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COLLECTIBLES - RECENT AUCTIONS

Some of the latest auctions feature in the auction gallery below. To ensure the auction gallery doesn't get too cluttered, some folders will be moved gradually to the relevent Irwin Allen productions' collectibles and props galleries.

Latest Auction Galleries

Below are descriptions and links to some of the prominent auctions which have taken place in recent years featuring some stunning vintage Irwin Allen related props, art, and collectibles.

JULIEN'S AUCTIONS, THE IRWIN ALLEN STORYBOARDS

Julien's Auctions - 15 June 2024 The Irwin Allen Storyboards

An auction took place on Saturday 15 June 2024 at Julien's Auctions, dedicated to The Irwin Allen Storyboards. These are all original art pieces including storyboards from The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno, and The Swarm. Many of these pieces of artwork were drawn by Tom Cranham.

The Irwin Allen Storyboards (images courtesy of Julien's Auctions, juliensauctions.com)

JULIEN'S AUCTIONS - 12-14 JUNE 2024

Julien's Auctions - 12-14 June 2024 Hollywood Legends, Danger, Disaster & Disco

A number of Irwin Allen related collectibles featured in the 12-14 June 2024 Julien's Auctions Hollywood Legends, Danger, Disaster & Disco Auction including the original 17 foot Seaview filming prop which sold for an astonishing $222,250 (including Buyer's Premium).

Irwin Allen Related Items (images courtesy of Julien's Auctions, juliensauctions.com)

HERITAGE AUCTIONS - 16 MAY 2024

Heritage Auctions - 2024 May 16 Hollywood/Entertainment Showcase Auction #41187

A number of Irwin Allen related collectibles featured in the latest auction from Heritage Auctions. Heritage Auctions - 2024 May 16 Hollywood/Entertainment Showcase Auction #41187 takes place on Thursday 16 May 2024.

Irwin Allen Collectibles Auction Items (images courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com)

HERITAGE AUCTIONS - THE GREG JEIN COLLECTION 29 MARCH 2024

Heritage Auctions - 2024 March 29 The Greg Jein Collection Hollywood/Entertainment Showcase Auction #41185

Taking place on 29th March 2024 was the The Greg Jein Collection Hollywood/Entertainment Showcase Auction #41185 which included some further Irwin Allen props and scripts.

The Greg Jein Collection Hollywood/Entertainment Showcase Auction Gallery
(images courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com)

ORIGINAL VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA PROP

Up for auction in January-February 2024 on eBay was the original 32 inch UN Attack Submarine/Polidor filming miniature prop which appeared in both the movie and TV versions of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. This prop is originally from the collection of Academy Award-nominated visual effects specialist Greg Jein. Click on the image or link below to see the eBay listing.

Original 32 inch UN Attack Submarine/Polidor filming miniature prop

eBay - Original 32 inch UN Attack Submarine/Polidor filming miniature prop

UN Attack Submarine Prop Auction Gallery

For more on this prop, please visit the Polidor Prop Gallery

JULIEN'S AUCTIONS 14-15 DECEMBER 2023

Julien's Auctions Hollywood Legends: Robots, Wizards, Heroes & Aliens Auction held on 14-15 December 2023 featured 5 Irwin Allen props and costumes including the original stunt B-9 Robot.

Irwin Allen lots at Julien's Auctions on 14-15 December 2023

Julien's Auctions Irwin Allen Related Gallery

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HERITAGE AUCTIONS - THE GREG JEIN COLLECTION 14-15 OCT 2023

Heritage Auctions - The Greg Jein Collection Auction, October 14-15, 2023

2023 has brought us some amazing auctions featuring major Irwin Allen props and collectibles, and the upcoming Heritage Auction continues that theme. The Greg Jein Collection Hollywood Platinum Signature® Auction #7278 takes place on 14-15 October July 2023.

