Profiles in History is proud to announce the sales results from two epic auctions! The John Azarian Collection was held in the morning of December 17th, with Hollywood: A Collector’s Ransom beginning in the afternoon of December 17th and continuing on December 18th and 19th. The auctions were held in Los Angeles.
John Azarian amassed his collection over 30 years and it’s considered to be the greatest collection of 1960s TV artifacts in the world. Highlights from the sale include:
A “Jupiter 2” spaceship filming miniature from Lost in Space, sold for $216,000. It’s pictured above.
Adam West’s “Bruce Wayne” Shakespeare bust with hidden switch that opens the entrance to the Batcave from Batman, sold for $192,000. It’s pictured below.
Lynda Carter’s “Wonder Woman” signature superhero ensemble from Wonder Woman, sold for $132,000.
Ian McKellen’s “Magneto” signature costume with (2) helmets from X-Men, sold for $96,000.
William Shatner’s “Captain James T. Kirk” wraparound tunic from Star Trek: The Original Series, sold for $78,000.
Hugh Jackman’s “Wolverine” black leather battle suit on full-size display base from X-Men, sold for $66,000.
William Shatner’s “Alternate Universe Cpt. James T. Kirk” tunic from Star Trek: The Original Series, episode “Mirror, Mirror”, sold for $57,000.
Barbara Eden’s “Jeannie” signature pink harem costume from I Dream of Jeannie, sold for $54,000.
Henry Winkler’s “Arthur ‘Fonzie’ Fonzarelli” signature leather jacket from Happy Days, sold for $54,000.
Lynda Carter’s Wonder Woman Aquanaut ensemble and golden lasso of truth from Wonder Woman, sold for $54,000.
Highlights from Hollywood: A Collector’s Ransom include:
“Darth Vader” helmet, face mask and chest armor from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with Lucasfilm Ltd. signed letter of authenticity from George Lucas, sold for $300,000. It’s pictured below.
Robert McCall’s original poster concept artwork featuring Pan Am Clipper and rotating wheel space station for 2001: A Space Odyssey, sold for $132,000.
Photographer J. B. Scott’s archive of (1750+) photographs and (1750+) negatives from the Golden Age of Hollywood, sold for $114,000.
An Imperial Stormtrooper screen used non-firing blaster from Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, sold for $114,000.
The “Zuni Hunter” fetish hero puppet from Trilogy of Terror, sold for $204,000. It’s pictured above.
Bill Campbell’s “Rocketeer” costume with hero aluminum rocket pack from The Rocketeer, sold for $97,000.
Lynda Carter’s “Wonder Woman” signature accessories from Wonder Woman, sold for $96,000.
Stan Winston’s original one-of-a-kind production used epic battle display from Small Soldiers, sold for $96,000.
Daniel Craig’s “James Bond” signature hero dinner suit tuxedo from Spectre, sold for $90,000.
Chris Evans’ “Captain America” distressed vibranium stunt shield from Captain America: The First Avenger, sold for $90,000.
Tobey Maguire’s “Spider-Man” production made complete costume on display form from Spider-Man 3, sold for $78,000.
Tom Cruise’s “Ethan Hunt” stunt SFX Triumph Speed Triple motorcycle from the iconic chase sequence in Mission: Impossible 2, sold for $72,000.
Charlton Heston’s “Judah Ben-Hur” screen used chariot from Ben-Hur, sold for $70,400.
Harrison Ford’s “Indiana Jones” signature screen-matched fedora hat from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, sold for $66,000.
What do you think about these pieces of Hollywood memorabilia? Which would you most like to own? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.