorcycle from Happy Days. $100,000 – $150,000

George Reeves “Superman” costume ensemble with fx “flying pan. $100,000 – $150,000

Leonard Nimoy “Spock” tunic from Star Trek: The Original Series. $70,000 – $90,000

Henry Winkler “Fonzie” jacket from Happy Days.  $30,000 – $50,000

DeForest Kelly “Dr. McCoy” 3rd season tunic and pants from Star Trek: The Original Series. $30,000 – $50,000

Bob Crane “Col. Hogan” brown bomber jacket and shirt from Hogan’s Heroes. $20,000 – $30,000


Bob Keeshan “Captain Kangaroo” signature costume.  $10,000 – $15,000 

Dawn Wells signature “Mary Ann” costume for Gilligan’s Island.  $10,000 – $15,000

Werner Klemperer “Col. Klink” uniform and boots from Hogan’s Heroes.  $10,000 – $15,000

David Carradine “Caine” costume from Kung Fu.  $5,000 – $7,000

Jack Webb “Joe Friday” lapel badge from Dragnet. Includes signed photo.  $4,000 – $6,000


Music Items:

Authentic vintage charm/amulet made from actual Jimi Hendrix hair.  $60,000 – $80,000

Paul McCartney signed 1965 Hofner 500/1 “Violin” bass guitar.  $30,000 – $50,000

Carlos Santana’s played and signed 1963 Gibson Firebird III guitar.  $20,000 – $30,000

Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham’s custom Triumph “Sunset Tripper” chopper ridden in the epic documentary film The Song Remains the Same.  $30,000 – $50,000

Michael Jackson shirt screen worn during the 1995 ABC TV interview with his new wife Lisa Marie Presley and Diane Sawyer.  $20,000 – $30,000

John Lennon’s personal British Fireman’s overcoat.  $15,000 – $20,000

Jimi Hendrix personal wristwatch band. $ 4,000 – $6,000


Bob Dylan tour-used harmonica. $2,000 – $3,000

Jim Morrison signed seven-page contract for The Doors sheet music folio with their greatest hits. $6,000 – $8,000

***For complete descriptions of each item, please consult the free, downloadable auction catalog at


Auction Details:

Day 1: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 11:00am Pacific Time—Lots 1-631:

Day 2: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:00am Pacific Time—Lots 632-1264

Day 3: Thursday, October 1, 2015 11:00am Pacific Time—Lots 1265-1905


Location: Profiles in History Offices

26662 Agoura Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; Phone: 310-859-7701

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