One Week and counting to bid on The Personal Property of John Wayne at Heritage Auctions Live auction Oct. 6, online auction Oct. 7, at the Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles; bid on nearly 750 costumes, awards, scripts and personal material from “The Duke’s” personal everyday life; bid fro
News-Antique.com - Sep 29,2011 - BEVERLY HILLS, CA – After a tour across the United States, The Personal Property of John Wayne, being offered by Heritage Auctions on Oct. 6-7 at the Century Plaza Hotel, Century City, Los Angeles, is headed for its final stop before crossing the auction block, giving collectors one more week to carefully consider their bids on the 745 lots in the auction.
Collectors can logon on to HA.com/JohnWayne or JohnWayneAuction.com to view the collection and place bids. To bid live during the auction event, collectors can log on to HERITAGE Live!™ and bid in real time with Heritage’s proprietary live Internet bidding platform.
Highlights include an iconic eye patch Wayne wore as Rooster Cogburn in True Grit, a Western saddle and stand that belonged to Wayne, his last California Driver’s license, Wayne’s 1969 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for True Grit along with a stunning variety of screen worn costumes, cowboy hats, annotated scripts and personal effects.
“The family of the legendary actor is offering this expansive collection of never-before-released personal and professional memorabilia from Wayne’s personal archives for public auction exclusively through Heritage Auctions,” said Greg Rohan. “Through this amazing collection, collectors can acquire pieces of Wayne’s life, both great and small, and gain a real sense of who this iconic man was as a father, husband and private citizen. Lots are estimated accordingly, affording collectors across the spectrum a shot at a piece of this legendary memorabilia.”
The entire collection will be on display at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 2025 Avenue of the Stars, in Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. 3 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Tuesday, Oct. 4 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Wednesday, Oct. 5 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) before the first session of the live auction begins on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m. The second session is Internet, mail and fax only, and will take place on Friday, Oct. 7 beginning at 1 p.m.
Heritage Auctions, headed by Steve Ivy, Jim Halperin and Greg Rohan, is the world’s third largest auction house, with annual sales more than $700 million, and 600,000+ online bidder members. For more information about Heritage Auctions, and to join and gain access to a complete record of prices realized, along with full-color, enlargeable photos of each lot, please visit HA.com.
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Noah Fleisher, Public Relations Director