Julien’s Auctions December Auction Soars past $3.9 Million in Sales

Julien’s Auctions Icons and Idols Sports and Rock ‘n Roll  auction that closed December 3, 2011 landed many auction highlights in the $3.9 million dollar sale. Highlighted items include a world record price for a prototypes of the original Coca-Cola bottle which sold for $240,000, collection of Marilyn Monroe photos and negatives from her first photo shoot $352,000, Michael Jordan’s original John Wooden Award that sold for $28,800, and much more. The full auction results can be seen on the Julien’s Auctions web site here. This auction was the first to include a sports memorabilia section (150 items) which carried an average value (price sold) of more than $1600. Details include:

Copyrights and images from Marilyn Monroe’s first photo shoot sold for $352,000 at an auction that included items from Lady Gaga and John Lennon.

Julien’s Auctions spokeswoman Caroline Galloway tells The Associated Press on Sunday that the Monroe photos – taken in 1946 when she was still Norma Jeane Dougherty – were the highlight of the Beverly Hills auction known as “Icons & Idols”

The photos come with negatives and the rare right to sell and distribute them. A judge in September ruled they must be auctioned to settle debts of photographer Joseph Jasgur.

A Lady Gaga dress sold for $31,250, and the prop gun used in her video for “Born This Way” went for $7,680.

A 1969 caricature John Lennon drew of himself and Yoko Ono went for $90,000.

The prototype for Coca-Cola’s iconic curvy bottle, produced 86 years ago, was sold at auction Saturday for $240,000.Brad Dean, the grandson of the bottle’s designer Earl R. Dean, said the bottle is one of two in existence.  The other bottle is owned by the Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Co.  The contour Coca-Cola prototype bottle was designed by Dean 96 years ago. His original concept drawing was also sold, for $228,000.

0 comments

Add your comment

Commenting is allowed only for registered users.

Other articlesgo to homepage

1952 Topps Set #10 on PSA Set Registry Breaks $382,000 in Loaded Mile High Card Company August 2016 Auction

1952 Topps Set #10 on PSA Set Registry Breaks $382,000 in Loaded Mile High Card Company August 2016 Auction(0)

Smaller in size than the traditional Mile High Card Company auction, MHCC’s August event provided plenty of elite star power to confirm their reputation as the industry leader in the sports card and memorabilia market. Leading the way was a 1952 Topps baseball card set ranked #10 on the PSA Set Registry, sold in individual

Topps Gretzky Rookie Card Sets Record Pace In Memory Lane Summer Auction

Topps Gretzky Rookie Card Sets Record Pace In Memory Lane Summer Auction(0)

One of only two PSA 10 Topps Wayne Gretzky rookie cards and the first ever to come to public auction sold for $200,976 early Sunday morning as Memory Lane brought the curtain down on its summer auction. The chance to own the most popular hockey card ever made—in the highest grade possible–generated 175 bids, many

Highest Graded Jackson Rookie Card Fetches Top Bid in $5.1 Million SCP Auctions Online Auction

Highest Graded Jackson Rookie Card Fetches Top Bid in $5.1 Million SCP Auctions Online Auction(0)

A pair of iconic pre-war baseball cards led the bidding in SCP Auctions’ 2016 Mid-Summer Classic online auction, which concluded early Sunday morning. The top card, which sold for an astounding $667,189, is one of just two examples of the legendary 1909 E90-1 Joe Jackson American Caramel card graded NM-MT 8 by third-party authenticator PSA

Goldin Auctions Summer Auction Nets $5.8 Million on 1,500 Lots of Memorabilia

Goldin Auctions Summer Auction Nets $5.8 Million on 1,500 Lots of Memorabilia(0)

Just a week after selling a Wayne Gretzky rookie card for $465,000 in its live auction in Atlanta City, NJ, Goldin Auctions sold Muhammad Ali’s boxing gloves from his epic 1971 fight with Joe Frazier for $606,375 on Saturday night during the Goldin Auctions Summer Catalog Auction at www.GoldinAuctions.com. In all the 1,500 lots of

Goldin Auctions Live Auction Tallies $3.1 Million in Sales

Goldin Auctions Live Auction Tallies $3.1 Million in Sales(0)

It was a record setting night at The National Sports Collector’s Convention as bidders both in the Atlantic City, NJ hotel ballroom and online via www.GoldinAuctions.com  spent over $3.1 million on 90+ items of sports memorabilia in the Goldin Auctions 2016 Premium Live Auction on August 4. As expected Lot #25 the O-Pee-Chee #18 Wayne

read more

Auction Schedule

(*) Sig Auctions: Aug. 22 - Aug. 26-28
(*) Fusco Auctions: Aug. 17 - Aug. 27
(*) Iconic Auctions: Aug. 17 - Aug. 27
(*) Small Traditions: Aug. 14 - Aug. 27
(*) Heritage Sports: Aug. 1 - Aug. 27-28
(*) Pristine Auction: Aug. 1 - Aug. 28
(*) Wheatland Auction: Aug. 1 - Aug. 28
(*) Kevin Savage: Aug. 19 - Aug. 29
(*) Steve Novella: Aug. 23 - Aug. 30-31
(*) Kevin Savage: Aug. 22 - Sept. 1
(*) Sirius Sports Cards: Aug. 20 - Sept. 1
(*) PWCC Auctions: Aug. 26 - Sept. 6-27
(*) Clean Sweep Auctions: Aug. 20 - Sept. 7
Kevin Savage: Aug. 26 - Sept. 7-8
(*) Sterling Sports: Aug. 25 - Sept. 8
Steve Novella: Sept. 1 - Sept. 8
(*) Heritage Sports: Aug. 10 - Sept. 10
Kevin Savage: Sept. 2 - Sept. 12
MEARS Auctions: Aug. 26 - Sept. 13
(*) RR Auction: Aug. 19 - Sept. 14
Kevin Savage: Sept. 2 - Sept. 14-15
(*) Heritage Historical: Aug. 22 - Sept. 15
Sirius Sports Cards: Sept. 3 - Sept. 15
Fusco Auctions: Sept. 14 - Sept. 16
Heritage Historical: Aug. 22 - Sept. 17
Kevin Savage: Sept. 9 - Sept. 21-22
Iconic Auctions: Sept. 14 - Sept. 24
Pristine Auction: Sept. 1 - Sept. 25
Kevin Savage: Sept. 12 - Sept. 26
Kevin Savage: Sept. 16 - Sept. 28-29
Sirius Sports Cards: Sept. 17 - Sept. 29
(*) Invest In Baseball: Daily
(*) Pristine Auction: Daily
(*) Pristine Weekly: Every Tuesday
(*) Pristine Classic: Every Wednesday
(*) Heritage Sunday Auctions: Every Sunday
(*) Just Collect: Every Sunday
(*) Lelands Internet: Weekly
(*) Steiner Sports: Flash Fridays
(*) Steiner Sports: Sundays
2016 Full Auction Schedule

E-mail Newsletter Sign-Up

Sponsors

Contacts and information

Auction Report is the premier web site for news coverage and more on the best auction companies.

Social networks

Most popular categories

© 2016 Auction Report All rights reserved.