Christopher Reeve’s ‘Superman’ Cape Sells at Auction, Sets Record

Christopher Reeve’s ‘Superman’ Cape Sells at Auction, Sets Record
Christopher Reeve’s original cape from the 1978 film Superman is now the most expensive superhero cape sold at auction. The item brought $193,750 on Monday at the Julien’s Auction Icons & Idols event in Beverly Hills, California.

The piece, which appeared in its second auction, features the character’s signature yellow “S” symbol outlined in black on bright red material. It came with a copy of Superman #331 advertising a 1979 “movie contest” that touts first prize as “the actual cape worn by Christopher Reeve in the filming of Superman the movie.” As provenance,
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