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Skywalker's poncho and Hepburn's gown in auction

Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 01:00

A poncho worn by Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and a medieval-style gown worn by Audrey Hepburn in 'Paris When it Sizzles' are among items going on sale at Christie's in London. Edward Baran reports.

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A suit worn by Daniel Craig in the movie 'Skyfall' is part of an auction celebrating the last 100 years of popular culture at Christie's in London. The Tom Ford woollen two-piece in Prince of Wales check featured in several scenes in Skyfall. Caitlin Graham is from the auction house. SOUNDBITE, Caitlin Graham, Christie's, saying: "It's been donated to benefit Oxfam from EoN productions' archive directly so it's got exceptional provenance and that has an estimate of 8-12,000 pounds." Another item of note is a medieval-style gown worn by Audrey Hepburn in the 1964 movie Paris When It Sizzles, estimated to go for between 6,000 and 8,000 GBP. A trumpet once owned by jazz legend Louis Armstrong is also expected to go for up to 8,000 pounds. One of the world's best-known film franchises Star Wars makes an appearance with a desert poncho worn by Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in the 1977 film Star Wars: A New Hope. It's estimated to reach the highest price -- up 30,000 GBP. The online auction runs until December 5.

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Skywalker's poncho and Hepburn's gown in auction

Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 01:00