Profiles in History

Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maddalena, Profiles in History is one of the leading dealers in guaranteed-authentic original historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts. Profiles in History is one of the world’s largest auctioneer of original Hollywood memorabilia, having held some of the most prestigious and successful auctions of Hollywood memorabilia and owning virtually every Guinness Book record prices for original screen-used memorabilia.

Profiles in History has an extensive network of dealers, collectors the institution is proud to play an important role in the preservation of motion picture history. Prior Profiles in History Hollywood auctions highlights include the “Cowardly Lion” costume from The Wizard of Oz ($805,000); a full-scale model T-800 Endoskeleton from Terminator 2: Judgment Day ($488,750); Marilyn Monroe’s “Diamonds” dress from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes ($356,500); Luke Skywalker’s light saber from Star Wars ($240,000); Margaret Hamilton’s “Wicked Witch” hat from The Wizard Of Oz ($230,000); and The Invisible Man 1933 one-sheet movie poster ($230,000). Most recently from the history-making Debbie Reynolds Auction in June 2011, Profiles in History sold the Marilyn Monroe “Subway” Dress from The Seven Year Itch for $5.52M, the Marilyn Monroe signature red-sequined showgirl gown from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes for $1.44M and the Audrey Hepburn Ascot Dress from My Fair Lady for $4.44M.

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Hollywood débarque aux enchères !
En décembre prochain, un large choix de costumes, d'accessoires et d’effets personnels des stars de blockbusters les plus connus d'Hollywood sera dispersé aux enchères à Los Angeles.
Essentiellement Marilyn
Marilyn Monroe est l'une des plus grandes stars de cinéma de tous les temps, célèbre pour son jeu d'actrice, son mannequinat et ses relations personnelles scandaleuses. Sa vie glamour, sa mort choquante et ses secrets obscurs ont été relatés pendant des générations et aujourd’hui, les fans peuvent aller contempler les costumes et les effets personnels de la légende à « Essentially Marilyn », l'exposition organisée par Profiles in History.
« Divine Decadence » et histoire Hollywoodienne : Liza Minnelli aux enchères
Ah, Liza Minnelli : un nom qui respire le glamour, le style et la musique. La vente proposée par la maison américaine Profiles in History sera pleine de souvenirs, de costumes et de photographies retraçant l'une des carrières les plus mémorables du XXe siècle.
Star Wars: le bikini doré de la princesse Leia mis en vente
Le bikini doré de la princesse Leia sera vendu aux enchères par le site spécialisé Profiles in History le 29 septembre prochain.

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Lou Costello honorary police club and sheriff card
793. Lou Costello honorary police club, honorary deputy sheriff card and sheriff's annual show program. This lot includes a wooden police club presented to Lou Costello by the Hamtramck [Detroit] Auxiliary Police on August 17, 1942. The club measures 22 in. long. Also included is a card making Lou Costello an honorary deputy sheriff of Los Angeles County and a 1944 Sheriff's Annual Show program. $200 - $300 Profiles in History
Ricardo Montalban "Pepe Gonzalez" Charro suit Sombrero
Ricardo Montalban "Pepe Gonzalez" Charro suit from Sombrero. (MGM, 1953) Beautiful two-piece black wool Charro suit consisting of waist-length jacket and tightly fitted pants.  Ornamented with white embroidered floral detailing, silver-toned shell-shaped buttons and horse head & horseshoe metal ornamentation on sleeves and out seams of pants.  No label.  1-in. seam at the waist is unstitched; otherwise, fine. Worn by Ricardo Montalban as "Pepe Gonzalez" in Sombrero. Profiles in History
Deborah Kerr color camera negative
394. Deborah Kerr color camera negative. Color 8 x 10 in. camera negative of Deborah Kerr by Bud Fraker; with EKTACHROME SAFETY etched in the upper border. Fine. $200 - $300 Profiles in History
Colonial Warrior Viper Pilot helmet from Battlestar
1167. Colonial Warrior Viper Pilot helmet from Battlestar Galactica. (ABC TV, 1978-1979) Finely crafted Viper helmet from the cult favorite Sci-Fi TV series Battlestar Galactica. Constructed of a heavy cast fiberglass helmet shell expertly painted amber with black paint and tape detail. Iconic gold painted falcon insignia is affixed to the top front of the helmet. This Colonial Warrior Viper pilot helmet was pulled from the set by Battlestar Galactica Creator/Executive Producer Glen A. Larson and gifted to his son for his birthday. The rectangular side-mounted “microphones” are missing (can be easily replicated) and the helmet exhibits wear and hairline cracks around the upper angles of the face port. Comes with a notarized LOA by Glen Eric Larson. Accompanied with a Battlestar Galactica Officers Club photo set in original folder signed on the inside cover by series creator Glen Larson. The folder contains 6 production photos and a foldout poster of a Battlestar Spaceship. Overall in vintage good condition.\n\n $8,000 - $12,000 Profiles in History
Naomi's canvas parachute rig with flashlight/beacon
Naomi's canvas parachute rig with flashlight/beacon and ripped nylon parachute. Naomi's canvas parachute rig with flashlight/beacon and ripped nylon parachute from when she lands on the Island after ejecting from a helicopter. Her parachute gets snagged on some trees on the descent and Desmond cuts her down with the aid of Jin, Charlie and Hurley. Seen in the episode, "Catch-22." Profiles in History

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Profiles in History
26662 Agoura Rd.,
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Telephone: (310) 859-7701
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