LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2015 /CNW/ -- After seven groundbreaking seasons and 92 episodes, Mad Men recently ended its celebrated run on AMC. On July 31, fans of Mad Men will have the opportunity to take home a part of the show when leading Hollywood collectibles auction site ScreenBid (http://screenbid.com) hosts an exclusive online auction of more than 1500 production-used props, wardrobe items, set decorations and other memorabilia from the Lionsgate-produced series.
Mad Men, which followed the professional and personal lives of Madison Avenue advertising men and women during the 1960s, is one of the most honored series in television history, acclaimed for its brilliantly drawn characters and its historical authenticity in costume and design. The series has won dozens of awards, including three Golden Globes® for Best Drama and four Emmys® for Outstanding Drama Series, tying the all-time record for Emmy® wins in the category.
Mad Men auction items are available now for preview on Screenbid.com. Bidding will begin on July 31 and lots will begin closing August 6.
Highlights from the auction include:
- Don Draper's 1965 Cadillac Coupe de Ville
- Don Draper's Brooks Brothers suits, sunglasses and business cards
- Wardrobe, office accessories and personal effects for every major character including Peggy Olsen, Pete Campbell, Roger Sterling, Betty Draper and Joan Harris
- Megan Draper's wedding ring
- Don Draper's penthouse furnishings
- Joan's emerald necklace
- Stan's Bongos
- Bert Cooper's tea set
- Vintage Barware and ashtrays
- Business cards and office accessories for major characters from every iteration of the agency
- Briefcases, luggage, lamps, carpets and dozens of period toys
- Many other items from the Mad Men finale
Fans can preview the auction online now at www.ScreenBid.com.
About Mad Men
Mad Men is Lionsgate's provocative original series created and executive produced by Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Matthew Weiner ("The Sopranos"). Set in 1960's New York, Mad Men pulls the viewer into the high-powered and glamorous "Golden Age" of advertising - where everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what you expect it to be. Mad Men stars an ensemble cast, including Golden Globe® winner Jon Hamm, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Aaron Staton, Rich Sommer, Christopher Stanley, Jessica Pare, Jay R. Ferguson, Kevin Rahm, Kiernan Shipka and Mason Vale Cotton.
ScreenBid is the world's best source for certified authentic, screen-used Hollywood memorabilia and collectibles. ScreenBid partners with studios, producers, and directors to make available to the public only objects that were used onscreen or in production on a movie or television show. ScreenBid, which has hosted the official props and memorabilia auctions for such hit shows as Breaking Bad, Psych, Californication, Sons of Anarchy, Boardwalk Empire, True Blood and Justified, connects fans directly with their favorite movies and TV shows by making available the best props, wardrobe pieces and set decoration from the big and small screens. ScreenBid uses the SAM auction platform and bidding is easy, and every ScreenBid item comes with a studio certificate of authenticity. For more information visit http://screenbid.com.