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Auction Offers ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Terminator’ Props

More than 2,000 movie collectibles will be on the block for Profiles in History’s Icons & Legends of Hollywood event, set for June 5-8 in Los Angeles. 

The Death Star model from 'Return of the Jedi' is among the items for sale in Profiles in History's Icons & Legends of Hollywood auction, set for June 5-8 in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES -- Profiles in History will auction more than 2,000 collectible costumes, props and relics from iconic films such as Star Wars, Blade Runner and Terminator 2: Judgment Day in its Icons & Legends of Hollywood auction, set for June 5-8 in Los Angeles.

Among the highlights are Industrial Light & Magic’s life-size C-3PO from Star Wars, estimated to sell for $60,000-$80,000; ILM’s life-size Darth Vader figure from Star Wars, estimated to sell for $60,000-$80,000; ILM’s Death Star model from Return of the Jedi, estimated to sell for $150,000-$250,000; Charlton Heston's chariot from Ben-Hur, estimated to sell for $120,000-$150,000; Arnold Schwarzenegger's screen used Harley-Davidson motorcycle from Terminator 2: Judgment Day, estimated to sell for $200,000-$300,000.

Sigourney Weaver's spacesuit costume from 'Alien' is up for auction.

Also up for auction: Sigourney Weaver's “Ripley” spacesuit from Alien; Harrison Ford's “Rick Deckard” blaster pistol from Blade Runner; Sir Richard Attenborough’s “John Hammond” signature amber-topped cane from Jurassic Park; Robert De Niro's “Vito Corleone” coat from The Godfather Part II; Orson Welles’ “Charles Foster Kane” coat from Citizen Kane; Debbie Reynolds' “Kathy Selden” dress from Singin' in the Rain; Gene Kelly's signature dance costume from An American in Paris; James Dean's “Jett Rink” tuxedo from Giant; Elizabeth Taylor's “Leslie Benedict” dress from Giant; Yul Brynner's “King of Siam” jacket from The King and I; Gary Cooper's “Lou Gehrig” Yankee uniform from Pride of the Yankees; Olivia de Havilland's “Melanie Hamilton” nightgown from Gone With the Wind; and Arnold Schwarzenegger's “Terminator” jacket from The Terminator.

Items are available to preview at Profiles in History's office in Calabasas, Calif., by appointment only.

Source: Profiles in History

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