Profiles in History Sells ‘Captain America’ Hero Costume for a Quarter of a Million Dollars… Revenge of the “Hype Premium”? Alternate Explanation?

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It would appear that auction house Profiles in History had an unbelievable success with their Captain America: The First Avenger Auction event this past weekend, on behalf of Marvel Studios.  The stand out single sale, of course, was "Lot #154 Captain Amerca complete hero suit", which sold for $233,700 ($190,000 hammer plus $43,700 Buyer's Premium).  Over a quarter of a million … [Read more...]

Profiles in History & Marvel Entertainment Present ‘Captain America: The First Avenger Auction′ – Catalog Available Online for Sale Event April 14th at C2E2

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Profiles in History is working with Marvel Entertainment to hold a special auction for original props, costumes, set pieces, vehicles, and other production material from 'Captain America: The First Avenger' (2011), along with a few special bonus pieces from 'Thor' (2011) and 'Iron Man 2' (2010).  The catalog can be viewed at the Profiles in History website in what appears to be … [Read more...]