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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Looking for Jeannie's bottle? Erik Estrada's beefcake uniform? Elton John's Bob Mackie ode to a futuristic Mrs. Roper? Have we got an auction for you

Hollywood on the block: Film, TV memorabilia up for bids this week in Calabasas auction » Ventura County Star

Profiles in History, the world’s largest auctioneer of Hollywood memorabilia, is excited to present Marilyn Monroe’s “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend” pink satin gown—the most important film dress to ever come to auction—at their June 10-12 summer auction, which features over 1,500 lots of film, television, music and historical memorabilia.

Hurry, the auction begins today and ends Saturday, June 12. Worldwide bidding begins at noon Pacific Time each day. Bids can be placed in person, via mail, phone, fax or live on the Internet by visiting or

Here are a few retro-funky highlights:

Elton John stage costume by Bob Mackie. $3,000 - $5,000

Wayland Flowers’ “Madame” puppet with fainting couch and Flowers’ performance vest. $25,000-$30,000

Erik Estrada "CHiPs" Uniform from CHiPs. $3,000 - $5,000
Original Barbara Eden signature first season “Jeannie” bottle from I Dream of Jeannie (NBC-TV, 1965-70) $15,000-$20,000

Clayton Moore’s trademark “Lone Ranger” mask with gloves from The Lone Ranger $12,000-15,000

Original “Balok” Puppet Head from Star Trek: The Original Series        (NBC-TV, 1966-69) $20,000-$30,000

Fess Parker signature “Daniel Boone” coonskin hat from Daniel Boone (NBC-TV, 1964-1970) $10,000-$12,000

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