Boris Karloff Owned and Worn Necktie with Signed Letter from Evelyn Karloff. This fine necktie was purchased at Lewin and Sons by Boris Karloff after he and his wife, Evelyn, moved back to London during the 1950s. It is one of only two such garments known to exist. It was a gift from Evelyn to Karloff biographer Scott Allen Nollen, mailed to him from London in 1981. (Therefore, the tie has only had two owners.) Accompanying the tie are two pieces of exceptional provenance: a letter from Evelyn that mentions the gift of the tie, handwritten and signed by her in blue ink, and the original envelope in which the tie and letter were mailed. The tie is in Excellent condition, and the letter and envelope are in Very Fine condition. From the personal wardrobe of Boris Karloff and the private collection of authorized biographer Scott Allen Nollen.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 956

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

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

    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 2018 June 10 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was all very much appreciated and an ongoing testament of how good Heritage Auctions are.
    Vanessa H.,
    Brackley, United Kingdom
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,635,684