Sunday, March 2, 2008

Pop Culture Collection Auction

Items from what is being billed as the "best pop culture collection ever assembled" will be auctioned off next month in Las Vegas. The collection includes:

  • Gun used by Jack Ruby to kill Kennedy's assassin Lee Harvey Oswald
  • FBI badge of J. Edgar Hoover
  • A pair of eyeglasses owned by Thomas Edison
  • Helmet used by Tom Hanks during filming of the film "Saving Private Ryan"
  • Jacket worn by actor Brandon Lee when he was accidentally shot and killed while filming "The Crow.
  • Wicked Witch of the West's hat from "The Wizard of Oz."
  • A whip and the holy grail from "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,"
  • Sword from "Braveheart"
  • The tag tied to Oswald's toe to identify his corpse and a lock of his hair
  • Jacket worn by Beatle John Lennon in the "Imagine" video
  • The wedding dress worn by pop star Madonna in her "Like a Virgin" video
  • Superman costume worn by Christopher Reeve

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