Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 17 December 2014

Neeson’s Michael Collins kit goes up for auction

Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
Neeson as Collins in the biopic of the Irish revolutionary leader

Liam Neeson's outfit in the film Michael Collins goes under the hammer this week in an auction of movie memorabilia.

Collins' long green military coat with brass buttons, leather belt and gun holsters along with other garments worn by the Irish actor will be sold for as little as £350.

They are part of a sale by Bonhams in Knightsbridge tomorrow which includes Christopher Lee's black cape from Dracula and Omar Sharif's full length cloak from Lawrence of Arabia.

Neeson's outfits from the 1996 award-winning biopic of the Irish revolutionary leader include a military cap and a khaki green military tunic.

The auction house is estimating the lot will sell for between £350 to £450. The pieces are being sold by international costume house Angels as part of a collection of more than 250 garments.

Among the star lots are James Bond's leather jacket, as worn by Meath-born actor Pierce Brosnan in Tomorrow Never Dies which is expected to fetch up to £6,000. ee's Dracula cape is expected to sell for as much as £30,000 while Sharif's Lawrence of Arabia cloak is guiding up to £6,000.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Sagittarius:

Business activities related to intellectual pursuits are advised. If you're looking for a job, one related to education or publishing is worth exploring. You thrive best in environments that encourage original thought. If your employer offers a profit sharing plan, take advantage of it. Having a portion of your pay automatically diverted into a savings account will bolster your confidence. Having a nest egg will allow you to take chances and lead the edgy life you've always wanted.More