After tremendous interest worldwide,
Spink China's Bruce Lee Memorabilia Sale has surpassed the estimate
of almost every lot, sometimes by hundreds of thousands. The sale
total passed 2 million HK$ with just fourteen lots.
This year marks the fortieth anniversary
of Bruce Lee's death, and today Spink celebrated his remarkable
life with a collection of memorabilia ranging from highly
collectable autographs to personal clothing, jewellery and iconic
The room was packed with bidders,
photographers and television crews as Spink China began one of our
most impressive autographs sales to date.
Leading the highlights was Bruce Lee's
'Game of Death' jumpsuit, which was personally designed,
commissioned and worn by Bruce Lee during the filming of 'Game of
Death' in 1972. While estimated to fetch between HK$250,000 and
300,000, it reached an amazing $780,000.
Another 'Game of Death' artefact
surpassing its estimate by hundreds of thousands was his Nunchaku -
one of the most iconic martial arts weapons of all time - which
went for HK$540,000.
Other highlights include a beautiful
Chinese master monk hand-drawn by Bruce Lee in 1973, which sold for
HK$66,000, and his evocative "be like water" drawing, which
Spink is delighted to have celebrated the
Master's extraordinary life and career with such passionate
interest and success, and is proud to see every one of these
historical items pass to enthusiastic new hands.
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