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Collins film outfit makes 3,120

Michael Collins
The lot including a long green military coat with brass buttons, leather belt and gun holsters fetched 3,120

Outfits from the 1996 biopic of Irish republican legend Michael Collins have gone under the hammer in London.

The long green military coat and accessories worn by Ballymena-born Liam Neeson in the title role and expected to raise about £400, sold for £3,120.

A prisoner's uniform worn by Alan Rickman, who played Eamon De Valera, fetched £120, auctioneers Bonhams said.

The black cape worn by Christopher Lee who starred as Dracula in Hammer's 1958 horror film, sold for £26,400.

A uniform worn by Aidan Quinn in Michael Collins fetched £264.

Just under 251 lots were entered into the auction from international costume house Angels, selling for a total of £283,980.

There were also a number of surprise hits on the day, including a lot comprising a naval officer's jacket worn by Mel Gibson and a wool waistcoat worn by Edward Fox, both from The Bounty (1984), which sold for £7,800 against an estimate of £300-400 and Clint Eastwood's military tunic from Where Eagles Dare which sold for more than nine-times its low estimate at £9,600.



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