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Chris Reeve Costume

December 5, 2005: “Superman III” Christopher Reeve Costume on Auction

Starting on Decemeber 16th, ebay LIVE Auctions will be auctioning off a Christopher Reeve Superman costume used during the making of "Superman III". Here's the description:

    Christopher Reeve complete Superman costume from Superman III. (Warner Bros., 1983) Complete superhero costume consisting of a royal blue unitard with integral red briefs and classic Superman "S" logo on the chest; a Bermans & Nathans label is sewn into the inside collar, and inscribed in blue ink "Reeve Normal - R626 S/B". Together with the matching red cape with black snaps on the shoulders (for attachment to the unitard) and yellow "S" logo patch; pair of blue tights marked "C.R." in black ink at the waistband. [Red leather boots and yellow leather belt are replicas. Belt manufactured to the same specifications as the original screen-used belt, and incorporates an exact buckle cast from the original screen-used buckle.] This costume was made for Christopher Reeve in his signature role as the Man of Steel, and is believed to have been used for the outdoor walking shots in the film. It was originally acquired by MGM costumer Ana Mungia, who worked as the head costumer on The Adventures of Superboy. Ilya Salkind, the producer for Superman films as well as the Superboy TV series, presented this costume to Mungia as a model for the Superboy costume. Comes with a letter of authenticity from Ana Mungia, as well as a letter of provenance from the subsequent owner. A rare opportunity to own one of the very few Christopher Reeve Superman costumes in existence! $20,000 - $30,000

Also up for auction is a Gerard Christopher "Superboy" costume...

    Gerard Christopher Superboy costume from the Superboy TV series. (Viacom TV, 1988-92) This signature "Boy of Steel" costume was made specifically for Gerard Christopher, and consists of a pair of blue spandex tights, matching long-sleeve leotard with Superman "S" logo emblazoned on the chest, and a red felt cape with logo on the back. Included Walt Disney World label is inscribed in black ink "Jerry". Also includes a prop Daily Planet newspaper with headline "Superboy Freezes Meltdown", and a small prop Kryptonite rock. $4,000 - $6,000

These items are part of a huge Hollywood auction on ebay, which also includes Val Kilmer's Batman mask and other costumes from Batman movies.

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