With Specialists based in London, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, our Entertainment Memorabilia team has a combined specialist knowledge of over 150 years in this expanding field. Bonhams currently holds the world record for the most expensive piece of film memorabilia ever sold; Robby the Robot from MGM's 'Forbidden Planet' (1956) which achieved $5.3million in 2017.

Since 2013, our Entertainment Memorabilia auctions in the USA have been held in collaboration with Turner Classic Movies - the definitive partnership for classic movie memorabilia. Our dedicated sales include an array of vintage film and concert posters, autographs, unseen photograph archives, animation artwork, props, musical instruments, costume and other rare memorabilia relating to some of the most prominent actors, musicians and entertainers of Twentieth Century pop culture.

We have been privileged to handle notable collections of Richard Attenborough, Gary Moore, Robbie Williams, Jackie Collins, Eric Clapton, Maureen O'Hara, Charlton Heston, George Harrison, Robert Osbourne, Lauren Bacall, John Mollo, Wes Shank, Ken Downing, Mitzi Gaynor, Francis Rossi, William Powell, Diahann Carroll, and Charlie Chaplin.


You can buy and sell through auction at Bonhams - the only International auction house holding regular Entertainment Memorabilia sales in both the UK and the USA. Whether it's Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Audrey Hepburn, James Bond, Star Wars, Alfred Hitchcock, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, or the golden Hollywood era, our sales offer collectors the opportunity to acquire pieces relating to their icons. You can contact us directly to consign an artwork or visit our digital Selling Hub for valuations on consignments to future sales.

You can also buy and sell through Private Sale. Bonhams Private Sales provide clients with a bespoke approach to buying and selling, outside of the auction calendar. Whether you are looking for a specific artwork or to sell an object, our global team is on hand to help research, source or sell on your behalf. Contact a specialist below for more information.


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