NateDSanders.com Announces An Auction of $800,000 Worth of Sound of Music Costumes
Sound of Music Costumes
With the recent sale of Sound of Music costumes selling for over $1.5 million dollars, NateDSanders.com Auction Company is proud to announce that we will soon be offering our own Sound of Music costumes at auction. The collection will start at $800,000 plus buyer’s premium.
Set of seven ”curtain” costumes worn by the von Trapp children in ”The Sound of Music”. Shortly after Julie Andrews’ character Maria arrives at the von Trapp estate, she realizes that the children want a little color in their drab uniforms, and famously sews these costumes out of the draperies in her bedroom, impressing Christopher Plummer in the process. Lot of all seven costumes includes: (1) Jumper and matching shorts worn by Debbie Turner as Marta. Shorts contain 20th Century-Fox label stitched to waist, and costume label tag pinned to jumper. Jumper measures 11.5” across the chest, shorts measure 10” across the waist; (2) Lederhosen style outfit with straps, worn by either Duane Chase as Kurt or Nicholas Hammond as Friedrich. Contains Western costume label to inside waist with ”Nicholas Hammond chg. #4” typed to inside. Waist size 27. Also contains costume tag from Butterfield and Butterfield with the name of Duane Chase, who played Kurt in the film; (3) Jumper with suspenders worn by actress Kim Karath as Gretl. Contains 20th Century Fox label handwritten ”K. Karath” inside near the hip. Measures 14.5” across the waist; (4) Sleeveless dress worn by actress Heather Menzies as Louisa. Contains green ties at the hip and Western Costume labels handwritten ”Louisa SOM”. Measures 12.5” across the waist; (5) Sleeveless dress worn by Angela Cartwright as Brigitta. With bib lapel and ”SOM” written to the inside near the collar. Measures 13” across the waist; (6) Lederhosen style outfit with straps, worn by Nicholas Hammond as Friedrich. Contains Western costume label to inside waist with ”Nicholas Hammond chg. #4” typed to inside. Waist size 27; (7) Dress with princess sleeves worn by actress Charmian Carr as Liesl. Contains Western Costume label handwritten ”Charmine [sic] SOM” to inside. Measures 13.5” across the chest. All costumes are from the Western Costume auction held by Butterfield & Butterfield on 17-19 July 1994 or acquired directly from Western Costume. Also includes VHS cassette tape signed by Dan Truitt, who played Rolff in the film. Entire lot of Sound of Music costumes contains minor spotting, otherwise near fine condition.
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