Johnny Depp makes a splash at auction – The scissor hands that the actor wore in “Edward with Silver Hands” were sold online on Tuesday. The happy buyer paid double the amount initially planned by the experts. Probably a consequence of the renewed notoriety of the actor, in recent weeks.
ill Johnny Depp’s legal victory over Amber Heard revive his career in Hollywood? If the 58-year-old actor believes he has restored his image by having his former wife convicted of defamation, he has not yet regained the favor of the studios. Still, its coast is skyrocketing… Auction.
During an online sale organized this Tuesday, June 21, the famous “scissor hands” that he wears in the mythical Edward with silver hands, by Tim Burton, released in 1990, found a buyer for the round sum of 81,250 dollars (about 77,227 euros), almost double what experts had predicted.
At the time of the announcement of the sale, while the ex-spouses were in the middle of a trial in the court of Fairfax, Virginia, the value of this iconic accessory was estimated between 30,000 and 50,000 dollars, according to the house Propstore, specialist in the sale of mythical objects from the history of the Seventh Art.
What has Johnny Depp bought that is expensive?
During the same sale, other memorabilia reached even more impressive sums, such as Chris Hemsworth’s hammer in Thor, sold for $162,500, and Wilson, Tom Hanks’ volleyball in Alone in the World, sold for $187,500.
Johnny Depp’s career definitely attracts collectors since the vintage Harley Davidson he drives in Cry Baby, John Waters’ little pop masterpiece that marked the actor’s first major role on screen, has also just been put on sale. Starting bet: 250,000 dollars. Are you tempted?