The ten most expensive Hollywood auctions as of 2012

This statistic shows the ten most expensive Hollywood auction items as of 2012. Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry set was auctioned off at Christie's in December 2011 for a price of 116 million U.S. dollars. The jewelry set included a pearl necklace collecting 11.8 million U.S. dollars and a diamond ring for 8.8 million U.S. dollars. The most famous necklace called the ‘la peregrina’ layered with pearls, rubies and diamonds was said to have broken the pre-sale estimate of 3-4 million U.S. dollars.

The most expensive Hollywood auctions as of 2012

Auction itemHammer price in thousand U.S. dollars
Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry set116,000
Marilyn Monroe's white gown from The Seven Year Itch4,600
Audrey Hepburn's black dress from Breakfast at Tiffany's2,600
Elizabeth Taylor's evening and wedding gowns2,600
1938 Action Comics No. 1 (the edition introducing Superman)2,100
Michael Jackson's jacket from the Thriller video1,800
Marilyn Monroe's dress from the Happy Birthday tribute to President Kennedy1,260
Star Wars Panavision R-200 Movie Camera625
Marilyn Monroe's pink dress from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes310
Luke Skywalker's light saber from Star Wars240
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Source

Release date

March 2012

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2012

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