Description

    An Ernest Borgnine Collection of Novelty Items, 1970s-2000s. Ten items including: 1) a miniature metal Viking ship from Borgnine's home that he shared with his first wife, Rhonda Kremins (please note it is in a state of disrepair now); 2) a faux sabertooth cat skull (made of plastic) that rests on its own black wooden oval base; 3) a movie clapper board reading in part "Ernest Borgnine / June 7, 1990;" 4) a ceramic cookie jar in the form of a clown head; 5) a battery-operated rubber fish with a plaque reading "Big Mouth Billy Bass;" 6) a small metal seagull affixed by a long wire to a rock; 7) a ceramic decanter/music box in the form of actor/singer Jimmy Durante (no alcohol remains); 7) a plastic model PT 73 boat; 8) a marble paperweight/award presented to the actor by the Wine Country Film Festival in 1999; and 10) a mini bagel painted to resemble Borgnine's face with text on the back reading "Hillhouse / Reunion / 1935-1975" [Borgnine's high school in New Haven, Connecticut; also included is a black and white image of Borgnine and Kremins where the Viking ship can be seen behind them.
    12" x 14" x 9" and smaller

    Included with a Letter of Provenance signed by Nancee Borgnine and Cris Borgnine, Ernest's children.


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

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 337

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 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 23 days left to consign to the 2018 March 25 - 26 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I can’t thank you enough for the effort you put forth in selling the paintings.
    John Pender
    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 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,640,153