Since his move from California to Florida, Sly seems to be cleaning house and has consigned even more of his career memorabilia to auction, this time to Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills.
The auction allows for live online bidding Sunday, December 5, and Sly’s collection is currently on display in Beverly Hills for public preview until then.
Per Julien’s website, “On offer is a spectacular array of over 500 costumes, movie props, and memorabilia spanning his Hollywood blockbuster oeuvre of his most iconic films, entirely from Sylvester Stallone’s personal collection – the Rocky and Rambo movie franchises, Cliffhanger, Demolition Man, The Specialist, Assassins, Escape Plan, Cop Land, and The Expendables – as well as awards, fine jewelry, furniture, cigar accoutrement, and other gentlemen’s luxury items.”
Rocky-Related Auction Highlights Include:
- Sly’s original handwritten notebooks filled with story development ideas for the first four Rocky movies
- Boxing gloves used in Rocky III
- Training boxing gloves used in Rocky Balboa
- Boxing gloves used in Creed
- The announcement card listing Rocky as the Best Picture winner at the 34th Annual Golden Globe Awards in 1977
- Original film poster concept artworks for Rocky by Tom Jung and Rocky IV by Drew Struzan
- Boxing mouth guard worn by Stallone in the 1976 film
- Original artwork by Leroy Neiman of Hulk Hogan fighting Stallone from the set of Rocky III
- An acrylic shadowbox display featuring commemorative Rocky themed boxing shorts, produced for Planet Hollywood
- Boxing training pad from Creed, signed by Sly
- Rocky II Leo Sewell sculpture