Game of Thrones “Iron Throne” Presented By George R.R. Martin and Cast Members At Game of Thrones: The Epic Fan Experience Going Up For Auction From Profiles in History On June 27th
LOS ANGELES- May 15th, 2019- Profiles in History is proud to announce a Game of Thrones “Iron Throne” will be be going up for auction on June 27th in Los Angeles.
This is a studio commissioned life size replica “Iron Throne” that was made specifically for Game of Thrones: The Epic Fan Experience held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on March 20, 2014. Some cast members and the author, George R.R. Martin, were present at the event and Martin personally presented this throne to the winner of a contest. This is your chance to sit on the Iron Throne and rule the Seven Kingdoms! It’s pictured left.
Also up for auction is a Game of Thrones painting by legendary artist and illustrator, Sanjulian. The painting was commissioned for the 2013 SXSW Game of Thrones exhibition. The incomparable Sanjulian began his career in the 1960s and continues to turn out visionary works to this day. The painting depicts principle characters and images from the universe of George R. R. Martin’s blockbuster fantasy drama series. It’s pictured below.
ABOUT PROFILES IN HISTORY
Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maddalena, Profiles in History is the world’s largest auctioneer & dealer of original Hollywood Memorabilia, historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts. Born into a family of antiques dealers in Rhode Island, Joseph “Joe” Maddalena learned early on how to turn his passion of collecting historical autographs into a career. Upon graduation from Pepperdine, Joe pursued his passion to become a full-time dealer of historical documents, and opened his first office in 1985. Profiles in History has held some of the most prestigious and successful auctions of Hollywood memorabilia and own virtually every Guinness Book record for prices of original screen-used memorabilia. Highlights from their previous auctions include the “Cowardly Lion” costume from The Wizard of Oz for $805,000; Steve McQueen’s “Michael Delaney” racing suit from Le Mans for $960,000; From the history-making Debbie Reynolds Auction in June 2011, Profiles in History sold the Marilyn Monroe “Subway” Dress from The Seven Year Itch for $5.52M and the Audrey Hepburn Ascot Dress from My Fair Lady for $4.44M. In February 2012, Profiles in History arranged the sale of a pair of Judy Garland screen-used Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. In June 2017, at his Hollywood Auction 89, Joe sold the Gary Cannavo collection of Battlestar Galactica spaceships for 1.8 million dollars, the Saturday Night Fever dance floor for 1.2 million and an R2D2 for 2.76 million. In May 2018, Joe sold the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous for 2.4 million. In addition, Joe Maddalena was the star of Hollywood Treasure, which aired on Syfy. Hollywood Treasure took viewers into the fascinating world of showbiz and pop culture memorabilia.
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