Back To The Future Collectibles And Memorabilia

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Back To The Future Collectibles And Memorabilia

Back To The Future Collectibles And Memorabilia are items relating to the classic trilogy of adventure films starring Michael J. Fox.

 

Brief history/biography

The Back to the Future series was directed by Robert Zemeckis and produced by Steven Spielberg, and Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd were cast as the two sole stars in each of the films.

The first film of the series (Back to the Future) was released in 1985, followed by Back to the Future Part II in 1989 and Back to the Future Part III in 1990.

Back to the Future was the most successful film in 1985 and accumulated more than $380 million worldwide.

Types of memorabilia

Clothing/costumes

Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold Michael J. Fox's sneakers from Back to the Future Part II for $18,000 in May of 2011.

Christie's in New York sold a gang jacket worn by actor Tom Wilson as "Griff" in Back to the Future Part II for $3,220 in June of 1996.

Cars

A replica of the DeLorean time machine was sold by Profiles in History in 2010 for $112,920. The company also sold the time machine’s licence plate which reads “OUTATIME” in June 2010 for $9,000. The actual screen used DeLorean Time Machine from Part III of the trilogy sold in December of 2011 at a Profiles in History auction in Beverly Hills, California. A collector on the east coast of the United States paid $541,200.00 including auction fees for this one-of-a-kind piece of movie memorabilia. Of the seven DeLoreans used during the filming of the Back to the Future trilogy, only 3 remain and this is the only one in private hands. The other two cars are on display at Universal Studios Theme Parks in California and Florida.

Accessories

Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold:

  • Michael J. Fox's hoverboard from Back to the Future Part II and Back to the Future Part III for $55,000 in August of 2008
  • original props and newspapers from Back to the Future Part II and Back to the Future Part III for $6,000 in December of 2008
  • Jason Scott Lee's "Whitey" hoverboard from Back to the Future Part II for $6,000 in December of 2008
  • Thomas Wilson's "Biff Tannen" hoverboard from Back to the Future Part II for $19,000 in December of 2008
  • Ricky Dean Logan's hoverboard from Back to the Future Part II for $4,250 in December of 2008
  • another Back to the Future Part II mattel hover board for $4,750 in May of 2011
  • the original Gray Sports Almanac prop from Back to the Future Part II for $4,000 in December of 2008
  • The leather and wool jacket worn by Michael J. Fox from Back to the Future Part I during 1955 in December of 2011 for $30,000
  • The shirt worn in many scenes from all three movies in the trilogy worn by Christopher Lloyd in December of 2011 for $7,000
  • The cowboy outfit worn by Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future III in December of 2011 for $10,000
  • The "Clint Eastwood" cowboy hat worn by Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future III in December of 2011 for $19,000

Christie's in London sold Michael J. Fox's Mattel hoverboard which was used in Back to the Future Part II for £2,640 in December of 1991.

Christie's in New York sold Michael J. Fox's hoverboard which was used in Back to the Future for $2,990 in December of 1995, and a rubber/Styrofoam bat which was used in Back to the Future for $1,725 in December of 1995.

Philip Weiss Auctions in Oceanside, New York sold a collection of Back to the Future props used by Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future and Back to the Future Part II for $1,100 in October of 2008.

Artwork

Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold storyboard sketches for Back to the Future for $4,750 in June of 2010.

Documents

Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold a Back to the Future shooting script for $2,250 in December of 2008, a "You're Fired!!!" fax which was used in Back to the Future Part II for $2,000 in May of 2011, and a DeLorean time machine repair letter from Back to the Future Part III for $2,000 in May of 2011.

Wax figures

Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold a Michael J. Fox wax figure based on his character in the series for $3,000 in May of 2009.

Guide for collectors

Memorabilia that was once signed, owned or used by Michael J. Fox in any of the Back to the Future films is considered to be the most rare and valuable.

Restoration of an authentic Back to the Future costume or movie prop is not recommended.

For more information on where to find Back to the Future memorabilia, visit www.bttf.com or www.bttfmovie.com.

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