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How Much Did The Dharma Van Go For?? Learn What Fetched The Most At The LOST Auction!!

I am – Hercules!! $47,000 would serve as a down payment for a pretty nice house, but someone decided he’d rather own the Dharma van. We just received a press release touting this weekend’s “Lost” auction’s biggest bids:
For Immediate Release DHARMA VAN, HURLEY'S CAMARO, DHARMA JEEP AND SWAN STATION COMPUTER HIGHLIGHT PROFILES IN HISTORY'S "LOST" THE OFFICIAL SHOW AUCTION Buyers From 50 Countries Around the World Took Home Over 1100 Lots of Iconic Props, Costumes and Set Pieces From The Hit ABC Television Series Calabasas, CA, August 23, 2010- The DHARMA Van, Hurley's Camaro and the DHARMA Jeep, three hugely iconic symbols from the hit ABC television series, LOST highlighted the just completed two-day "LOST" THE OFFICIAL SHOW AUCTION. Profiles in History conducted the auction in partnership with ABC Studios. Buyers from over 50 countries to competed to purchase their own piece of the show, with winning bids far exceeding anyone's expectations. Highlights include:
• DHARMA Van: $47,500
• Dial mechanism & mirror array from the Lighthouse: $27,500 • Island time-shifting frozen wheel: $22,500 • DHARMA Jeep: $20,000 • Hurley's Camaro: $20,000
• Daniel Faraday's journal w/extensive handwritten notes: $20,000 • Swan Station Computer: $16,000 • "Pilot" script signed by J.J. Abrams & Damon Lindelof $15,000 • Season Six production artwork: $15,000 • Season One production artwork: $14,000 • Desmond's fail-safe key with "Joe Inman" dog tag; $11,000 • Jack's death costume from the series finale, "The End": $9,000 • Large section of Oceanic Flight 815 wreckage: $9,000 • Charlie's "DS" ring: $9,000 • Locke's Compass: $8,000 • Baby Aaron's crib: $8,000 • Fragment of Jacob's tapestry: $6,500 • Hurley's winning Mega Lotto Jackpot ticket: $5,500 • Jack's Pilot episode costume" $3,000 • Sawyer's paperback copy of "Watership Down": $2,750 • Sawyer's improvised reading glasses from Season Three: $2,250 • Set chair for Matthew Fox "Jack": $1,200
Profiles in History's next Hollywood memorabilia auction is scheduled for December, 2010. Hollywood Treasure, a new television show which follows Profiles in History's owner Joseph Maddalena on his worldwide search for lost pieces of Hollywood history, premieres on Syfy November 4, 2010. About Profiles in History: Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maddalena, Profiles in History is the nation's leading dealer in guaranteed-authentic original historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts. Profiles in History has held some of the most prestigious and successful auctions of Hollywood memorabilia. Their auctions include costumes, props and set pieces from both vintage and contemporary film, television, and rock 'n roll. Profiles in History's location in Calabasas Hills, CA- virtually a stone's throw away from every major Hollywood studio - ensures a constant flow of fantastic and rare collectibles. With an extensive network of dealers, collectors, and institutions, they are proud to play an important role in the preservation of motion picture history. Prior Profiles in History Hollywood auctions highlights include the "Cowardly Lion" costume from The Wizard of Oz ($805,000); a full-scale model T-800 Endoskeleton from Terminator 2: Judgment Day ($488,750); Marilyn Monroe's "Diamonds" dress from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes ($356,500); a King Kong six-sheet movie poster ($345,000); the Command Chair from the "U.S.S. Enterprise" ($304,750); the original "Robot" from Lost in Space ($264,500); Luke Skywalker's lightsaber ($240,000); Margaret Hamilton's "Wicked Witch" hat from The Wizard of Oz ($230,000); the Black Beauty car from The Green Hornet ($192,000); George Reeves' Superman costume from The Adventures of Superman ($126,500); the H.R. Giger designed Alien creature suit from Alien ($126,500); a full-scale T-Rex head from Jurassic Park ($126,500), the Leaping Alien Warrior figure from Aliens ($126,500), Christopher Reeve's 'Superman' costume from Superman: The Movie ($115,000), C-3PO's helmet ($120,000), The Wizard of Oz 'Winkie' Guard Costume ($115,000); a "Ming the Merciless" cape from Flash Gordon ($115,000) and the Hydraulic screen-used Velociraptor from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II ($115,000).
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