E.T. finally returns home after being sold in a major Hollywood memorabilia auction.
Many iconic items from well-known films were sold at high prices in the "Hollywood Legends" auction that started last Thursday, as reported by TMZ.
The head from E.T. was sold for for $635,000, per the report. This head, a creation of a renowned special effects artist, was made with a metal frame and a foam latex exterior. In the movie, some close-up shots showcased the alien's head with veins that appeared to pulse.
The four-day auction event, named “Robots, Wizards, Heroes & Aliens,” featured the sale of memorable props from several iconic films such as "E.T. The Extraterrestrial," "Lost in Space," "Conan The Destroyer," and "Harry Potter." The event was a collaborative effort between Juliet’s Auction and Turner Classic Movies (TCM).
Other remarkable sales at the auction included a $455,000 purchase of a Robot Model B-9 from "Lost in Space." Additionally, a sword from "Conan The Destroyer" fetched $45,000, which was four times its initial estimated value, as per the same news source.
Wands used as props in the "Harry Potter" series fetched higher prices than anticipated at the auction, as reported by the news source. The wand belonging to the character Ron Weasley was the top seller, achieving a price of $76,200. The wand of the character Lord Voldemort was purchased for $57,150, while Hermione Granger's wand was sold for $28,575.
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