Superman Costume Sells At Auction For $115,000

Late actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE's SUPERMAN costume has sold at auction for $115,000 (GBP59,000) on website The red and blue ensemble, worn by Reeve in the 1978 movie, had been expected to fetch between $50,000 (GBP25,600) and $70,000 (GBP35,800). It was one of numerous items being sold by memorabilia firm Profiles In History, including H.R. GIGER's creature suit from the 1979 film ALIEN, which sold for $126,500 (GBP64,880). MARILYN MONROE's gown from THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS and VAL KILMER's BATMAN costume from BATMAN FOREVER fetched $92,000 (GBP47,200) and $63,250 (GBP32,435) respectively. Elsewhere, the golden headpiece of the 'Staff Of Ra' from RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK took $69,000 (GBP35,385).


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