Tony Curtis auction brings in more than $1 million
Oscar nominee and Hollywood legend Tony Curtis is still turning heads. An estate sale hosted by Julien's Auctions of Beverly Hills brought in over $1 million dollars this Saturday (Sept. 18) after selling off a variety of Tony Curtis memorabilia.
Items at the auction included:
- A signed Andy Warhol "Some Like It Hot" lithograph (sold for $53,125)
- "Some Like It Hot" yachtsman jacket (sold for $46,875)
- Earthenware vases by Pablo Picasso (sold for $20,625)
- Sterling silver cigarette case from the JFK/Lyndon Johnson inauguration (sold for $6,875)
A portion of the proceeds were set aside to benefit the Shiloh Horse Rescue, a charity founded by Tony Curtis and one of his five wives, Jill Vandenberg Curtis.