Which Movie Memorabilia is the Most Expensive in the World?December 5, 2014
Whether you’re just curious or you love movie memorabilia, the most expensive pieces are quite fascinating. A huge auction of Hollywood Memorabilia was held in Los Angeles in October of 2014. This event saw a few pieces break records and make it onto the list. Here’s a look at some of the most expensive pieces of movie memorabilia ever sold.
Gimli’s Helmet from “Lord of the Rings” – $51,000
Even though this was not one of the most expensive items sold from “Lord of the Rings” it still fetched a high price. It was put up for auction and landed a buyer willing to spend $51,000.
“Cryptex” Decoder from “The Da Vinci Code” – $67,650
Originally, this piece of memorabilia was only estimated to go for about $15,000. It’s from the 2006 film, “The Da Vinci Code” and it sold for more than four times the estimation at auction.
Undersea Rifle from the “Nautilus” on the movie “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea” – $96,000
This item comes from a 1954 film starring James Mason. It was estimated to fetch about $20,000, but sold to a collector for $96,000. It was a screen-used item from “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”
Bullwhip from the “Indiana Jones” movies – $216,000
From the George Lucas classic films, this bullwhip was used by Harrison Ford. It was auctioned off and drew quite a bit of interest. Eventually, it was sold for $216,000.
Gandolf The White’s Staff from “Lord of the Rings” – $390,000
A very iconic piece put up for auction and sold for $390,000, the staff of Gandolf The White is the most expensive item sold at Profiles in History’s Hollywood Memorabilia auction. It was the Wizard’s primary weapon in the movies.
These are some of the most expensive items ever sold at auction in the movie memorabilia category. Many screen-used items are considered unique and collectible, so they fetch a very high price.