Iconic Superman and Batman costumes to go under the hammer
London: Hollywood’s most iconic costumes including those from Christopher Reeve’s Superman to Peter Mayhew’s Chewbacca are set to be auctioned off later this month in Los Angeles, California.
The infamous costumes, including the original 1978 Superman outfit worn by C Reeve, Michael Keaton’s 1989 Batman ensemble and the hairy Chewbacca mask, will be featured at the Treasures on the Hollywood Vaults auction on July 28, the Daily Mail reported.
The original ‘Superman: The Movie’ costume worn by Reeve will be auctioned for an expected price of 60,000 dollars to 80,000 dollars.
Keaton’s Batman costume with its rubber bodysuit, cape and cowl will sell for an estimated 30,000 dollars to 50,000 dollars.
The hairy Chewbacca mask from Star Wars is expected to be auctioned off for 60,000 dollars to 80,000 dollars, while Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine claws in the ‘X-Men’ series could go for 20,000 dollars to 30,000 dollars.
Even Jim Carrey’s costume as The Riddler in the 1995 film ‘Batman Forever’ and Iam McKellen’s Magneto costume from ‘X-Men’ is expected to go for the same price.
Russell Crowe’s chest armour from the movie ‘Gladiator’ will be auctioned for 15,000 dollars to 20,000 dollars.
Also, Gene Wilder’s very purple suit as Willy Wonka will also be featured at the Los Angeles event.