BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invaluable, the world’s largest online live auction marketplace, today announced that it has partnered with Julien’s Auctions to make their “Hollywood Legends 2014” sale available for online bidding through the Invaluable platform. The collection, which includes items from the life and career of David Hasselhoff, along with rare and iconic Hollywood memorabilia, will be auctioned during a two-day event April 11-12, 2014, taking place at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, CA. Bidders can view the full collection on Invaluable.com and bid online in real-time during the live auction.
The upcoming auction will feature career memorabilia from David Hasselhoff, best known for his roles in iconic television shows including Knight Rider and Baywatch. Items from his life and career heading to auction include a 1986 Pontiac Firebird with a 305 5.0 liter V8 engine that is estimated at $30,000-$50,000, his personal Harley Davidson motorcycle estimated to sell for $10,000-$15,000 and a signed Baywatch Lifeguard Jacket that is expected to sell for $600-$800.
The Hollywood Legends auction will also feature highly significant collectibles and memorabilia from big-name stars including Marilyn Monroe, Walt Disney, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Hugh Hefner, amongst others. Lots of note include a set of earrings owned by Marilyn Monroe expected to sell for $150,000 - $200,000, Marilyn Monroe’s Photoplay Award which is estimated at $20,000-$30,000, two Walt Disney Concept Drawings by Mary Blair from “Cinderella” estimated to sell for $8,000-$10,000, and a Wizard of Oz Test Dress, expected to sell for $6,000-$8,000.
Other noteworthy lots up for auction include Bruce Lee’s Game of Death shoes estimated to sell for $6,000-$8,000, a Playboy Magazine First Issue signed by Hugh Hefner which is estimated at $1,000-$1,500, Bing Crosby’s Passport expected to sell for $2,000-$2,500 and a Frank Sinatra Abstract Signed Painting estimated at $6,000-$8,000.
“We know that Hollywood collectibles are of tremendous interest to the bidders on the Invaluable platform, and Julien’s Auctions is hosting one of the most exciting auctions of memorabilia from legendary Hollywood stars that we’ve seen this year,” said Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO. “We’re extremely excited to give Invaluable bidders the chance to own some of these incredible items.”
Invaluable is the world’s largest online live auction marketplace, featuring a live online bidding platform that allows collectors to bid in real-time in auctions held around the world. As the leading developer of SaaS and ecommerce applications for the auction industry, Invaluable provides auctioneers with marketing and e-commerce solutions across Invaluable and AuctionZip web properties, as well as access to the company’s auction management software. Invaluable’s best-in-class historical price database includes more than 58 million complete auction results, totaling more than $204 billion in value. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has offices in Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.Invaluable.com.
About Julien’s Auctions
With expertise specializing in entertainment and sports memorabilia, Julien’s Auctions has quickly established itself as the auction house to the stars. Julien’s Auctions presents exciting, professionally managed and extremely successful auctions with full color, high quality auction catalogues unlike any other auction company. and stars in the network primetime television series “Celebrity Home Raiders.” With media coverage spanning the globe and unprecedented marketing support, Julien’s Auctions has become known as the premier entertainment and celebrity memorabilia auction house worldwide. Previous auctions include the collections of Cher, U2, Barbara Streisand, the estate of Marilyn Monroe, the estate of Les Paul, Bette Midler and many more. Official website is www.juliensauctions.com or go to www.facebook.com/juliensauctions. Julien’s Auctions is also the subject of the new Lifetime TV unscripted series “Celebrity Home Raiders.”