Kris Kringle Santa Claus outfit from Miracle on 34th Street movie will be one of the star lots at the Profiles in History auction in June 2011.
Worn by actor Edmund Gwenn in the role of Kris Kringle, the original red silk velvet Santa Claus outfit with white rabbit fur trim from Miracle on 34th Street. (TCF, 1947)
The lot consists of a Red silk velvet Santa Claus jacket with white rabbit fur trim. 20th Century-Fox label typed “04 4/11/47, 3-25-1-0917.” The matching pants have 20th Century- Fox label typed “03 4/11/47 E. Gwenn 3-25-1-0916.” Includes matching hat, wide black leather belt and black patent leather boot toppers with ivory faux fur. Belt buckle at waist has been replaced. Western Costume label typed “2108-3.”
The Santa Clause outfit worn by Edmund Gwenn in the role of Kris Kringle is estimated at between $20,000 and $30,000.
The auction will take place at The Paley Center for Media, 465 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 on June 18th from 12.00pm PDT