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Profiles in History sale features movie costumes from 007 to the Oompa Loompas

From 007 to the Oompa Loompas, Profiles in History’s forthcoming sale of Hollywood memorabilia will offer a remarkable range of movie costumes.
The three-day auction in California features rare items spanning a century of cinema history, led by screen-worn outfits from some of the most famous films ever made.

Topping the list is a compete Arnold Schwarzenegger outfit from Terminator II, complete with accessories such as a screen-used ammo belt, prop Winchester shotgun, and a prosthetic head built by special effects legend Stan Winston.

Described as "likely the finest Arnold Schwarzenegger screen used ensemble from the Academy Award-winning film", the T2 costume and display comes with a price tag of $120,000 – $150,000.



James Bond fans will have the chance to acquire the signature white tuxedo worn by Daniel Craig in Spectre, the 24th film in the legendary spy series. Designed by Tom Ford and featuring a faux buttonhole carnation, the tuxedo is perfect for formal occasions such as saving the world, and comes with an estimate of $50,000 – $70,000.

Perhaps at the opposite end of the style spectrum, there’s an Oompa Loompa costume as worn by one of Willy Wonka’s the slightly sinister chocolate factory workers. As the only-known complete surviving costume of its kind from the classic 1971 film, it’s expected to sell for $25,000 – $35,000.

Also up for grabs are the suit worn by Robert DeNiro as the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather Part II, estimated at $20,000 – $30,000; and Spider-Man outfit worn by Tobey Maguire in Spider-Man II, estimated at $20,000 – $30,000.

But it’s not just the big screen providing sought-after items, as the sale also includes several iconic outfits from classic TV shows.



Most notable are a pair of Star Fleet uniforms worn by Captain Kirk (William Shatner) and Mr Spock (Leonard Nimoy) in the original 1960s Star Trek series, each estimated at $60,000 – $80,000; and a signature polkadot dress designed for Lucille Ball ion her seminal show I Love Lucy, also valued at $60,000 – $80,000.

Further top lots will include the famous screen-used Ghostface mask from modern horror classic Scream, estimated at $8,000 – $12,000, and the boxing robe worn by Mr T as Clubber Lang in Rocky 3, valued at $3,000 – $5,000.

The Profiles in History Hollywood Auction takes place on June 29-July 1.

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