Christopher Lee as Dracula from Dracula (aka Horror of Dracula), 1958
Lot 251†W
Christopher Lee as Dracula from Dracula (aka Horror of Dracula), 1958
Sold for £26,400 (US$ 44,686) inc. premium
Lot Details
Christopher Lee as Dracula from Dracula (aka Horror of Dracula),
1958
A black opera style cape, of wool, being full length, with collar, with silk effect rope tie to neck, together with a letter signed by Christopher Lee, on Angels headed note paper, dated 15 May 2007, stating "To Whom It May Concern, This is to certify that the black cape presented with this letter is an original from the Hammer film Dracula - 1958. Christopher Lee", and a still image of Lee wearing the cape as Dracula

Footnotes

  • Christopher Lee is regarding by many as the definitive Dracula. This cape featured in the 1958 film, which was Lee's first appearance as the character and is a classic of the Hammer horror genre.

    The cape was missing for over 30 years and discovered within the Angels collection in 2007.
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