LiveAuctioneers.com signs leading Hollywood memorabilia auctioneer Profiles in History
July 14 , 2008
NEW YORK – LiveAuctioneers.com today announced the signing of Profiles in History, a leader in Hollywood memorabilia auctions. Profiles in History joins a powerhouse stable of memorabilia-focused auctioneers already using LiveAuctioneers.com for their Internet auction-bidding services, including Heritage Auction Galleries, Guernsey’s, Aurora Galleries, Regency Superior, Universal Rarities and Fame Bureau.
The first Profiles in History auction utilizing LiveAuctioneers’ services will be the July 31–Aug. 1 sale titled Hollywood Auction 32. The 1,000-lot auction features one of the largest known collections of film and television superhero costumes and props, including Ben Affleck’s complete Daredevil costume and Charlton Heston’s The Ten Commandments tablets. Additionally, the sale features 35 lots of original screen-used visual effects creatures created by the Academy Award-winning effects house Stan Winston Studio, including a screen-used full-scale animatronic male Velociraptor from Jurassic Park III, and a screen-used full-scale male T-Rex head from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II.
“We take great pleasure in welcoming Profiles in History to the LiveAuctioneers client family,” said LiveAuctioneers CEO Julian R. Ellison. “With the addition of this prestigious company to our roster, specialist collectors need look no further than LiveAuctioneers as the single premier source for the purchase of investment-grade memorabilia.”
To view Profiles in History’s entire illustrated catalog online, to leave an absentee bid or to sign up to bid live via the Internet as the auction is taking place, log on to: browse/seller/profiles-in-history.
Founded in November 2002, Manhattan-based LiveAuctioneers.com provides real-time Internet bidding capability to 722 auction houses in a dozen countries. LiveAuctioneers.com has opened up once-exclusive sales to the cyber community worldwide through online publication of auction catalogs, and Internet bidding. Similar to telephone bidding, buyers at remote locations can conveniently participate in auctions in real time from their computers as the auction is being conducted. There is no cost to register and no obligation to bid; anyone can watch the action online, in real time. For further information, log on to www.liveauctioneers.com.