Oscars, Sci-Fi Memorabilia Fetch Big Bucks at Auction

One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 while another sold for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los Angeles.

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A best picture Oscar for "Gentleman's Agreement," the 1947 film starring Gregory Peck that took on anti-Semitism, sold for $492,000.
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A Phaser pistol from the original "Star Trek" TV series that fetched $192,000 at auction.
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A best picture statuette for 1935's "Mutiny on the Bounty" was sold for $240,000.
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A TIE fighter helmet from the original "Star Wars" that went for $240,000.
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An archive of papers on the origin and development of "The Wizard of Oz" that brought in $1.2 million.
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A pair of Anthony Daniels’ “C-3PO” hands used in “Return of the Jedi.”
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Margaret Hamilton's Wicked Witch of the West hat from "The Wizard of Oz."
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