The Greg Jein Collection Auction Gallery (images courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com)

SPINDRIFT MINIATURE PROP - JULIEN'S AUCTIONS

A very special lot went up for auction at Julien's Auctions on 6th September 2023 and that was the original "hero" Spindrift Miniature Prop from Land of the Giants which many of you may have seen on display at the Seattle Science Fiction Museum. This beautiful miniature prop sold for $45,500 including the Buyer's Premium.

Spindrift Supersonic Miniature Prop at Julien's Auctions

Original hero Spindrift Miniature Prop from Land of the Giants

Spindrift Miniature Prop Auction Gallery with more Auction Details

HERITAGE AUCTIONS - THE IRWIN ALLEN COLLECTION 29 JULY 2023

Heritage Auctions - The Irwin Allen Collection Auction, July 29, 2023

July 2023 brought us an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime, opportunity to bid on a vast collection of original Irwin Allen props, paintings, drawings, and collectibles. The Heritage Auctions - Irwin Allen Collection auction took place in session 5 of the 3 day Hollywood/Entertainment Signature® Auction #7351 from 27 to 29 July 2023. Click here for the press release from Heritage Auctions (HA.com).

Winning bids ranged from $625 to $350,000 (including buyer's premiums of 25%). The top 5 purchase prices (including buyer's premium) were for the following items:

  1. Original John Berkey Final Poster Artwork for The Towering Inferno, sold for $350,000
  2. The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen Robot built by Greg Jein, sold for $237,500
  3. Original Hero B-9 Robot Walkable "Bermudas", sold for $212,500
  4. Guy Williams "John Robinson" Season 1 Tunic, sold for $200,000
  5. Bill Mumy "Will Robinson" Season 1 Costume Ensemble, sold for $187,500

The Irwin Allen Collection Auction Gallery (images courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com)

Heritage Towering Inferno Auctions

Heritage Auctions are a top auction house for original Irwin Allen props, costumes, artwork and collectibles and have an amazing collection of original Towering Inferno Storyboard paintings and drawings coming up for auction in the Hollywood/Entertainment Signature® Auction #7351 - The Irwin Allen Collection on 29 July 2023.

Towering Inferno Original Oversize Storyboard

PAUL ZASTUPNEVICH - LOST IN SPACE COSTUME ART

Before the Heritage Irwin Allen Collection auction takes place on 29 July 2023, there is an Azarian Collection Auction featuring 5 pieces of Paul Zastupnevich Lost in Space Costume Art.

Paul Zastupnevich Lost in Space Costume Art

HERITAGE AUCTIONS 2-4 JUNE 2023

The Comisar Collection Platinum Signature Auction, June 2-4, 2023

An exciting range of costumes and props from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, and Land of the Giants went up for auction at the The Comisar Collection Platinum Signature Auction on 2-4 June 2023. These items included crew costumes from both Voyage and Giants and the giant screwdriver and Flying Sub miniature props. The Irwin Allen related item which sold for the highest price was the Flying Sub miniature (sold for $100,000 including the 25% buyer's premium).

Auction Gallery (images courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com)

HERITAGE AUCTIONS 22-23 JULY 2022

Heritage Auctions had some Irwin Allen related items up for sale in its Hollywood & Entertainment Signature® Auction #7269 on 22-23 July 2022. Lots included a batch of 18 Irwin Allen scripts, City Beneath the Sea missiles and a beautiful illuminated painting from City Beneath the Sea (see pictures below courtesy of HA.com).

Irwin Allen Scripts

City Beneath the Sea Original Painting

City Beneath the Sea original prop missiles
City Beneath the Sea original prop missiles
City Beneath the Sea original prop missiles

OMEGA AUCTIONS

A British fan's collection of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea memorabilia went up for sale at the UK auction house Omega Auctions on Tuesday 24th May 2022. The collection included the Richard Basehart uniform jacket, scripts, fanzines, toys, and much more.

Omega Auctions 24 May 2022

Omega Auctions

FANTASY WORLDS OF IRWIN ALLEN TRADING CARDS

Included in the Omega Auctions are two folders containing the Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen trading cards as shown in the following video.