Site Map>>Home>Prop and Costume Collecting>Price Guide by TV Show or Movie>


The Wizard of OZ

Wicked Witch of the West prop hourglass (measures 20 inches high and 11 1/2 inches in width. The hourglass has a wood frame. Frame has been restored. Glass portion contains red glitter. According to Camden House "The glitter, however does not flow readily through the constricture and is probably not original." Originally purchased from the 1970 MGM auction. Several broken hour glass frames were seen at that auction. This may be the only unbroken hourglass from the movie that has survived.

Camden House Auctioneers June 6-7 1992

Lot 510 Auction Estimate $10,000-20,000 Price realized $60,000

Cowardly Lion tail (In 1970 a complete cowardly lion costume was sold at an MGM auction with two interchangeable tails. One was rigid and was used in normal walking scenes. The other was flexible and used when the tail was held or chewed by the actor. This is the flexbile tail. In scenes throughout the movie the Lion's tail is manipulated via wire and pole from above. Tail is 56 inches in length

Camden House Auctioneers June 6-7 1992

Lot 517 Auction Estimate $10,000-15000 Price Realized $10,000

Two felt appliques that are an "O" and a "Z" for Oz. Removed from an extras costume used in Emerald City sequences.

Camden House Auctioneers June 6-7 1992

Lot 518 Auction Estimate $400-600 Price Realized $600

Prop and Costume CollectingSERIES|TV and Movie Pages|Other Interests|Links|Store||Production Resources|V TV