Description

    A John Wayne Eye Patch from "Rooster Cogburn." Universal, 1975. Made of black leather with fine wire mesh covering a cut-out hole; makeup residue still evident on the inside patch; one of many worn by Wayne throughout the film as he portrayed the title character; also possibly worn by him in "True Grit" six years earlier. (Please note some black paint has worn off the mesh area and specks of white are now evident.)
    Length: 31"

    PROVENANCE:
    The current owner received this eye patch as a gift directly from Luster Bayless back in 1975 when as a sixteen year old, she babysat for his children. Bayless [Wayne's longtime costumer] crafted all these eye patches by hand for both "True Grit" and "Rooster Cogburn" so each one is slightly unique.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    30th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,916

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $50,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $50,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 18 days left to consign to the 2017 October 27 Musical Instruments - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    You treated me with honesty and respect, and my Heritage experience is very positive.
    P.F.,
    Puyallup, Wa
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 June 17 - 18 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    2017 June 17 - 18 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    REALIZED $1,183,308