Heritage Auctions (HA.com)-www.HA.com/JohnWayne
The family of legendary actor John Wayne will be offering an expansive collection of never-before-released personal and professional memorabilia from the movie star's personal archives for public auction this fall. Among the items in the collection are one of the iconic black eye-patches worn by John Wayne in his 1969 Academy Award® winning role in True Grit, the cowboy hat he wore in the film's 1975 sequel, Rooster Cogburn, and more than 700 other costumes, scripts, personal documents and awards that will be available to fans for the first time.
John Wayne Enterprises (JohnWayne.com) has appointed Heritage Auctions, the world's third largest auction house, to conduct the first ever single-owner auction from John Wayne's personal archive. Public exhibitions of the John Wayne collection will be held in Dallas, Sept. 16-18, 2011, in New York, Sept. 23-25, 2011, and Los Angeles Oct. 3-5. The auction will take place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles and online, Oct. 6-7, 2011. For more information on the auction and exhibitions, contact Heritage Auctions at (800) 872-6467 or go to www.HA.com/JohnWayne