Men in Black costumes and Men in Black memorabilia Sell for Almost $50,000 All Together
Men in Black costumes and Men in Black memorabilia
We at NateDSanders.com are fortunate enough to have sold Men in Black costumes and Men in Black memorabilia three times. Here are the descriptions, pictures and prices realized.
Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith screen-worn black suits and prop weapons from ”Men in Black II”. Extensive lot from the hit UFO franchise includes the iconic black suits worn by Tommy Lee Jones as Agent Kay and by Will Smith as Agent Jay. Pair of suits were tailor-made for the actors by acclaimed costume designer John David Ridge. ”Mr. Tommy Lee Jones” is typed to the labels of his jacket and pants, as is ”Mr. Will Smith” on the labels of his jacket and pants. Both suits include a white cotton dress shirt, custom made by Anto of Beverly Hills. Shirts feature monograms embroidered in blue thread to the labels, ”T.L.J.” and ”W.S.”, respectively. Shirt labels are dated June 2001 in type. Ensembles are complete with unlabeled black neckties and velvet pocket squares. Wardrobe is accompanied by the pieces de resistance, Agent Kay & Jay’s giant alien-blasting weapons. Impressive pieces are made of solid rubber finished in silver paint. Agent Kay’s single-barrel weapon in silver, with green at the top measures a whopping 40” in length. Agent Jay’s tri-barrel weapon measures 31.5”. Will Smith’s jacket and trousers feature small holes for his wire harness to pass through, with labels inscribed ”Harness” in ink, and the letters ”FC” are handwritten to his shirt label. Some scuffing to props and tearing to the back of Jones’ shirt, else lot is near fine overall. With a COA from Prop Store and a copy of costume department’s info sheet. Sold for $25,428.
Men in black suits is the concept underlying one of the largest and most successful film franchises in Hollywood history. And here are the iconic black suits, custom-made and screen-worn by Will Smith as ”Agent Jay” and Tommy Lee Jones as ”Agent Kay” in ”Men in Black 3”. Each costume consists of a matching black suit jacket and pants, a white long sleeve button down dress shirt, a black tie, black shoes, and a black leather belt. The jacket and pants are custom-made by John David Ridge and have attached labels with ”Mr. Smith” and ”Mr. Jones” written in ink respectively. Both shirts are made by Anto of Beverly Hills, with Mr. Smith’s reading ”W.S. March 2011” and Mr. Jones’ reading ”T.L.J. Aug 2010”. ”Men in Black 3” was the most successful installment in the Columbia Pictures trilogy, grossing $625 million out of a total $1.65 billion. Mr. Smith’s pants have a 2” tear on the side of the right leg, otherwise near fine condition. With a COA from Screen Used. Sold for $15,625.
Will Smith screen-worn suit from ”Men in Black 3”. Titular black suit by John David Ridge features: (1) single-breasted three-button jacket, measuring approximately 22” across, with 27” long arms and 20” across waist. ”Mr. Smith” has been handwritten upon the interior label but has faded significantly; (2) matching 34 x 33 trousers; (3) white dress shirt by tailor Anto Beverly Hills, with ”W.S.” labeled within; (4) black tie without label; (5) black Italian leather belt by Traflagar in size 36/90; (6) shoes by Rockport in size 12; (7) asymmetrical wristwatch by Hamilton; (8) pair of black dress socks by Gold Toe, never opened. Ensemble is near fine. With an LOA signed by Will Smith in black ink on his personal stationery. Sold for $6,544.