SELL JAMES DEAN MEMORABILIA, AUTOGRAPHS, COLLECTIBLES
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The face of a generation: Sell James Dean memorabilia with RR
Why sell James Dean memorabilia? The American Film Institute ranked James Dean the 18th best male movie star of Golden Age Hollywood. Remembered as a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, “Rebel Without a Cause” (1955), Dean made his indelible mark portraying troubled teenagers – Jim Stark in that film, Cal Trask in “East of Eden” (1955) and surly ranch hand Jett Rink in “Giant” (1956).
Far from the rebellious teen he became famous for portraying, James Dean grew up with Quaker relatives, was a stellar student academically and athletically, and attended college. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have had two posthumous acting nominations.
RR Auction has featured several items relating to the short, incandescent career of James Dean, including:
- Autographed promo photo from “Rebel,” sold for $20,724
- Pastel portrait of Dean, signed by artist and actor, sold for $17,334
- Check from his time frequenting NYC bar 54th Street Tavern, sold for $15,462
- Signed photo of a shirtless Dean, sold for $13,045
Ready to sell James Dean memorabilia? Would you like to sell James Dean autographs, photographs, or other collectibles at auction? Contact us for a free appraisal of your items.
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HOW DO I SELL
We connect sellers of the Rare and Remarkable with passionate buyers. RR Auction has been helping people share and obtain collectibles since 1976, and we have the international following to help you, too. Selling (also called consigning) with us is simple.
WHAT’S IT WORTH?
Whether you have one item or an entire collection, RR Auction will help you attain top dollar when you’re ready to sell. We understand the market for your valued collectibles, and maintain a superior clientele who’ll buy it at a price you won’t get anywhere else.
All formats of the Rare and Remarkable: autographs, historical artifacts, Sports, Hollywood, Space Exploration and more. Whether you have a signed baseball, or an iconic film prop, we’ll curate it for an auction where it will be best highlighted.
Every month RR conducts at least two auctions, one an 800+ item Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction, including a monthly featured section, and secondly, a specialty auction focused upon a single subject. Focused auctions include: Music, Space, and Sports.