Check out our exclusive interview with Joseph Maddelena about the upcoming Lost Official Show Auction which is this weekend online and in Santa Monica.
Profiles in History, the world’s largest auctioneer of Hollywood memorabilia, in partnership with ABC Studios, is proud to announce the details of the much anticipated “LOST” The Official Show Auction. The live auction of over 1,000 lots of props, costumes and set pieces from all six seasons of the hit ABC / Disney television series will take place live from Barker Hangar in the Santa Monica Airport in Santa Monica, CA on Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22, 2010. Worldwide bidding begins at 1pm PST both days. Bids can be placed in person, via mail, phone, fax or live on the Internet by visiting www.profilesinhistory.com or www.liveauctioneers.com.
Highlights from the auction include Kate’s toy plane, Hurley’s winning lottery ticket, Locke’s Master Bowie hunting knife, Sawyer’s letter, Charlie’s “DS” ring and guitar, Mr. Eko’s club, The Hatch, Swan Station computer, Desmond’s fail safe key, smugglers’ Virgin Mary statue, Faraday’s journal, Hurley’s Camaro, a DHARMA van, DHARMA-branded food and supplies, as well as other key props, costumes and set pieces from all six seasons.
“Profiles in History is thrilled to be holding the LOST Auction. LOST is one of the most iconic TV shows ever created, and we are working in conjunction with ABC to offer fans from around the world an opportunity to own a memento of this amazing show. This is a once in a lifetime auction event that will celebrate one of the most beloved shows in television history,” said Joe Maddalena, President of Profiles in History.
The first 100 auction items have been posted and can be previewed by visiting http://www.profilesinhistory.com/lost-the-auction.html. All 1,000+ lots will be posted in the next few weeks, so fans and collectors are encouraged to check back frequently for more details and updates. A free, downloadable catalog will also be available.