Barb Dawson


Palisades, CA

Extraordinary Sale of A-List Hollywood Director

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 21st-23rd, we're pleased to present an

extraordinary sale.  This is the home of a  prominent and successful A-list Hollywood director.  

Everything in it is a reflection of quality, good taste and class.  We have a extensive collections

of Hollywood memorabilia including movie props and posters (including several rare Japanese  

versions of "Apocalypse Now"), early Bruce Lee posters, early surfing posters, the original

(and the only one ever made ) screen-used sword and shield from "Dragonheart", an authentic, screen-used

"Captain America" shield which was a gift from The Walt Disney Company and used

in the production of a "Captain America" TV commercial in Asia, production stills from "The Fast

and The Furious", Chinese warriors used in "The Mummy", authentic clapboards including from

"XXX," and "The Skulls", an autographed script from "XXX", a fabulous collection of surfing memorabilia and early surfing

photographs by John Huggins and others.  Numerous surfboards and long boards

including a very early vintage Dewey Weber, quality humidors and hand-rolled

cigars, numerous and exquisitely framed Edward Curtis photogravures (John Andrew & Son), 

a large collection of framed arrowheads, blades and spear points, plus an authentic Lakota

tomahawk,  a classic Martin guitar in a lined Martin carrying case (model 00-78, serial #193994), 

rare art books, art by Dominique Blain, Joe Amrheim, R.L. Boyer, Laura Mills, Raul Schurjin, Ed Zern,

ancient stone, alabaster and bronze Shivas and Buddhas, racks of quality outdoor fishing

wear by Filson, Simms, Canada Goose, plus Prada outerwear and accessories, "fun" collectible

Converse Chuck Taylor limited edition sneakers, and so very, very much more.


Special mention should also be made of rare books, with the major focusing on fishing.  (The photos

below are just a small sample of some of the titles you'll find.)   Some of these works, many of which were

purchased from a rare book dealer in New York, date to the early 19th century

and are beautifully illustrated.  In addition we also have a rare, limited edition book signed

by Nelson Mandela, a limited edition 25th anniversary edition script of "Citizen Kane" signed by Orson Wells, 

plus unusual books on photography, art, and of course..... surfing.   



In the garage are games, mini train sets, high quality electronic sound system components

and speakers, fishing and athletic apparel from names like Filson, Simms, ping pong table, z-racks,

ping pong table, bikes, household goods include a kitchen with All Clad, Williams Sonoma,

original Stickley Morris chairs and cabinets, monk's table (cum bench, cum bed), Amish dining

table and chairs, a classic Irish cupboard plus sofas, chairs, side tables, lamps, mirrors and

top of the line electronics including an 85" Sony TV (less than two years old) with sound bar,

surround sound components and speakers. And high-end patio tables, chairs, umbrellas

and canopys.  And of course, there DVDs, CDs, scripts, etc..

This is a "Don't Miss It" kind of sale!