Bidding in Progress: Profiles in History Offers Hollywood/Pop Culture Memorabilia In July Auction

Profiles in History is thrilled and honored to offer the incredible entertainment and pop culture artifacts from the Dreier Collection. The scope and breadth of the collection is astonishing, having assembled instantly recognizable costumes, props and memorabilia from the greatest stars and characters of film, television and music. Live Auction – Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 11:00am PDT. Preview Dates – July 9 – 25, 2012 or By appointment only 9:00am – 6:00pm PDT. Highlights include:

*The most significant Christopher Reeve “Superman” collection in private hands

*Michael Jackson’s signature leather costume from his “Bad” tour

*The most important Willy Wonka collection extant

*Will Ferrell’s “Ron Burgundy” costume from Anchorman & others from Blades of Glory & Talladega Nights

*Signature costumes and props from such legendary films and TV shows as Star Trek, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, X-Men, Batman and Austin Powers.

According to Joe Maddalena, CEO and President of Profiles in History, the importance of the Dreier Collection cannot be overstated. “This is a monumental offering, and it is a collection that commands every adjective you can think of – impeccable, amazing, phenomenal, diverse, top quality. Even the most seasoned collector will be blown away by the collection’s depth, breadth and level of importance”.

“Our family has been honored to house these treasures over the last 15 years, and now it is time to share them with the hobby,” said father and son collectors, Chad and Doug Dreier. “Joe Maddalena and the crew at Profiles In History were clearly the right choice to help us with the collection”.

 

 

Highlights

Christopher Reeve complete hero Superman
costume from Superman: The Movie
$60,000 – $80,000
Gene Wilder “Willy Wonka” signature costume from
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
$60,000 – $80,000
Screen-used Kryptonite crystal from Superman III
$6,000 – $8,000
Screen-used “Everlasting Gobstopper” from
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
$20,000 – $30,000

 

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