Personal belongings that once belonged to the late comedian Betty White, who died last New Year’s Eve at the age of 99, are scheduled to be put up for auction in September.
In all, about 1,500 items taken from her two homes in California will be on sale, including clothing and jewelry worn by the star, as well as various awards, scripts and memorabilia collected over her eighty-year career in show business. business.
On the eve of the auction in Beverly Hills the collection will be organized as an exhibit aboard the flagship Queen Mary 2.
Real Estate Auction: Some personal belongings that once belonged to the late actress and comedian Betty White are scheduled to be auctioned at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills on September 23-25
The transatlantic exhibition aboard Queen Mary 2 is scheduled to take place from New York on August 5 and will eventually arrive in Southampton, England, on August 12.
Exhibitions will also be held in Santiago, Chile, from May 12 to July 4, and then in Kildare, Ireland, from August 1 to September 11.
The final stop of the holiday tour will take place at the Julien’s Auction in Beverly Hills from 19 to 22 September.
The auction “Property from the life and career of Betty White” will begin on Friday, September 23 in Julien’s Auctions and online at juliensauctions.com, and go for three days, until Sunday, Sept. 25.
Television memorabilia: A total of about 1,500 pieces taken from White’s two California homes will be on sale, including her director’s chair from The Golden Girls
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Among the valuables up for auction will be White’s original director’s chair from The Golden Girls set, which is expected to cost between $ 1,000 and $ 2,000. Los Angeles Magazine.
Fans of the cult sitcom will also be happy to learn that The Golden Girls’ first pilot script project in 1985 and the pilot script used in the production, signed by White, are also on sale, with bets also expected to be $ 1,000 to $ 2,000. .
Also in the block there are numerous awards and White Awards, such as her Actors Guild Award for Lifetime Achievement; her 1994 Academy of Television Hall of Fame Award; the 2015 People’s Choice Award for a favorite icon, each of which can earn between $ 800 and $ 1,200; as well as her Emmy Award nominations for “Golden Girls,” “Saturday Night Live,” and “Hot In Cleveland,” which range from $ 300 to $ 700.
Even the yellow-painted front door from White’s old home in Brentwood, complete with an antique brass door knocker for the cat, is up for auction for $ 2,000 to $ 3,000.
There is also the 1989 Golden Girls artifact, which is also personalized by the stars
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Personal belongings: There are also more sentimental things from her third marriage to Allen Laden, such as the gold leaf wedding ring he wore engraved: “6-14-63 I really do,” a reference to them June 14, 1963 Wedding
The auction has suits and other clothing worn by White
There are also more sentimental things from her third marriage to Allen Laden, such as her wedding band with gold leaf and the wedding group that Ludden wore with engraving: “6-14-63 “I really do”, which was a reference to their wedding on June 14, 1963 ($ 600-800 each).
The 14-carat white gold necklace that White wore at the 28th Amy Awards in 1976 ($ 1,000-2,000), and an oil painting on a panel entitled “Waiting for His Master” by 19th-century artist Sir Henry Edwin. Landsmere ($ 10,000). – $ 20,000).
“This is an auction that represents an incredible life and career. It’s a lifestyle auction, ”said Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien’s Auctions, the agency said. Toronto San.
“All of these things come from her home in Brentwood or from her residence in Carmel, Northern California, where she lived with her husband Allen Laden,” he added.
Nolan estimated the entire collection of Betty White at $ 1 million to $ 2 million.
Again, after the transatlantic tour, the Property From the Life And Career Of Betty White auction will take place on September 23-25 in Beverly Hills.
Part of the house: even a yellow-painted front door from White’s old house in Brentwood, complete with an antique brass door knocker for cat, up for auction
Furnishings: Lots of furniture from the White houses in Brentwood and Carmel in the quarter
Awards and Certificates: Many of her awards and prizes she has amassed over her eighty-year career in show business are up for auction
Images: Photographs taken during White’s lifetime are included in the auction list
Betty Marion White, considered the pioneer of early television, often referred to as the first lady of television, was one of the first women to work both in front of and behind the camera.
She began her career in radio in the 1940s and then switched to television in the 1950s. Her early awards included salary Estimates of being the first woman to shoot a sitcom (Life Of Elizabeth) in the United States.
After switching to television, the Illinois native became a major participant in popular game shows, including such as Password, The Hollywood Squares, Match Game, Tattletales, To Tell The Truth and The $ 25,000 Pyramid, among many others.
She will also be hailed for her numerous guest appearances on iconic shows such as “The Amazing Couple,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” and “The Carol Burnett Show.”
Many fans know her for her role as Rose Nylound in the hit series “Golden Girls” (1985-1992), and for her role as Elka Ostrovskaya in the sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” (2010-2015).
In all, White has won eight Emmy Awards in various categories, three American Comedy Awards, three Actors Guild Awards and a Grammy Award.
Iconic: White is widely considered a pioneer of early television, first making his mark on radio in the late 1940s and then switching to television in the early 1950s
First Lady of Television: After beginning her career in television in the early 1950s, White earned the nickname “First Lady of Television”, in part because of her role in “Golden Girls” and her influence on popular American game shows and guest roles. on television; She is pictured with star colleagues Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan