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Sell Your Ben Hur Memorabilia for up to $125,000 or More at Nate D. Sanders Auctions

FREE APPRAISAL.  To appraise, auction, buy, consign or sell your Ben Hur memorabilia that is for sale for up to $125,000 or more, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or contact Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982. We will also grant you a high reserve which no other auction house will let you do.  Free FedEx pickup, free insurance and free FedEx shipping from Europe to our auction house in Los Angeles.  Interest-free cash advances are also available.

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Here is a Charlton Heston in Ben Hur memorabilia actual price realized and we can get up to this price for you or more at our Nate D. Sanders Auction House. Please phone or email Nate@NateDSanders.com to appraise, auction, buy, consign or sell your original Ben Hur memorabilia:

An original Ben Hur memorabilia Charlton Heston screen used chariot sold for almost $125,000

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At Nate D. Sanders Auctions we sold the following movie prop:

Orson Welles Memorabilia Being a Screen-Used Trophy From ”Citizen Kane” — the Iconic Trophy That Orson Welles Holds During the Film, Symbolizing the Height of Kane’s Power & Ambition — Measures 1.5 Feet Tall

The rarest and most spectacular of all “Citizen Kane” props, the silver-plated trophy presented to Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane, which he holds in the critical scene upon his return from Europe, flush from acquiring diamonds and his first wife. This trophy is the singular one manufactured for the film (unlike the Rosebud sled, of which three were made), thus guaranteeing its use in the film, held by Welles himself as Kane. The trophy was given to Kane by the employees of his newspaper, which grew from a handful when Kane acquired the near-bankrupt “Inquirer,” to 467 at this point in the film. Trophy is engraved, “Welcome Home / Mr. Kane / From / 467 Employees / of the / New York / Inquirer”. Of course, this trophy also highlights the lack of real journalistic achievement by Kane’s tabloid newspaper, and rather the heaps of praise bestowed upon him by employees and sycophants. The scene in which it first appeared was considered so crucial to the film and so difficult to execute that Gregg Toland, “Citizen Kane’s” Oscar-winning cinematographer, considered it the proudest achievement of his career. The trophy appears once more in the film, at the end with Kane’s other possessions at Xanadu. In this scene, Jerry Thompson, the reporter, and Raymond, Kane’s butler, talk about the meaning of Rosebud while standing over the trophy; they even read the wording on the trophy during this scene. Silver-plated loving cup trophy measures a very impressive 17.5″ tall and 16.75″ wide, with scrolling leaf-clad handles and scrolling base, manufactured by the Barbour Silver Company. Though “Citizen Kane” is widely considered the greatest film of all time (having won “Best Film of the Decade” for two decades by both the AFI and BFI), it only won one Academy Award for screenwriting — a consequence of William Randolph Hearst’s blacklisting in his theatres. Its popularity and significance has steadily risen since its release in 1941, a time when movie studios retained very few of their movie props. As a result, only a handful of “Citizen Kane” props have come to market, with almost all of them from the final warehouse scene at Xanadu and having no significance to the film’s plot. This trophy, along with the Rosebud sleds and the snow globe (which has never been available and is considered lost or broken) are the handful of important props in the film. It is truly the most magnificent “Citizen Kane” screen-used prop one could ever hope to own, from the Golden Age of Hollywood that included such films as “Casablanca” and “Gone With the Wind.” Previous Christie’s auction provenance is also included. Some silver tarnishing to the trophy, and light wear, but overall in near fine condition. Sold for $275,544.

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Orson Welles Screen-Used Trophy From ”Citizen Kane” — the Iconic Trophy That Orson Welles Holds During the Film, Symbolizing the Height of Kane’s Power & Ambition — Measures 1.5 Feet Tall — Tremendous Orson Welles Memorabilia

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We at NateDSanders.com Auctions have also sold the following piece of Ben Hur memorabilia:

”Ben-Hur” Original Set Design Artwork — The Sets Made for the Epic 1959 Film Were The Biggest Ever Created at the Time

”Ben-Hur” original set design artwork for the 1959 epic MGM film. Set is for a Roman cell and corridor, as evidenced by two separate illustrations matted to a board, both with various scale notations. Labeled on verso, ”Ben Hur Cell & Corridor”. The film’s production included 300 sets scattered over 148 acres in Italy, so expansive in scope, they became an instant tourist attraction as the largest sets ever created. The MGM Art Department produced more than 15,000 sketches for the film; the hard work paid off as the department won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction (Color). Rendered in pencil and gouache on illustration board, with architecture angles and scale notations to each drawing. Certain notations are in Italian as the sets were of course built in Italy. Measures 16.75” x 10.5” with pinholes at each corner, else near fine. Sold for $649.

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”Ben-Hur” Original Set Design Artwork

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NO OBLIGATION, FREE VALUATION.  To appraise, auction, buy, consign or sell your Ben Hur memorabilia that is for sale for up to $125,000 or more, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or contact Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982.  We will also grant you a high reserve which no other auction house will let you do.  Free FedEx pickup, free insurance and free FedEx shipping from Europe to our auction house in Los Angeles.  Interest-free cash advances are also available.

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