Original Willy Wonka Costume Up For Auction

"Originally obtained from Michael D. Beinner, Director of Field Advertising and Publicity for Paramount Pictures who was gifted the costume following its promotional tour of several key cities around the U.S. Without doubt, one of the most iconic and instantly recognizable costumes in the history of film. It is estimated to fetch $80,000 – $120,000."

Meanwhile, Johnny Depp's costume from the Tim Burton remake currently has a bid of $35.72 on eBay.

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Can I be auctioneer? I got it down cold...

"Going once. Going twice. Sold to the winner."

(I'd turn to the person whose bid came second)


by Colonna

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