Captain America: The First Avenger Auction Brings in the Dollars

This past weekend’s Profiles in History auction for memorabilia from the hit movie Captain America: The First Avenger at the Chicago Entertainment and Comic Expo (C2E2) was a huge success.  With over 200 people attending the live auction, sales grossed $1.1 million.  Of the 219 lots for sale, 217 sold which is an impressive 99% sell through.

The Captain America costume which is just awesome sold for $228,000.  That costume was used in most of the graphic advertising and promotional materials for the film.  The original full-scale screen-used Mark II “Autopsy” suit from Iron Man 2 went for $132,000.