Superman's Costume Sells At Auction For $115,000
Reported by Jay Cochran - 05:12 PM 2007.04.06
Late actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE's SUPERMAN costume has sold at auction for $115,000 (£59,000) on website eBay.
The red and blue ensemble, worn by Reeve in the 1978 movie, had been expected to fetch between $50,000 (£25,600) and $70,000 (£35,800).
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 (£64,880).
MARILYN MONROE's gown from THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS and VAL KILMER's BATMAN costume from BATMAN FOREVER fetched $92,000 (£47,200) and $63,250 (£32,435) respectively.
Elsewhere, the golden headpiece of the 'Staff Of Ra' from RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK took $69,000 (£35,385).