Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Playboy Color Centerfold Proofs - Signed by Hugh Hefner (Playboy, 2000-01). Offered here are two delicious color proofs of Playboy centerfolds. Not just any old photo -- these giant, untouched photos were proofs for Hugh Hefner and his staff to approve before becoming centerfolds in the magazine long ago dubbed Entertainment for Men. As part of the proofing, Hef and his staff would write critical remarks and directions for corrections and enhancements to be made to the photo before it was deemed worthy of inclusion in the magazine that made the term centerfold famous. Hef's initials are at the top of the approval list that would ultimately be initialed by six or seven other photo editors. The photos are a bit larger (11" x 23") than the resulting centerfold, with some trimming to be done around the edges before making their way into the magazine. They're mounted on illustration board and have an acetate sheet attached upon which the proofers wrote their remarks. The Playmates represented here are Nefeteri Shepherd (July, 2000) and Jennifer Walcott (August, 2001), who became one of the most popular models on the magazine's online website, Playboy Cyber Club. From the Archives of Playboy Entertainment. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,947

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 June 6 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    And Good Golly! What an amazing catalog for Stallone The Auction! This looks like something from the likes of Donald Trump -- huge, terrific, First Class, amazing, better than exceptional.
    Edgar V. ,
    Falls Church, VA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search