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You’ve Got Joe Maddalena

Hollywood memorabilia collector Joe Maddalena has one of the most prized collections in the world, and he sat down to share some of his more expensive pieces and the stories behind them, as well as what got him started.

Do you have an original piece of Hollywood memorabilia, autographs, historical documents, rare books or original Hollywood glamour photography you’d like to consign to one of our auctions? Perhaps you’re making room for a new addition to your collection, or would like to pass ownership of your rare collectible to a new caretaker.

For those who work in the entertainment industry, your lifetime of work may have produced a treasure trove of production artifacts that many collectors would love to own, ensuring that your contribution to Hollywood history is appreciated and preserved, in addition to generating great prices for your items.

Profiles in History would be happy to discuss your collection with you, including current market value and the consignment process. We offer the best terms in the field, and have garnered world-record prices in all genres of entertainment memorabilia, including film, television, music, and celebrity keepsakes.

The Consignment Process
A consignment expert discusses your item(s) with you via phone to determine the best auction venue to showcase your items and get the best results for your consignments. At this time we will discuss a potential reserve and estimate for your item, as well as other important terms and conditions.

Your items arrive at Profiles in History
Someone from our staff will notify you when your items arrive. Your items will be logged in, inspected and tagged in preparation for cataloging.

Your items are cataloged by experts who have decades of experience
Materials Analysis
Dimensions & Measurments
Context of use in production
And more…

Your items are professionally photographed for our printed catalog and marketing materials

Marketing Phase
Printed Catalog distributed to our vast client base of Hollywood memorabilia collectors
Extensive PR campaign to numerous NEWS outlets (TV, Magazines, Newspapers, Websites)
Internet & E-mail marketing (including Social Networks like Facebook & Twitter)
Additional marketing through our online bidding partner at

On auction day people from all over the world will be bidding on your item(s)!
Internet – Telephone – Absentee – Live In-Person

When do I get paid?
Auction proceeds are distributed to all consignors 30 business days following the date of sale (excluding holidays & weekends)


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