Jack Nicholson Collectibles And Memorabilia

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Jack Nicholson Collectibles And Memorabilia

Jack Nicholson Collectibles And Memorabilia are items relating to the Hollywood actor Jack Nicholson

Brief history/biography

Jack Nicholson was born in New York City in 1937, and is best known for playing, neurotic, charming, or anti-authoritarian characters in movies. He has been nominated for an Academy Award 12 times and he also won an Academy Award for "Best Actor" twice for his roles in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and As Good As It Gets.

Besides winning numerous different awards for his character portrayals, he also received a Kennedy Center Honor in 2001, and was awarded the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award as well.

Some of the many other successful films Nicholson is best known for starring in include The Shining, Batman, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Terms of Endearment, Chinatown, A Few Good Men, Wolf and The Departed, to name a few.

Types of memorabilia

Clothing/costumes

Guernsey's in New York sold Jack Nicholson's jacket from The Shining for $17,000 in May of 2008.

Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold Nicholson's Joker costume from Batman for $1,500 in May of 2009.

Christie's in London sold a blouson jacket that was worn by Nicholson in The Shining for £4,230 in December of 2002, and a straitjacket that was worn by Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest for £2,070 in November of 1996.

Bonham's in Knightsbridge sold Nicholson's jacket from The Shining for £3,800 in November of 2005.

Accessories

Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold Nicholson's prop axe from The Shining for $25,000 in August of 2008, and Nicholson's hero pendant from Wolf for $1,200 in May of 2011.

Christie's in Los Angeles sold a medallion worn by Nicholson in Wolf for $1,725 in December of 1996.

Christie's in New York sold a dog tag worn by Nicholson in A Few Good Men for $2,760 in June of 1996.

Photographs

Phillips de Pury & Company in New York, sold a Martin Schoeller photograph of Nicholson (circa 2002) for $18,000 in April of 2007, and a photograph of Nicholson in The Shining for $1,900 in January of 2008.

Focus on Aids in Los Angeles, California sold a Douglas Kirkland photograph of Jack Nicholson (circa 1975) for $2,500 in June of 2004.

Christie's in London sold a chromegenic print of Nicholson by Albert Watson for £18,500 in November of 2007 as well as another set of photographs taken by the same photographer for £15,000 in November of 2010.

Christie's in New York sold a prop photograph from The Shining (featuring Nicholson and other "guests" in the Overlook Hotel ballroom) for $7,050 in December of 2000.

Artwork

Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold a costume sketch for Nicholson's costume in Chinatown for $1,800 in April of 2009 and another costume sketch for the same movie for $4,500 in December of 2008.

Guide for collectors

Memorabilia that was used or worn by Nicholson in one of his most successful and popular movies, such as The Shining, Batman, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Easy Rider, Wolf and Chinatown are considered to be the most valuable among collectors.

Memorabilia that dates back to the 1970s or 1980s is considered to be rare, but not necessarily the most valuable.

Restoration of a costume and/or outfit that was worn by Nicholson is not recommended.

 

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