Nate D. Sanders to auction the largest collection of Oscars to ever go under the hammer
hile nominees for this year’s 84th Academy Awards are preparing their acceptance speeches, Nate D. Sanders is offering the most extraordinary collection of Oscars ever to hit the auction block with final bidding happening on February 28.
Highlights of the exquisite collection estimated to sell for more than $1 million include Herman Mankiewicz’s 1941 Best Screenplay Academy Award for Citizen Kane, the 1933 Best Picture Oscar awarded to Cavalcade, groundbreaking cinematographer Gregg Toland‘s 1939 Oscar for Black & White Cinematography in Wuthering Heights, Charles Coburn’s 1943 Best Supporting Actor Oscar for The More the Merrier- the first year that Best Supporting Actors were awarded statutes - and the first Oscar awarded for Special Effects to Farciot Edouart in 1938.
”This is the most significant collection of Oscars to ever be auctioned. It contains Academy Awards from epic films such as Citizen Kane and The Best Years of Our Lives”, auction house owner Nate D. Sanders said. “Furthermore, Cavalcade is the earliest Best Picture Oscar to ever be offered in an auction.”