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Incredible Collection of Jaws Memorabilia Sells for $50,330

To auction, buy, consign or sell Jaws memorabilia or Steven Spielberg memorabilia, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com or phone (310) 440-2982.

It’s arguably one of the simplest movie scores in film history —

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When John Williams set out to write the simple, yet ominous soundtrack, who knew it would only take 2 simple notes to get the effect he was seeking — and a song that would win him one of his many well-earned Academy Awards.

The score is nothing more than an alternating pattern of two notes—variously identified as “E and F” or “F and F sharp”. Let’s take a listen:

In our February auction, we had an incredible collection of original Jaws memorabilia from the film — you’re definitely going to need a bigger boat with this expansive lot!  The Jaws memorabilia sold for $50,330.

Amazing Movie Memorabilia From “Jaws” — Life Jackets Worn by Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Steven Spielberg — Call Sheets & Dozens of Photos

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Jaws Memorabilia Collection includes:

(1) Photo album containing 75 snapshots from the set and hotel, including 9 images of one of the animatronic sharks.

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2) Roster of set personnel and call sheets for shoots on 18 July 1974 and (3) 18-19 September

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(4) Yellow-orange life vest labeled inside in red felt tip, “S-Spielberg ‘Dir'”. With “JAWS” stamp in black ink on the back and brand insignia on the left breast.

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(5) Bright orange over-the-head life preserver stamped “JAWS” in black on the left and inscribed in black opposite, “Orca [name of the boat] / Robert Shaw / ‘Captain Quint’ / Shark Killer / Martha’s Vineyard / ‘Amity’ / Apr. – 28 – Sept. 19, 1974 / (J.W.D.-C.S.E. – Props)”.

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(6) Bright orange over-the-head life preserver stamped “JAWS” in black on the left and inscribed in black opposite, “Orca / Roy Scheider / ‘Police Chief Brody’ / Martha’s Vineyard / ‘Amity’ / Apr. – 28 – Sept. 19, 1974 / (J.W.D.-C.S.E. – Props)”.

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(7) Bright orange over-the-head life preserver stamped “JAWS” in black on the left and inscribed in black opposite, “Richard Dreyfuss / ‘Hooper’ / Oceanographer / Martha’s Vineyard / ‘Amity’ / Apr. – 28 – Sept. 19, 1974 / (J.W.D.-C.S.E. – Props)”.

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Provenance from a nautical technician who worked on set and is pictured with his wife in several of the photos.

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To auction, buy, consign or sell Jaws memorabilia or Steven Spielberg memorabilia, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com.

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