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James Bond, Star Wars & Batman For Sale

by | 9th, March 2007

james-bond-star-wars-batman-for-sale.jpgA 400-strong collection of costumes created and supplied by Angels The Costumiers, London, has sold at auction at Bonhams in Knightsbridge.

More than 400 costumes were available to collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Ownership of Obi Wan Kenobi’s cloak was battled for by two telephone bidders. Four enthusiasts for Doctor Who fought a bidding war for related TV costumes.

Items throughout the sale fetched between eight to 20 times their estimates. The top costume prices in the sale were:
Cloak worn by Alec Guinness as Obi Wan Kenobi from Star Wars – £54,000
Dinner suit worn by Sean Connery from Thunderball, 1965 – sold for £33,600
Full outfit worn by Mel Gibson as William Wallace in Braveheart – sold for £25,200
Promotional costume worn by Tom Baker as Dr Who – sold for £24,600
A grey linen overcoat worn by Gary Oldman as Sirius Black from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – sold for £15,600
Fur Coat worn by Diana Rigg from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – sold for £12,960
Navy Battle dress jackey worn by Roger Moore from The Spy Who Loved Me – sold for £11,760
Batman & Robin suits worn by David Jason & Nicholas Lyndhurst in Only Fools & Horses – sold for £10,200
A full medieval suit worn by Kevin Costner in Robin Hood Price of Thieves sold for £7,200

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