News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Kansas City, Ks (June 13, 2006) Ė Items from Gone With the Wind, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Alamo, and even Hoganís Heroes have made their way to Manionís, and are currently being featured in a special online auction taking place from 6/4 to 7/2, 2006 on www.manions.com.
ďThe consignment we receive at Manionís never ceases to amaze me,Ē said John Conway, company spokesman and an auction employee for over 20 years. ďThis collection of Hollywood military memorabilia is one of the most extensive Iíve seen.Ē
In addition to being used on stage and screen, many of the items are actual period uniforms bought by costume companies after World War I. Other items have been meticulously recreated by designers working with the television and film industries.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for movie buffs and military enthusiasts.
ďWithin moments of taking this auction live, we received bids on several items,Ē explains Conway. ďThe first day of the auction yielded several thousand hits to the website. I expect it to be one of our most successful special auctions in company history.Ē
Just a few of the auction highpoints include a Confederate soldierís uniform from Gone with the Wind, a German Luftwaffe greatcoat featured in The Great Escape and Hoganís Heroes, and an original WWI French uniform worn in All Quiet on the Western Front.
All of these unique collectibles are must see. Visit the website to view these items, and place a bid, between 6/4 and 7/2, 2006. Winning bidders of items featured in this special auction will receive certificates of authenticity from the studio costuming company
For more information about bidding and consigning with Manionís International Auction House, visit: www.manions.com and call 866.626.4661.