A large collection of more than 900 props, costumes, artwork, and even complete sets from dozens of TV shows are up for auction through Heritage Auctions. The Comisar Collection, named for collector James Comisar, contains items from TV shows like The Howdy Doody Show, Captain Kangaroo, I Love Lucy, Star Trek, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Lone Ranger, Gunsmoke, Green Acres, Batman, Battlestar Galactica, The Dukes of Hazzard, L.A. Law, Cheers, Baywatch, and many more.
The auction runs Friday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 4th with three separate live sessions. Internet proxy bidding has been underway for several days and will end before live bidding begins on Friday. You can browse all 976 items here.
Some of the marquee items in the auction include Adam West and Burt Ward’s costumes from Batman, the iconic signpost from M*A*S*H, the bar counter from Cheers, one of William Shatner’s tunics from Star Trek, a Barbara Eden costume from I Dream of Jeannie, Johnny Carson’s desk from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and one of the Superman tunics worn by George Reeves on The Adventures of Superman.
The auction also includes items from lesser known TV shows like The Life of Riley, The Ernie Kovacs Show, Stoney Burke, The Milton Berle Show, Captain Video and His Video Rangers, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger, and Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. Plus short-lived TV shows like Battlestar Galactica, Galactica 1980, Logan’s Run, V: The Series, Gidget, and Planet of the Apes.